Tag Archives: Tweens

13 Reasons Why Not: Discussing teenage suicide

One of the biggest fears for most parents— maybe all parents— is losing a child. We worry about choking, drowning, freak injuries, car accidents, but we typically don’t consider suicide as an impending danger. Suicide is rare overall, but for those under 24 years of age, suicide is the No. 2 cause of death after

Music education and instruments for all children

With the cuts to public education funding over the years, many schools have been forced to make hard decisions, resulting in many districts eliminating art and music education. A local nonprofit, BeInstrumental, has been working for the last decade to fill that artistic void, providing music education and instruments to students at little or no

PRIZM Youth Art Exhibit Event

Children have a refreshing view of the world. Things often look a lot different from their eyes, making their creativity even more interesting and valuable. PRIZM, a non-profit organization created to inspire artistic expression in literary and visual arts, is a firm believer in children’s creative expression. This summer, PRIZM, partnered with Way Library for

Tweens and teens making headlines this summer.

Ohio Youth of the Year The Boys & Girls Clubs of America named Toledo teen Keyaunte Jones the Ohio Youth of the Year. This honor is awarded to a young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to live a healthy lifestyle. Jones will serve as an ambassador for all teens in