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Recent Haywood School Cuts endanger Bullying Prevention Program! Haywood County Schools is in danger of losing Bullying Prevention and Conflict Resolution Trainings our organization provides to over 1,100 youth each year! According to the NC Center for Safer Schools, Bullying … Continue reading
Volunteers Positions Available for 2016! Come join the Mediation Team in the Mountains of WNC. Volunteer Coordinator: Volunteers are the life of MMS! Volunteers do great work and assist with everything from mediation to bullying prevention trainings for local youth. … Continue reading
Brittany Ensley, this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the 2015 Beach Get-Away Raffle! Brittany visited Myrtle Beach in March to use her 3-day prize. Brittany’s Grandmother, Tribal Court Employee, Jane Owle, purchased the winning ticket for her last summer. “We had … Continue reading
Mountain Mediation Services is offering its Community Mediation Training on May 24, 25, and 26th. In this 21-hour training, participants learn the mediation process and are equipped with the tools needed to effectively deal with conflict and develop productive resolution. … Continue reading
Mountain Mediation Services Board, Staff, and Committee Members attended the annual planning retreat on January 29, 2016. Four new board members participated in the retreat and are pictured below with Alan Sheinfeld, a volunteer mediator from Haywood County who served on … Continue reading
This year’s 2015 Fall Beach Raffle features additional prizes for more chances to win. In addition to the Grand Prize Winner’s choice of 3 nights at the beach in a condo that sleeps 6 people , three other prizes are part of this year’s … Continue reading
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Congratulations to Bernita Jones, the Winner of our Myrtle Beach Fall Get-AWAY Raffle! – Ms. Jones lives in Swain County where she is employed at Swain County High School. The really nice thing about her “fall get away?” She is planning on … Continue reading
The Haywood Advisory Committee hosted its annual picnic for MMS Volunteers on Sunday, August 26th. Volunteers and staff had a relaxing time visiting with one another, eating good food and listening to some mountain dulcimer music before dinner. Thanks to … Continue reading
This article is being reprinted with permission from The Mountaineer Students Discuss Bullying Problems at Local Schools by Caroline Klapper While bullying and being bullied are not new issues for the children of this generation, technology and social media, such … Continue reading