‘Care’-fronting – a skill for all Buffalo County Eighth Graders

Using caring and loving language to confront peers and parents, called the care-frontation skills was one of the key messages of the Buffalo County Eighth Grade Prevention Day on January 15, 2020 at Mondovi High School. The Buffalo County Partnership Council, a coalition of teachers, students, law enforcement, university professors and public health and human […]

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2019 Buffalo County Vaping Student Perceptions Survey Findings

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Professor of Youth Development, Annie Lisowski, worked with Buffalo County school districts and the local AODA coalition, the Buffalo County Partnership Council (BCPC), to replicate a 2018 at student vaping perceptions survey in 2019. The survey captures the perceptions of 545 fifth through twelfth graders from all four school […]

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Buffalo Co. students participate in positivity and mental health workshop

Buffalo County 5th and 6th graders participated in a prevention program at Mondovi Middle School. It was a half-day workshop on making positive choices, mental health, bullying prevention and more.   Statistics from the National Alliance on Mental Health show 50% of all lifetime mental illnesses develop by age 14.   “It’s all about positive […]

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Blue Shirt Day had students in blue for bullying prevention

Every October, schools and organizations across Buffalo County, Wisconsin join STOMP Out Bullying in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on all children of all ages. On Monday, October 7, 2019 students in […]

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