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Things to do in April: Leadership Edition

Keep America Beautiful Month: Use this month to plant flowers, pick up trash, re-paint a house or building. Do something that will add beauty to your town! April 1, Poetry and the Creative Mind Day: Host a Poetry Slam during lunch, or publish students poems in the school newspaper. You can also hold “Arts and(…)

What to do during Spring Break

Spring Break 2016 is just around the corner! Are you ready for a break? Do you have plans yet? OASC has come up with a few plans for you if you need ideas. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” -Henry David Thoreau Visit the Humane Society Visit(…)

Things to do in March: Leadership Edition

National Women’s History Month: Take a day in march to honor women of history and women in your school. Write notes or hold an assembly to celebrate the great accomplishment of women. National Craft Month: Albert Einstein once said creativity is intelligence having fun. Take a lunch break and set out supplies for students to(…)

Alumni Spotlight: Hector Miranda

Hector Miranda is an alum of University of Oregon, Sigma Pi Fraternity and currently part of the Portland Trail Blazer Stunt Team. He became involved with OASC while attending Forest Grove High School and was an active participant in the organization until 2008. Hector attended OASC Conferences, OASC Summer Camp, Nationals (NASC), and was an(…)

Things to do in February: Leadership Edition

Can you believe it’s already February! What a wonderful month it is to share kindness and love to all! Here are some ideas for your leadership class or school to do in February! Great American Pie Month: Say thank you to someone in your school by giving them a pie in honor of Great American(…)

Attention Seniors: COSA Scholarships Available Now!

Each year the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators sponsors or assists in processing eight $1000 college scholarships.  These scholarships are given to Oregon seniors attending 2- or 4-year Oregon colleges. Due date for applications is March 1st, 2016.  Results are announced in April.  The following is a list of each of the eight scholarships: * George Martin(…)

What are you doing for others?

 This past Monday we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day; a day to celebrate equality, kindness and service. Dr. King was quoted saying, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” As a leader, you should ask yourself what you did for others yesterday, what you are doing today, and(…)

Nominate your Adviser Today!

Have you had an adviser that has inspired you? Why not recognize them for the impact they have made in your life? Nominations are now being accepted for OASC’s 2016 Adviser of the Year Award. The Adviser of the Year award is designed to bring recognition to Oregon educators who are making a difference in(…)

Things to Do in January! Leadership Edition

Concentration is the secret to success—one idea, one goal, one dream—one focused course of action to achieve the goal! And then we need to do it! -Don Cheley Can you believe it’s January already? Have you already started planning the last half of your year? Here are some ideas for your leadership class to do in(…)

New Year, New Goals!

Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? Do you have a plan to achieve them? As leaders we make resolutions all the time – they are called GOALS! You can always know a good goal from a bad one by how SMART it is. Is your goal Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Timely? If a(…)