Dear Parents/Guardians,

Our school will be hosting a MADD Canada School Assembly Presentation of In the Blink of an Eye on Monday, May 29th, 2017 for grades 9-12.
The film being shown this year is called In the Blink of an Eye and it opens with a fictional story that illustrates the tragic consequences of driving while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. Throughout the film, students are shown times when this tragedy could have been prevented by making different choices. The second half of the movie contains real testimonials from victims/survivors of impaired driving. These are very emotional and powerful.
Delivered through Canadian schools since 1994, MADD Canada’s School Assembly Program presents students with solid information and best practices to help them understand the issue of impaired driving from alcohol and drugs. The hi-tech presentation has proved to be an effective method to raise awareness and for providing safety strategies.
In the Blink of an Eye has an enormous impact on Canadian students and will influence their own decision-making for years to come. We hope that after your child sees this presentation that you will be able to have a family discussion about what they have learned. By educating our future generation about impaired driving, lives will be saved and injuries prevented. Impaired driving is a totally senseless crime and is 100% preventable.
If you would like to view a preview of In the Blink of an Eye, it is on the MADD web site: http://madd.ca/pages/programs/youth-services/school-programs/in-the-blink-of-an-eye/
For additional information and resources for parents go to: http://www.madd.ca/madd2/en/services/youth_services_parents.html
Parents/guardians with questions or concerns may contact our SY Guidance counselor Mrs. Deanna Wiebe at 388-4731.

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