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Grim Reality Day broadens focus to mental health

On May 7, Teen Awareness Group put together “Grim Reality Day,” shifting the focus from just drunk driving, like the club has done in the past, to all substance abuse and mental health awareness like depression and suicide.

Remy Teltser ’21 and Molly Gold ’21, Features Editor and News Editor

June 3, 2019

Grim reality day captivates with powerful message

Grim reality day captivates with powerful message

Hannah Bolandian '19 and Maddie Phelps '19

May 9, 2019

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Striking fear in teens

Striking fear in teens

Alix Sommers, Assistant Business Manager

May 18, 2015

In an effort to raise awareness of drunk driving, the Teen Awareness Group (TAG) plans a day every year dedicated to reinforcing the deadly truth about driving under the influence. While it’s important for teenagers to realize that making one decision about drinking and driving can impact their...

Teen Awareness Group implements new approach to Grim Reaper Day

Candles and flower memorials stand outside the Staples Cafeteria to respect and remember those killed and impacted by accidents of drunk driving.

Emma Berry, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

For the past twelve years the Staples Teen Awareness Group (TAG) has organized Grim Reaper Day, a day-long event aimed at educating students on the dangers and consequences of drunk driving. This year, the elected Executive Committee, Board of Directors, TAG student members and group advisor, Chris Lemone, took a slightly different ap...

May 13, 2011 | Every 40 Minutes

Photo by Emily Kowal '12

May 13, 2011

7:40 a.m. TAG members Karin Schultz '12 and Jackie Kerames '12 "kill" Jaqueline Devine '13 , who took part in a demonstration to show the effects of drunk driving upon the community as part of Grim Reaper Day....

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