Tuesday, May 28, 2019

GPS shares information to the community as the school year concludes

We are sharing with you a great summer opportunity for students, and our 2010-2020 GPS Summer Reading List.

Also below find a Take 5 GPS video for students (a new series on our GPS YouTube channel) and a public service announcement about vaping recorded by Glenbard Realty leaders. 

Don't forget to check our web site GlenbardGPS.org as we add our new speakers for the upcoming 2019-2020 program year.

Have a restful summer see and thank you for your strong support of GPS!  

GPS Summer Reading List
In anticipation of our upcoming 2019-2020 speaker line-up, GPS is sharing its annual Summer Reading List.  Each year, our nationally renowned program brings award-winning authors to help us help young people succeed in the classroom and in life.

Join us on Thursday, September 5, 7:00 pm  at Glenbard West for our Community Read:  Killers of the Flower Moon with author David Grann

On Tuesday, June 11, the DuPage County Health Department /Prevention Leadership Team will host the third annual Teen PhilanthroParty at the College of DuPage Student Resource Center (Room 2000) from 10:45am – 1:30pm. The PhilanthroParty is a party with a purpose, where students can learn how to create positive change.  This year’s theme is mental wellness. Teens will get a chance to interact with therapy dogs, hear from a local teen activist,, create positive messages that will be distributed in our area and have an opportunity to win White Sox and Chicago Blackhawks Convention tickets! Visit www.DuPagePLT.org/Events to register. Summer Reality/the Teen Board to the Health Dept meets weekly during the summer.(the Tuesday after the kick off PhilanthroParty) and all DuPage County high school students are welcome to join. For information contact gilda_ross@glenbard.org  or 630 942-7668.

Have You Heard our PSA on Vaping?
Reality Illinois/ the Teen Board to the DuPage County Health Department student leaders recently recorded a public service announcement regarding vaping at the WGN  in Chicago. Pictured here from front to back are Matt Hoerster and Steven Ball from Glenbard West and Gabbie Spontak from Glenbard East. Both PSAs can now be heard running on Spotify.
Juuls Vaping PSA:
 Hook you for life Vaping PSA:

GPS Teen Talk Video .Share this five minute video on social media with your teen.
As you may already know, we have a new GPS thread- for students . Below is a link to a 5 minute video for teens and one for their parents showcasing our most recent GPS presenter Dr Jill Walsh titled, The Good, the Bad and the Confusing: The Teen Social Media Landscape. We plan to do more of the same going forward. Thank you for your assistance to get the word out regarding this resource. Thank you for your continued support. Best regards, Gilda

Check out our new GPS Teen Talk Video Series below!
Click here for a Take 5 Video with Dr Walsh: What Teens Need to Know About Social
Click here for a Take 5 Video with Dr Walsh for adults.