South Hadley High School


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South Hadley High School


The Peer Leaders of South Hadley High School are a dedicated and active group of students who are willing to stand up against the use of damaging substances like tobacco products by teenagers. We work to model leadership skills, pro-social action and positive decision making for our peers.

Letter-writing to Representative John Scibak

Today the Peer Leaders signed a group letter to Representative John Scibak about the comprehensive tobacco control Bill S.2269 currently in the House that has already passed the Senate. This Bill would raise the age of tobacco purchase to 21

Positive Press for

Bearing the familiar signs of, the South Hadley Board of Health and Peer Leader member Will Shenker and Peer Leader Advisor Karen Walsh Pio were all excited that the vote has passed to ban the sale of flavored tobacco

South Hadley Fights the Flavor!!!!!

At the April Peer Leader meeting yesterday we discussed next steps to #fighttheflavor in our town, and Will Schenker volunteered to represent the group and present information from his work with and the Fight the Flavor “tweet” campaign to

Peer Leaders Tweet to Fight the Flavor!

The Peer Leaders were ready today at the High School to Fight the Flavor!  We set up a table outside the cafeteria and got ready to tweet. Some faculty didn’t “tweet” but they supported us and let Mrs. Pio tweet

Kick Butts Day 2016

What an exciting day!  Eight of the South Hadley Peer Leaders were up before the crack of dawn to meet the bus at 6 AM for the trip down to Boston.  It is so energizing to see all the youth