Announcements

SADD will meet Wednesday, March 11 in room 212 at dismissal. All students are invited for an open discussion with Mr. Burns and Mr. Harris regarding respect amongst students and ideas to promote the Holy Cross Man.

SADD’s Mission

To provide students with the best prevention tools possible to deal with the issues of underage drinking, other drug use, risky and impaired driving, and other destructive decisions.

Meetings

Mondays at Dismissal in Room 208 

 

Links

Poster Contest

2014_SADD_Poster_Contest

 

In January, SADD sponsored its first annual poster contest. The themes were: Respect for Life, End Distracted Driving, Stop Bullying and End drug/alcohol Abuse. Students entered either the hand drawn category or computer generated category. The following students earned the following prizes:


Computer Generated
First Place: Visa gift card & 2 free miniature golf games: Kyle Blakeney
2nd place: Outback gift card & 2 free miniature golf games: unclaimed
3rd place: Outback gift card: Patrick Troy
4th place: Chili’s coupons: Aitor Suarez

Hand drawn
1st Place:Visa gift card & 2 free miniature golf games: Austin Cho
2nd Place: Outback gift card & 2 free miniature golf games: unclaimed
3rd place: Outback gift card: Carl Rivera
4th place: Chili’s coupons: Carlo CarrionSADD would like to thank Outback Steakhouse in Bay Terrace, Chili’s in Glendale, Student Council, and The Flushing Golf Center for their prize donations. Special thanks to Nick Amarantinis and his mother.

March 18 Event: Guest Speaker Jacy Good, Hang Up and Drive Foundation

On May 19, 2008, Jacy Good rode in the passenger front seat of her parents’ car. She had just graduated from Muhlenberg College and she and her parents were returning home to celebrate. Her brother stayed behind to visit with friends. On the way to their home, a tractor trailer swerved to avoid a minivan that had turned against a red light. The tractor trailer swerved into the on-coming lane of traffic hitting the Good’s car head on. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Good were killed instantly. Trauma surgeons were rushed to the scene to help Jacy. She had a 10% chance of survival after 9 hours of surgery.

Officials reported the cause of the accident was that the minivan driver was talking on the phone. Jacy now travels the country telling her story of recovery and on a mission to get people to Hang Up and Drive-the name of her foundation.

The following is a link to Jacy Good’s appearance on Oprah in April of 2010.

https://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/Jacy-Goods-Tragic-Story-Video

Public Service Videos

 
Movie goers were surprised by this special message…

Mrs. Catherine Vodopivec
SADD Moderator

Holy Cross High School
26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11358
Phone: (718) 886-7250
Fax: (718) 886-7257

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