The Office of Safe Schools, Healthy Students is responsible for drug and violence prevention activities and programs in all Sumner County schools. Programs include:
- Unity.Com, after school academic enrichment program
- C.A.R.E. Teams, educational support groups for elementary and middle schools
- Youth Alive & Free and STARS, high school student assistance program
- Just Say NO clubs for elementary and middle schools
- NOAHS (NO Alcohol in High School) Promise in all seven high schools
- NO Bullying Program, in elementary and middle schools
- Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation
- Character Education
- Family Resource Center
- Prevention Coordinators working to bring resources to all middle and high schools
- Crisis Response Planning and teacher training.
Additionally, the Safe Schools, Healthy Students Office oversees the districts School Resource Officer Program. The SRO program is a collaborative effort between the Sumner County Sheriffs Department and Sumner County schools. A Sheriffs deputy is assigned to all seven high schools under the supervision of Lt. Danny Hurst.
The Safe Schools, Healthy Students department is pleased to announce the availability of a new program for parents of high school students that focuses on alcohol education. AlcoholEdu for High School is a web-based prevention program that engages high school students with research-based alcohol education. AlcoholEdu for High School helps students contend with a culture that too often encourages, rather than discourages, underage drinking.
Parents are encouraged to participate in the program by following this link to take the course: http://highschool.alcoholedu.com/login.asp.
The login ID is:8HH36552PARENTS
Once parents complete the course we strongly suggest that you talk with your child about what you have learned about the dangers of alcohol use by young people.
This program is funded by the Unites States Department of Education