Year End Speeches From Awesome Kids!

A few weeks ago Head Start’s students gave their final presentations at the Sechelt Art Gallery to a packed house! Watching these students was a JOY.  Reflecting on how far they’ve come in the past year, I am so pleased with their progress.  I hope they are too. We had an amazing year.   Jillian and Nadia spoke for hundreds of …

Head Start Public Speaking For Kids- Speeches Outside the Box

This week I wanted to show everyone that it’s ok to speak outside of the box. We see a lot of speeches that have similarities.  Their structure is the same and they are almost cookie cutters of each other.  That’s not a bad thing but it can become a blah thing.  Today I showed the kids one of my favorite speeches of all time. It …

Head Start Public Speaking For Kids- RYLA!!!

Last weekend I had the privilege of meeting and working with 100 of the top dynamic young leaders in British Columbia!  Each year, thousands of young people participate in the RYLA program. This is a leadership program coordinated by Rotary clubs around the world where young people are sponsored by Rotary clubs to attend an event run by the club’s district …

Head Start Public Speaking For Kids-Painting Pictures with Words

Today we had Simon as our MC and it was Hockey Night in Canada!  Simon is a hockey fanatic and challenged us to pronounce some of the more difficult names of some NHL hockey players. This was a great exercise because you never know who you’ll be introducing as an MC.  Excellent foresight Simon!  Well done! We also had three veteran …