Giving Students The Tools To Make A Difference

Everyone wants to make a difference Everyone wants to be remembered It’s a tension we all face – wanting to make our mark somewhere in this world before we leave it. It’s something we noticed all of our students face as well. So how do we engage in that and teach them...

Investing In Leaders the Right Way… With Fun

Icy Conditions With Warm Hearts Every year, we give our volunteers gifts for Christmas. It would seem like an obvious thing to do during Christmas, and we all know the reason for the season is awesome gifts!! (and Jesus of course). We try to show appreciation for our...

The Easiest Way We Create Fun And Exciting Environments

Its true isn’t it? We all want to have an environment that is fun and exciting – a place where students love being and can’t wait to come back to. But that kind of environment is hard to create sometimes. Even on weeks when you nail it – the weeks when you...

Laser Pointer Day

This past Sunday morning will forever be remembered as “Laser Pointer Day” in our middle school environment. That’s because every student that walked through our doors was handed a laser pointer. Why would we give hundreds of middle school students laser...

On The Spot Showdowns

This summer we started doing a new segment called “On The Spot Showdowns”. We only do them once in a while and our students love them – they’re probably the most talked about games we’ve done lately. Every week students ask me when the...