Snowflake

BREAKING NEWS:  This year, the Snowflake retreat will be held for all 7th grade students on  November 17 at Maple School during regular school hours. The PTO will be providing a light breakfast, pizza lunch, and afternoon snack. Students will learn more about this program in their advisories at the beginning of November. 

 

Sponsors: Mrs. CherneyMs. Joanna Howard and Ms. Reimer

Operation Snowflake seeks to bring together middle school youth, community professionals, and other caring adults to develop a trusting relationship and provide a framework of understanding one's self and others. The program also strives to teach youth valuable skills that develop healthy peer relationships, promote responsible decision-making, and resist negative peer pressure.

Snowflake is a 7th grade program designed to help healthy kids STAY healthy.

WHAT WILL THE PARTICIPANTS GET?

  • caring and sharing
  • new friends
  • new ideas
  • new skills
  • hugs and a warm fuzzy
  • good time
  • better understanding of oneself and others


WHAT WILL THE PROGRAM BE LIKE?
Topics to be covered include:

  • alcohol/drugs
  • self-esteem
  • decision-making
  • relationships
  • communication
  • peer pressure


WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

  • participate in large group activities
  • participate in small group activities
  • work with adult, high school and 8th grade facilitators