Award of Excellence for Head Start Public Speaking For Kids!!!

On Friday November 19, Head Start Public Speaking For Kids won the Chamber of Commerce Award for the Sunshine Coast’s Home Based Business!  Talk about blown away!  Thank you so much to the Chambers of Commerce for the recognition and to Corrina Wheten Business Services (Accounting and Book Keeping) for sponsoring our award. Also, a big thank you to artist …

Week 9, we’re doing FINE- THIS is body language!

Sechelt Sechelt can I just say how CRAZY PROUD I am of you guys this week????  Your enthusiasm for each other, for wanting to be the best you can and for this class just blew me away. We started off with SARA bringing wonderful delectables baked my her mother Meriem @ Nougatine! (orders@nougatine.ca) I wish I had been quick enough …

Week 6 – Step into the candy shop…or the locker room – pew!

Sechelt This week we had some pretty interesting characters step into class!  Dracula, the ‘seasonally confused woman’, and some lady from “Who-ville”.  It was dress up week at Head Start AND we had a special guest, my sister in law Lisa, all the way from Ontario.  She even participated with us and tied for a win in table topics with …

Week 5- MCing an event! Interviews! Being prepared!

Sechelt This week we had our two newbies jump from the frying pan right into the fire! Josh was our MC and looked like he been doing it half his life.  Sara jumped right in with her first speech and even brought props!  Daphne gave her first speech too and wowed us!                 …

FIRST WEEK! Getting to know you at Head Start Public Speaking For Kids!

Welcome Head Start Students! It was so fun getting to know all the new students at Head Start and seeing our returning ones too.  I am so happy to be back in the class with you all!  I think you all did so well during our first week that we should go ahead and try out our roles next week. …

IMPROV GAMES at Head Start Public Speaking For Kids

This year at Head Start Public Speaking For Kids, Improv Games are an awesome new addition!  Improv games are a tool we can use to make speaking in front of an audience, which can be kind of scary, a little easier. Every speaker, at some point, has forgotten part of their presentation and nobody likes standing on stage looking like …

Final Speech Presentation Night 2016 Part 2

Almost reluctant to post the last of the speeches because it means the year has drawn to a close.  Always bittersweet because I miss the kids.  Well, there’s always next year!  Until then, enjoy the last of these amazing speeches!   NIGEL WRIGHT – A Year’s Journey   Nigel is the kind of kid you want your daughter to grow …

Superstars of courage in our midst!

The very best part of my job is watching people take brave steps forward to be who they are.  Every step, whether it is perceived as big or small IS big because it is a step forward.  Sometimes taking this step can be both excruciating and exquisite. Super proud of Brook this week who PUSHED right through her discomfort, lived …

Rockin’ the house!

Hey Head Starters!  Y’all are taking off like rockets this year- I am super psyched to watch you fly! We only have one more First Presentation to go and that will be Brooklyn!  Let’s be sure to keep supporting each other in these huge steps out of our comfort zones! Here is this week’s agenda in case you’ve forgotten: MC …

Enter brilliant Class of 2016! Weekly ROLES

Welcome Class of 2016! Ladies and gentlemen, we are IN our class of 2016 and have an excellent mix of very different people.  We also still have some new arrivals coming.  I am super psyched.  Our first presentations are on Wed. Oct 21 and we will actually have FOUR presentations.  Awesome!!! We will also be having weekly Skittles Battles and …