Culture of Respect Task Force

  • “It is up to us, as a community, to maintain a culture focused on the prevention of sexual assault, bullying and harassment.  A contribution to these efforts has been the formation of a special task force comprised of students, faculty and parents to broaden educational opportunities to address these serious matters.”

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District Partners with Culture of Respect

8th Grade Transition to High School 5/31/2017

  • Dear PVC 8th Grade Parents/Guardians -

    As part of transitioning you child to High School, parents are invited to a presentation - "Survival Tips for Parenting Your Teenager During These Transitional Years" - by Terence J. Houlihan, MS Ed, CRS.

    Mr. Houlihan has been an educator and counselor for over 18 years and is an internationally known expert on the developmental changes associated with adolescence. The presentation will include effective strategies for raising your teen in light of the research on adolescent brain development.

    When & Where: May 31, 2017 at the Croton-Harmon HS Community Room

    We hope you will make arrangements to join us for this important educational program. We look forward to seeing you there.

Parent Talk 3/23/2017

  • Parents Talk: Talking with Teens Openly about Consent, Sex, and Healthy Relationships

    The Croton-Harmon Task Force Addressing Prominent Issues in Society Parents Talk:

    When: March 23rd, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Where: Croton-Harmon High School Auditorium

    Featuring presenters from My Sisters’ Place.  The evening’s presentation is entitled, “Talking with Teens Openly about Consent, Sex
    , and Healthy Relationships.” 

    Parents will:
    Develop a stronger understanding of what consent means and how to communicate it to youth
    Get new tools to help them be accessible to youth for hard conversations
    Increase their understanding of teen dating abuse

Teen Talk 3/23/2017

  • Teen Talk School Assembly: My Sisters' Place and It's On Us

    The Croton-Harmon Task Force Addressing Prominent Issues in Society Teen Talk School Assembly:

    When: March 23rd, 2017 School Assemblies 9th & 10th @10:49am 11th&12th @12:10pm
    Where: Croton-Harmon High School Auditorium

    Featuring presenters from My Sisters’ Place and It's On Us.  The presentation is entitled, “Talking with Teens Openly about Consent, sex
    and Healthy Relationships.”

    After the assemblies, students participated in "break out groups" to further discuss the topics and themes presented.

Screenagers 3/9/2017


  • Screenagers Parent Guide

    Screenagers Poster

    Join us for a special screening of
    SCREENAGERS, Growing up in the Digital Age

    When:  March 9, 2017  7pm - 8:30pm  
    Where: CHHS Auditorium

    Sponsored by:  PVC Advisory Committee and CHUFSD Task Force Addressing Prominent Issues in Society

    Directed by Delaney Ruston, M.D., “Screenagers is about the impact of the digital age on children and how to help them minimize harmful effects and find balance.”  In this film, families will share their personal stories and “messy struggles” around social networking, screen time, texting, video game violence, internet addiction and possible solutions so we can empower our kids to effectively navigate the digital world.

    Refreshments and open discussion after the film.

    We invite all parents and students to attend this special screening!

Panel Discussion 1/18/2017

  • The Community Panel Discussion held January 18th, 2017, was organized for the community to address topics of consent, harassment, and sexual assault. This exchange of ideas was led by several professionals that have broad experience regarding the issues and covered a number of important perspectives. To watch the Panel Discussion Video from 1/18/2017 click here.