Mavericks #IMPACT Week
Helping Make A Change
P!nk - Perfect
Purple Monday : LGBTQ
Over the past few years, national headlines have been dominated by stories of school bullying, especially of LGBTQ youth. According to the gay bullying statistics from the lesbian, gay ,bisexual and transgender community, about one fourth of students from elementary age through high school are the victims of bullying and harassment, while school property.
Red Tuesday: Verbal & Physical Bullying Awareness
Students and staff were encouraged to wear red. 80% of students admit to being verbally and physically bullied. It is estimated that 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students. Physical bullying increases in elementary school, peaks in middle school and declines in high school. Verbal abuse, on the other hand, remains constant.
Blue Wednesday: Cyber Bullying Awareness
Cyber bullying refers to the new, and growing, practice of using technology to harass, or bully, someone else. Teens are bombarded with violence, meanness and rudeness in the media they consume. Students and Staff wore blue to support our Impact week at C.C. Winn High School!
Yellow Thursday: Suicide Awareness
Do you ever feel like you have no one to talk to? Ever feel like the only person you can depend on is yourself? Like you don't even deserve to be alive? Suicide is a major, preventable, public health problem. It was the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S., accounting for 34,598 deaths. Students showed up to school to support our suicide awareness day by wearing YELLOW!
Spirit Friday: Stand Together As Mavericks
C.C. Winn students and staff came together as mavericks for Impact week by wearing any type of maverick shirt. We are family and were all this together to make a difference!
-Marco Rodriguez, Linda Molina, Alexa Aguilar, Mariela Garza