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    As a cheerleader, I am seen by the community at every home football and basketball game. With such a supportive city, I enjoy giving my time back to them but volunteering at our city’s local events. One such way I pay it forward in the community is by volunteering for the Art Around the Square and Trunk or Treat in Columbia City. Since I am a part of National Honors Society, I volunteer to help with various activities, such as repairing and painting homes for people. Besides giving back to my community, I also like to give back to my school. As a student council representative, I am able to not only volunteer at school functions, such as our biannual blood-drive, but I can also help select what activities our school does to increase student…

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    of a school administrator that will always remain a constant includes possessing effective communication skills. An administrator who has developed essential methods of communications has the ability to motivate, educate, collaborate, and build trusting relationships with members of the community. Community relationships are perhaps one of the most essential components of an effective school. With community involvement and parental support, a school can truly see a climate change within the…

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    Parental involvement has been an ongoing topic for many parents, teachers, schools, and stakeholders. The lack of parental involvement has impacted students’ academic achievements. Furthermore, the involvement within special education parents have decreased once children have entered middle school. This is a problem that sometime feels there is no simple solution. Researcher shows that having the involvement of special education parents demonstrate an improvement in the outcomes for special…

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    run down. Most of these areas are poor cities that are suffering from poverty. People within the community are trying to bring their city back to life and help end poverty by fixing neighborhoods and building newer buildings. This process is known as revitalization. Because revitalization brings in more businesses, involves the community and helps end poverty we as a whole should encourage it in our cities and neighborhoods. If communities worked together and volunteered in places like the soup…

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    Type 1 Parenting

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    Type 1- Parenting: At my current school we host families for parenting classes through the use of Family Academy Classes. We survey the parents on topics they would like to discuss and find the appropriate materials and personnel to lead classes in the selected topics. Improvement of Type 1- Parenting: The area I think my current school can improve on is the use of these classes to better assist staff members to understand the families. Type 2- Communicating: I think communication is one of…

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    Cure For Influenza

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    Volunteering: the cure for influenza that impacts humankind William Shakespeare once said, “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” Volunteering is extremely important for one to gain experience and to help change the world. To me, volunteering was an outlet I was able to connect with many and learned what my interests were. I started volunteering at a young age. In grade five, I was a kindergarten helper and was involved in Be The Change, a…

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    suffice to say that parent involvement does cause grades to go up. This is because when a parent is truly involved with their child’s school, such as knowing the student’s teacher, it ultimately creates a high expectation for the student that pressures him or her to work harder in that class. According to the Michigan Department of Education, they say, “Although most parents do not know how to help their children with their education, with guidance and support, they may become increasingly…

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    categories of parent involvement that parents’ consider being the most effective in students’ academic achievement in 6th grade middle school in Palm Beach County, Florida. The literature review focused on parent involvement in school and at home. Parents, students and teachers’ expectations. Many reasons for the lack of parent involvement were addressed in each article. Finally, Is it important for parents to be involved and how can teachers, administrators and parents…

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    committed to academic excellence, involvement on campus, and volunteer initiatives, which makes me an excellent candidate for the GEICO Achievement Award. Academically, I am an honors Human Resource Management and Organizational Leadership double major with a 4.0 GPA, who has made Dean’s List every semester during my tenure at ISU. Currently, I hold several top leadership positions on campus such as the President of the College of Business Executive Council (COBEC), President and Founder of…

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    of my life. I try to be as committed as I possibly can in each of my involvements and always have optimism with everything I do. My mentality is to approach every obstacle as a way to grow and develop, bettering myself each and every day. I also work hard to maintain strong relationship with my siblings, friends, mentors, and family members. Along with my warm, outgoing personality, I have a strong passion for helping others. Volunteering is one of my most…

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