Advisor: Kenyon Wingenbach
Meeting Place: Room 201
Tuesday mornings from 7:30-8:00 am in Room 201 (see specific dates below). Students will still be able to be active in FCCLA (Monday mornings), Husky Ambassadors (Thursday mornings), and Student Council (Friday mornings) if they choose to be in multiple clubs.
What is SADD?
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) is a student-led organization with a mission to empower young people to successfully confront the risks and pressures that challenge them in their daily lives.
SADD, known at the time as Students Against Driving Drunk, was formed in 1981. SADD's primary mission was to curb the number of young people dying in alcohol related accidents. In 1997, SADD took an important new step - changing its name to Students Against Destructive Decisions. This opened the door to help young people address a wide range of issues they are faced with today, such as suicide, teen pregnancy, violence, and much more.
What's in it for me?
SADD fosters a sense of belonging and promotes resiliency, leadership and advocacy skills so that young people make positive life decisions. It gives you a sense of purpose and a way to network with other like-minded kids in your own school, throughout the state, and across the nation. Besides sponsoring awareness events in their schools, chapters are encouraged to have fun. It doesn't take long to realize that you can have a lot of fun without involving destructive decisions.
SADD is a way for its members to stand up for what they know in their hearts to be right. And, better yet, SADD chapters' members have the peace of mind that comes from knowing they are not alone in their commitment.
What's going on in chapters?
Each chapter involves itself in awareness projects. These include Kick Butts Day, Great American Smoke Out, and involvement in the Red Ribbon campaign to name a few. Remember, though, that one of the goals is to have a good time. That's why chapters also are involved in a variety of fun activities.
Tentatively Scheduled Meeting Dates
September 15, 22, 29
October 13, 20
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 22
January 12, 26
February 2, 23
March 1, 8, 15 22
April 5, 12, 26
May 3, 10, 17, 31
Awareness Projects and Dates
Youth Summit (Invitation Only): October 7th
Red Ribbon Week: October 26-30
Great American Smokeout Day: November 19th
Activity (Members' Choice): Week of February 8th
Kick Butts Day: March 16th
Activity (Members' Choice): Week of April 18th
Click It or Ticket: May 23-27
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