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Jun 16

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April 25-29, 2016: McLean High School’s Stress Less, Laugh More Week!

Using grant support from The McLean Community Foundation, JAF supported McLean High School in putting on a Stress Less, Laugh More week during their spring semester! The activities that were put on are as follows: Monday, April 25: Students could check out Stress-O-Meter banner and pick up a “fortune” with “take a ...

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May 16

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May 16-20, 2016: Longfellow Middle School’s Stress Less, Laugh More Week!

Thanks to a grant from The McLean Community Foundation, JAF helped provide materials and support for Longfellow MS’s 2016 Stress Less, Laugh More Week, helping students destress as SOL season and the end of the school year approaches!  Every day featured a different morning funny on the news and music played between periods, ...

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May 16

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Hayfield Secondary School & TJ students make videos promoting mental health!

This past spring, students at Hayfield Secondary School and Thomas Jefferson High School made videos to help promote mental health awareness during one of the most stressful parts of the school year! In their video, Hayfield students announce the various themes for each day of their 2016 Wellness Week, all meant to help students ...

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May 16

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April 18-21, 2016: Mental Health Awareness Week at Oakton High School

This past April, JAF supported Oakton HS in putting on its very first Mental Health Awareness Week! Here is an article in the Oakton Outlook, the school’s student newspaper, detailing what happened on each day of the week. On Monday, speaker Pablo Campos visited the school and gave a presentation on his experiences with ...

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May 16

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April-June 2016: Franklin Sherman Elementary School’s Stress Less, Laugh More Series!

With a grant from The McLean Community Foundation to support Stress Less, Laugh More campaigns in McLean-area schools, JAF supported Franklin Sherman Elementary School in putting on a series of three mental health-centered weeks: Laughter Week in April Calm Week in May Service Week in June See below for a more in-depth look into each ...

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May 16

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Langley High School Bake Sale for JAF!

A group of Langley High School students held a bake sale, during which $460 was raised for JAF! It’s not too late to donate–click here to do so!  

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2016run

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May 16

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March 12, 2016: Run for Josh

This was our seventh year running in Josh’s memory, and with over 30 runners, we were able to raise over $25,000! It’s not too late to contribute! Click here if you would like to donate! Thank you to all who supported our cause! It is with all your help that we can continue promoting mental […]

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Mar 16

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April 27-May 1, 2015: Stress Less, Laugh More Week at Briar Woods High School

Last year, Briar Woods High School in Loudoun County put on a successful Stress Less, Laugh More Week! All week, music played in the morning as well as during the 5-minute period between blocks; the students and staff loved the music. There also were hula hoop contests, Laugh More photo booths, and mini-games (for example, […]

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