12th Grade Managing Your Relationship Portfolio
Every person’s life is made up of a collection of rela-tionships - a portfolio. Just like with financial investments, wise choices need to be made about who is included in your portfolio. How well you manage your relationships will determine how successful you will be in your life. This class will look at five types of relationships - Self, Family, Friends, Romantic and Professional and seek to give students insights and skills for getting the best return on their investment.
8th grade Moving from Good to Great
If LeBron James is such a great basketball player, why did it take him so long to begin winning cham-pionships? This class will look at the changes that he needed to make in order to become the winner that everyone thought he had the potential to be-come. Our class will examine how students can make those same changes in their own lives to un-lock their potential to win at every level of life.
9th and 10th Grade ‘Becoming CAPTAINS’
“If you want to change the direction of a ship, you don’t look to the sailors, you identify the Captain. Our class this year is about ‘Becoming CAPTAINS’. CAPTAINS are transformational leaders are people who can influence others and change in the world. We will be examining 8 things that transformation-al leaders understand– Community. Accountability. Purpose. Teamwork. Academic Success. Integrity. Next Generation. Service.
11th Grade The Pathway to Leadership
The Pathway to Leadership course will seek to em-power our students to build on the foundation of leadership they have been given in their years at PBLA and seek to help them become the transforma-tional leader we believe they have the potential and responsibility to be. Through group discussion, per-sonal reflections, media analysis and classroom in-struction, we will explore 7 important road markers on this pathway to leadership: Developing a Life Code; Knowledge; Personal Discipline; Perseverance; Pur-poseful Living; Respect for Others.