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SOS (Signs of Suicide): Suicide Prevention Training for Parents, 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, 1/22, Caddo Magnet High School Library


Would you like to know how to detect the warning signs of suicidal behavior? Do you know what to do if you suspect someone may be suffering from depression and suicidal thoughts?

To learn more, please join us for an important seminar, hosted by CMHS Counselor Ms. Kesha Simmons, to learn how to recognize and act on the warning signs and symptoms of adolescent depression and suicide. You will also learn how Magnet High responds when students are struggling or in crisis. This seminar is part of a community-wide effort to protect our students who may be suffering or in danger.

Light refreshments will be served.

On Track Prep is hosting a Boot Camp for the February ACT

Date: Saturday, January 26th and Saturday, February 2nd

Time: 9 am until 2 pm

Location: Holiday Inn Express-8751 Park Plaza(off Fern Avenue)

Please contact Sherri Moss at 572-5507 to register today!


Louisiana Tech university has 1 of the 4 Pre-Medical Illustration programs in the United States,  offering students a unique opportunity to pursue a dual passion for science and art. Pursuit of one of these minors prepares students for graduate school and future careers in medical and scientific illustration.

February 12th, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

We are holding a showcase for the Visual Integration of Science Through Art’s, minors in Pre-Medical Illustration and Scientific Visualization. This event will be interactive and hands-on, while also informational and allow students, educators, and the community to interact with current students and faculty.

If your schedule allows, please come out to learn more! Also, share this information with your students and other in your building.

Please us the link below to register:



Winner – Receives $2,500, a trip to Washington, D.C. to meet a member of the State Department’s leadership, and a full scholarship for a Semester at Sea educational voyage.

Runner Up – Receives $1,250 and a full scholarship to attend the International Diplomacy Program of the National Student Leadership Conference.

The United States has many tools to advance and defend its foreign policy and national security interests around the world—from diplomatic approaches pursued by members of the Foreign Service, to the range of options available to the U.S. military. In countries affected by or vulnerable to violent conflict, peace-building tools are important additions to the national security toolkit.

In such complex environments, cooperation across agencies and approaches is challenging, but it can also blend knowledge and skills in ways that strengthen the overall effort to establish a lasting peace. On the other hand, lack of coordination can lead to duplication of effort, inefficient use of limited resources and unintended consequences.

In a 1,000-1,250-word essay, identify two cases—one you deem successful and one you deem unsuccessful—where the U.S. pursued an integrated approach to build peace in a conflict-affected country. Analyze and compare these two cases, addressing the following questions:

What relative strengths did members of the Foreign Service and military actors bring to the table? What peacebuilding tools were employed? Ultimately, what worked or did not work in each case?
How was each situation relevant to U.S. national security interests?
What lessons may be drawn from these experiences for the pursuit of U.S. foreign policy more broadly?
To review additional information, and to enter the contest, go to Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. on March 15, 2019.