TOPICS COVERED
  • Abstinence

    • Students will combine a study of facts about teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and teen sexual activity with classroom discussion. Through increased student awareness, students will learn the dangers of premarital sexual activity, the importance of abstinence, and how to commit to abstinence.
  • Alcohol

    • Students will combine a study of facts and myths about alcohol use and abuse. Through increased student awareness, students will learn the dangers of alcohol and the messages the alcohol advertisers and media try to portray.
  • Anti-Violence

    • Students will learn how to control their own anger and resolve conflict with others.
  • Character

    • Students will begin to define good and bad character and the importance of having good character and learn skills on how to develop character in their lives.
  • Choices
    • Major and minor decisions can be tackled with similar strategies. Students will be equipped with decision-making skills and the knowledge that their choices shape not only today but the future, as well.
  • Dreams

    • Students will study the lives of historical figures who inspired generations by accomplishing their individual dreams. Students will begin to think about making dreams become reality.
  • Drugs

    • Students will study facts about drug abuse. Students will learn the dangers of drug use and abuse.
  • Peer Pressure

    • Students will gain the understanding that peer pressure is very powerful and subtle. They will begin to be able to identify positive and negative influences
  • Scholastic Achievement
    • Students will learn the importance of scholastic achievement as it relates to dreams and desires. They will learn how to be better students through discussion, studying, note- and exam-taking skills.
  • Self Esteem

    • Students will discuss the essential value to having and developing a healthy self-esteem. Students will also identify negative areas that seek to strip self-worth. Students will be empowered with skills to build a healthy self-image and self-esteem
  • Suicide

    • Students will discuss and gain an understanding of the danger signs of those who are contemplating suicide. Students will learn practical ways to help their friends find help.
  • Tobacco

    • Students will study tobacco-related facts and discuss their friends’ attitudes and experiences to develop an awareness of the dangers of tobacco use.