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2023 - 2024 Leadership Academy Schedule

The Leadership Academy meets monthly from August through the graduation ceremony in May. Below are highlights of each monthly session.

Meetings during school days begin at 7:45 a.m. and conclude at 2:45 p.m.* at the Special School District Administrative Office (SSD) 12110 Clayton Rd. Town & Country, MO 63131

August 19: Get Acquainted Orientation
Room 60-61 (Lower Level) 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Students/Parents/Teachers invited

September 15: What is Leadership? 
Room 61 – Town & Country Municipal Center

September 23: Car Wash
Lower-Level Circle Drive 8:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (Car wash 9 a.m.-11 a.m., clean up 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.)

October 13: Local Government in Action
Room 60 – St. Louis County Executive & George Westfall Criminal Justice Center

November 10: Internet Safety/Cyber Bullying/Social Media Management
Board Room

December 8: Give Back to the Community Day
Board Room – Little Bit Foundation

January 19: Appreciating Our Differences 
Room 61 – Holocaust Museum

February 9: The Media as Opinion Shapers
Board Room – St. Louis Post Dispatch/St. Louis Public Radio

March 6: The Legislative Process
Visit the State Capital in Jefferson City ***6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.***

April 24: Our Environment and Sustainability 
Room TBD – Missouri Botanical Gardens 

May 1: Leadership Academy Class Graduation
St. Luke’s Hospital’s Emerson Auditorium 7:00 p.m. (students arrive 6:40)