0 Shares 64733 Views 1 Comments

Say Something

Nov 08, 2017
0 64734 1

 

The week of October 23rd through the 27th, John A Ferguson’s Psychology Honor Society, taught the student body to carry out the Sandy Hook Promise and Say something. Say something week consists of events to inspire speaking out when you see someone in times of turmoil, and indeed it did inspire Ferguson’s students.

“Say something is really important because you know you’re making a difference and it might just be for one kid, or maybe a thousand. You don’t really know, but you know you’re changing somebody’s life and especially, making an impact to the Sandy Hook Promise and knowing that you’re incorporating it with such an amazing program is really important and really self-fulfilling,” Senior member of the Psychology Honor Society, Carolina Blanco shared.

The week started with Make em’ Smile Monday which was to make bracelets with positive messages to help spread kindness throughout our students. Tell me about you Tuesday, students got a chance to express themselves by filling out labels that present different qualities or expressions about them. Say it loud Wednesday, students watched a video in the auditorium about Say Something Week that helped demonstrate the importance of what Say Something really stands for. The final day of the week was Make your mark Thursday, where students pledged and promised to Say Something by signing the banner devoted to Say something.

The whole notion of Say something tries to prevent violence throughout schools and the student body. It encourages students to speak out to a trusted adult if they see someone deviate from their chosen path and head down the wrong one.

“If you see something that is not right, or you see someone that is not doing well, or if you see someone going down the wrong path, say something. Say something to a trusted adult, a teacher, or a counselor,” Michelle Vigoa-Suarez, AP/IB Psychology teacher and the Psychology Honor society sponsor said.

Say Something week shows students how to be kind and spread kindness throughout not only our school but our community. It also shows students that they always have someone if they need someone to talk too.

You may be interested

Welcome Back, Falcons!
Student Life
0 shares11 views

Welcome Back, Falcons!

Emily Rivera and Kelly Turro - Sep 18, 2020

This year has brought many struggles to the world around us, including our school community. We’re used to superficial changes with the start…

Miami Dolphins’ Questionable Start to the Season
Sports
0 shares11 views

Miami Dolphins’ Questionable Start to the Season

Julian Ferreira - Sep 17, 2020

The Miami Dolphins went into Sunday afternoon with high hopes after acquiring new players, Byron Jones and Tua Tagovailoa, during the offseason. However,…

Highly Anticipated Dune (2020) Trailer Releases
Arts & Entertainment
0 shares31 views

Highly Anticipated Dune (2020) Trailer Releases

Samirah Garcia - Sep 14, 2020

Dune (2020) is one of the most anticipated films of the year. Frank Herbert’s renowned book, written in 1965, returns to the big…

One Response

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Most from this category