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Content from the Presentation "Awareness of Anxiety, Depression and Suicidality in Teens" Now Available Online

The slideshow from the February Parents' Club meeting presentation "Awareness of Anxiety, Depression and Suicidality in Teens" is now available. Click below to view the file. Guest Speaker, Camille Randall, Ph.D., Saint Louis Behavioral Medical Institute "Dr. Camille Randall’s therapeutic passions and expertise with children, adolescents, young adults and their families include anxiety, depression, intrusive thoughts and negative mood management; daily and academic organization regarding attention or motivation difficulties; positive behavioral practices and communication skills surrounding disruptive behaviors in home and school; coping with peer problems; and adjusting to life changes, including residential relocation, school changes/pressures, passing of close family members, and...

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Show the Love for Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants

Another example of how the Webster Groves Community Shows the Love with our Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants! #STloveWGHS "Dr. Joanna Sinha (former WGHS School Psychologist) and I, were awarded a Parent’s Club Grant for the 15-16 school year. The grant provided funds so that our students who were homeless, living in foster care, or at Epworth could celebrate their birthday’s with friends at school. Foster youth are at-risk for struggling to connect with their school community due to frequent school changes and barriers due to their home life or home living situation. The general school student population has opportunities...

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Catch up with Mary-Katherine Townsend from Class of 2018!

The Webster Groves High School Parents' Club is Catching Up with the Class of 2018! The Club recently caught up with 2018 Graduate and Parents' Club Scholarship Winner, Mary-Katherine Townsend. We had the wonderful opportunity to learn about her first semester at Washington University as a pre-med student planning to major in Global Health with a double-minor in Spanish and Children's studies! Mary-Katherine Townsend with her two roommates on the first day of class What is your favorite thing about college? "My favorite thing about college is being able to explore my interests and the numerous clubs and activities that allow you...

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Stewards of Children Educational Training Opportunity - Tuesday, October 23rd

Stewards of Children® educational training brought to you by The WGHS Parents' Club Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in the WGHS Library RSVP HERE Stewards of Children® is a prevention training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence-informed program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors.  This training is eligible for 2 contact hours by the National Association of Social Workers. Please click...

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Catch Up with the Class of 2018!

The Webster Groves High School Parents' Club is Catching Up with the Class of 2018! One of the missions of the Parents' Club is to distribute at least seventeen $1,000 scholarships to graduating WGHS seniors. The scholarships are based on both financial need and a demonstrated ability to succeed. Student's submit applications that include their FAFSA score, GPA, an essay, and academic ratings from three teachers or counselors. The Club recently caught up with a few of the 2018 scholarship recipients, and we had the wonderful opportunity to learn about how their first semesters at school are going.   Anthony...

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