Free Community Mental Health Education Event March 8

PSD will host Mental Health Matters, a free community education event for all parents, staff and community members, from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, March 8, at Poudre High School., 201 Impala Drive. 

The evening will feature speakers from local organizations during breakout sessions on stress, grief, drugs, self-harm, suicide, social issues, anxiety and more. Select presentations will be available in Spanish.

Sessions for the evening:

Sign up for summer programs: Youth Police Academy, Explore Enrichment, Summer in the City, and High School Summer School

See below for information about high school summer school and enrichment programs this summer.

 

Youth Police Academy application deadline is April 26

The Youth Police Academy is open to students grades 9-12 and will be held June 3-7. The application deadline is Friday, April 26.

Career and Technical Education prepares students for life after high school

Whether students are preparing for college or on a path leading directly to a career, PSD Career and Technical Education gives students a curriculum to help them be successful in the workplace, higher education and community.

Throughout February, the CTE community is celebrating CTE Month to raise awareness about the educational opportunities and support they give students to help prepare them for careers and college.

PSD high schoolers explore careers, earn college credit through concurrent enrollment programs

Jada Barry has been tinkering with engines as long as she can remember. 

“My uncle and I have worked on cars my whole life,” the Poudre High School senior said from inside the automotive shop at Front Range Community College. “I just really want to know what’s going on inside certain cars.”

Learn about warning signs for suicide and and how to help those at risk - attend a suicide prevention training

Poudre School District is offering two QPR suicide prevention trainings for parents this fall.

QPR is a 1 ½ hour training that teaches warning signs for suicide and the three-step QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) method, including how to listen and ask someone about their potential suicide intent.