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News & Events
The Midlothian Independent School District Safe & Healthy Schools Advisory Council hosted Officer Carlos Cruz for a Community Awareness Presentation on February 28, 2012. Parents, students and community members were in attendance for the phenomenal presentation regarding current drug trends. The presentation concluded with discussions of what we can all do to become partners in drug prevention!
Midlothian Community Awareness Presentation
Midlothian Youth Explorers Summer Camp - June 10-14
REACH Council hosted its 15th Annual Youth Summer Camp in June for MISD students entering grades 1-5 in the fall. This year, kids explored the circus, caves, Texas, science and space. Each day, students rotated through rooms/stations for education, arts/crafts, activities and outdoor fun. The entire camp will focused on four underlying messages of Responsibility, Communication, Leadership and Healthy Choices. On Friday, campers and staff visited Pump It Up in Arlington. Camp concluded with an amazing family night from at the Midlothian Civic Center. Family night consisted of student performances, camp awards, food, games and fun!
S.W.A.T. (Students Working Against Tobacco) is a youth led county-wide tobacco prevention and intervention effort aimed at educating other youth and adults about the dangers of using tobacco products. The S.W.A.T. group also works on environmental strategies and social policies, and members provide cessation information to tobacco users who want to "kick butts" for good!
REACH Council – S.W.A.T. is not affiliated with nor specifically endorsed/funded by any Independent School District or City /Government Agency. Funding for projects implemented by S.W.A.T. is provided by the general fund of REACH Council Prevention Services, as well as mini-grants from “Say What!” through partnerships with the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Texas School Safety Center at Texas State University - San Marcos.
REACH Council is partnering with the Waxahachie Police Department (Crime Stoppers Division) to host the event to benefit both agencies. Visit the preliminary race website below. More details and online registration to come...
(Don't forget to select Tobacco-Free Group Member - REACH Council - S.W.A.T. from the drop down menu.) When your application is reviewed, an adult sponsor will contact you with further instructions and meeting information.