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Morning Announcement Best Practices © fotolia / hanss

Best Practices for your Morning Announcements  

As someone in-charge of morning announcements, you obviously know how important it is to get the process right in order to produce good results. Creating school morning announcements isn’t an easy task. However, with the right amount of preparation, even the toughest challenges can be overcome.

That’s why we have something called “best practices”. Best practices are established procedures used across various industries to achieve the best results. These best practices are tried and tested rules/methods that have been observed to have the most positive effect.

Why morning announcements are so important © fotolia / Jag_cz

Why Every School Should Have a Morning Announcement

Every high school teacher remembers growing up in an era of PA systems when morning announcements were nothing more than a monotone recitation of the school pledge, followed by a restless and fidgety minute of silence, only to be topped off with cursory information for the day that had to be elaborated by teachers in classrooms anyway. It should come as no surprise that a growing body of governors and principals who grew up in that era might not attach a lot of importance to morning announcements, considering the fact that they have been de-sensitized to its possibilities over the years.