High School Assemblies - How to Plan a Successful Event
Posted by joelpenton on February 12th, 2014
School assemblies are among the most effective tools in imparting information and sharing life lessons to students. In the past, school gatherings were only conducted to prep students up for the coming school term or to give out important academic awards. Today, however, these events inspire and motivate students and teach them how to cope with everyday problems or plan for their future. Allowing the youth to hear from inspirational speakers while they are still at a formative and impressionable age can affect how they tackle life and its challenges.
Benefits to Students
Students may see school assemblies as a great opportunity to miss class and bum about with their peers. Soon enough, however, they will come to realize that these gatherings are not just simple distractions from their everyday routines. Whatever the purpose is entertainment, inspirational, educational, etc. school assemblies have many benefits. It can help build school spirit and camaraderie between students and teachers. School talent shows, on the other hand are a great way to showcase and share unique skills and talents not ordinarily recognized during everyday schooling. School assemblies can also be used to celebrate important holidays, distribute awards, and most importantly, to educate students about issues and real-world concerns that are relevant to them.
How to Plan a Successful Event
Planning a school assembly is not so hard a task, especially if you already have a theme and topic in mind. The first thing you need to do is to decide on an appropriate topic or a theme for the event and choose some specific subjects to discuss. Find talented speakers within the school faculty or even within the student body to give an inspirational dialogue about each subject. You can also hire an outsider or a guest lecturer who can truly capture the purpose of your event. Prepare a program as well as a venue for your event and consider giving out a printed synopsis of what took place so the participants can be reminded of the things discussed in the assembly long after the event.
Finding the Best Speakers
There are many motivational speakers specializing in different youth issues that you can turn to should you decide to hire an outsider to give the main lecture for your event. The key is to find the most reputable speaker to fit your topic. Before you hire speakers, check their credentials and qualifications to ensure that they can inspire your students positively.
About the author:
This article iswritten by Joel Penton. He one of thenation’s leading youth motivational speakers, brings a positive message tostudents through his school assemblies.
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