Photo: Teen teachers in training

Posted: Friday, May 04, 2007

Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School students Ami McRae, left, and Amber Beasley teach about the dangers of underage drinking to Jan Faure's first-grade class at Riverbend Elementary School, as part of their Protecting You/Protecting Me class. In January, Yaakoosge student partners were assigned a classroom at Harborview Elementary School and began learning the first of eight lessons for the grade they were going to teach. In February, the Yaakoos students began teaching at Glacier Valley, Riverbend and Auke Bay elementary schools. For more information on the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence's PYPM program, contact coordinator Jessica Paris at 463-2564.

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