Monthly Archives: October 2016

Keeping the Lights On Afterschool

Authored By: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Program Coordinator, Cyprus High School Every October, millions of students, parents, teachers, community members and afterschool program staff celebrate and recognize the importance of Afterschool Programs with Lights On events. Beginning in 2000 and spearheaded … Continue reading

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Red Ribbon Week

Authored by: Janae Briggs, Prevention and Outreach Case Manager It’s that time of year again! Here at Youth Services and throughout the valley schools and businesses are encouraging participation in activities to raise awareness  to the dangers of drugs and … Continue reading

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Meet Trini, Christmas Box House Therapy Dog

Authored By: Maria Drummond, Recreation Therapist at Salt Lake County Youth Services Trini and her handler, Becca, are a certified Therapy animal team with Intermountain Therapy Animals. Trini spends an hour each week with the children in emergency shelter at … Continue reading

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Kearns Jr. High Afterschool Program wins Inclusion Champion Award

Authored by: Lisa Whitehead, Afterschool Program Assistant The Utah Afterschool Network held their 12th annual Jump Start conference for Afterschool Programs throughout the state of Utah on October 7th and 8th. This conference contained breakout sessions packed with information and … Continue reading

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Get Your Flu Vaccinations Today

Authored by Nick Rupp, PR and Communications Coordinator, SLCO Health Department When it comes to health, teens and preteens often feel invincible. They’re too young to be concerned about most age-related ailments, and they’re old enough to not worry as … Continue reading

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