This round of department transfer requests opens September 21, 2015 at 1:30pm and closes at 2:30pm the same day.
Congratulations on being a part of ASB 2015-2016!
The James Workman Middle School ASB class is an essential part of life on campus throughout the school year. In addition to sponsoring activities for students, ASB members will also be using technology to create a welcoming climate of acceptance and tolerance on campus, studying the nature of leadership, and engaging in passion-based learning of their choice.
What are the expectations of ASB students?
ASB students represent James Workman Middle School and Palm Springs Unified School District. It is expected that ASB members will do each of the following:
How will ASB members be graded?
ASB students will receive points for each of the following:
These points are approximate. and may vary throughout each trimester. Grades may be monitored on Synergy. Students must turn in progress reports for each class once per month and maintain passing grades in all of their classes in order to remain enrolled in ASB.
ASB Executive Board
The executive board is comprised of ASB officers, department chairpersons, and ASB advisors. The executive board meets every Monday after school until 3:00pm. The 2015-2016 board members:
ASB Leadership Study
What does it take to be an effective leader? What makes leaders inspirational? How can ordinary people change the world? Throughout this year-long unit of study, you will discover the nature of true leadership.
ASB Diversity Campaign
One of our projects on campus this year will be to promote acceptance and tolerance by celebrating the diversity of our student body. The word "diversity" refers to the differences between people in terms race and culture. We want to celebrate the wide variety of students who attend James Workman Middle School and help students feel proud of who they are. We will accomplish this through the production of public service announcements and print advertisements.
ASB Community Service Component
As a member of ASB, you are expected to complete 10 hours of community service per trimester in a venue (location or position) of your choice. You will write a reflection essay to explain the service you provided, the location where you served, and what you learned from the experience.