Jammie Knight • Mt. Carmel Middle School Parent Corps (IL)

July 31, 2006

Why Does MCMS Need Parent Corps?

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July 26, 2006

Why Does MCMS Need Parent Corps?

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Posted by Jammie Knight at 11:41 AM

March 1, 2006

Mt. Carmel to host Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking

Mt. Carmel is one of hundreds of communities nationwide that will hold an Underage Drinking Prevention: National Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, March 23 to discuss and raise awareness about the issue of underage drinking. Concerned Parents of Mt. Carmel, in collaboration with the Federal government's Interagency Coordinating Committee for the Prevention of Underage Drinking is sponsoring the event. Parents, teachers, officials, youth, and other community members will be educated about the impact that underage drinking has on the community, and they will develop possible ways to address this issue.

New data show that approximately 29% of youth ages 12 to 20 have used alcohol illegally. By the time they reach 8th grade, 41% of adolescents have had at least one drink, and almost 20% report having been "drunk".

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Posted by Jammie Knight at 10:43 AM

February 14, 2006

Internet Safety: What You Don't Know Can Hurt Your Child

1 in 5 children receive unwanted sexual solicitations online.

Computers and the internet have revolutionized the way we live, work and communicate. But, progress like this is almost always accompanied by new dangers and responsibilities.

MCMS Parent Corps is in the process of planning an evening of sharing information and resources to help parents navigate the world of computers and the internet and keep their children safe.
Date and time to be announced.

Posted by Jammie Knight at 7:47 PM

February 6, 2006

Signs of Drug Use

Personality
Physical Appearance
School Activity/School Performance
Drug Specific Signs

To view signs/symptoms of drug use in the above categories, click below.
www.streetdrugs.org

Posted by Jammie Knight at 7:32 AM

February 2, 2006


Posted by Jammie Knight at 7:12 AM

February 1, 2006

STREET TERMS

Click below to see street/slang terms used in the drug world.

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Posted by Jammie Knight at 4:19 PM

DID YOU KNOW?

Moms, dads and grandparents are the most trusted sources of information for 9- to 13- year olds.

The vast majority of adults in America are concerned about underage alcohol use. They support measures to help reduce underage alcohol use, such as stricter controls on alcohol sales, advertising, and promotion.

Posted by Jammie Knight at 11:16 AM

FREE BOOK AVAILABLE TO NEW MEMBERS

Teens Under The Influence:
The Truth About Kids, Alcohol, and Other Drugs--
How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It

This 414 page book is an awesome resource for parents and available at no cost thru
Mt. Carmel Middle School Parent Corps.
One copy per family, please.

Posted by Jammie Knight at 11:12 AM

Speaker Coming!

Friday, February 24, 2006
Justin Terry

During Advisory Period, students will hear motivational speaker Justin Terry discuss peer pressure and good decision making.
The presentation will begin at approximately 2:37 p.m. in the gymnasium of MCMS.
Parents are welcome.

Posted by Jammie Knight at 10:57 AM