Sources of Strength
now forming WJ’s 2017-2018 Sources of Strength Peer Leader Team. Sources of
Strength is a mental health wellness project that aims to create connectedness,
resilience, and strength among the student body. The Sources of Strength team
is comprised of approximately 50 students in grades 9-12 and a group of
dedicated WJ staff who serve in the role of Adult Advisors.
start the school year, SOS students will participate in a day long “Peer
Leader” training scheduled for Friday, Oct. 27th. During this training,
students will engage in active learning to encourage open discussion about the
very real problems that youth face and about the sources of strength that are
often helpful for those problems. After the initial training, WJ’s SOS team
will meet periodically to work on school wide projects to spread the mission of
SOS and the powerful messages of Hope, Help, and Strength.
Students who may be interested in becoming a Sources
of Strength Peer Leader should complete this interest form: https://goo.gl/forms/k9FIAzHYqNdJmq1o2 and plan to attend an information meeting on
Wednesday, Oct. 18th during lunch in the student commons. If you have any
questions, please reach out to Mr. Heintze in the main office or Ms. Edmunds in
the counseling office.