MCPS to Host Second Girls' Summit on March 9
Students in grades 6–12 and their caregivers are invited to the second MCPS Girls’ Summit from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at Northwood High School. This event will provide informative workshops geared towards middle and high school girls on a variety of current topics. Join us for a chance to network, participate in fun activities, learn valuable skills and enjoy a fashion show presented by White House Black Market celebrating diverse body types.
Sessions will be provided in English and Spanish, and will be organized by grade level. Student Service Learning (SSL) hours will be available for students.
Topics and activities will include:
- Healthy relationships/dating violence
- Social media use and mental health
- Identifying symptoms of depression & anxiety
- How to get help
- Healthy eating
- Body image
- Gardening therapy
- Music therapy
- Kaiser Permanente spin bikes
- Kaiser Permanente health screenings & flu shots
- And much more!