Mendez Foundation

Too Good for Drugs
and A Peaceable Place
Grade 5

Fifth graders rocket to their healthy futures on an interactive journey of self-efficacy and interpersonal skills development to prepare them to resist substance use and manage conflict in the 2024 Edition of Too Good for Drugs and A Peaceable Place for Grade 5. 

Positive digital citizenship reinforces and promotes self-awareness and social awareness online and in person as the students differentiate teasing and bullying and work together to find positive solutions for the bully, target, and witnesses in managing bullying situations.

Interactive social activities present stress management, anger management, and other self-regulation strategies to mitigate impulse and other risk factors for engaging in substance use and aggressive behavior.

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  • What's News? Winter 2024

    What's News? Winter 2024


      Community Connections  - Publix Too Good for Drugs Jr. Gasparilla Distance Classic - Saturday, February 17, 2024 The C. E. Mendez Foundation has deep...

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  • Digital Communications: What’s Missing?

    Digital Communications: What’s Missing?


    Virtual interactions are just, well, virtual. Most of the elements of successful communication are missing from these approximations of live human-to-human interaction.  Some virtual formats...

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  • Thinking It Through

    Thinking It Through


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