Administrators’ Playbook to the 2020-21 School Year
Your guide to re-opening and continued school spirit
Varsity Brands acknowledges the unique challenges that administrators, teachers, school staff, and students are now facing. IMPACT NOW is designed to help schools and districts address unprecedented needs with a partner who is dedicated to elevating student experiences.
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Health & Safety Products
Helping your students, teachers, and community stay safe as we return to campus is a top priority. Our Health & Safety Products allow you to keep your campus healthy while boosting school spirit with custom branded materials. From our custom branded masks and signage featuring your school’s logo to the full line of sanitization products available, you can help every student, teacher, and staff feel welcomed this fall.
• BSN Custom Face Guards
• Disposable Masks
• Social Distancing Ground Decals
• Hand Washing and Capacity Signage
• Infrared Thermometers
• Hand Sanitizer
• Disinfectant Spray
• Sani-Station Tabletop Kits
• And Much More!
Believe in You Empowerment Journals
As a social and emotional programming solution, Empowerment Journals can be use both in-class and at home. They include free online curriculum guides to simplify teacher planning and implementation. This is a perfect content component for advisory classes and can be completed in as little at 10 minutes per day.
Believe in You Video Series
Believe in You® is an episodic series hosted by Kevin Atlas and designed to educate students and staff about the incredible power of believing in yourself. Each season contains nine episodes featuring powerful stories around perseverance, inclusion, mental health and more. Each episode in accompanied by free lesson plans and activity guides to keep the conversation going in the classroom.
OPEN has delivered more than 4 million curriculum downloads to physical educators worldwide. Resources for the 2020-2021 school year are outcomes-based and trauma-informed with a focus on teaching the value of physical activity for personal health and disease prevention.
• FREE Pre-K through High School Curriculum Resources
• Evidence-Informed Professional Development (Online and Onsite)
• Social & Emotional Learning Focus Activities
• Modified Lesson Plans for both At-Home and In-School Learning
Bring students together with a custom Unity My Team Shop! Featuring four designs promoting unity and togetherness on campus and in the community, this My Team Shop can help you keep students connected. Your BSN Sales Pro will assist in selecting product for your custom online shop.
Together As One – Halftime Performance
Together as One is an opportunity for collaborative performance between music programs, cheer teams, dance teams, sports teams, and entire communities and crowds. This fully arranged, designed, and choreographed marching band performance is available for FREE to any school and director exploring field show options for 2020.
America Needs Spirit
Now more than ever, Spirit is important. Through the America Needs Spirit program, more students will be able to participate in increasing school unity and community pride. That is why it is our hope that you will help us include more students to not only learn and bond together, but to share spirit in schools across America. Within the program, Pep Clubs are an important tool to engage your campus and build school spirit. They help drive camaraderie and elevate the student experience. Our team at Varsity Spirit will help walk you and your school step by step on the makings of a strong, supportive pep club. The more students involved, the better!
Generate excitement as you return to campus with a Campus Branding Package. These packages help create a visual environment that generates excitement and boosts school spirit. The Launch or Power Package is available to choose from with products such as a table cloth, media backdrop and avenue banners. Ask your BSN Sales Pro about a la carte items as well including rugs, feather flex flags, custom office furniture and more!
Welcome back your community with e-cards branded with your school and personalized with a note from you.
Students are looking to feel connected to their schools, classmates, and community again. Utilize the Unity Banners around your school and in the hallways to remind kids that their school and staff are here to support them! These 3’x8’ banners pair perfectly with the designs available in the Unity My Team Shops.
Virtual Spirit Week
No matter where the pep rallies, pre-game events and game day takes place, your school needs you now more than ever to keep traditions alive. Create unique theme days for each day of the week leading up to the big game. Whether you’re supporting your school from the stands or tuning in virtually, here are some ideas to amplify your virtual spirit week.