PALs® peer helping program exists to utilize the potential of young people to make a difference in their schools and communities. In this effort, PAL® Services, WAP Inc. staff provide continual training of new students and adult training for improvement or enhancement of existing programs to meet community needs. We inform educators of latest developments in the field, ensuring adherence to programmatic standards, continually adding components such as suicide prevention education, improving communication skills, violence prevention, conflict resolution, and substance abuse prevention.
PALs® Peer Assistance and Leadership is an award winning, non-profit
program providing effective training in "resiliency" strategies. The
PAL® peer helping program combats problems such as violence in schools,
drug abuse, teen pregnancy, gang participation and school dropouts by
providing a critical line of defense both at school and in the home
through building peer helping programs all across the United States of
PALs meet every other Wednesday in Ms. Colthorp's room.
If students are interested in becoming a PAL for the 2008-2009 school year, they need to see
or Mrs. Colthorp in the spring.
10 students went through the PAL student training this summer.
The first PAL sponsored event will be the new student breakfast on Oct 11th.
PALs have helped with Open House and Activities Day so far.
PALs are selling spirit beads and tattoos during the
football games to raise money for our TATU training and Alcohol
Awareness education programs at the elementary levels.