TAPS Academy - Resolving Conflict in Houston, Texas.

TAPS Academy returns to the Burnett Bayland Reception Center (BBRC) this semester with an almost entirely new team of TAPS Officers from the Houston Police Department. Last week the students discussed conflict mediation. In the Academy there is a young man about 15 years old  ..

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Service Learning Day at Beechnut 2015

The prime planting week in South East Texas is the first week of March. The TAPS Academy class at Beechnut (Spring 2015) in Houston, Texas did not miss the opportunity to have some fun with their mentor officers and give back to the community. The students enjoyed hearing Ms. ..

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Beechnut's TAPS First Day Spring 2015

January 28th, 2015 marked the beginning of TAPS Academy at Beechnut. Several of the teens were enthused to participate in the program. The teens and officers were given a pre-test to determine the social distance between the two groups. An introduction of the officers and ove ..

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Helpful Tips for a Great 2015 Routine

Get a Good Night’s Sleep – Make sure you’re getting a full night’s sleep as you make the transition. It’ll be harder if you’re tired and cranky. The National Sleep Foundations suggests that teenagers get 9 ¼ hours of sleep each night ..

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