Sources of Strength Campaigns from Southwestern Idaho Schools

Lowell Scott Middle School, Boise
Get the Word Out Video, 2019

Meridian Technical Charter High School, Meridian
Mental Health and Generosity Campaign, December 2019

Peer leaders brought in Pet Therapy dogs during finals week and organized a Blanket Donation for the Idaho Humane Society to help keep pets warm during the winter.

Eagle Academy High School, Eagle
Holiday Door Decorating, December 2019

Meridian Technical Charter High School, Meridian
Positive Words Campaign, December 2019

Centennial High School, Boise
Thankfulness Challenge, November 2019

Eagle Academy High School, Eagle
Thankfulness Turkey, November 2019

Mountain View High School, Meridian
Generosity Campaign, November 2019

Peer leaders organized a Generosity Campaign for families in need. They asked students donate money and food to build Turkey Baskets. They were able to assemble 101 baskets with the donated food items. They also raised $1,226 for families to buy a turkey for their basket. Overall, 40 families from Mountain View High School received baskets. In addition, 10 families from a nearby middle school and 20 families from a school in Boise County received baskets.

Sage Valley Middle School, Caldwell
Thankfulness Tree, November 2019

During lunch, peer leaders asked students to write one thing they were gratiful for on a leaf. Each leaf was posted on a Thankfulness Tree that hung in the school.

Sage Valley Middle School, Caldwell
Sources of Strength Video, November 2019

Fremont Middle School, Kuna
Family Support Campaign, November 2019

Peer leaders created family support displays using turkey hands and paper chains. Students were asked to write their family support person on a turkey hand and chain link. The displays hung in the school after Thanksgiving break. Peer leaders also made sure that every classroom has a Sources of Strength wheel visible to students. 

Vision Charter School, Caldwell
Thanks - Giving Campaign, November 2019

Peer leaders organized a two-day “thanks-giving” lunch activity and offered free hot chocolate and treats to their fellow students. As part of the activity, sticky notes were available to all students and staff so they could write about who or what they were grateful for. Peer leaders estimated that served about 400 students over the two days and were pleased to collect hundreds of grateful sticky notes.

Victory Middle School, Meridian
Trusted Adults Campaign, March 2019

Trusted adults are well identified at Victory Middle School. This peer leader team recently ran a trusted adult campaign where they asked teachers and students identify not only who their trusted adult is, but also the qualities of their trusted adult.

Mountain View High School, Meridian
Mental Health and Trusted Adults Campaigns, 2018

To break the silence surrounding mental health, peer leaders created a Medical and Mental Health campaign. Half of the peer leaders visited classrooms to share information about mental health and share messages about Sources of Strength and peer connection. The other peer leaders manned a resources table and handed out information about medical and mental health care.

Meridian Academy High School, Meridian
Medical Access Campaign, December 2018

Caldwell High School, Caldwell
Kind is the New Cool Campaign, Decemer 2108

Victory Middle School, Meridian
Thankfulness Campaign, November 2018

Victory Middle School, Meridian
Sources of Strength Video, November 2018

Victory Middle created this AMAZING video of the Sources of Strength Peer Leader Mission Statement. This team did such a phenomenal job!

Pathways Middle School, Meridian
Getting the Word Out Campaign, October 2018

Peer leaders decorated lunchroom tables to represent the eight sources of strength. The tabled remained decorated for the entire month of October, reminding students to consider their strengths.