Laurens Central School will be hosting four different informational forums at the school.  The forums are being presented in coordination with the State Police, Youth for Christ and the area Violence Intervention program.  Take a look at the agenda for each:

Starting on February 26th, and continuing through the months of March and April, Laurens Central School (LCS) will be hosting a series of informational forums. The forums will cover a variety of topics, and will be hosted in coordination with several local organizations.

Forum #1 Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:00—8:30pm
Substance Abuse: It’s here, and it is serious.  Current Drug Trends and Identification.  How to protect your children, signs of abuse, and where to find help.
Co-Sponsored with the New York State Police

Forum #2 Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:00—8:30pm
Coping: When Bad Things Happen, to Good People….How do you cope?  Where do you find the support and assistance you need?
Co-Sponsored with the Area Youth for Christ (YFC) Organization

Forum #3 Thursday, April 9, 2015 7:00—8:30pm
How do I help my child to be successful? Strategies to deal with: Bullying, Fostering Healthy Friendships and Relationships, On-line Safety and more.
Co-Sponsored with the Otsego Area Violence Intervention Program

Forum #4 Thursday, April 23, 2015 7:00—8:30pm
The Beauty and the Beast of Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Reputation Management, etc. Learn how to effectively use these tools of communication in an appropriate manner, and how to best protect your children in their use of these devices.
Sponsored by Mrs. Rokhvadze, our School Library Media Specialist

All Forums will be held in the LCS Multi-Purpose Room.  Child Care will be provided.  Refreshments will be served.