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ALO To Hold Youth Conference April 28th

Linn-Mar ALO (Accountability, Leadership and Opportunity) will hold the 2018 ALO Youth Conference – Leading and Thriving in the high school main gym on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

The event is open to students in grades 6-12 and parents are also encouraged to attend. (There will be several workshops specific to parents and guardians).

The conference is designed to enhance the leadership skills and tools of young people so they can thrive personally, socially, and academically. The program will focus on the following areas: Leadership, peer pressure, getting actively involved in the school and community, choosing friends wisely, the minority student experience, texting and driving, social media etiquette, time management and college preparation.

Students are not required to bring anything to the event other than their ticket and parent permission form. If a student has not pre-registered, they will need to bring $10 for entry to the conference in addition to a parent permission form.
Schedule of events:
8:00 am – 8:45 am – Conference Check in/Registration
8:45 am – 9:20 am – Conference Welcome & Pep Rally
9:25 am – 9:55 am – Breakout Session 1
10:00 am – 10:30 am – Breakout Session 2
10:30 am – 10:40 am – Break
10:45 am – 11:10 am – Breakout Session 3
11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Resource Fair
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – Lunch (free lunch)
12:35 pm – 1:35 pm – Student Panel Discussion
1:40 pm – 2:00 pm – Wrap Up, Conference Surveys, and Conference T-shirt Handouts
2:00 pm – Conference Ends
To sign up for the event, visit the ALO Youth Conference website.
For additional information, contact Janessa Walters at 319-892-4884 or at