Although eye-rolling students tend to dismiss such efforts as "cheesy" or "touchy-feely," the lessons imparted at Marshall yesterday seemed to resonate loudly and immediately. During an afternoon session, facilitators with wireless microphones tried to keep up with the teenagers coming forward to confess thoughts of suicide, abusive relationships, eating disorders, gang activity and family problems. One student revealed he was gay. Another warned her friends to stop drinking and driving because they were frightening and hurting her.
Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Geesh! I'm glad that my school doesn't do these mass public encounter sessions.
Posted by Betsy Newmark at 12:45 PM