Follow us on Twitter @HMS_Counselors for updates, resources, and all general information pertaining to school counseling at Horizon!
What are Husky Ambassadors?
Husky Ambassadors are students who are involved in a variety of student led activities. They help create a positive school community by using their leadership skills to gain school-wide support on important initiatives.
Who would make a good Husky Ambassador?
Husky Ambassadors are students who possess some or all of the following leadership qualities: responsible, dependable, friendly, outgoing, motivated, goal-orientated, positive attitude, passionate, knowledgeable, professional, and comfortable speaking in front of peers and teachers.
How do I become a Husky Ambassador?
During Husky Ambassador recruitment periods students will be asked to complete the following:
1. Student Application
2. Attach the TWO completed Teacher Recommendation forms
***Note: The Teacher Recommendation and Student Application forms will be reviewed by the counselors and final decisions will be made soon thereafter***
REQUIREMENTS: Students must be in good academic standing. If you are not in good academic standing please speak with your counselor.
Who advises Husky Ambassadors?
Your school counselors: Mr. Kurtz, Mrs. Morrissette, and Mrs. Wahlin
How much time do I have to commit if I want to be a Husky Ambassador?
Students must be willing to volunteer their time when needed throughout the school year, this includes but is not limited to:
1. at least 2 monthly meetings (every other Thursday @ 7:30 a.m. in room T2; additional meetings are scheduled when needed)
2. 5-10 hours of volunteer time
Description of Activities
The following is a list of possible Husky Ambassador led activities:
New Student Orientation - Welcome new students to Horizon, participate in orientation days, lead school tours, introduce new students/parents to teachers and staff, and sit with him/her at lunch
Pep Rally - Help plan and organize pep rally (October & March)
Peer mentors - Help your peers in various ways
Anti-Bullying Week/Month (October) - Promote anti-bullying awareness through various activities, posters, and classroom discussions
Mix-it-Up at Lunch Day - Promote meeting new friends by changing who we sit with at lunch
Kindness Chain - Horizon students and staff put their kindness on display for all to see through the Kindness Chain!
Pledge to Be Bully Free - Each grade level designs and signs a banner to be posted in team area
National No Name Calling Week - Design and lead activities that promote positive peer interactions
Community Involvement Activities - Lead the students in getting involved in various volunteer opportunities (e.g., Out of Darkness Suicide Awareness Walk - September)
Husky Ambassadors Documents
Husky Ambassadors Student Application (ocx document)
File Size: 69.39 kb
Husky Ambassadors Teacher Recommendations (ocx document)
File Size: 65.14 kb