(Michael Mastrulo, Principal at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School publishes periodic notes on what’s happening at the school. This is the October edition. — Ed.)
The Groton-Dunstable Alliance for Youth (GDAY)
& Teenage Anxiety & Depression Solutions (TADS) present the screening of documentary film, Removing Obstacles to Help and Treatment
Come watch this free public screening of a documentary film which features TADS founders Steve and Deb Boczenowski, as well as counselors and clinicians, sharing their knowledge, experience, and words of hope, regarding the treatment of childhood anxiety or depression.
DATE, LOCATION & Time:
Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
Richardson-Mees Performing Arts Center (RMPAC)
Lawrence Academy School, Groton
Q & A Panel Members:
Steve and Deb Boczenowski, Parents & TADS founders
Dr. Steve Liljegren, Clinical Psychologist and School Counselor
Mark Hennelly, Groton-Dunstable High School Guidance Counselor
Mental Health Clinician, MA, MEd
Documentary produced by:
TADS and Nashoba Valley Technical High School Media Broadcasting Department
Parking lot entrance is off Rte 40 in Groton behind Lawrence Academy. Park in first lot on your right off Rte 40. RMPAC entrance is next to parking lot.
Call to Excellence
Where: Performing Arts Center
When: October 30, 2012
Former Boston College, Fresno State, Denver Nugget and Boston Celtic basketball star, Chris Herren, will be speaking at the Performing Arts Center on the 30th of October.
His struggles with substance abuse have been well documented. Herren was the subject of the Emmy Award-nominated ESPN films documentary Unguarded, directed by Jonathan Hock. The documentary chronicles his rise to fame as he realizes his dream to play in the NBA only to lose it all to addiction. Chris continues to share his story with audiences in the hopes of convincing young men and women to avoid the perils of substance abuse. The event is open to all and free of charge. Recommended for mature audiences ninth grade and above.
For more detailed information visit the GD High School website.
College Night at GD
College Night Sponsored by the GD Guidance Dept.
When: Tuesday October 23rd @ 6pm
Where: Black Box Theater
The event is designed to help inform parents about the college process. A representative from the University of Massachusetts will be at the event to answer questions.
For additional information please read the October newsletter