Everyone has seen it: someone eating alone in the cafeteria or being teased by their peers. What may seem like harmless banter can be taken way too far and shatter the self-esteem and happiness of a young mind. According to DoSomething.org, bullying has reached beyond the traditional school grounds and now includes intimidating or harassing someone by text message,
Recess is typically the highlight of a child’s school day. It is important to make sure that playgrounds are as safe as they are fun. Here at Student Accident, we want to help your school prepare for anything that could happen on the playground or during any other school-related activity. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states that each year,
When did the concept of insurance fist start? Surprisingly, a lot earlier than one would think. Insurance is found inscribed in the Code of Hammaurabi: the first written laws. It even predates what was considered the first official foundation of law. Earliest known versions are found in 3000-2000 BC. Modern age insurance as we think of it today came into existence around the time of the Great Fire of London.
School is out but the heat is in! As we head outdoors for fun summer activities from picnics to swimming, the CDC reminds us to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed:
- Wear appropriate clothing – Choose items that are lightweight, light colored and loose fitting.
It’s one of the biggest highlights of high school: prom! Months of planning and preparation go into this special night. Make smart decisions to keep it safe, fun, and low-stress.
To feel your best, get plenty of sleep the night before, have a decent meal, and stay hydrated. Ladies, make sure to avoid wearing heels that are too high or difficult to walk in.
With spring sports such as soccer and lacrosse coming up, it is vital for all involved to be prepared and know what to look for in the event of a possible concussion. From the hallway to the playground and everywhere in between, no one is immune from this common but highly dangerous type of injury.
National Random Acts of Kindness Day is observed in the United States on February 17th. The day originated in New Zealand where it is celebrated on September 1st and is recognized by others on various days throughout the year.
The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is a non-profit organization that believes in spreading kindness throughout schools,
Beginning on the first of February each year, our nation spends the month honoring the history and contributions of African Americans. The theme for Black History Month 2018 is “African Americans in Times of War”, spotlighting the brave men and women who served their country in the armed forces, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting the American principles of freedom and democracy.
Social Media has exploded in the last decade and its influence on adolescents is a topic of constant debate. Yet the ultimate question remains: how young is too young to be using social networks? Social Media can be addictive because of its user’s curiosity about the contacts, recent events, and the general need to constantly know what their peers are up to.
Whether your kids are restless waiting for the holidays to arrive or after the thrill of opening presents is over, remedy the boredom with this list of activities for at home and away.
Movies – Just because it’s a kid’s movie doesn’t mean it won’t be appreciated by the entire family. The children will be entertained,