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Freshmen Passport to Success

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webmaster | 09/06/12

By Cristal Rivera

“We need to do something to better inform our freshmen. Our underclassmen make up the majority of our dropouts, suspensions, expulsions, transfers and failed classes. Why it is that our freshmen are always getting in trouble?” Madera South activities director Julie Larrivee inquires. 

It is time to take action and help the younger generation! Today: 900-plus freshmen, 100 student leaders, 80 minutes, four rotations, and an endless amount of information and influence.

Larrivee has created a new event with the help of Madera South staff and students called Freshmen Passport to Success. This event will help prepare and inspire our freshmen and will launch today during sixth and seventh periods. All freshmen are required to attend and will be split into four groups and rotate to four different stations.

  • EAST GYM — Counselors will introduce themselves and go over graduation requirements. The Leadership class will perform a skit about right and wrong choices and the kids will sign a diploma in their passport...

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Cristal Rivera is a senior at Madera South High School and is the Associated Student Body commissioner of public relations.


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