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Teen to Teen Teaching

Teen to Teen Teaching

Emily Cabrera May 25, 2022

DMHS offers many helpful programs for the student body that are very accessible to students, including the popular New Jersey Teen Prevention Education Program, or Teen Pep. Teen Pep is a program designed...

New Approach for Teen Pep

Hannah Ferrer July 20, 2021

Reflection was the key to this year’s Teen Prevention Education Program, the special health class for selected seniors. Not only did students reflect on their identities and sexuality, they wrote about...

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 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...

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...

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...

Teen Pep members enjoying their trip.

An Alternative to PE

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...

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