K-Kids Pledge

"As a K-Kid, I promise to serve my neighborhood and school; I will show respect toward my environment; and I will try to make the world a better place in which to live."

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Friday, October 16, 2015

Habit #2 -  Begin With the End in Mind

Today we had Elizabeth Burden, an alumnae of Briarwood, with us. She is a WKU cheerleader and talked with the kids about how she had to "Begin With the End in Mind" in order to reach her goals of cheering in college. She really got our kids fired up when she taught them the T-O-P-S, Tops, Tops, Tops cheer! Our kids were fantastic! We many even have a few future Gator or even Hilltopper cheerleaders among us!

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Habit #1 Be Proactive

We had a great first meeting of the year! Thank you to Adam Nuse for sharing how he uses Habit #1 in his life. The kids really enjoyed it!

*Don't forget to log your child's volunteer hours!

Thursday, September 17, 2015

K-Kids Volunteering in the Community

Way to go Kate and Lily!

Welcome Back Briarwood K-Kids (2015-2016)

September 18th - Habit #1 Be Proactive & Volunteer Information

Tomorrow we will kick off our 5th year of K-Kids at Briarwood. We are fortunate enough to have Adam Nuse, the General Manager of the Bowling Green Hot Rods joining us to share how he uses this habit in his life.

We will also discuss the importance of volunteering in our community and school. Please notice that in the top right corner of this page there is a link for you to log hours your child spends volunteering. K-Kids is a service club and while there is no required number of volunteer hours, we do encourage the kids to get out in the community and help out. Each month we will tally those hours and students will be rewarded. Our last meeting of the year will be a volunteer recognition ceremony. Many of our K-Kid volunteers have been awarded special recognition by the Mayor and/or the Governor!

We are looking forward to a great year learning about the 7 Habits and helping others. Be on the lookout for volunteer opportunities. These can be as simple as raking leaves for a friend or neighbor, babysitting, helping out at church, picking up litter, walking dogs at the Humane Society, bell ringing for the Salvation Army, or anything else. As specific opportunities arise Mrs. Lasley will email parents. Please remember to log those hours each month.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

K-Kids Pancake Breakfast - December 6th

Our pancake breakfast will be held on Saturday, December 6th from 8-10 at the First Christian Church downtown.  Those students wishing to volunteer can come as early as 7 to help set up tables and can stay as long as 11:00 to help clean up. Please do not feel that your child has to be there the entire time. We appreciate any time that you can give. Kids will be serving pancakes, cleaning tables, and greeting people.  Santa will also be there for photos!

We have several members signed up to volunteer. We are hoping to feed lots of people since the Christmas Parade will be going on downtown on the same day. Kids should wear their K-Kids shirts if possible.

*Don't forget to log your volunteer hours! There are many opportunities for volunteering in our community this time of year. Thanks!

November 21st - Habit #3 Put First Things First

Whew! It was a busy meeting today...

*All members that were present at today's meeting received a tee shirt! We will distribute shirts to the rest of our members at future meetings.

*Members also turned in their collection boxes for Unicef from Halloween. Thanks for helping others K-Kids! If you still have yours at home, please bring it to Mrs. Lasley as soon as you can.

*Several students turned in orders for tickets for our pancake breakfast coming up on December 6th. Those tickets were sent home with the kids. We look forward to a great turnout!

Our guest speakers today were Dr. Cottongim and Mrs. Paynter. They shared with the kids how they use "Put First Things First" in their personal and professional lives. Dr. C even shared how important this habit was to him when he was a kid trying to make the middle school basketball team. It was great for our members to get to know both of these guests as more than just our Assistant Principal and Curriculum Coordinator. Thanks for coming!!

October 24th - Habit #2 Begin With the End in Mind

Mr. Greg Collins, Associate Head Coach of the WKU Lady Toppers basketball team was with us today to share how he uses Habit #2 in his life. He also shared how important this habit is to the Lady Toppers as they prepare for each new season. Goal setting and reflection is an essential part of their preparation both individually and as a team.  Coach Collins is also providing a free ticket to a Lady Topper game for each member that was present at this meeting. Those tickets should be coming home sometime before Christmas. Go Tops!