East Lyme High School

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East Lyme High School

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

I hosted a Psychology forum in our district. The main focus was Brain awareness and Brain Injuries

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

Google Classroom announcement


Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Puzzles: Grades 9-12
  • Brain Briefs Fact Sheets
  • Kids Fact Sheets Grades 9-12

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

It is a motivator that helps initiate activity within the classroom and building.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

I think that lessons geared towards the higher achieving high school/AP student might be relevant. I shared some of the material with my son’s 7th grade science classes, but some of the material was too young for my students.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Contact Information

Contact Name:

Stephanie Jenkins

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:


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