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ASCIP Provides $2,000 Grants to Southern California Schools!


We are excited to announce the launch of a new initiative from the Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs (ASCIP) to provide a limited number of $2,000 Grants to bring TEEN TRUTH programs to …

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TEEN TRUTH: INSIGHT - Parents & Teens Online


A recent Pew Research Center report revealed that 50 percent of all parents claim to use parental controls to monitor the Internet use of their children. Although no one wants their parents monitoring every single …

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TT: Drugs and Alcohol - Buy the Film on Amazon!


Due to popular demand the TT films are now available on Amazon.com's Createspace! This is a first time limited release of our films, and we are so excited that they are now available via DVD to …

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TT: Body Image and Self Esteem - Buy it on Amazon!


Due to popular demand the TT films are now available on Amazon.com's Createspace! This is a first time limited release of our films, and we are so excited that they are now available via DVD to …

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TT: Bully and School Violence - Buy It on Amazon!


Due to popular demand the TT films are now available on Amazon.com's Createspace! This is a first time limited release of our films, and we are so excited that they are now available via DVD to …

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TRUTH REPORT: The Year in Review - Being the Difference


by Sarah McGowan, TT Report Writer and Producer Now in its sixth year, Teen Truth has touched over 4.5 million lives with our multi-media presentations, student-shot films, custom programs and our book, Teen Truth: Why Youth …

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Archive for May, 2011

Victoria is an excellent student that always has a smile on her face. She is friendly to everyone and is always willing to offer help, suggestions, ideas, and/or a hand to those in need. Victoria goes above and beyond at all times in all situations and is admired by all those that know her!

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Cheyanne is someone that goes out of her way to make others feel good about themselves. Especially those who need the reassurance the most. I have witnessed her go up to kids who sit alone at lunch and strike up a conversation. She displays so much empathy for such a young lady. She is kind …

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Erica is an intelligent, responsible and motivated student. She comes to school everyday and always ready to learn. Erica is genuinely interested in helping her classmates and shares her great ideas with a great positive attitude. She is an active student and involved in a variety of activities like MY WAVE CLUB and other schools …

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Brianna is the student leader for our Air Bands Concert and has designated The San Diego Burn Center as the recipient for this fundraiser. The profits will go to: “Camp Beyond the Scars’ scholarship fund to send kids who have been burned to camp. Brianna was severely burned as a child and knows how important …

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Stephanie helped establish and volunteers regularly in Circle of Friends at Lewis. This program matches Special Needs students with regular education peers to create understanding of differences and develop feelings of acceptance. She’s an Honor Roll student, active in D.A.R.E. (drug awareness resistant education), dance, and a drama ministry. Stephanie is unpretentious and exudes genuine …

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Our difference maker is Gavin Henderson. He is the president of our Leadership Academy and excels all areas of academics and extracurriculars. Gavin is a natural leader, leads by example and always follows through. If he says he is going to do something, he does it and does it well. Gavin is not afraid to …

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Stephen has terrific interpersonal skills and compassion in supporting and leading others in a positive direction. Stephen’s empathy and understanding for others is extraordinary. He was selected to be a Peer Counselor due to his outstanding listening skills and genuine character. In addition to holding high esteem with his peers, Stephen also earned the faculty’s …

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Megumi Yoshino, a 3rd grader from Ms. Kim’s class, is respectful and considerate. She makes a sincere effort and works hard in class. She also displays an enthusiasm for learning. Megumi values people by encouraging them to voice their feelings and truly enjoys being in class every day. It is a pleasure to have her …

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A student that has made a difference in my class is Joseph Sanchez. This one student is an integral part of the learning process in both of my reading classes. He has overcome many obstacles in the process of learning to read. All of which is commendable in his own right. However, it is what …

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A year-round film festival providing youth the opportunity to use their creative voices to challenge and empower audiences.

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Truth About Nothing

Check out TEEN TRUTH's first feature film responding to the apathy and negativity that is destroying school communities.

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