Mustang Mentors Show the Love

2014-15 Love Your Neighbor Food Drive. Mustang Mentors

As a Red Ribbon service project, our Mustang Mentors lead a canned food drive to assist our local food pantry, Ecumenical Ministries with their Christmas Sharing program.  Our Red Ribbon Leadership Student, Madi Jensen spear-headed our project to  Be drug free as we Love Ourselves by Loving Our Neighbors. Our 3rd Grade Mustang Mentors are funded via a grant from the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation. Mrs. Schoen and Mrs. Blount are the school sponsors.

2014 Middle School Peer Helper Training – Camp Beckwith

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Over 220 Middle School Peer Helpers were trained on communication, trust, critical thinking and empathy at Camp Beckwith on September 19th.

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2014 Suicide Awareness Prevention Assembly – Bay Minette

 

Take the time to view this video of the 2014 Suicide Awareness Prevention Assembly organized by Baldwin County High School Peer Helpers. This assembly was done on Friday, September 12, 2014 at Bay Minette Middle School. What an amazing group of youth standing up to say, “We are here to listen, help and support you through whatever issue you may be facing!” Such a powerful assembly.

 

2014 Training at Five Rivers – Fairhope, Rockwell and Delta Elementary Schools

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64 Elementary Peer Helpers receive training at Five Rivers – Delta Elementary, Fairhope Elementary and Rockwell Elementary Peer Helper Training from Tuesday, September 9th! What a great group of kids learning about compassion, confidentiality, friendship, Peer Helping skills and team building. Thank you to the wonderful coordinators who made this training so spectacular and FUN!!

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GSHS New Student Pizza Party

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GSHS welcomes 100 new students on Thursday, August 28th!!

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Gulf Chrysler Dodge Jeep a RAM Rodeo Series Dealership is Sustaining Sponsor for 17th Annual Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation Professional Rodeo

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Gulf Chrysler Dodge Jeep generously presents their Sustaining Sponsorship check to the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation at the Rodeo, Saturday August 9th. This fun event benefited the Peer Helper Programs in schools across Baldwin County. Pictured from left to right: Allison Faircloth, Executive Director, Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation; Frances Holk-Jones, President and Co-Founder JCMF; Jennifer and  John Blanchard, Owners Gulf Chrysler Dodge Jeep and daughter Corinne; Carl Jones, Executive Board of Directors JCMF.

The rodeo festivities included “Hometown Heroes” on Thursday night, a tribute to military and emergency services personnel; “Tough enough to wear pink” on Friday night, a national rodeo movement in support of breast cancer awareness; and “School Spirit” on Saturday night, an opportunity for young and old to support Baldwin County schools by wearing their team colors.

All proceeds benefited the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing training, funding and support of Peer Helper Programs in over 45 public and private schools in Baldwin County impacting the lives of nearly 30,000 youth Pre-K through 12th grade. The Peer Helper programs empower students to serve as tutors, mentors, mediators and friends to their fellow students, supporting them through academic or personal struggles including preventing bullying, avoiding dropout, leaving destructive relationships, helping new students adjust and much more. Come out and support a great cause while having a great time!

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Rodeo Queens’ Interviews

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Queens’ Interviews Have Begun –  Best of Luck to all the Queen Contestants!!! Looking forward to Thursday Night for the Queens’ Horsemanship Contest at Foley Horse Arena at 6:30pm. See you all there on Thursday, July 31st – Remember Free Admission to the public!!

Peer Helpers Interviewed by WKRG News5

Thank you to Devon Walsh with WKRG News 5 for sharing the amazing support Peer Helpers provide and upcoming Rodeo which funds this spectacular program!

Here are the nightly Rodeo events!!

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After the Grand Entry the eight Rodeo Events begin in the following order each night…
Bareback Bronc Riding
Saddle Bronc Riding
Calf Roping
Steer Wrestling
Break Away Roping
Barrel Racing
Team Roping
Bull Riding

8 Events Each Night at the Rodeo

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Each night the Rodeo will showcase 8 events featuring different cowboys and cowgirls! Can you name the eight events which take place at a Rodeo event? Post a comment with the events to test your knowledge. Check back Friday for the answer!