Survey looks at Cedarcrest High School students’ health, risk behavior

A questionnaire looks this week at health and risk behavior by teens in the Lower Valley.

Students at Cedarcrest High School take the Healthy Youth Survey on Wednesday, Oct. 20. It will be administered in 10th and 12th grade advisory classrooms.

In addition, a few randomly selected classrooms in grades 9, 10 and 12 will take a similar survey, the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Mr. Pittis’ ninth grade advisory is the only freshman classroom that was randomly selected to participate in the survey; no 11th grade classrooms were randomly selected.

Both surveys ask questions about risk for injury, health outcomes, and alcohol and drug use. Schools, communities and state and local health departments use survey results to support youth and reduce their risks.

An informational flyer on the surveys was sent home with all students in participating classrooms.

Parents or students may opt out of the survey by contacting the counseling center at (425) 844-4865.

Auxiliary scholarship

for Mount Si grad Reynolds

Georgia Reynolds, daughter of James and Naoko Reynolds of North Bend, received the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Auxiliary’s $1,000 scholarship.

The award is given annually to a graduating senior at Mount Si High School.

Georgia is attending the University of Washington and is pursuing studies in the biomedical sciences with plans to become a medical researcher.

The Auxiliary thanks everyone in the community who supported recent fundraisers that make this scholarship possible.

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