Who says teens don’t pay attention to the news?? Here’s a wonderful article about the “10 for 10″ Currents Events Challenge at our Cherry Hill campus in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer South Jersey section. Kudos to our teachers and students (and parents), who have some great quotes in the story.
Christie Prushinski said she has seen a change in son Bobby, 15. Since the challenge, they’ve had conversations they hadn’t had before.
“He never cared about politics,” Prushinski said. “If it didn’t happen in our house, he didn’t care.”
Having discussions in class also seems to have matured his perception of events. In past, bad news would have been too disturbing for him.
“Before, he couldn’t handle it,” his mother said. “Now he comes home talking about it.”
Read the full article at philly.com (Philadelphia Inquirer)