The TAPS Team travels to Washington, DC

This past weekend, members of the TAPS Team traveled to Washington, DC – by invitation from Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (TX, 18th Congressional District) – to present at the 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, 45th Annual Legislation Conference! Hous ..

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Great Day Houston TAPS Academy

Deborah from Great Day Houston chats with Dr. Penn of the Teen and Police Service Academy (TAPS) explains how they bridge that gap between youth and authority figures. (http://www.khou.com/story/entertainment/television/programs/great-day-houston/2015/09/16/taps-mea ..

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Personal Development

Developing and maintaining interpersonal communication skills, teamwork abilities, organizational talents and other personal skills is important in preparation of the ‘real world.’ Here are some skills to encourage you in the process of becoming a responsible and  ..

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The Importance of Extracurricular Activities for Teens

Although academics are an important aspect of students’ lives, there are additional ways to positively impact success. Extracurricular activities you can get involved in include debate, chess, sports, student government, yearbook as well as others. These activities also ..

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Getting Ready for School

School is around the corner and there are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare for the upcoming semester to ensure you have a successful school year. - Check wardrobe: be sure all clothing fits properly and is appropriate to meet school dress codes. - Use alarm ..

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