ON POINT HAS BEEN SERVING THE COMMUNITY FOR OVER 20 YEARS, BRINGING KNOWLEDGE AND ON-GOING SUPPORT TO 12,000 STUDENTS EACH YEAR.
A recent CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey states that sexually active minority students are at a greater risk for violence victimization, including being bullied both at school and electronically, being threatened or feeling unsafe at school, experiencing dating violence, and sexual assault. In 2017 alone, 19.0% of students were bullied at school , 8.0% experienced physical dating violence and 6.9% experienced sexual dating violence. The CDC youth Risk Behavior Survey stated that of those same students, 31.5% experienced persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness.
It's the last week of summer! So, what can you do to squeeze out the last few precious moments of summer while still preparing for the first week of school? Here are some great ideas!
Graduate On Point began at Brainerd High School in 2013 under the leadership of Dr. Mary Rausch. As a result of strong gains at Brainerd, the program was implemented at Bradley Central High School in 2016 under the direction of Ashley Humble. In January of 2018 we were thrilled to begin Graduate On Point at Howard School of Academics and Technology with 35 amazing students who had just finished their first semester of high school! Through this unique opportunity, the selected students have been and will be supported by the On Point Coordinator walking alongside them through their graduation date in 2021!
So, now that school is finally out for the summer, what in the world are you going to do? We know. You want to relax and give your brain some down time due, but perhaps you should plan what you are going to do. . . .