Tallahassee Kappa League

Kevin Forehand, Guide Right Director

September

  • 18th – First Meeting – Jack McLean park from 6:00-7:00

  • Parent /KL meeting. Participation brochure/info sheet to be distributed, signed, and returned for each Kappa League participant. Release forms for student participation in normal Kappa League functions (such as meetings, workshops, campus tours, fundraising, and community service events) will be distributed next week.

  • Parent Committee to be organized and guidelines to be set forth for the duties and functions to be performed by said committee

  •  

    • Introduction of guidelines and rules of conduct, dress, grooming, and academic expectations

    • Present Years Calendar of Events

 

  • 25th – Kappa League meeting at Jack McLean

    • Election of Officers

    • Fundraising Ideas to be voted on

    • Assign public speaking topics to be presented in November

    • Start planning for Thanksgiving fundraisers and Canned Food Drive

    • Academic Progress Reports to be due at next meeting

    • Current Events

October

  • 9th – Kappa League Meeting 6:00-7:30

    • Sign Up for Men’s Health Walk Community Service Opportunity @ Riley House/Cascade Park 10/25/14 at 8:00AM

    • Résumé building Workshop

    • Academic progress reports due

    • Current Events

  • 18th – Kappa League Car Wash at Discount Tires Plus on Magnolia from 10:00am-2:00pm

  • 18th – Kappa League Skate Party – Canned Good Drive event. Canned food item for discounted entry

  • 23rd – Kappa League Meeting

    • Mock Interviews

    • Assign Public Speaking Topics for next meeting

    • Current Events

    • Veterans Day planning Session – Vietnam and Korean War Memorial Tours Veterans Day Weekend (November 9th). Invite a Chapter Brother who is active or retired military (or Military Recruiter) member to speak to Kappa Leaguers about service and sacrifice.

  • 25th – Men’s Health Walk Community Service Event at Riley House and Cascade Park starting at 8:00am 

November         

  • 13th – Kappa League Meeting at Jack McLean

    • Community Service Sign up for Harvest Day Thanksgiving Dinner Give Away at 6:00pm on 11/19/14 at St. John M.B. Church

    • Riley House Rock A Thon Instructions to be given

    • Public Speaking Workshop

    • Organize Fund Raiser for 11/22 (Car Wash, Pancake Breakfast at Applebee’s, etc.)

    • Progress reports due next meeting

    • Current Events

  • 19th – Harvest Day at St. John M.B. Church beginning at 6:00pm

  • 22nd – Tentative Fund Raising Event or Thanksgiving Basket Distribution

December

  • 5th-6th – Riley House Rock A Thon. Friday Set up for extra community service hours. Saturday event from 7am-5pm for all KLers.

  • 11th – Kappa League Meeting at Jack McLean

    • Progress Reports Due

    • Invitations to all parents and KLers to attend Christmas Karols by the Kappa Khoir to be sent out

    • College Application Workshop for Seniors

    • Parliamentary Procedure Workshop for all others

  • 27th – Special Meeting

    • Last official meeting of the year

    • Social gathering at youth friendly location (i.e. Funstation)

 

 

January

  • 8th – Kappa League Meeting

    • Planning for MLK Parade on January 19, 2015

    • Distribute Tickets for Valentines Day Pancake Breakfast at Applebee’s

    • Distribute packets Ad packets to all Kappa Leaguers for Beautillion Ad Book

      • Each Kappa Leaguer will be responsible for a predetermined amount to be raised

    • Planning for Campus tours at FAMU and FSU for January 24

    • Current Events

  • 19th – MLK Parade from C.K. Steele Plaza

    • Followed by Hamburgers and Hotdogs and African American History workshop at Fraternity house

  • 22nd – Kappa League Meeting at Jack McLean

    • Community Service Sign up for Adopted Road Clean-up

    • Planning for Miracle Hill visit on January 31

    • Planning Tour of Black Archives Museum February 21

    • Current Events

  • 24th – College Tours at FAMU and FSU with lunch provided in between

  • 31st – Visit to Miracle Hill

  • TBD – Founders Day Activities

February

  • 12th – Kappa League Meeting at Jack McLean

    • Distribute Release forms for KL Retreat and Mobile, Al Step Show Trip in April/May

    • Public Speaking Workshop #2

    • Suit Sizing for Professional Attire Workshop and Tuxedos for Beautillion for Seniors only

  • 14th – Valentine’s Day Pancake Breakfast

  • 21st – Black Archives Museum Tour – To be followed by 2 minute speeches from each KLer on what they learned from the experience

  • 26th – Kappa League Meeting at Jack McLean

    • Voter Registration Drive

    • Professional Attire Workshop

    • SAT/ACT Info Session

    • Distribute info on Student of the Year Competition

    • Current Event

March

  • 12th – Kappa League Meeting at Jack McLean

    • Health and Wellness Workshop (to include Sex Ed)

    • Practice for Student of the Year competition

  • 21st – Tentative Golf Tournament

    • Possible Caddies for participants

  • 26th – Kappa League Meeting

    • Beautillion Waltz Practice for ALL KLers

    • Mothers Day Breakfast planning for May 9th

    • Retreat Planning for May 22-24

  • 28th – Car Wash at Discount Tires Plus on Magnolia

 

April

  • 9th – Kappa League Meeting at Jack McLean

    • Planning for Retreat

    • Planning for Beautillion

    • Waltz Practice for ALL KLers

    • Beautillion Ad Book Money due at next meeting

      • Pictures to be taken for Ad Book

  • 18th – Tentative Fundraiser

  • 23rd – Kappa League Meeting at Jack McLean

    • Beautillion Ad Book Money due from all KLers

    • Retreat release/participation forms due

    • Waltz Practice for Seniors with Escorts

May

  • 14th – Kappa League Meeting at Jack McLean

    • Graduation Announcements

    • Beautillion rehearsal

    • Retreat final planning

  • 23rd – Kappa League Beautillion

    • Location to be Determined

  • 29-31 – Kappa League Retreat

    • Friday night welcome reception in host hotel starting at 4:00pm

      • Dinner at 7:00pm followed my activity at 8:00

    • Saturday – Workshops until 6:00pm Step Show followed by Teen Social

    • Sunday – Church followed by departure