Fairmont High School – 2014-2015

fairmontchk-webTeen safe driving and school safety activities being planned at Fairmont High School for the 2014-15 school year include:

Back to School Activities

  • “Staying Alive on 95” countywide poster contest.
  • Dinner presentation by SAVE officers to discuss countywide partnering activities for Teen Safe Driving Plan of Action for 20145-2015.
  • Disseminate Teen Safe Driving brochures with statistics, a “Did you know..” panel and contact information for third party drivers for teens drinking and driving.
  • Pledge All to Stay Safe campaign promotion where students sign a safe driving pledge using a thumbprint signature.Allstate-Agent-Club

America’s Safe School Week (October 20-24, 2014)

  • Month long membership drive and daily activities including guest speakers from local law enforcement, DMV and local Allstate reps.
  • Chapter essay contest on impact of unsafe driving.
  • Drinking and driving simulation including the use of impairment goggles so students can experience the effects of driving intoxicated. This was done injunction with the local police department.
  • Red Ribbon Week-Students participated all week in various activities sponsored by the school SAVE club to promote anti-drug use.
  • Reaching Out Through Service-Students advertised and coordinated a can food drive, involving the entire school.

National Youth Violence Prevention Week (March 23-27, 2015)

  • Conduct a screening of documentary film “Bully.” Presentation by UNC researchers on bullying in Robeson County and qualitative interviews with students who have been a victim of bullying.
  • X the TEXT pledge campaign-Presentations to juniors and seniors were given by local state troopers. The presentations included actual statistics and pictures of teen drivers in Robeson County.20150324_104038
  • Host a Stay Safe with Seatbelts campaign.

National Youth Traffic Safety Month (May)

  • Host “how fast is too fast?” activity in partnership with NC State Highway Patrol and Robeson County Sheriff’s office which will include a presentation on the impact of vehicle crashes at various speeds. Students will experience the crash simulator.
  • Sponsor a poster and essay contest. Winners will have their entries published in The Robesonian local newspaper.

Activities during other times of the school year:DSC00340

  • “X” the TEXT Campaign- The Chapter will begin the campaign through April.  Students will have multiple signing of the pledge not to text and drive along with a poster contest dealing with this topic. Seat belt checks after school.
  • Color Day-SAVE members will encourage other students to wear SAVE colors.
  • Happy Pledge- Students will make posters and hang them where students can write positive messages and sayings to encourage nonviolence.
  • Host a community food drive for Thanksgiving.
  • Sponsor a toy drive.
  • Host a weapon “turn in” event with local law enforcement.
  • Host an Anger Management workshop.
  • Presentation on teen date rape and violence from Rape Crisis Center staff.

The SAVE Advisor at Fairmont High School is Ashley Spence.