Tartan High School

SchoolDistrict 622

Tuesday, April 19th 8:30am - 2:20pm
St. Andrews Church - Youth and Sports Center
 
Seniors are to be at the church by 8:30am.  Any senior that arrives later than 8:45am will be turned away.  If you plan on being late please contact your guidance counselor and let them know.   If you are bringing your own lunch please make sure your name is clearly labeled on your lunch pale.  If your student doesn't attend the retreat they are expected to be at Tartan High School by 11:10am for their classes.
**Permission slips will be handed out during homeroom on the 5th and due back on the 12th. 
 
Transportation: The bus from Tartan High School will be leaving @ 8:15 am from the front doors of the school.  
 
Our school believes that to do well in school, students need to be comfortable with who they are and feel physically and emotionally safe.  in this effort to create a safe and caring culture, we are bringing in Youth Frontiers to facilitate a Wisdom Retreat.
 
Since 1987 Youth Frontiers, a nonpartisan, non profit organization based in Minneapolis, has been partnering with schools to build positive communities where students can thrive socially, emotionally and academically.  Their vision is to change the way young people treat each other in every hallway, lunch line and classroom of every school in America so that today's young people make tomorrow's world better.  last year, Youth Frontiers worked with nearly 100,000 students and educators throughout the country.
 
On the Wisdom Retreat, the Youth Frontiers retreat staff will focus on creating a more positive community by engaging students in a variety of activities that reflect on their high school experience and commit to leaving a positive legacy of respect at school.
 
This high-energy, interactive retreat is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28th for the 12th grade class and will be held at St. Andrews - Youth and Sports Center.  We encourage parents and caregivers to inquire about the retreat experience once the student returns home by asking the following questions:
 
1) What was your favorite part of the day?
2) Did you see any of your classmates in a new way?
3) How will you use the lesson of your high school experience moving forward?
 
Visit http://www.youthfrontiers.org/parents/my-child-is-on-a-retreat/wisdom/ for more information on Youth Frontiers, to access great parent resources and to watch a video about the Wisdom Retreat. 
 
For more information on the retreat check out the link below... 
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