Week of Respect at WHS
The following activities will take place at WHS during our Week of Respect:
Monday, October 3: World Day of Bullying Prevention - Students and staff will wear blue.
Tuesday, October 4: 9th and 10th grade students will be attending a presentation by the Ganley Foundation.
This heartfelt and empowering presentation offers educational basics and insights into the world of youth depression and suicide through real life stories and expert input. The shared perspectives of a mental health expert and suicide attempt survivor encourage a dialogue with the audience which carries forward their message about the importance of mental health, depression awareness, suicide prevention and how to obtain help.
Wednesday, October 5: the 11th and 12th grade students will be attending a presentation by Gian Paul Gonzalez.
Mr. Gonzalez has traveled across the nation as a motivational speaker for many corporate, athletic, government and educational institutions. His message of being "All In" has reached people across the world. Gian Paul earned a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and is founder of an organization called Hope and Future, which is dedicated to helping inner city youth. Gian Paul is represented by A Vision in Motion Speakers Bureau.
Friday, October 7: Students and staff district-wide will wear orange and jeans.
Week Long Activities
We will have a "Wall of Respect" where students, teachers, staff can write a positive message, a thank you note to someone, or anything that sets a positive tone for the school community. These messages can be anonymous or signed.