Kailua High Peer Education Program
Mindfulness, Mentoring and Mediation
The Kailua High Peer Education Program works to support students through Social Emotional Learning (SEL) opportunities facilitated through group counseling. Students at Kailua High School may take part in SEL Groups offered on Tuesday and Thursday at lunch and earn up to 2 additional elective credits a year: Positive Coping Strategies Group (PC Group on Tuesday at Lunch) and Peer Education Program (PEP on Thursday at Lunch). Positive Coping Strategies provide students with an opportunity to cope with feelings of stress and anxiety through mindfulness strategies. KHS students mentor other KHS students through the Peer Education Program (PEP) by facilitating SEL guidance lessons and Peer Mediation. Students and teachers at Kailua High School may also participate in Mindful Thursday Yoga classes offered after school at 2:30pm and Crochet Club offered on Monday and Wednesday at Lunch.
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All classes are held in F24.
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"Difficulties are meant to rouse not to discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict."
-William Ellery Channing
Kailua High School High-Risk Counselor administers 504 Plans and provides Counseling Services for students with disabilities. Shelly facilitates the Peer Education Program, Positive Coping Skills, Mindful Thursday Yoga, and Crochet Club Groups at Kailua High School. She has a Master's Degree in Counseling and Guidance and a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Management from the University of Hawaii, at Manoa. She is a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) in Counseling and Guidance. After over 20 years of practicing yoga, she recently became a certified yoga teacher.
Student PSA's are shown at Kailua High School's Movie and a Message Night (M&M Night) as well as for counseling group activities and Peer Education Program promotion.
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