Program aimed at navigating middle school at DePaolo on June 11

Middle School student - girl

The Southington Drug Task Force is presenting a program to help guide students and parents through the challenging middle school years. The program is aimed at students in grades 4 to 7, along with parents and family members.

The discussion will be held at DePaolo Middle School on Thursday, June 11. Activities will start at 6 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria.

The program will focus on the following topics:

  • Social Media
  • Transitioning to the next grade
  • Bullying
  • Self-Esteem
  • Making good choices
  • Having a fun and SAFE summer

Presentations will be made to parents by Sgt. Tom Gallo of the Southington Police Department and DARE, Police Explorers, Peer Advocates, Key Club, DECA, and STEPS. Eric Korp will be providing activities for kids, ages 4-8, in the school gym.

Refreshments will be served in the cafeteria.

Contact Trish Kenefick at to register for this event.

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