'Straight Outta Quaran-Teen' to help students as school year begins

‘Straight Outta Quaran-Teen’ to help students as school year begins

FARMINGVILLE, NY (OnSachem.com / OnTownMedia.com) — With the COVID-19 pandemic posing new challenges as students return to school, the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau is holding “Straight Outta Quaran-Teen” for students ages 12-16 years old.

The virtual discussions will take place on Mondays, 3 to 4 p.m., from Sept. 21 to Oct. 26. Counseling staff will lead each session.

“The concept behind the program is to engage students in an open dialogue about the new challenges they face this school year,” according to the town’s announcement.

The virtual discussion episode schedule includes:

● Sept. 21 – Masks-on/Masks-off

● Sept. 28 – Social Distancing Vibes

● Oct. 5 – iTune Out Drugs

● Oct. 19 – Eat, Sleep, Log-on, Repeat

There will not a session on Oct. 12 because of Columbus Day.

After registering for the program, a Zoom link will be emailed to the participant. Students can sign up for any or all the episodes by calling the Brookhaven Town Youth Bureau at 631-451-8011. For more information, visit www.BrookhavenNY.gov or visit the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/brookhavenyouth.

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