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Wellness Center staff lend a helping hand

Senior Rowan Bell-Myers stops by for a visit to the Wellness Center to check in about life with his therapist, Nora Eiseland after a long summer away. Located in room E123 near the ALC, the Wellness Center is unmistakable with its bold logo out front.

Olivia Bystrom, Field Reporter

September 25, 2019

Nestled in the hustle and bustle of the crowded halls of high school hides a place of peace and clarity that many tend to overlook. A quiet place free of judgement and the stresses of everyday life, the Wellness Center is a safe haven for anyone looking to take a moment to take care of themselves. ...

EIC Column: vaping epidemic overshadows drug problem

Senior Jameson Stahl is an Online Editor-in-Chief for the Pony Express.

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 5, 2019

With the recent federal “crackdown” on vaping, JUUL in particular, the vaping epidemic is no secret. The school administration has been very vocal about the problem in our school over the past few years. Furthermore, they need to be equally as vocal about the lesser known drug use in the bathrooms...

Changed access to Wellness Center raises questions

Chemical Health Specialist Julia Geigle works with the students in the facility.

Max Kennedy, Distribution Reporter

February 23, 2018

Alternative Copy Story by Max Kennedy The Wellness Center is a place within the high school for students to go if they are struggling with an emotional issues. However, many believe access to the wellness Center is limited and more students should be allowed access when they are struggling....

Wellness Center supporting self-change

The Wellness Center is full of specialists who are eager to help. You can speak with a mental health expert, or a chemical therapist.

Nick Carlson, Field Reporter

February 10, 2016

High School is a time for students to have fun, lay down the final preparations for what they are going to do in life, and pursue their passions. Unfortunately sometimes this is not the case, simply because life is difficult at times. However, the Wellness Center serves as resource for students...

Julia Geigle helps students deal with substance issues

Julia Geigle helps students deal with substance issues

Andy Bjerk, Social Media Reporter

February 25, 2015

Thousands of high school students have mental health issues and/or problems with drug and alcohol abuse. The Wellness Center is a place where students can go to help deal with these problems. It provides a calming environment with counselors available at all times if kids need them. Julia Geigle is th...

Wellness Center provides a variety of counseling services to students

October 17, 2013

There are many places locally and within schools that provide help to students with mental health issues. People from all ages can be affected by mental health issues including, students, parents, teachers, kids and adults. Even if the parent does not have a mental health issue, but their child does,...

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