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Senior Lock-In - Seniors Only - No School for 9th, 10th & 11th Graders

2017-10-27 00:00:00

During the Senior Lock-IN on October 27, 2017 seniors will attend the following 60 minute long sessions:

  • Kickoff Celebration
    • INSPiRE Co-Founders will create an inspirations setting to start the Senior-IN.
    • Tower of Power Workship.
  • College Applications
    • Currently only about 50% of seniors have applied to college.
    • Students will attend a session with the goal to apply to 1-2 colleges during the session.
    • We will have representatives from 4-year, 2-year, and vocational colleges and university and trade schools to support students as they apply.
  • Owning our Dreams
    • 1st Generation Students and low-income students often cite not feeling prepared as the number reason of not pursing a higher education.
    • They have also been told their dreams are not attainable or achievable.
    • During this session students will have the opportunity to explore and share their dreams.
  • Overcoming Obstacles
    • Students will identify obstacles young people face every day in their communities.
    • Students will explore how they and others overcome these obstacles they are seeing.
    • Students will explore possibilities within the obstacles to pursue a better life.
  • Closing Circle
    • Students will have the opportunity to acknowledge themselves and each other for the support they get in making their dreams come true.
    • Students will sign a commitment to college banner.