News from Synergy & Leadership Exchange

News from Synergy & Leadership Exchange
Check out the new Synergy & Leadership Exchange website! They launched the site hoping the new format will make it easier for everyone to connect with their programs, events and resources.
2020 Gathering of Champions
Don’t forget to Nominate your students as Academic All–Stars by June 30 for the Gathering of Champions! Academic All-Stars are selected annually by their schools and academic challenge coordinators for outstanGathering of Champions Logoding academic achievement in one or more areas: Students who are consistent top academic performers, students who have shown significant improvement in achievement or have overcome barriers to academic achievement, and students who are local, regional or state champions in a Minnesota Academic League Council approved event.
Reach for the Stars is going virtual this year!
The 2020–2021 edition of Reach for the Stars will be available in August as a PDF and/or text–only Word document format on the new Synergy & Leadership Exchange website. To assist you in sharing this resource with others, a promotional postcard will be available that can be distributed to teachers and families and posted as a visual reminder of the numerous programs available to students statewide. Email by June 30 to order your postcards.
Start now to become a 2021 Minnesota School of Character!
Applying to receive the prestigious School or District of Character designation is not easy, but many sMN School of Cchools testify that it is worth the effort and has led to the transformation of their culture and climate! Summer is a great time to get started on the application with your team. The 2021 application from will open soon and closes Nov. 20. To learn more or apply visit Synergy & Leadership Exchange or