May 14, 2019

Delta to Healthy Choices

Not knowing much about marijuana, vapes, or any other drugs, I joined Delta my junior year when it was first introduced at DHS, before it was […]
April 5, 2019
Officer Rheanna Hall

Keeping Teens Safe at Parties & After Prom

Keeping Teens Safe at Parties & After Prom by Officer Rheanna Hall, DHS School Resource Officer With prom season quickly approaching, it’s important to be aware […]
March 15, 2019
Chief Lou Jogmen portrait

Drugged Driving

Drugged Driving By Lou Jogmen, Chief of Police, City of Highland Park Fast Facts:Clinical studies have shown that marijuana significantly impairs judgment, motor coordination, and reaction […]
February 15, 2019
mom teen hugging

5 Conversation Goals

5 Conversation Goals Heart to Heart Talks Show disapproval of underage drinking/drug misuse – As the #1 influence in your child’s life, send a strong message of disapproval through […]
February 15, 2019
Jorie Ouimet family photo

Note to Parents: Your Love is #1

Note to Parents: Your Love is #1 Did you know you are the number one influence in your child’s life when it comes to substance use prevention? […]
January 15, 2019
John Petzke portrait

Beyond Saying “No”

Beyond Saying “No” My wife Leann and I met at Illinois State University, where we were both drawn to education. Leann taught middle school math while I […]
December 8, 2018

Keeping Calm During Final Exams

Keeping Calm During Final Exams As our students prepare to take final exams before the holiday break, the DHS & HPHS Counseling Departments offer parents/guardians the […]
December 1, 2018

Tips to Help Your Kids (and You) Cope with Stress

Tips to Help Your Kids (and You) Cope with Stress As adults, we accept stress as a normal part of life and can navigate our stressors. […]
November 3, 2018

Creating Holiday Traditions

Creating Holiday Traditions Families Embracing Their Communities It’s the holiday season – Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Day… and those are the major ones! A Google […]