Parents

IRS Publishes "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams

On order to give notice to Americans and warn them about promoters of these plans, the IRS explains the basic strategies. IRS Acting Commissioner Steven Miller stated, "This tax season, the IRS has stepped up its efforts to protect taxpayers from a wide range of schemes, including moving aggressively to combat identity theft and refund fraud. The Dirty Dozen list shows that scams come in many forms during filing season.

Internet Safety

The Internet has changed the way children learn. If not used effectively and safely, however, it poses risks for youth. At the Boys & Girls Club, we understand that the Internet offers a world of information for kids, but it also presents great dangers from online sexual predators to cyber bullying.
 

High School Dropout Crisis

The United States is failing its children.

Stop the Bullying!

Bullying is aggressive behavior that is intentional and that involves an imbalance of power or strength. Often, it is repeated over time and can take many forms. In many respects, research on bullying prevention is still in its infancy. Although researchers have documented success of some comprehensive programs in reducing bullying, we still have much to learn about which aspects of these programs are most important.

Coping with Temper Tantrums

Almost every parent of a toddler has experienced the frustration of dealing with a child throwing a floor-thumping, hair-pulling temper tantrum. Even though this can be embarrassing and challenging for parents, this is normal behavior for most young children.

Safe Passage Policy

Keeping Children Safe - Job number 1 at the Boys & Girls Club
 
The Safe Passage policy is intended to increase club member safety by encouraging them to stay rather than leaving unsupervised.
 

Members who are 5th grade and younger, must be picked up by an authorized adult or older sibling.
Older members may leave with written permission from their parent/guardian.
Members may NOT return to the club once they leave for the day.
Members cannot be released over the phone.

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