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Confessions of Being Full On

“I’s feelin’ real down. I’s feelin’ mighty bad.”  This is one of many memorable quotes from Sophia in the movie, The Color Purple. Tough to admit, but this particular quote represented how I’d been feeling the past couple of weeks. At the beginning of the school year, RIISE advisors cautioned us about the importance of […]

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12/11- RIISE Workshop @ Columbia Grammar & Prep – The Impact of Bullying & Micro-Agressions in 2014 w/Delia Farquharson, LCSW (Sticks and Stones)

12/11, 5pm This workshop is facilitated by RIISE’s social & emotional advisor Delia Farquharson, LCSW & Life Coach, and is open to the entire Columbia Grammar & Prep community. Please RSVP with Mosaic Chair at ebonylea23@yahoo.com Abstract With several recent tragic outcomes related to bullying, this subject has taken a prominent role in many discussions related […]

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RIISE Back to School Focus – Mental Wellness

Imagine that in addition to receiving an incredible education there is a slight chance that your child, or someone else’s is having feelings of isolation; surviving through assimilation; questioning their identification; struggling with socialization; desiring validation; or stressed about academic expectations. No matter how earnest we are as parents in providing opportunities for our children […]

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