“The Consequences of Being Clueless”—for parents of 7-12 grade students

Red Cups
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
~from R21K *

What’s happening in the basement and am I responsible?  My tenth grader is having a party and 30 seniors are on my lawn; what do I do?  Why didn’t my daughter go to her friend’s house for the Homecoming Dance pre-party?  If you don’t have a good answer to these and other parenting questions, come join us on Tuesday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Greeley auditorium for a panel discussion on strong>The Consequences of Being Clueless: What you need to know to help your kids and you navigate the teen years safely.


Carolyn D’Agostino, Moderator, HGHS Student Assistance Counselor

Amy Valentin, HGHS Social Worker

Michele Glenn, HGHS Assistant Principal

Dr. James Dwyer, Chief of Emergency Services, Northern Westchester Hospital

Officer Jeff Merritt, New Castle Police Department

Stuart Miller, Attorney and New Castle Town Prosecutor

Ellen Morehouse, Executive Director of Student Assistance Services

Discussion topics will include:

  • A day in the life of your teen/the school’s response to illegal activity on campus
  • What doctors are seeing and treating in the E.R.
  • Your civil liability: legal ramifications of underage drinking
  • Tips for hosting a safe party/How the New Castle police respond to calls/Good Samaritan Law

Any questions? Email Lea Barth at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


*R21K is a Chappaqua PTA committee working to build a meaningful partnership between the school, town and other community organizations to nurture resilience, self-confidence, compassion and commitment to others in our children. R21K supports parent education on issues related to raising children in an increasingly complex world and creating an environment within which they will grow to be happy and productive adults.

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