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Glennis Parris Phone Icon 256.241.3183 Email Icon Email
  Savannah Mellon, President

FOCUS

     

 

       The purpose of the FOCUS Program is to promote school and community partnerships for prevention of HIV/AIDS and other adolescent risk behaviors.  The program is based on a youth led approach and seeks to promote youth involvement in the planning of prevention activities.   Website:  http://www.thefocusprogram.com/

The FOCUS MISSION:

  • Promote student involvement in the Focus Program.
  • Participate in teacher training through ASDE Regional Education In-Service Centers.
  • Plan and participate in monthly health observances, including but not limited to: Heart Health, World AIDS Day, Seat Belt Safety, Prevention of Underage Alcohol Use, Red Ribbon Week, Great American Smoke Out, and others as selected by the students and facilitators.
  • Select and plan community service projects (2 per year).
  • Maintain accurate and organized records on program activities and submit an end of the year report.
  • Complete survey information to determine the effectiveness of the program

FOCUS includes SADD (Students Against Drunk Driving).