"Silver Star Award Planning Guide 200809"
Silver Star Award Planning Guide 2008/09 This worksheet is intended to help you plan your Silver Star events, keep a record of your progress and serve as a reference when completing your application in the spring. Call your NASC Executive Director if you have any questions. All criteria must be completed between the last day of the 2008 State conference (4/28/08) and the 2009 State conference (3/26/09) 1. The Monthly Packets: 7 Complete packets turned in on time to your NASC Vice President Packets sent US mail need to be signed by the Advisor and Student Body President or designee. You do not need to include copies of these in your scrapbook. Postmarked/e-mailed by Sept 8 Postmarked/e-mailed by Jan 8 o Sept Goals o Jan Goals o Sept Calendar o Jan Calendar o May or Summer Meeting Agenda o Dec Meeting Agenda o May or Summer Meeting Minutes o Dec Meeting Minutes (same date as agenda) (same date as agenda) o Dec Goal Retrospect o (Optional: May or Summer Goal Retrospect) Postmarked/e-mailed by Feb 1 Postmarked/e-mailed by Oct 1 o Feb Goals o Oct Goals o Feb Calendar o Oct Calendar o Jan Meeting Agenda o Sept Meeting Agenda o Jan Meeting Minutes (same date as agenda) o Sept Meeting Minutes (same date as agenda) o Jan Goal Retrospect o Sept Goal Retrospect Postmarked/e-mailed by March 1 Postmarked/e-mailed by Nov 1 o March Goals o Nov Goals o March Calendar o Nov Calendar o Feb Meeting Agenda o Oct Meeting Agenda o Feb Meeting Minutes (same date as agenda) o Oct Meeting Minutes (same date as agenda) o Feb Goal Retrospect o Oct Goal Retrospect Due by Conference Registration 3/26/09 Postmarked/e-mailed by Dec 1 o April Goals o Dec Goals o April Calendar o Dec Calendar o March Meeting Agenda o Nov Meeting Agenda o March Meeting Minutes (same date as agenda) o Nov Meeting Minutes (same date as agenda) o March Goal Retrospect o Nov Goal Retrospect To submit goal packets via e-mail: The e-mail (with all supporting materials attached and/or in the body of the e-mail) must originate with the Student Body President/designee. President sends e-mail (with all supporting materials) to his/her/ advisor(s) The advisor reviews materials and forwards the e-mail to the League VP and copied to the region Executive Director. 2. Charitable Contributions You may choose an official charity or help a person/family in need. You not only contribute money to their cause, but organize at least one fundraising events to raise awareness of their need/purpose. Be sure to save photos, newspaper clippings and thank you cards as well as photo copies of checks for proof of your events. Your Charity of Choice: Fundraising Event(s) for Charity of Choice Date Amount donated (only 1 event is required) $ $ $ 3. Community Service (TIME not Money) Date: Project: Date: Project: Date: Project: 4. State and Regional Participation a) Two articles for the State Newsletter e-mail to email@example.com (and copy your executive director) You will receive an e-mail confirming your submission. If not, call Advisor Jodean Oviatt at Arbor View HS (702/799-6660 x4074) date topics September 15th, 2008 - Homecoming ideas & Teacher Appreciation (October issue) October 27th, 2008 – Fundraisers & Charitable Contribution ideas/activities (November issue) November 24rd, 2008 - Community Service & School Wide Education ideas (December issue) January 20th, 2009 – Scrapbooking tips/creative ideas & Sister School meet & greet for State(February issue) Student assigned article: for topic: Student assigned article: for topic: b) Attendance at Regional Conference Region Conference Contact Person North Nov 24, Lowry HS Mr. Hugh Rossolo: firstname.lastname@example.org South Jan 31, Arbor View Mrs. Sandy Ginger: Ginger@interact.ccsd.net West Nov 22, Dayton HS Mrs. Cheryl Stoddard: NVn8ive@aol.com c) Attendance at State Conference: March 26-28, 2009, Reed HS, Sparks, NV Conference Advisor: Miss Roni Cassinelli at Reed HS (email@example.com) Each school may send up to 10 students and 2 advisors. State and Regional Participation cont d) Sister School(s) Minimum contact must include: 1 contact after the State Conference but before Sept. 1 1 contact between Sept 1 – Oct 31 1 contact between Nov 1 – Dec 31 1 contact between Jan 1 – March 1 What you did for them: Date: Contact: Date: Contact: Date: Contact: Date: Contact: What your Sister School(s) did for you: (Send them a thank you note each time for their scrapbook!) Date: Contact: Date: Contact: Date: Contact: Date: Contact: e) Activity with Middle School: Date: Project: 5. School Involvement a) Spirit Activities - 5 per year. (i.e. spirit rally, assembly, car rally) Date: Activity: Date: Activity: Date: Activity: Date: Activity: Date: Activity: b) Staff Appreciation: 3 per year Date: Activity: Date: Activity: Date: Activity: School Involvement cont. c) Dance: 1 per year o Date: Activity: d) School Service OR School-wide Education Program: Date: Activity: e) Leadership Training: f) Student Recognition (student of the month program, academic assembly, congrats to Chess team) o Date: Activity: o Date: Activity: g) Scrapbook In addition to proof of accomplishing Silver Star criteria, the scrapbook must contain: copy of the Silver Star application signed by the appropriate parties a table of contents and/or tabs indicating where Silver Star events can be verified copy of the council’s current constitution