BOLD - Building Our Lives Drug and Alcohol Free
Promoting healthy choices and positive alternatives to reduce underage drinking and other drug use.
A representative from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office will speak to Oakwood parents about current trends in teenage substance use Dec. 18 at 6:00 p.m. in the Oakwood High School auditorium.
Clinical Toxicologist Jan Scaglione will talk with Oakwood students about the effects drugs, alcohol and vaping have on the teenage brain and body Jan. 25, 2019.
Mrs. Bline appeared on FOX 45 in the Morning Thursday, Aug. 9 to talk about the BOLD program. You can watch the segment on FOX 45. Listed below are other activities from the 2018-2019 school year:
- First ever BOLD Carnival held before the Neon football game.
- Harman and Smith staff members have been educated about the BOLD initiative. They received a small BOLD poster for display in their classroom or office.
- BOLD members visited Harman and Smith in September and October during recess.
- Members shared the BOLD initiative with the Oakwood Board of Health Sept. 25 and asked for signatures on pledge banner.
- The Wright Library currently has the pledge banner and has created a display to elicit more community signatures.
- BOLD members have attended more than 10 parent meetings to ask for parent pledge signatures.
- @OakwoodBOLD twitter account is regularly updated with events and parent tips.
BOLD Members Present at BOE Meeting
Caroline Goeller and Lily Behnke spoke to members of the Oakwood Board of Education Monday, Dec. 11 at the group's regular December meeting.
The students outlines the efforts of their group to spread the message of building lives drug and alcohol free.
They shared with BOE members their recent visits to both Smith and Harman and plans for other activities for the second half of the year.
BOLD Members Visit Smith
Parent Pledge Banner
Your next opportunity to support our efforts and sign the BOLD banner is Nov.15 at 7 p.m. at the Winter Sports Meeting in the cafeteria.
Lily Behnke, Emily Worley and Caroline Goeller presented at the Nov. 2 meeting of the South Suburban Coalition.
Community leaders listened as other area students joined the OHS students in detailing their efforts with BOLD.