Garner High School – 2014-2015

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Mock Crash

Garner Magnet SAVE Club!

PRESS: Garner Students Learn Dangers of Texting While Driving – Garner-Cleveland Record November 19, 2015

Teen safe driving and school safety activities conducted at Garner High School for the 2014-15 school year include:

Back to School Activities

  • Open House advertising SAVE events for the year and recruitment of new members.
  • Posted signs inviting members to first meeting.
  • September 26th Homecoming Parade-Homecoming float correlating parade theme to SAVE activities.
  • Participated in AT&T “It Can Wait'”activities.

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

  • National SAVE Day Rally “Round the Flag Pole against Bullying” and “Take a Stand, Hand in Hand (encouraging other students to participate)”
  • Produced PSA for school announcements during the week against bullying, domestic violence and TV/media violence.
  • Lunch banner signing pledging to end violence in schools on October 22.

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    Pledge Against Violence

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

  • Banner signing of pledge against violence.
  • ‘Silence the Violence” day where students are silent all day and wear Silence the Violence t-shirts or duct tape strips that voice their stance against violence.
  • Video announcements reiterating anti-bullying message.
  • Provided peer to peer education on how to be safe on the internet.

National Youth Traffic Safety Month (May)

  • On May 5th-Junior and Senior Choices & Consequences Assembly during 2nd block with speakers sharing info on distracted driving and drinking while driving.  Simulated mock crash with drunk driver fatality during 4th block.
  • Partnered with Garner Police Dept, Fire Dept. and Wake County EMS to hold seminar and mock crash for juniors and seniors prior to prom.
  • Students sign promise of safe and sober prom when handing out prom tickets
  • Handed out THINK bracelets for students to remember their promise.
  • Posted signs with THINK message throughout school.
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    X The Text!

Activities during other times of the school year:

  • Silence the Violence Day on April 9th. Students who participate were silent all day in support of getting violence out of our schools.
  • Anti-Texting While Driving Event held on April 14.
  • Created Halloween treat bags for InterAct Women’s Shelter for children and women, including words of encouragement and hope.
  • Post Safety Turkeys in lobby and entrances to remind students to make good choices over the holidays was held on November 18th.
  • Created holiday baskets for families in need December 1-16.
  • Created Valentine’s for InterAct Shelter.
  • Substance Abuse Prevention week with pledge to be “Above the Influence.”
  • Anti-texting event for beginning drivers-November 13th was the Anti-Texting Event held in conjuction with Garner Police Traffic Unit., driving golf carts while attempting to text with portion of video/speaking presentation.  Also, covered driving and driving and other distracted driving impacts.
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Happy Halloween!

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Garner Police Dept!

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Anti-Bullying!

The SAVE Advisor at Garner High School is Vickie Szarek.