Fairmont High School – 2014-2015
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.
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.
- 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.
- “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.