Archive for March, 2010

Mar 18 2010

G.R.E.A.T. Graduation – Holton 5th Graders

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77 Holton 5th grade students received certificates of completion and T-shirts for completing the 13 week G.R.E.A.T. program. The program was taught by Chief Gale Gakle from the Holton Police Department. Mayor Janet Zwonitzer, Commissioner Robert Deickmann, Principle Kathy Cooney and JCCTCC Coordinator Deanne Armstrong were also present to congratulate the students. 35-40 parents and […]

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Mar 05 2010

Cancer survivor visits Jackson Co. High School Students

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Gruen first tried spit tobacco at age 13 to “fit in.” By age 17, he had been diagnosed with oral cancer. Since then he has had 34 surgeries to save his life, including one surgery that removed half his neck muscles, lymph nodes, and half of his tongue. Gruen told students, “if I had known […]

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Mar 03 2010

Cancer Survivor to Speak at Schools

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Gruen VonBehrens, an oral cancer survivor, will be speaking at the Royal Valley High School Thursday, March 4th at 9:00 a.m. He will speak to Holton and Jackson Heights students at 1:30 at the Holton High School. Gruen started using spit tobacco at age 13 and was diagnosed with cancer by age 17 and has […]

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Mar 03 2010

News Alert!

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Join Together News Alert Wednesday, March 03, 2010 A new report finds that more kids say they are using alcohol and other drugs, but many parents are unable or unwilling to deal with the issue — a bad combination when declining support for prevention and cultural apathy about the issue leave parents as the last […]

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Mar 02 2010

Next JCCTCC Meeting

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April 5th, 2010 EUM Church Family Life Center (Will meet upstairs today) 227 Pennsylvania, Holton Lunch served at 11:45 with meeting to follow at noon. Everyone is Welcome!

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