STS Application Guidelines and Instructions (detach this sheet for your records) The Student to Student Peer Leadership program is a very important part of Red Bank Regional High School. It requires a great deal of time, commitment, and enthusiasm on your part. It is extremely important that you adhere to the expectations and responsibilities that go along with being a leader. REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must – Be of junior or senior status for the upcoming year (2009-2010) Complete all parts of the application either typed or in blue or black ink Turn in application on time (NONE WILL BE TAKEN LATE – NO EXCEPTIONS) Sign up for and complete an interview on that date Be available for training in late August. TRAINING IS MANDATORY! THERE IS NO LEAVING EARLY OR COMING LATE! NO EXCEPTIONS! If you are not able to go to the training, you will not be accepted as a peer leader. (There is a $20 fee for all STS leaders which includes the training expenses as well as a new t-shirt) Be available for Freshman Orientation – TBA MARK THESE DATES ON YOUR CALENDAR: 1. The completed application deadline is MAY 18, 2009 2. You must sign up for an interview time no later than the above date in the English office. 3. Interviews will be held after school on the following dates: MAY 26, 2009 MAY 27, 2009 JUNE 2, 2009 JUNE 3, 2009 4. Interviews will be completed on a first come first served basis. 5. Report outside room 209 at 2:35 on the appropriate date. COMPLETED APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE TURNED IN TO THE ENGLISH OFFICE. Good luck! Unfortunately, due to the amount of applicants and the limited positions in the program, not all applicants will be accepted. We take the following factors into consideration: Teacher recommendations Extra-curricular activities Academic integrity Your interview Your application Your attendance record Your discipline record STS APPLICATION Did you apply last year? YES/NO (circle one) 2009-2010 Name: ____________________________ Homeroom teacher and #: ______________________ Address: _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ Phone number(s): _______________________________________________________________ Email address: __________________________________________________________________ Extra-curricular activities (including jobs): Next to each activity, include the number of hours it requires of you each week. If the activity is only done during one season (like summer), then please indicate that next to the activity. ACTIVITY HOURS PER WEEK SPORTS: Fall Winter Spring Summer Please obtain three signatures from teachers who can attest to your leadership abilities and who would recommend you for the STS program. Print name of teacher and have him or her sign next to his or her name. 1. __________________________________ X ________________________________ 2. __________________________________ X ________________________________ 3. __________________________________ X ________________________________ Will you be a JUNIOR / SENIOR next year? (circle one) Would you feel comfortable running a Spanish-speaking STS group? YES / NO (circle one) Please answer the following questions honestly: 1. Why do you want to be an STS leader and what makes you a good candidate? 2. If you become an STS leader, how will you motivate the freshmen to get involved in both the STS meetings as well as in school activities? 3. Describe how you stay organized. In other words, how do you manage your time to include school work, outside work, family obligations, sports, activities, etc.? 4. If you were assigned a group project for a class, and your teacher picked the groups, how would you prepare for it? In other words, what would your plan be for successfully completing the project? Don’t forget to detach the first sheet and sign up for an interview date. If you have any questions, students (NOT PARENTS) should email Mrs. Kanuga at firstname.lastname@example.org or see her in room 343. Having your parents call shows you are not ready for a leadership position.
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