Jeanne Blake of "Words Can Work" presented an outstanding informational program for NPS grades 5-8 recently in the Nantucket High School auditorium during the school day and then later in the evening for parents and the community-at-large.
For more information about Ms. Blake and her organization, go to www.wordscanwork.com.
Our recent Operation Parent presentation was attended by over 60 NPS parents and staff. Thank you to the Inquirer & Mirror for the story publicizing the event and to the Community Foundation for Nantucket for the generous grant in support of this presentation. Here are some photos from the Operation Parent event on March 13th at Nantucket High School.
Mary Beth Uberti of Operation Parent and ASAP President Holly McGowan welcomed the audience.
Attendees received a copy of the Operation Parent handbook provided by ASAP in both English and Spanish.
Social media and how it's used by teens and pre-teens was a focus of the first portion of the presentation.
Over 60 NHS parents and staff attended the presentation.
The Operation Parent presentation also included a focus on the problem of drug and alcohol abuse.
Misuse of prescription drugs by teens and pre-teens is a growing concern nationwide.
Research shows marijuana use among our youth is on the rise.
Parenting is the best prevention!