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Suicide impacts family, prompts more prevention awareness

September 11, 2020

She knows the date her life changed forever. It was Aug. 16, 2019. That’s the day her brother died by suicide. That’s the day Lauren Maynard lost part of herself and became aware of the importance of suicide prevention. “I was at a place once where if you would have asked me about su...

Warning of the invisible beast

Warning of the invisible beast

September 10, 2020

Suicidal tendencies in people all over the United States have risen in recent years. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, suicide has become the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. alone. This is especially true when it comes to teenagers. Between toxic social media pointing out eve...

Principal Carla Dupree presents her slideshow about bullying and suicide prevention. The workshop was held in the math and science building on Aug. 23.

Tackling teenage social issues

August 27, 2018

On Aug. 23, 2018, the annual Bullying and Teen Suicide Prevention Workshop for students, parents and the community. Principal Carla Dupree and counselor Dana McAdoo spoke on serious topics, discussed facts and educated the audience on bullying and suicide prevention. “This workshop that was held tonight has...

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