Celebrate Your Student Council Officers and Members with A Party

Post Date April 11, 2014 Comments 0 comments Category Awards & Recognition, High School, Student Council Tag , , , ,


Being part of a high school student council is a great opportunity for students to learn and practice leadership skills, responsibility, and community service. With the school year coming to an end, recognize the hard work of your student council members with a special celebration. Casual or fancy, an end-of-year party is the perfect chance to  Continue Reading »

5 Creative Ways to Pay For Preschool Graduation

Post Date April 7, 2014 Comments 0 comments Category Early Childhood, Featured, Graduation Tag , , , , , ,


Graduation is one of the biggest events of the year for preschool and kindergarten students, but all that pomp and circumstance doesn’t come cheap. We know you want to give your kids a special and memorable graduation, but how do you do it when money is tight and your budget just isn’t big enough? Here  Continue Reading »

5 Ways to Make Your Middle School Dance Fun

Post Date April 7, 2014 Comments 0 comments Category Middle School, School Dances, Student Engagement Tag , , , ,


For PTO members, planning and organizing a middle school dance for students in their preteen years can be a lot fun, but also has unique challenges. You need to provide middle school students with a night of “grown-up,” but age appropriate fun and excitement that can lure them away from texting and SnapChat. Try using  Continue Reading »

6 Clever Ways to Reuse Your Prom Decorations

Post Date April 2, 2014 Comments 0 comments Category Decorations, High School, Prom Tag , , , , , ,


Did you know that your Prom decorations could be reused? Once Prom night is over, your Prom committee will need to decide what to do with those ‘leftover’ Prom decorations. Try using one of these six clever and creative ways to reuse those decorations within your school during the last days of the school year.  Continue Reading »

Awesome Gift Ideas for Prom Volunteers

Post Date March 25, 2014 Comments 0 comments Category Featured, High School, Prom Tag , , , , , ,


Your teachers, staff members, and parent volunteers and chaperones are invaluable members of any Prom Committee.  These are the very people who ensure that your Prom theme comes to life and that everything runs smoothly on Prom night. Be sure that you recognize the contributions, dedication, and efforts of every Prom volunteer and chaperone with  Continue Reading »

Benefits of Early Childhood Student Recognition

Post Date March 24, 2014 Comments 0 comments Category Awards & Recognition, Early Childhood, Featured, Graduation Tag , , , , , , , , , ,


A little encouragement can go a long way in building early childhood student confidence. Even the littlest kids can benefit from some kind of recognition, whether verbal praise or a small tangible token. Acknowledging achievements, both big and small, will set your preschool and kindergarten kids up for success later in life. Here are a  Continue Reading »

Rolling Out the Red Carpet for Alumni at College Homecoming

Post Date March 21, 2014 Comments 0 comments Category College, Homecoming Tag , , ,


Ideas for when alums return to campus:   1)    If you have a budget for it, you can do some superficial landscaping to spruce up the campus. Whether it’s a new small flowerbed, some new trees, or even recreating an aspect of signage, a small change in appearances can make a big difference. 2)    If  Continue Reading »

Alumni Stories to Engage Students

Post Date March 21, 2014 Comments 0 comments Category College, Student Engagement Tag , , , , , ,


As homecoming approaches and you look for ideas to engage students, alumni are traveling from all around (or nearby) to revisit their times at your college. Whether it has been 4 years or 40, they went to your institution and came away with stories, memories. Something that could be gathered and a fun read for  Continue Reading »

Crisis Response In College Community

Post Date March 21, 2014 Comments 0 comments Category College, Student Activities, Student Engagement Tag , , , ,


Occasionally and unfortunately, moments of disaster come to a community. It is something that is never expected or wished for, but when it does happen, it is good for your college to be prepped to respond. A great example of this situation in action was the chemical spill in West Virginia. Washington State Community College  Continue Reading »

10 Easy Steps to Planning A Year-end Awards Banquet

Post Date March 20, 2014 Comments 0 comments Category Awards & Recognition, Graduation, High School Tag , , , ,


The end of the school year is the perfect time to single out your students for exceptional academic, artistic, and athletic achievements. Handing out awards at a year-end awards banquet not only provides student recognition, a banquet is also a great way to motivate your students so they keep up the great work for the  Continue Reading »