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Navigating the Pressures Facing Teens

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In Consolidated High School District 230's ongoing commitment to building relationships that support students, District 230 will hold its next S4 Summit entitled Be Empowered: Navigating the Pressures Facing Teens on November 14 at 7 p.m. at Sandburg High School. 

The goal is to encourage as many parents, employers, community members, staff and anyone who cares about teens to attend this inspiring and informational event.


Nationally-acclaimed speaker Eddie Slowikowski will keynote the evening with a presentation aimed at empowering the adults in our community to engage with teens and build powerful relationships to support them. 


A panel discussion will follow with experts from the community and schools sharing practical tips related to relationships, academic pressures, social media, and social and emotional well-being. The panel includes Marquette University Assistant Dean  Megan O'Rourke, Rosecrance Treatment Center Outreach Coordinator Mary Egan, Linden Oaks Behavioral Health Nurse Practioner Megan Kenny, as well as District 230 staff members Sandburg High School Social Worker Hilary Ortiz, Andrew High School Teacher Doug Bozych, Stagg High School Counselor Beth Gulden, and Sandburg Teacher John O'Malley.


A resource fair will follow allowing participants to seek answers to their personal questions as well as connect with resources available in our schools and our community.


This event is part of the District 230 Successful Schools - Successful Students (S4) Summit series. Grounded in the District's strategic goals, these summits aim to inform and engage the community on topics important to the three high schools.

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