Our Monthly Focus

Our goal for December is to educate and inform about drunk and drugged driving prevention. Every day, lives are impacted and lost due to alcohol, drugs and distracted driving. In 2018, impaired driving took more than 10,000 lives in the United States. That means 30 people per day, or roughly one person every 48 minutes, is killed due to impaired...

Let's kick off the new year with lots of positivity and support of our peers, teachers, and ourselves! Even the smallest act of kindness can go a long way, and we know that statement has been said a million times, but that doesn't make it any less true!

This month, our ADL lessons centered around accepting others. The 7th and 8th graders learned about the Diversity Iceberg (read the blog located on the "7th & 8th Grade Group" page for more information), which is a diagram depicting the difference between a person's purely physical appearance and the important components of their identity.

Bullying can sometimes go unnoticed, or it may be visible but hard to interrupt, especially as a friend of someone in the situation. Peer Team has been working on finding ways to deal with current incidents of bullying and prevent future instances of bullying. This difficult issue is important to discuss.