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DC Scores: Making students happier and healthier this April!

According to the Washington DC Department of Health, approximately one-fourth of all DC high school students begin drinking alcohol before the age of 13. Early alcohol use among DC high school students is associated with other risky behaviors, such as drinking and driving, marijuana use, sexual activity, and violence. As...

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A Successful Student is an Involved Student!

School Counselors take this saying seriously because we see what can happen when a student contributes to their school by being a part of a sports team, club or activity.  Involved students do better academically in their classes.  Involved students tend to contribute of their time and talents to school...

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#JointheConvo with the Raisman family for Alcohol Awareness Month

During April for Alcohol Awareness Month, we encourage other parents to take the time to talk with their kids.  While the availability of alcohol to underage youth has continued to decline for over a decade, as has lifetime alcohol consumption, parents must continue the conversation to protect their kids. How do we...

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Major Girl Power

Since March is Women’s History Month, the Ask, Listen, Learn team would like to take a minute to send a special shout out to 2 of our partners making a huge difference in girls’ lives. Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy’s camps teach girls to not only be leaders on the field, but...

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March is National Nutrition Month

March is a great month- flowers are starting to bloom and temperatures are getting warmer with the start of Spring! March is also National Nutrition Month– and what better way to make a dedication to your health than by taking the Ask, Listen, Learn pledge to say YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO...

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Alcohol Awareness Month is coming soon…are you ready?

April is National Alcohol Awareness Month and it is right around the corner! At The Century Council, we celebrate the occasion with a multitude of activities throughout the month, and this year is no different. For the third year in a row, The Century Council and Scholastic are collaborating to bring the Ask...

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Win $1000 for PE Equipment- Join the Ask, Listen, Learn Challenge!

Could you use $1,000 in a Flaghouse voucher to buy PE equipment for your school or community based organization? If so, we encourage you to team up with your students and enter the 2013 Ask, Listen, Learn Challenge! The Century Council, the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and Flaghouse are...

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A trip to Aly Raisman’s alma mater!

Today, Ask Listen Learn traveled through some snow to Pollard Middle School in Needham, Massachusetts— Aly Raisman’s hometown! The excited 7th and 8th graders were all too happy to host Aly, making four signs welcoming her back to her home middle school. We had a great time at Pollard, and we...

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