Health

November 8, 2012

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

The American Diabetes Association works to prevent, treat, and cure diabetes by providing educational materials and resources, promoting awareness, and advocating on behalf of diabetic patients. […]
October 30, 2012

Inspire Others – Be a Role Model!

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can […]
October 16, 2012

SADD and Red Ribbon Week 2012

The last week of October is most often thought of as Halloween week, but here at Ypsilanti Middle School (YMS), October 23-31, 2012 also honors and […]
October 2, 2012

Get Down with Being an Upstander!

Statistics show that 1 in 6 students are regularly bullied in school, but that 1 in 3 students have been bullied. Bullying is tragically commonplace across […]
September 18, 2012

Bullying

Bullying is defined as a form of aggressive behavior manifested by the use of force or coercion to affect others, particularly when the behavior is habitual […]
September 4, 2012

Healthy Weight – It’s a Family Reunion!

Hopefully you had a fun-filled summer that included a chance to enjoy a family reunion (an occasion where many members of an extended family get together). […]
August 21, 2012

Sleep Deprived?

Is it too soon to get ready for another school year? Pencils, papers, clothing and shoes are ALL important but getting set for school also includes […]
August 7, 2012

Athletes and Sports

In case you haven’t been watching, we are half way through the 2012 Olympic Games! Whether or not your favorite sport is included in  the Games, […]
July 3, 2012

July in Washtenaw County, Michigan

What is there to do? It’s warm outside, but not so warm that you want to hide in the air conditioning 24 hours a day. You’ve […]
October 7, 2014

Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

By: Patrice Barden, MSW Candidate & Shannon Hill, LMSW, CPS-M We may know what the color of certain ribbons symbolize (i.e. pink for breast cancer awareness), […]
October 16, 2014

Bullying and Prevention Awareness Month

By: Shelby Sauer, MSW Candidate & Shannon Hill, LMSW, CPS-M Bullying. Defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power […]
December 23, 2014

Happy and Healthy 2015!

The end of 2014 is upon us with the holidays and many a-gathering to attend! I often find myself reflecting on the past year around this […]
January 27, 2015

Making New Years Resolutions Work

It is a month into the New Year and it is time to check in with our New Year’s resolutions. A common sentiment amongst resolution makers […]