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Advisor - Denise Runyan

The Link Crew

Link Crew Mission Statement

Provides a structure to connect upperclassmen to underclassmen that includes effective training and the necessary support to make the relationship meaningful, allows students to focus on school, rather than avoiding bullies and wondering how or if they’re going to fit in.

Objective

The transition to high school is a major event in the life of a young person, and yet very few substantial strategies for support exist in most high schools. Numerous studies show that the transition to high school is marked by a period of emotional stress and discomfort for adolescents, often times resulting in a decrease in academic achievement and an increasingly difficult social adjustment. It is this combination of factors that can be the impetus to poor decision making, as well as high risk and self-destructive behavior for freshmen.