Michigan

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 […]
March 24, 2015

Typical or Troubled

Do you ever wonder whether your teen’s emotions or behavior are just normal teen behavior or are indicative of something more concerning? The American Psychiatric Foundation […]
March 31, 2015

Immunizations and Preventive Care

Recently there has been a lot of media coverage about immunizations and the prevention of measles. The UMHS Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools follows the American Academy […]
April 7, 2015

Confidential Healthcare: What Services Do Teens Have the Right to Receive without a Parent’s Permission?

Teens and young adults need specialized medical care and a provider with whom they can discuss anything, from normal body growth and development, illness, preventive care, […]
April 21, 2015

Ypsilanti’s MOST Campaign

According to the 2013-2014 Ypsilanti Communities that Care (CTC) survey results, most middle school students do not drink alcohol, use marijuana, or abuse prescription drugs. This […]