Archive for the ‘Youth’ Category

“…effective on December 31, 2019, the Church will conclude its relationship as a chartered organization with all Scouting programs around the world.”

May 9, 2018

I read this last night . . .

“New Worldwide Initiative for Children and Youth Development – – New approach to replace all existing activity programs for girls and boys, young women and young men beginning in January 2020″

“France to ban mobile phones in schools from September – – Children will be allowed to bring their phones to school, but not allowed to get them out at any time until they leave, even during breaks.”

December 12, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/11/france-to-ban-mobile-phones-in-schools-from-september

“[The] suicide rate for 15-to-19-year-olds shot up between 2007 and 2015, increasing by 31% for boys and more than doubling for girls. Psychologists are [researching] whether this…merely coincides with the rise of social media, or whether something causative is happening.”

November 27, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21731693-could-they-hold-culprit-their-hands-teenagers-are-growing-more-anxious-and

“Open House Begins at Provo Missionary Training Center”

August 6, 2017

Last night I had the opportunity to serve as a volunteer host at this open house.

“UTAH VALLEY EVERYDAY HERO Utah Valley Everyday Hero: Springville student recognized for helping prevent friend’s suicide”

May 24, 2017

http://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/south/springville/utah-valley-everyday-hero-springville-student-recognized-for-helping-prevent/article_5c7e2a90-1a53-59db-ad6a-ab253cbddf51.html