Armstrong Jr-Sr High School

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Why Try

"WhyTry" is a proven program to help youth improve attendance in school. The small group meets weekly during seminar period in the guidance office.  
WhyTry Teaches:
-Decision Making vs consequences
-Identify and change negative self- labels
-Recognizing defense mechanisms
-How to solve problems and 'stick to their goals'
-Find strengths, interests, and set short and long term goals
-The importance of obeying laws and rules
-Develop long lasting support from family, friends and role models
-How to stay motivated and recognize accomplishments. 
The attachment below is a parent permission form.  Please see your guidance counselor for more information.