Chemical Health and Safety Presentation Scheduled for 2012-13 School Year

The Annual Chemical Health and Safety Presentation for the 2012-13 school year has been scheduled for Middletown High School students and their parents.

The role as a parent orguardian in the education of students is vital, which includes the active involvement in athletic and extra-curricular programs at Middletown High School.  It is important for everyone involved to realize that student organizations are a part of education, and that the benefits go far beyond the final product or event.

There is a value system, established at home and nurtured in the school that helps young people develop the abilities they will need throughout life.  Trustworthiness, citizenship, fairness, respect, dedication and commitment are lifetime values taught.  These are the core principles of
athletic and extra-curricular programs.

Parents can have perhaps the biggest influence of all on a child’s attitude and behavior as a student and as a citizen.  The leadership role a parent takes will help influence our children and our community for years to come. 

Last summer (2011), the Middletown School Committee approved the revisions to the Chemical Health and Student Safety Policy.  The goal is to maintain a high level of health and safety for all Middletown students. 

The annual Chemical Health Policy Presentation will be offered on Tuesday, August 28, 2012

from 6:00 to 7:00pm for last names beginning with A-M

from 7:30-8:30pm for last names beginning with N-Z

in the CAFETERIA at Middletown High School for all students, parents and guardians involved in or intending to participate in all athletics and all extra-curricular activities throughout the year.

In collaboration with the Middletown Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force, this year’s presentation will be conducted by members of the Middletown Public Schools Staff and Middletown Police. The agenda will include: a new DVD presentation and an updated policy review (to include the newly approved Breathalyzer Policy) by the Principal and Athletic Director.

This event IS NOT open to the public.

For more information, please contact the main office at Middletown High School at  401-846-7250.


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