The Granville Safe and Drug Schools prevention
program is a multi-faceted approach designed to empower students to not only
resist pressures to use alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, but also to make
healthy and positive decisions.
Within classroom settings at GES, GIS, GMS, and GHS, relevant discussions concerning ATOD use is infused into Health and Wellness classes. Age appropriate information and awareness is taught through a comprehensive K – 12 curriculum titled “Too Good For Drugs”. Too Good For Drugs provides students a scaffolded, engaging approach where prevention strategies, stress management techniques, goal setting exercises, and role playing all play a part in helping students make appropriate choices regarding ATOD. More information about the Too Good For Drugs Program can be found at https://toogoodprograms.org/.
County Health Department provides a comprehensive wellness program to 3rd Grade
students at GES covering all aspects of wellness including physical, social,
and emotional health.Topics in the curriculum include: Introduction to Wellness
- Students are introduced to the concept of wellness and how it includes their
physical, emotional, and social health.
Use/Smoking Prevention - Tobacco and how it affects the body and the concept of
Management - Good and bad stress, and how stress can affect their health.
Positive ways to cope with stress.
Bullying Prevention - Students learn about bullies, victims, and bystanders. Ways to handle bullying situations in a positive, respectful manner.
- The importance of having friends and how healthy relationships can positively
influence overall wellness. Students share qualities they would like to see in
Friday Night Lights
is a student-lead group comprised of substance-free Granville High School
students who plan and oversee Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD)-free
events throughout the school year to provide GHS students alternative
activities in which to participate. They
encourage other GHS students to remain free of ATOD and act as role models
throughout the district. This
includes Ultimate Frisbee Tournaments, 3 on 3 Basketball Tournaments, Cornhole
Tournaments, Spike Ball Tournaments, Gaming Nights, and Dance Off nights.
Granville Schools Substance Abuse Policies
Students in grades 7 – 12 who participate in athletics and extra-curriculars are subject to the Substance
Abuse Prevention Policy. In addition, students in grades 9 – 12 can opt-in to the testing program. More information about this program can be found at this link: Granville
High School Extra-curricular Substance Abuse Prevention Testing Program