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Preparing for the One-Year Mark

A Message to the STEM Community from Columbine High School

During their day of service on April 20th, students at Columbine High School made this video for the STEM Community.
Pen Pals with Columbine
Students from Columbine High School are looking for students of all ages to be pen pals! Click here to sign-up if interested. 

Support and Resources for the One-Year Mark

Academic Expectations May 7
Assignments will be posted for students who want the structure of a “traditional” virtual school day. All assignments will be optional. These assignments will NOT affect students’ grades.
Mental Health Resources on May 7
  • Current STEM Students can take part in Drop-In Sessions with STEM's Mental Health Team between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. Click here to take part.
  • See below for additional resources that will be offered by the STEM Center for Strength.
Creating Connections on May 7
Join STEM staff for yoga, virtual dog walks, social sessions, and games for students to connect with one another. Please review this document for times and Zoom links. 
Common Reactions as the One-Year Mark Approaches
Having trouble sleeping? Feeling irritable? Feeling sad or anxious? Having headaches, stomachaches, or other aches and pains? Having intrusive thoughts or memories?
All of these are common reactions people report having as the one-year mark of a trauma approaches. The STEM Center for Strength is here to be a support for anyone impacted by the events of May 7, 2019. You are not alone.
On May 7, volunteers will be available should you want to connect. Please join us on May 7, 2020 for support and resources.
LIVE Zoom for students, families and staff
8:30-9:15 a.m. - Click here to join us for our LIVE Webinar on self-care and reflection.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Click here to sign-up for a confidential 30-minute slot to chat with one of our volunteers on the phone or via video chat.
12-12:45 p.m. - Click here to join us for our webinar on self-care and reflection. (a LIVE repeat of the 8:30 a.m. session)
1-5 p.m. - Click here to drop into our LIVE Zoom session anytime to chat and connect with our volunteers and other community members affected by the events of May 7. There will be separate breakout groups for parents, students and staff. Please note, these are open to all and not one-on-one, confidential sessions.
STEM Center for Strength
STEM Center for Strength Update
The STEM Center for Strength is ready to open its doors once the Stay-At-Home order is lifted. In the meantime, the center is dedicated to offering online services to meet the needs of our community. Click the logo above for more information. If you’re able to donate time, talent, or goods, please click here.
Join STEM Center for Strength mailing list by clicking here.
Other On-Going Resources
Weekly Online Support Groups:
24/7/365 Helplines:
  • AllHealth Network Crisis Line: 303-730-3303
  • Colorado Crisis Line: 844-493-TALK (8255); Text TALK to 38255
  • SAMHSA Disaster Distress Line: 1-800-985-5990
Questions? Please email or visit
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