Braintree Alliance for Safe and Healthy Youth is a school/community partnership that provides a community-wide effort to support both school and community programs and projects which promote comprehensive school health and human services.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The "Making a Difference Evening" sponsored by the Braintree Alliance for Safe and Healthy Youth (BASHY) is this Thursday, March 29, at Braintree High School from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the auditorium. Students in grades 8-12 are invited, and any interested teachers, staff, parents/guardians, community members, etc. are invited to attend. Guest Speakers: Kathi Meyer Sullivan and former New England Patriot's defensive lineman, Chris Sullivan, share how substance abuse affected their lives. For more information contact Melonie Bennett, Director of Health and Physical Education at 781-848-4000 ext. 2235 or Paula Dowd, Nursing Coordinator at ext. 2224. About BASHY Braintree Alliance for Safe and Healthy Youth is a school/community partnership that…
BASHY's mission is to support both school and community programs and projects which promote comprehensive school health and human services including: health education, tobacco, alcohol and other drug prevention, and more.
Members of the Braintree Alliance for Safe and Healthy Youth (BASHY) – students, educators and community partners – meet throughout the year at Braintree High School to discuss and put into action ways to make sure students are, well, safe and healthy. Areas of focus have included bullying and substance abuse, and most recently their efforts have centered on providing students information about eating well and dealing with stress. Below are some of those ideas, and attached are the fliers put together by the program, headed by physical education and health director Melonie Bennett and nursing service coordinator Paula Dowd. The fliers have been distributed along with posters throughout the high school. Stressed Out? Stress is your body's …