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ZONE Fights Violence

Rayna Lee, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, the ZONE presented an “Alternatives to Domestic Violence” seminar in the North Building library of Dwight Morrow High School to classes of students during lunch periods. The purpose of the presentation was to raise awareness about the common and unacceptable occurrence of ...

Stopping Suicide: How to Help

By Arianne Garcia, Reporter

October 29, 2019

In the past few years, suicide rates among adolescents have risen considerably and have become the third leading cause of death. Since this is an issue that could possibly affect the students of DMAE, the ZONE took action. On Wednesday, Sept. 18-19, 2019, the ZONE held presentations about suicide pre...

Students Talk about Justice at UN

Manahil Syed

June 20, 2019

On May 10, 2019, DMAE students attended a conference at the United Nations Headquarters to discuss the changes in art and its role in promoting justice. The trip was hosted by counselors at the ZONE. The theme for this year’s conference was “Remember Slavery: The Power of the Arts for Justi...

Empowerment Conference Held for DMAE and JDMS Students

Empowerment Conference Held for DMAE and JDMS Students

Lysa Legros

May 10, 2019

On March 13, 2019, the ZONE accompanied a group of students and staff from DMAE and Janis Dismus Middle School to the second annual “Break Free and Soar Conference,” a female empowerment conference held at the Englewood Community Baptist church. The event was held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and was...

ZONE Sexual Exploitation Series Held

Julia Schwartz

May 10, 2019

In the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, Lauren Hersch believes it is essential for the youth of America to be educated in sex trafficking and exploitation that is all too prevalent in America. With such a mission in mind, Lauren Hersh, lawyer and co-founder of World Without Exploitation, has...

ZONE Gives Respect

Krisna Panchal

November 29, 2018

In the halls of DMAE, respect is something everyone cares about. Respect, however, does not have one definition. It involves knowing yourself and understanding cultural diversity. To call attention to the importance of respect, the ZONE, DMAE’s youth services program operated by the Bergen Family C...

“Project Speak Out” Airs on ABC

Project members in discussion

Irene Jacob and Dekyi Tenzin Tsotsong

April 10, 2018

In our day to day lives, the issue of sexual violence is prevalent. However, efforts to spread awareness about how to prevent sexual violence have only recently grown. At DMAE, the Zone has led a movement to do so and its success was noticed by a major news network last fall. Over a period of three years...

ZONE Dog Therapy

ZONE Dog Therapy

Evan Lopez, Section Reporter

February 15, 2018

What would you do if you walked into a classroom and were greeted by a pair of dogs? This was the surprise students discovered on November 16, 2017, when the ZONE hosted its annual dog therapy event, helping students blow off steam. “I was very happy because I️ was able to spend time with tho...

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