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New Year's Resolutions

I usually resolve to not make any resolutions. What do you think about resolutions? Do you make them? Do you keep them??

Posted: Dec 30, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 0 comments
Facebook Works To Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook is taking steps to help those who are feeling suicidal or those who are concerned about them. What a great idea.

Posted: Dec 15, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 1 comment
Job and Volunteer Opportunity of the Week

New website feature!

Posted: Dec 13, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 0 comments
Today, December 1, 2011, is World AIDS Day

Today, December 1, 2011, is World AIDS Day

Posted: Dec 01, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 0 comments
The Phenomena That is Black Friday

The most exciting day of shopping that comes once a year!

Posted: Nov 25, 2011 by :: 3 comments
Teen Network Board PSA

Last year the Communications committee of the Teen Network Board (TNB) had the idea to create a PSA and we finally filmed it. Being the committee chair, I volunteered to be in it, and I'm glad I did!

Posted: Nov 17, 2011 by Anna Tramposch :: 3 comments
Please Don't Smoke in Arlington Parks

Smoke-Free Parks Kickoff on the Great American Smokeout, November 17 at 2pm at Bon Air Park

Posted: Nov 08, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 0 comments
Follow Up: Audi Best Buddies Challenge

 Following up on my earlier post about the Audi Best Buddies Challenge! (and my long day after!)

Posted: Nov 01, 2011 by Anna Tramposch :: 2 comments
Happy Halloween!

have a safe, sober, happy Halloween!

Posted: Oct 30, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 0 comments
Teens + Transit = Win-Win

Read the top six reasons you should ride transit!  You'll always have a ride: With Metrobus, Metrorail and ART, you always have a ride. No more begging mom to take you everywhere, no more bumming a ride off friends... (Click here for more!)

Posted: Oct 21, 2011 by Kim Durand :: 1 comment
Audi Best Buddies Challenge

Audi Best Buddies Challenge- Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Posted: Oct 04, 2011 by Anna Tramposch :: 1 comment
Festival Latinoamericano Highlights Arlington's Latino Culture

Celebrate Arlington's Latino Culture with fellow Arlingtonians of all backgrounds, and partake in the Tell Arlington’s Story initiative.

Posted: Sep 27, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 0 comments
Submit an Event!!!

Send us your info on upcoming events!

Posted: Sep 20, 2011 by Website Editor :: 1 comment
Sept. 4-10 is National Suicide Prevention Week

free event at NRECA Wednesday, September 7, 2011 7-9 pm

Posted: Sep 06, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 0 comments
Earthquake stories and TNB meetings...

Where were YOU when the earthquake hit Arlington? Also, First TNB meeting is Tues 8/30 at Central Library...

Posted: Aug 25, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 2 comments
TNB honored for their work - WOOT!

The substance-abuse subcommittee of the TNB is recognized by the Washington Mystics and INOVA Health.

Posted: Aug 14, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 0 comments
Welcome to the Arlington Teens website!

A new-and-improved version of the former Teen Portal, we are here to give Arlington teens a place to be heard, connect and get info.

Posted: Aug 11, 2011 by Website Editor :: 0 comments
hi from the new TNB Co-Chair


Posted: Jul 19, 2011 by Rachel Wimmer :: 0 comments
And another greeting... Posted: Jul 19, 2011 by :: 1 comment
Gang Task Force Soccer Tourney at W-L

The Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force and Arlington's Gang Task Force held a soccer tournament this month. Teams from Fairfax, Prince William County, Alexandria and Arlington competed in a smart alternative to gang violence.

Posted: Jun 23, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 0 comments
Survey Data Reveal the Risks We Take

Arlington teens are drinking less alcohol, watching less TV and getting more exercise. But we're also reporting more experiences with depression and bullying, according to data from the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families.

Posted: Jun 06, 2011 by Website Editor :: 0 comments
23 Chosen as WHS Scholars for 2011

"The halls of Wakefield are filled with seas of color: black, white, every shade in between, and everyone peacefully coexists - I couldn't imagine it any other way. I live in a community that is only a step away from a world without prejudices. I hope to continue this life at University and be able to then share the ideas of such an environment in all of the places that I go."
- A Wakefield 2011 graduate

Posted: May 29, 2011 by Sally LaBonte :: 0 comments
What professors want 1st-year students to know

If you’ve passed your first couple years of high school then you’ve likely already started the universal pursuit of the college-bound: What do colleges want to see in prospective students? But while playing the game with admissions offices, most students vying for college spaces forget the people who will actually affect their academic experience the most: their college professors. And although professors don’t usually influence the admissions process, they also have expectations for incoming students.

Posted: Apr 01, 2011 by Alison Ryland :: 0 comments
Two Opps for Those Interested in Film Production

If you aspire to a career in film, or just like playing around behind a camera, here are two opportunities for you to explore your passion.

Posted: Feb 05, 2011 by Anna LeValley :: 0 comments
What I thought I was getting into when I went to college…and what it’s really like

Five months ago I was a ball of nerves about to be kicked into the big field of college. I was excited to experience all the wonder of new adulthood and college student-ness I’d been promised, but dreading that I wouldn’t fit in with the aura.

Posted: Jan 12, 2011 by Alison Ryland :: 0 comments