Last week I sat in a packed auditorium at Mann School watching an anti-bullying assembly called The Power of One. I walked away a little bit more enlightened, and with further clarification from Monica Collins, Mann School’s social worker, I learned the importance of a consistent, clear message to kids that they all have the power to make a difference.
Talking to your teen about drug and alcohol abuse can be difficult for parent. Make those conversations easier by attending Stay Sharp, a drug and alcohol prevention program, on October 18th at Oak Park River Forest High School.
You’ve heard the news from adolescent development experts: kids who eat meals with their families are more likely to be healthier, happier kids who perform well in school. That’s good news if dinnertime equates to quality family time. . .
On Tuesday, October 4th at 7 p.m., Magic Tree Bookstore has the honor of welcoming a uniquely gifted artist, Brian Selznick, winner of the 2008 Caldecott Medal and author of The Incredible Hugo Cabret and his new release, Wonderstruck.
Attention Oak Park and River Forest students currently enrolled in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade! IM.P.A.C.T has rolled out a spectacular art contest, providing middle schoolers a creative opportunity to express their views about the dangers of substance use and addiction by designing original artwork.