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Teen Pep Preps Teens For Sex

Angie Gonzales, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, the DMAE freshmen awkwardly shuffled into the North Library, perplexed with their attendance at the Teen PEP workshop. After all, the freshmen were unaware of what the Teen Prevention Education Program was, however, they would walk out smarter at the end of the period...

Teen Pep Team Builds Trust

Teen Pep Team Builds Trust

Godsy Philip, Section Editor

October 29, 2019

On October 2, 2019, the DMAE Teen Pep class went on a three-day retreat to Camp Bernie in Port Murray, NJ. The annual retreat is meant to be a bonding experience for the students as they engage in interactive group activities that build community within the class.   “I always hope that the trip will help cre...

Teen Pep: The Newest Kind of Prep for Teens

Teen Pep: The Newest Kind of Prep for Teens

Godsy Philip and Sarah Yang

June 20, 2019

As sexual education in America has been proven to be a rather unreliable and uncomfortable experience for many teens, educators have been prompted to ask: what if we allow teenagers to talk to other teenagers about sex? Teen Pep, standing for Teen Prevention Education Program, is a program dedicated...

Teens Teach Teens about Sex

Julia Schwartz, Campus News Section Editing Staff

June 7, 2018

As DMAE freshmen filed into the library on February 16, 2018, nervous laughter filled the room; however, this feeling of anxiety soon dissipated, as the freshmen were greeted by the smiling, tie-dye clad members of Teen PEP. Once all students sat down, the upperclassmen introduced themselves and pro...

An Alternative to PE

Teen Pep members enjoying their trip.

Dekyi Tsotsong, Section Reporter

January 12, 2018

How do you talk about sex, and even more complicated, safe sex? Almost 30 dedicated upperclassmen spent weeks in preparation for this important teaching task through the Teen Pep Program at DMAE. On November 21, 2017, these juniors and seniors taught the first Teen Pep workshop to freshmen in the DMA...

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