The Fall 2014 Violence Prevention Program begins on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. The program consisted of a variety of guest speakers who delivered important messages to our students. The VP Program consists of the following sessions [Read more...]
Conflict Resolution: Sam Garcia introduces the concept of Conflict Resolution. Students have the opportunity to learn about strategies to use for resolving conflicts peacefully.
Cyber-Bullying: NAHS Head Counselor, Michelle Flores presents information on the topic of Cyber-Bullying. Cyber-Bullying is the use of cell phones, instant messaging, email, chat rooms, or social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to harass, threaten, or intimidate someone.
Motivation to Succeed: Seargant Zamudion will speak to students on the importance of being successful in school and encourage them to set high goals.
Teen Dating Violence: Adriana Felts, NISD Counselor, speaks to students about teenage dating violence and the law. Students have the opportunity to differentiate between a healthy and unhealthy relationship.
Me to You Program: Program staff from Randolph AFB provides a presentation for our students on the importance of being successful in school. Some of staff gave personal testimony on how they went through difficult times when they were in high school including doing time in juvenile detention and attending DAEP schools. Their stories demonstrate how they overcame a troubled period in their lives to later become successful in their military careers.
Operation Outreach: Captain Eric Ruiz from the Dominguez State Jail will speak to students on the harsh realities of prison life. The program is designed to inform students of the dangerous situations and violent incidents that occur in prison.
Making Responsible Choices: Sam Garcia discusses the importance of making responsible choices. Students have a chance to review and discuss the information they received from all of the guest speakers. In addition, students have the opportunity to rate the programs and guest speakers by completing a survey form. Certificates of Completion are presented to students at the conclusion of the program.