Beach Ball Game • Pass the ball around to each other, then answer the question your thumb lands on!
Goals, Visions, & Dreams • Think of it as a ladder of success • Visions are what one would want their future successes to look like (the top of the ladder) • Dreams are the thoughts that help one reach their vision (the ladder) • Goals the specific ideas that get one where they want to be (the rungs of the ladder)
What does success mean to you? • What do you see yourself doing after graduation? – Top Right • Top three things you want to achieve in high school? – Bottom Right • One positive word that best describes you – Top Left • What extra-curricular activities will you participate in? - Bottom Left
It's Your Choice • What will you be involved with in high school? Good grades? Art? Sports? Church? Music? Friends? Family? • What won’t you be involved with? Drugs? Sex? Alcohol? Cursing? Failing? • How far will you let yourself slide? What is acceptable & what isn’t?
Involvement • Join a club, team, or group! • Want to make a club? Just find a sponsor! • Teachers will make sure you’re involved • Make new friends who are involved in things that you are! • Get involved in spirit days!
Not In My School! Learn it... Live it... Hold other's accountable
Two Truths One Lie Game!
Prioritizing • Make a To-Do List! • Use extra time wisely • Prioritize, prioritize, prioritize!
Work Efficiently • Review notes and assignments • Get a good nights rest to be ready for the next day • If phones, iPods, or the internet are distracting you, don’t use them!
Timing • Decide how much free time you will have to plan your activities accordingly • Don’t waste time worrying • Remember your goals • Keep yourself motivated
Organization • Keep your things organized • Turn in work on time, it’ll save you stress later! • Don’t procrastinate!
Get Involved! • Check out all that BNHS has to offer! • Find what you like and stick with it! Clubs Class Officer Academies Choir Debate UIL Band Theatre Sports Organizations Student Council
Welcome BNHS Bobcats! • Remember, you have choices…make positive ones • We are all in this together! • You can and will make a difference! • Motto – Learn, Serve, Lead!
Bobcat Freshman Camp • August 15th, 2011 • 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. • Meet in the Gym • Hang out with friends, have fun, meet new people, have fun, learn the BNHS way, and HAVE FUN!