Thursday, October 25, 2018

Workshop Agenda October 26, 2018

More Than Words
Oct. 26, 2018
Mashantucket Pequot Museum

7:30  a.m.        Pick up New London High students
7::50 a.m.        Pick up Fitch High students
8:10 a.m.         Pick up Ledyard High students
8:30 a.m.         Icebreakers
        •    Name game
            •   Movement game
9:15 a.m.         Orientation/History:
·       Students review programs over last three years.
·       What is each school’s recent developments?  What are you working on?  

9:30 a.m.         Opinion continuum
10:15   Annual Theme –
Civility – You make a difference; you have the power to make a positive impact.
·       MLK Scholar speeches
·       New London Day editorial and cartoon.

Theme Questions:
·       How do we as student leaders promote civil dialog?
·       How do kids have conversation with people who don’t agree with the basic facts?
·       How do More Than Words students spread the word to other youth

10:45 a.m.  Dialogue:
·       What are this year’s outreach projects?          West Side MS?
·       Starfish book and art project? Empower students to make a difference

11:30 a.m.       Lunch
12:00 p.m.       Museum tour
12:45 p.m.       Workshop wrap up
1:00 p.m.         Pick up students at Mashantucket Pequot Museum
1:15 p.m.         Drop off Ledyard High students
1:30 p.m.         Drop off Fitch High students
1:50 p.m.         Drop off New London High students

Opinion Continuum topics:
·       Kavanagh Nomination – accountable for high school behavior
·       Voter ID laws – Voter suppression vw. should we have strict rules requiring identification
·       Collin Kaepernick – Sell out to Nike?
·       Gender identity – transgender no longer applicable
·       Migrant children vs. secure borders
·       Smart phones – promote poor communication

·       Racial identity