Homer CCSD 33C
Goodings Grove Luther J. Schilling William E. Young William J. Butler
Hadley Middle Homer Jr. High
Contact: Charla Brautigam, Communications/Public Relations Manager
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For Immediate Release:
Feb. 21, 2017
Natural Helpers ready to assist others
Return from weekend retreat with new insight, strategies
Homer Junior High School’s Natural Helpers are ready to assist others.
The seventh- and eighth-grade students recently attended a three-day Peer Helping Retreat in Oregon, IL where they explored strategies for listening, supporting and assisting fellow students.
They were accompanied by Staff Leaders Laura Collins, Tiffani Stark, Shannon Schroeder and August Deuser.
At the retreat, students learned how to be even better at having a friend, being a friend and helping a friend.
They will apply their new knowledge when addressing concerns with among peers.
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