April Newsletter

SLHS 2023

Trades Day Fieldtrip at Local Union 228

If you are going to this fieldtrip, make sure you turned in your permission slip to Ms. Perez or Ms. Jannet.

When: April 6th

We will leave at 7:30 a.m. to get to the Local Union 228 facility by 8 a.m.

We will come back at 10 a.m.

Career in Construction

Is a Career int he Construction Trades for you? If so, click on this button to explore what this 140-hour pre-apprenticeship training has to offer

Spring Break April 7th-14th

No school
Easter Giveaway April 8th

The Salvation Army will be holding a giveaway overstock seasonal and food items for families and Easter bags for kids ages 0-12. Click on the link for more information.

Early Release Wednesdays

April 19th

April 26th

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A little Glimpse:

Stress is a part of everyone’s lives, it’s completely normal. A small surge of it can be positive. However, when stress becomes chronic, complications begin.

What is chronic stress?

According to treatment centers evolve, chronic stress is when over a six month period, the stress days outnumber the non-stressful days.

Chronic stress can contribute to:

  • Fatigue

  • Decreased immune function

  • high blood pressure

  • heart disease

  • obesity

  • Having trouble sleeping

It can also contribute to the following emotional issues:

  • negative/pessimistic thoughts

  • Irritability/anger

  • Anxiety/Depression

  • feeling overwhelmed/Having trouble concentrating

Tips If Feeling Stressed:

  • EAT GOOD FOODS. According to TeensHealth, what you eat affects your mood, energy, and stress level. You don’t have to avoid all unhealthy treats you might like, but moderation is key!

  • Move your body! Stress can melt away when you exercise, whether it is participating in a sport you like, lifting weights, dancing, or a walk at the park. It also helps with anxiety and depression

  • Deep breathing. Take some deep, slow belly breaths. When you inhale, your belly goes out, When you exhale, your belly goes in.

  • Connect with others. Talk with people you trust about your feelings and concerns.

  • Identify things you have control over vs. the ones you don’t. When you don’t have control over a situation, the situation will never change, regardless of how much energy you pour into it. Instead, focus on what you do have control over and work with the resources you have available.

  • Balance work and play. Make time for your work, chores, and/or school, but also make sure you make time for things you enjoy doing.

  • Deal with problems as they come up. Don’t just ignore them, figure out how to solve them, if you are not sure how, ask for help.

Upcoming Week Activities in Honor of Stress Awareness Month

Monday, April 3rd- Informational Pamphlets

Tuesday, April 4th- Rock Painting

Wednesday, April 5th- Volleyball game Staff vs. Students

Thursday, April 6th- Surprise Activity for students

Community College Applications are Now Open for Summer/Fall

Perez's Padlet

Need community or local resources? Maybe you want to schedule an appt with Ms. Perez? Click on the button above to navigate her padlet.

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