The latest on vaping and e-cigarettes….

Vaping is a huge issue, in school communities, and in the news. The November issue of Choices Magazine features a story on how the makers of JUUL’s- the most popular brand of e-cigarettes- and all of the tricks they used to introduce nicotine addiction to a whole new generation of teens.

Read the article online here: What Juul is Hiding

More hints and tips in the classroom...

Body Image

We all know somebody who doesn’t see themselves the way that everyone else does. And we’ve all had days like that too. Information: Tips and

The Energy Bar Project: Part 2

Last week I wrote about part one of a new project my 8th graders have been working on where they analyze the health claims of

Advocacy and Art: A Cross-Curricular Project

Advocacy Through Art: A Cross-Curricular Project Like many others, our school is adopting a project-based learning (PBL) approach to education. PBL challenges students to find

Go to bed!

* Image from Russell Foster’s Ted Talk: Why Do We Sleep? Did you know that 1/3 of all teenagers are sleep deprived? According to the