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Leader in Me Annual Symposium

Submitted By Deborah Deel

In 2013 Stone Oak Elementary School became the 50th Franklin Covey Leader in Me Lighthouse School. Last month, January 2015, the Leader in Me Annual Symposium was held in San Antonio. Stone Oak Elementary was selected as a site visit for visitors from around the world attending the Symposium.

Stone Oak Elementary School’s Student Lighthouse Team spent time preparing for the visit throughout the month. For the first time this year parent volunteers from the PTA also attended the conference. On Thursday, January 29th, Stone Oak Elementary bobcat Andrew Bridges spoke as a Student MC at the Symposium. Additionally, Stone Oak Elementary was selected as a feature presentation. Principal Elisabeth Krimbill, selected teachers, the school counselor, a bobcat parent, and community members provided a presentation on community engagement.

On Friday, January 30th, Stone Oak Elementary had their first Leadership Night of the year. Teams of students hosted leadership events during the evening. As it was scheduled two days before the Super Bowl, students and parents were treated to a football themed event appropriately titled Stone Oak Elementary Super Bowl Leadership Night.

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Vineyard Ranch Celebrates Leaders

Submitted By AnaLisa Chadwell

Vineyard Ranch Elementary celebrated the culmination of the 2nd Nine weeks with a leadership rally which took place on Friday, January 9, 2015. What a great week to end the first week back to school after holiday break!

Honored student leaders were chosen as their class’s 2nd nine weeks leaders and were presented with their leadership award. Inspirational singer, Faith Marie put on a performance of well-known songs such as “That’s What Makes You Beautiful”, “22”, and “Roar”. Continue reading

Reflections Art Program At Vineyard Ranch

Submitted By Sara Patterson, Vineyard Ranch PTA

Vineyard Ranch Art 2The Reflections arts program was started in 1969 by the National PTA. The program provides opportunities for students in pre-K through 12th grade to explore and be involved in the arts. Millions of students have been encouraged to express their creativity through diverse formats, and have received positive recognition for their artistic efforts.

Vineyard Ranch Elementary is in its third year of participating in Reflections. We have had some talented little artists working hard at the Ranch! Continue reading