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13 Reasons Why

 

—Posted by: Kristina Repp, Updated on:April 20, 2017

Parents and colleagues have contacted me this week about Netflix's "13 Reasons Why", a drama based on a novel of the same name by Jay Asher. The story depicts a high school student who kills herself and leaves behind audiotapes detailing events that led to her decision to end her life.  Though the series is receiving some acclaim, it is proving equally controversial among mental health professionals. A link to an article that recently appeared in the Chicago Tribune follows:

  http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/tv/ct-13-reasons-why-depicts-suicide-20170417-story.html  

It is highly likely that your older child is aware of this series, and may have viewed it.  There are many references to this series, both positive and negative, currently on


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April 20, 2017



Millage Focus Group Meeting - Wednesday

 

—Posted by: Kristina Repp, Updated on:April 12, 2017

There will be a Millage Focus Group Meeting for parents at 6:30, on Wednesday, April 12th in the Media Center of Anderson High School. Parents of all grades are invited to attend, and share thoughts on spending needs and priorities of the Wayne County Educational Enhancement Millage money approved by voters last November. Residents without children in the district may also attend.   Please RSVP to chretienl@sgate.k12.mi.us REMINDER:

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