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Got Books? Share your outgrown children’s books!

Do you have any children’s books that you’ve “outgrown”? Put them to good use by donating them to the second annual Community Book Drive! New and gently used children’s books, suitable for ages 0 to 11, are being collected at various locations in Washington County (including the offices of Teens Have Choices!) through September 30. […]

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“I want to be an inspiration”

The following essay was written by a student at E. Russell Hicks Middle School: Words enveloping your soul; embracing it as the pieces are cut- as if you were a piece of paper. Standing there silently as they tear you apart. As the pieces of your heart fall to the ground, you pick them back […]

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Let's join together to stop bullying.

Bullying and What Goes on in a Teen’s Life in 2013 – Part 2 of Bullying Will Stop and People Are Here

Hey guys, this is my follow up blog for my initial one about the death of Laisha Gross. I felt that I had missed some key points about bullying and I had more to explain about what happens in school. I hope any speculation or ideas can be reaffirmed in a different way in this […]

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Decisions, Decisions…

Hey guys! So there’s a point in everyone’s life where they have to make important decisions. Not like what to wear or eat, but choices for the future and such.  Peers are always going to have some type of effect on your moral being unless you truly are 100% careless and aren’t human. With that […]

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America's Promise Alliance 2012 Winning Community

Washington County – One of the 100 Best Communities for Young People

I am very excited to announce that today Washington County was named one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING. The national award was given to Washington County to recognize its outstanding and innovative work in addressing the high school dropout crisis and for its programs and services that make […]

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100 Best Communities for Young People

Kaylee Adelsberger: Washington County is a great place for young people

America’s Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest partnership dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth by ending the high school dropout crisis and ensuring that students graduate prepared to succeed. A signature initiative of America’s Promise Alliance is 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING – a celebration of 100 communities […]

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100 Best Communities for Young People

Bryce Ruppenthal: My community has prepared me for the future

America’s Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest partnership dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth by ending the high school dropout crisis and ensuring that students graduate prepared to succeed. A signature initiative of America’s Promise Alliance is 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING – a celebration of 100 communities […]

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Be safe before, during, and after Prom!

Wrapping Up Prom Season

Anticipation mixed with stress, add a dash of worry (for the parents) and you have prom season; there’s nothing like it. There are many events that take place at my school leading up to Prom; one of them being Prom Promise. The entire school meets in the auditorium and we have an hour long presentation.  […]

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