A Watertown High School sophomore graces the front page of the New York State School Boards Associations latest newsletter.
For the story titled New conversation urged about suicide prevention by Merri Rosenberg, Dani L. Fleming was interviewed about the purpose of the Stay Strong Club she founded for students earlier this year.
Its a place for kids to let off steam, she said in the article. Its not about being a counselor. My idea is that there would be someone they could trust.
The article questions whether flying a flag at half-staff or allowing people to post comments on a schools Facebook page when a student commits suicide is glamorizing the act.