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Celebrate Success

Celebrate Success

Each year the Holly Area Community Coalition works hard to carry out its mission of “working in partnership with the community to empower youth to make positive life choices, to prevent and reduce the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs among area youth.” Following are some highlights from the past year of Coalition sponsored activities: The Youth […]

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Public Victory-Outside Second

For teens using Steven Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens” they start by focusing on the “inside first.” The first 3 Habits help them improve their outlook by improving themselves. Review the first 3 Habits. The next 2 Habits are the next steps in the process; looking outward and working to improve interactions, build relationships, and achieve […]

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Habits for Highly Effective Teens Part 3

The last two Habits for Highly Effective teens, as given to us by Steven Covey, continue to focus on the exterior, on achieving a “Public Victory.” Teens following his advice will have already learned the habits that will help them to; be proactive, begin with the end in mind, put first things first, think win-win, and seek first […]

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Begin on the Inside

With the new year upon us we are all busy thinking of ways to improve ourselves. In his book, €œThe 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens,€ Steven Covey lays out the steps teens can take to become effective, productive, and just generally happy people. While the teenage years can be overwhelming and scary, these steps can help teens […]

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Coping With Holiday Stress

If your family has recently experienced a loss, whether a death, divorce or the loss of a job, the holiday season may feel overwhelming and painful. The holidays, typically associated with joy and love, quickly become stressful and scary when we simply don’t feel that way. Feelings, if not dealt with delicately can manifest as headaches, stomach aches […]

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Tip411 – Anonymous Tip Line

In an effort to help students feel safe and valued in the school and community, the Holly Area Community Coalition, in collaboration with Holly High School and the Village of Holly Police Department, has started a Tip Line for students. Tip411 is an anonymous tip line designed to allow students to report incidents of drug and alcohol […]

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Tips to Beat Summer Boredom

Tips to Beat Summer Boredom

It usually isn’€™t very long after the start of the long-awaited summer vacation that parents begin to hear the dreaded phrase; I’€™m bored! But do not fear. Following are some tips to help combat summer boredom and create some great memories with your child: Get Moving: Grab a ball and head outside. Four-square, kick ball, […]

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Graduation 2013

The 2013 high school graduation season is upon us. Holly High School will hold its graduation ceremony on Friday, May 31 at Oakland University. The Holly Area Community Coalition would like to congratulate students and families on achieving this milestone. As friends and families gather to celebrate, please remember to do so safely and keep […]

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Dangers of Prescription Drugs

Saturday, April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. While the Village of Holly Police Department offers a prescription drug disposal box 24/7, this day is set aside to remind people of the importance of safely disposing any unused and/or expired prescription medications. Doing so not only helps to keep prescription medications out of […]

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