Every senior looks forward to prom, an event held for seniors that is known as a night to remember. “It’s a night of celebration, a great way for seniors to celebrate all that they have accomplished in their last four years of high school,” English teacher Kate Drof said.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, Inc. and the St. Petersburg Police Department have joined forces, and are now starting a mentorship program with Lakewood High School. School-to-Work, as it is called, is a two-year program involving juniors from across Pinellas County. Sixteen Lakewood students are participating in the monthly mentoring program, which began on Feb. 21.
Wrapping ankles, teaching CPR, and helping students get certified in first aid is not the only thing Health Sciences teacher Erika Miller is doing during this school year. She has started a new program – the Athletic Lifestyle Management Academy, also known as ALMA.