Leadership

Over the summer, the Executive Board met to set the motto, vision statement, and core values for the Leadership class for the 2016-2017 school year. To be "One Whitney: United." is for every single student on Whitney's campus to feel included and an important part of our family and to know for a fact that the leadership class is representing the interests of the entire student body and staff.

Core Values

These are the values in which Leadership students are expected to uphold and the principles on which our class are founded upon:
 
Positivity
Accountability
Commitment
Communication
Initiative
Teach
 

2017-18 Leadership Application

Attention WHS students interested in being a part of the WHS Leadership program.  
 
All students interested in an elected or student commissioner (appointed) position must attend an informational meeting Wednesday March 22nd during Intervention in small gym.  The meeting will cover election and interview timelines.  
 
Applications for all students are due March 31st by 3pm in Mr. Mougeotte’s mailbox.
 
 
 
2017-2018 Leadership Application
 
 
 
 
 
2017-2018 Teacher Recommendation Form

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Courses Offered

 
LEADERSHIP
Grade Level:  9-12
Prerequisite:  Students must be elected to an office, appointed to a commissioner position or apply to be in the class.  Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA.  Course may be repeated for credit.
 Requirements Met WHS Elective   UC/CSU Approved “G” 
Students in this course will develop leadership and teamwork skills while covering a variety of topics including:  time management, public speaking, goal setting, self-esteem, and communication.  Students are required to work outside of class time according to the needs of their position.  Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA throughout the year in order to participate in this class.

FRESHMAN LEADERSHIP
Grade Level: 9
Prerequisite: Application and selection process. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
 Requirements Met WHS Elective
This course is designated as a freshman only semester long leadership development class.  The course will focus on building leadership habits and skills that can be applied in all areas of student’s academic and personal lives.  Through a series of lectures, guided interaction, projects and group exercises, students will explore the principles of relational and character leadership and learn to develop individual and group leadership skills to impact their lives and their communities. Content areas include decision-making, goal setting, effective communication, service leadership, organization and time management skills, and concrete strategies to implement change.

SERVICE LEADERSHIP
Grade Level:  10-12
Prerequisite:  Application and selection process.  Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA.  Course may be repeated for credit.
Requirements Met WHS Elective
This course prepares students to meet the challenges of leadership in today's society. The coursework will teach students the skills and best practices necessary to communicate and work with diverse groups of people toward common goals to implement beneficial societal/cultural changes in the school or local community. Students will develop and enhance intrapersonal and interpersonal skills as well as learn the philosophical foundations and fundamentals of effective leadership. Finally, students will utilize their new-found skills by designing or embracing a community-based project as a culminating activity in an effort to make a difference in the lives of others. Students will be required to fulfill up to 15 hours of outside class time working in the local community.