EmpowerYOU High School

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Session Descriptions

Grade 9

January: Juggling Opportunities & Finding Balance

High School is underway and there is lots to do! Students will learn to master the art of time management, understand the value of creating their own master schedule and uncover the importance of balance as they engage in their school community.

February: Importance of Academic Success

Understanding GPA is so vital to academic success and yet grades are only part of your story. In this session, we will unpack the important study habits and skills behind the grades map your academic plan for High School and beyond. Students should come prepared to discuss their course selection and academic interests.

March: The Future is Now

College is a few years away, but it is not too early to start learning about opportunities and asking questions. We will talk about school types, majors, minors and more. Bring your dreams and goals and get ready for some vision boarding!

April: Activities Resume

Whatever it is you do and are passionate about is part of your story. Now is the time to start tracking your activities. Together we will build your resume and begin the foundation for recording your accomplishments as you learn how to best present what it is that you do outside of the classroom.

May: Writing Counts

Like anything else, strong writing takes practice. Let’s get started by looking at your personal story board.  Pressure is low and ideas are high- come ready to brainstorm and write!

June: Grade 10 on the Horizon

Where did the year go? Let’s reflect on Freshman year, share summer plans and set goals for September.

Grade 10

January: Identifying Roles, Setting Goals and Establishing a Personal Action Plan

This session will focus on self awareness and the different roles you play in family, school, community life. Each student will identify personal goals for the completion of 10th grade and leave with an action plan.

February: Exploring Post Secondary Options

Community College, Vocational Programs, 4-year colleges and more. With many post secondary options to choose from, it’s important to know your options! In this information packed session we will review many of them including a post graduate year at a boarding school, a gap year, community service based and academic programs, study abroad opportunities, work, or even create your own gap year!  

March: Key College Search Criteria

As you gear up for your college search equip yourself with key college search criteria. Understand college application timelines, expectations, components and what goes into building a college list that meets your needs. Included in this is test prep considerations and college entrance exam options.

April: Your Personal Brand

Whatever it is you do and are passionate about is part of your story. Now is the time to start tracking your activities. Together we will build your resume and begin the foundation for recording your accomplishments as you learn how to best present what it is that you do outside of the classroom. This session will also include an introduction to interview strategies complete with role playing exercises.  

May: Know Your Best Self

With the use of the PRINT ® survey, administered by a certified practitioner,  you will gain a deep understanding of what motivates you to be your best self.  The survey will also provide you with an understanding of what triggers you and strategies to manage challenging situations. As students begin to think about post graduation plans, this information will offer information to help guide students to making the best decisions unique to them.

June: Off to Junior Year!

High School  is nearly half over - let’s reflect on these two years, share summer plans, goal set for September and look at a time line for junior year as it pertains to the college process.

Program

The EmpowerYOU program at Education Station supports the growth and development of students by helping them discover their authentic selves. In a safe and interactive environment we will help participants understand who they are, teach them how to confidently formulate and communicate their goals, challenge and guide them as they strive to unlock their full potential.  Each program is tailored specifically to the student’s developmental stage.

Our goal is simple with EmpowerYOU:

DiscoverYOU. BeYOU. CelebrateYOU.  

Pricing and Scheduling

Sessions are held select Tuesdays or Wednesdays each month from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.

Sessions can be purchased as a single session, or as a package.  Class size limited to 6 participants.

  • $150 per session
  • $400 for 3 sessions
  • $800 for 6 sessions

 Grade 9 

Tuesday, January 29 - Juggling Opportunities & Finding Balance 

Tuesday, February 12 - Importance of Academic Success 

Tuesday, March 5 - The Future is Now 

Tuesday, April 9 - Activities Resume 

Tuesday, May 7 - Writing Counts 

Tuesday, June 4 - Grade 10 on the Horizon 

Grade 10

Thursday, January 24 - Identifying Roles, Setting Goals and Establishing a Personal Action Plan

Thursday, February 28 - Exploring Post Secondary Options

Thursday, March 14 - Key College Search Criteria

Monday, April 8 - Your Personal Brand

Monday, May 6 - Know Your Best Self

Monday, June 10 - Off to Junior Year!

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