Power Up Youth Advocate for Healthy Relationships Award

We are excited to announce our winner of the 2017 Power Up, Speak Out! Youth Advocate for Healthy Relationships Award: Cyrus Sagrilla of Red Lodge High School! During this Year’s Celebration of Our Youth Award at the Boys & Girls Club of Carbon County,...
Social Skills Benefit the Whole School

Social Skills Benefit the Whole School

With the current testing and academically focused culture, teaching social skills (sometimes called “soft skills”) is not always a priority. However, we know that social skills are important. Every adult, if given the choice, would choose to be a part of a work...
Healthy Relationships Mix Tape

Healthy Relationships Mix Tape

The statistics about teen dating violence are super depressing. One in three teens in the U.S. are experiencing dating abuse – this includes physical, sexual, verbal, and emotional abuse.* But, YOU can make a difference and help bring that number down! How, you ask?...
MLK Jr. Day of Service @ Roosevelt Middle School

MLK Jr. Day of Service @ Roosevelt Middle School

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federally recognized holiday to explore and celebrate the amazing accomplishments over time in civil rights, specifically with MLK Jr. In Red Lodge, students go to school on this holiday. While this frustrates some as many federal...
How to Make Something Cool Happen at Your School

How to Make Something Cool Happen at Your School

The Power Up team are regular special guests (or interrupters of regular scheduled programming) at our local middle school. Throughout the year we barge in on assemblies in costume and character, organize flash mobs, and shake up students’ expectations to spread the...
Have fun and thoughtful Thanksgiving conversations

Have fun and thoughtful Thanksgiving conversations

In a few days, we’ll all be celebrating that very American holiday, Thanksgiving. Teachers and students will be enjoying a well-earned break from the rigors of school. Often we’ll be spending lots of time with close friends and extended family. There are plenty of...