Peer Helpers

Peer Helpers active at ECMS – Heading Toys for Tots project
Escambia County Middle School is a pilot Middle School Peer Helper Program site. The purpose of this program is to promote a drug-free community and school, to educate parents, and create community-based partnerships. Peer Helpers are students who are trained to recognize when their peers may have a problem, listen to fellow students confidentially and assist them with emotional, societal, or academic struggles. The requirements to be a Peer Helper…
CPC, Peer Helpers team up for Red Ribbon
Escambia County High School Peer Helpers, with the assistance of the Children’s Policy Council facilitated a number of Red Ribbon activities for fellow students Monday, October 23. Drivers of a pedal-operated vehicle were given goggles (one pair that simulated being impaired due to alcohol, another marijuana) to wear as they drove around and between cones which represented people or objects. Other students tried to walk a straight line. No problem…