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Leadership Activities & Awards

Leader of the Month:

Teachers will select one student each month to be recognized as their leader of the month.  Students may be selected for citizenship and/or academic performance.  Students will receive a pencil, a certificate, and school-wide recognition on our Leadership Wall.

Student Leadership Teams:

Students in all grade levels are encouraged to apply to be a part of any one of the variety of Student Leadership Teams, which may include Gardening Team, Yearbook Team, Environmental Team, Technology Team, Tutoring Team, and Library Leaders.  Student Leaders are expected to consistently demonstrate leadership characteristics and the ability to exhibit The 7 Habits to others. 

Student Lighthouse Team:

2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students are encouraged to apply to be a member of the student Lighthouse team.  Student members of the Lighthouse team thoroughly understand and practice The 7 Habits.  They will work closely with Dollahan’s Staff Lighthouse Team, planning leadership events and opportunities throughout the year.  This team helps to ensure Dollahan’s consistency as a Leader in Me school.

Trimester Student Awards:

Each trimester, teachers select students to receive the following awards: Academic Excellence, Academic Progress, and Outstanding Citizenship.  Students can also earn recognition for above average Grade Point Averages.  Students in grades 3rd-5th can earn Honor Roll (no Cs or lower) or Principal’s Honor Roll (straight As) based on their report card grades each trimester.  Students may also achieve perfect attendance for the entire trimester if they have no absences or tardies at the conclusion of the trimester.  

Annual Science Fair:

Individual Science Fair recipients and class entries receive certificates of participation.  Outstanding projects at each grade level are submitted to the District Science Fair.