Category Archives: Teens

So fun- high school legacy 

It’s so much fun to witness positive high school heritage when you an old guy like me. Following @kssowls and Western Canada Basketball Facebook has underlined the school spirit that many think is far gone.     People like Kim Whelpton … Continue reading

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Dad shattered over death of Rehtaeh Parsons -Fathers against rape.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2013/04/10/ns-reteah-parsons-father.html “She died struggling to live, much as she spent the last 18 months,” he wrote. “We went to counselling together. Sometimes I was the driver, sometimes the father, sometimes the counsellor.”(CBCNEWS) Despite a year of therapy and loving parents, … Continue reading

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KSS NightOwl Theatre performing The Laramie Project.

What a courageous, poignant and well crafted production. The KSS NightOwl Theatre presentation of the Laramie Project- the horrific tale of hate crime against a gay student. Matthew Sheppard was a beaten by two high school acquaintences and left to … Continue reading

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New post Sex in YA: Student Opinions

http://addicted2reading.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/sex-in-ya-student-opinions/ Within the last month there’s been quite a few discussions and blog posts about sex in YA. Is it okay? Is there too much? Are teens influenced about it? It made me wonder what my students think about all … Continue reading

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Deborah Ellis at KSS photos

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KSS Dress Rally opens

What an awesome idea! I’ll ask around for sure. Good leadership Sam! Kelowna Secondary School : Dress Rally is now excepting dress donations. (bridesmaid dresses, formal dresses or prom dresses) will be selling the dresses for 35$ February 10th at … Continue reading

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