Join Panther Crew
Be a 2013-2014 Panther Leader
IS Panther Crew?
Crew is a school community-building program, where the experience of
can help guide and support freshmen. At the same time these upperclassmen gain
leadership experience. The program aims to increase academic achievement and
increase interaction among the grade levels.
upperclassmen chosen for these posts are selected based on communications
skills, responsibility, self-confidence, organization and enthusiasm.
to lead others
to manage a group of peers
to show up throughout all phases of the program during the year
to take risks
in the program
respect for diverse ideas and personalities
does Panther Crew support freshmen?
Panther Teams – All freshmen are divided into Panther "crews" of 3- 5
students. Each crew is assigned a Panther Leader (this could be you!) who will
serve as mentor and friend for the year.
Call – Panther leaders phone each of their freshmen to extend a personal
invitation a few days before orientation.
Panther Orientation – Orientation for freshman crews is attended by the
Panther Leaders. The focus of the activities is:
getting to know other students
learning strategies for being successful in high school.
Panther Leader Support – Panther leaders are encouraged to check in with their
every two weeks throughout the year, and even more during the first few weeks
of school. This
will take place during lunch time.
Panther Alerts – A Panther Alert is a special form completed by a teacher who
needing special help or encouragement. The form is routed to the Panther
takes appropriate action, then re-routes the form back to the original
Social Follow-Ups – The Panther Crew sponsors social events on campus to help
and Panther Leaders stay connected. Some
examples are: movie nights. lunches, etc.
7. Field Trip - There will be one field trip during the school
year where Panther Crew leaders and their crews go on a field trip related to
post secondary activities.
9TH GRADE RETREAT SURVEY LINK
STUDENT LINK Click here to
PANTHER CREW LEADER LINK Click
here to take survey