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Start With Hello

The Lyons Township High School SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Promise Club is launching a week-long initiative called Start With Hello. The Start With Hello program brings attention to the growing epidemic of social isolation in schools and communities and empowers young people to create a culture of inclusion and connectedness within their school.

In three simple steps, Start With Hello teaches students to reach out and include those who may be dealing with social isolation, and who might be at risk or harming themselves or others.

  1. See Someone Alone
  2. Reach Out and Help
  3. Start With Hello

September 20-24 is Start With Hello week at LT and at high schools nationwide.

Here is what LT has planned for Start With Hello Week:

Monday – Start With Hello Videos: Lunch time videos highlighting the three easy steps to Start With Hello   

Tuesday – Lemonade Giveaway to all students before school. Join us outside the entrances of both campuses, grab a glass of lemonade, chat, and say hello to new and old friends  

Wednesday –Start With Hello Challenge: The SAVE club challenges every LT student to reach out and say hello to someone new! Add a pic of you saying hello to your social media post using #Experience LT. 

Thursday – Be a Lifesaver When You Start With Hello: SAVE club joins with Student Services to pass out ribbons and info for Suicide Prevention Month.  

Friday – Wear your SAVE T-shirt or a green shirt to support Sandy Hook Promise and the SAVE club.

The SAVE Promise Club is a student run club associated with the Sandy Hook Promise organization, a national non-profit founded and led by family members whose children were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. The main focus of SHP is to prevent gun violence and other forms of violence before it happens by educating and mobilizing schools, parents and communities on mental health and wellness programs that identify, intervene and help at risk individuals. 

SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Promise Club is a place for young people across the country to show their leadership, creativity and passion for protecting their friends, schools and communities from violence before it happens. The LT SAVE Promise Club was founded in 2018 shortly after the shootings at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. 

For more information on the LT SAVE club, visit our club page, and follow us on instagram at lthssave.