Youth in the Spotlight

Student Produced Videos
Drugs & Alcohol: It's An Issue Here , a local documentary, created by Isabela Ferraro, MRHS Class of 2018 (49:55)

The Accident, a PSA on Impaired Driving, produced by Minnechaug ATI Students was awarded Honorable mention, in the March 2018 Hampden District Attorney’s Stop the Swerve campaign (1:09)

Decisions, a PSA on Impaired Driving, produced by Minnechaug ATI Students was awarded Honorable mention, in the March 2017 Hampden District Attorney’s Stop the Swerve campaign (1:13)

 

Ways to Get Involved

Hampden-Wilbraham Partners for Youth Coalition is a federally-funded Drug-Free Community Coalition that works in partnership with HWRSD, youth, families, and the community to support safe, healthy, and drug-free communities. To find out more about the Coalition, including the Youth Coalition, contact Ruth DiCristoforo, Coalition Coordinator, by email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Above the Influence is a national teen club organization, with a local chapter at MRHS, started to help teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences, and be empowered to stay Original and Be Yourself and Live About the Influence!

The 84 is a statewide movement of youth fighting tobacco in Massachusetts. The 84 represents the 84% of Massachusetts youth who did NOT smoke when the movement began. Now, 93.4% of youth do NOT smoke.