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Clarksville High School

2020-21

  • It made me think about how much life I have ahead of me and the changes I can make to improve my quality of life for me and others.

  • Help me understand why I feel emotions I feel and how I can help lesson the effects.

  • All I wanted to do is make someone laugh or smile because I feel like that was the only way I could be happy. I finally understand how I can cope with everything

  • I feel kind of better about life.  Some things really opened my eyes.  I am still exhausted mentally but I really hope that gets better soon.  Thank you.

  • It helped me understand relationships better and the effects that it can have on a person especially myself. I hope I can use this information to help me stay on the right path for a bright future.

  • It made me look at the future different. I’ve been doubting my future lately and knowing that I can reach my goal regardless of the situation it may just take more steps encourages me to reach them. Great speaker!!

  • It made me really think about my life decisions so far and made me want to change how my future is going to look.

  • It opened my eyes about my future. I have tried to stay more in the present then I have in the future, because it scares me.  It’s scary growing up, but I feel better about it now.

  • It really taught me a lot of stuff that I didn’t know about life and in becoming a better person right now and in my future.

  • it taught me a lot about how what I do really does affect me throughout life and that I should really think about who I let close in my circles.

  • It taught me many things I didn’t know, it really made me realize there we have so much more life to live and you determine your outcome.

  • Reality Check definitely made me realize how easily things could go wrong when someone bad gets too close to you. I also know the effects of drinking to numb the pain, because I used to do that, but now I really see how bad it truly is, and how you actually have to take care of the problem.

  • It taught me that every decision I make will always affect me, so I should really think before I act.

  • It taught me that my emotions really matter when it comes to my relationships

  • It thought me that my past doesn’t predict my future

  • Knowing how much my value is worth

  • Made me not want to ever so drugs to alcohol even if I wasn’t now because I don’t want my brain to ever have gaps in it

  • Reality check impacted the way I see me and my friend group and the people surrounding me. I understand who I should surround myself with so that I am successful and motivated.

  • The Reality Check program made impacted me to want to do and be better, to not make decisions I will eventually regret, and to stay out of trouble.

  • To always make good choices never look my past, always be positive, and help others if they need help.

  • This class has helped me a lot to leave the past in the past and to forgive those who do you harm and also to learn more about life.

  • This past week has really changed the way I think and see things.  I’ve really put a lot of thought into it and have made a decision to become a better person for my future.

  • Learning about STD’s and the brain will help change some of my decisions.

  • Thanks to you I feel more informed and more confident.

  • Made me realize that even though I have done wrong in the past, it doesn’t define my future.

  • This class has made me open my eyes a lot more toward the importance of taking care of mental health.

  • You helped me realize that there is more that goes into life.  Thanks for your time that you put into teaching me.

  • This class has impacted me to not do sexual things.

  • It has helped me understand how my emotions were so focused on the past that I couldn’t live in the now.

  • This class changed the way I view trust in someone and my connections with people.

  • It reminded me that there is more to come and it can get better.

  • This program fortified my beliefs and gave me a feeling of safety with my decision.

  • It’s made me think of some of the things I do that need to change.  Thank you for coming and trying to help us.

  • Made me rethink what I want to do in the future and my purpose in life.  I’ve had a bad week and this class really helped me to not stay in the moment but think positively and about my future.  Thank you!

2019-20

  • This class has impacted by getting to keep going and to know that there is a better tomorrow.  I hope that everyone gets the opportunity to get what I got.

  • This class has brought more thought on the emotions of my peers and has made me try and view life more optimistically, knowing there will be bumps.

  • This class has impacted me to make better decisions.  Now I ask myself questions before doing something.

  • Talking about all these things has changed my perspective on them which changed my life.

  • The impact that I’ve had in the past 5 weeks was good because you have taught how to be more positive and how to value myself and to take every good opportunity that I get in life.  And to be a healthy person.

  • This class has helped me see who my real friends are and who should and should NOT be in my circle.

  • The most important of all, this class helped me in understanding the mindset of people who suffer depression.  I have many people around me who feel depressed daily; now I am able to convince them to be positive and more optimistic.

  • It has impacted me by seeing who should be around my circle.  Surrounding myself with positive people.  Being healthy.

  • I have had a positive impact from our time together.  I have learned very important things that I never knew I needed to hear.  The information I received is very important.

  • It changed the way I look at sexual activity.  What certain drugs can do to your brain.  That I can’t judge someone without knowing what’s happening.

  • In the time that you have been here I have realized that a lot of things I have done could have caused major health issues.  Thank you.

  • This last day made me think about my actions lately and how I want to do better for myself and my girlfriend because I am reminded about my past that makes me feel guilty.

  • Big impact.  I actually learned more about life than school has ever taught me.

  • Everything comes in its own time – happiness, sex, good mental and emotional health…but no matter what happens, I still have a whole life ahead of me and I’m the only one who can choose to move on and decide what’s best for me.  I don’t have to live with the pain and focus only on one spot.  I have a life, a value, and a role in this world to be me and only me.  Thank you.  J

  • The class has really made me think wiser of my decisions and created smarter mentally.  Thank you for coming and sharing the amazing, relevant information.  Your words truly inspire to work harder, think about my emotions, and strive to reach my goals.

  • It has made my self esteem better.  I’ve learned so much from it.  Also made me see how much I’m worth.

  • This class has helped to motivate me.  It also makes talking about sexual activity a more comfortable topic.  It has helped me to feel like an adult and less of a child who relies on others for my decisions.

  • This week I learned so many things.  I used to let people come into my circle easily and I wanted to get close to people, but I ended up getting hurt.  Now that I learned, I understand why.  Thank you!

  • Your teaching is awesome.  I learn so many things!  Your words make me realize how important it is to take care of ourselves.  I think in the future I will use some of what you teach me to protect myself.  Thank you.  Keep doing what you are doing!  You are truly amazing!

  • It was a big help.  It made me think more about the things that I do and the person that I am and will be.  I’ve always struggled with my trust issues, but I hope one day I can find a person that I can truly trust.  Thank you for coming here!

  • This week has impacted me by showing me that no matter how my life was years before, I can change that.  I can make it better and make a turn around and put all my badness behind me.

  • You have showed me that my body has a lot more value than what I give it.  You taught me that maybe trusting others isn’t bad, but you have circles that they have to go through.  Thank you for spending time with us and teaching us.

  • To share my love with someone that I really care about and will be with for a long time.  It’s not something to give out to whoever.

  • The future is much more important to me.  I should not try to fit in by changing myself.  I also need to focus on something more important.  Not be jealous about small things.  Be more independent.

  • This class made me realize how many decisions we have to make in our life and how they affect our future life.  Tonight I’m going to take some time to think about why did I start smoking the first time and why I tried weed and alcohol.  I’m sure that I’m not gonna do that again after this class.

2018-19

  • This class helped me get out of a toxic relationship by learning how to stand up for myself and my future.

  • This class has opened my eyes to think about my future and has made me feel like I’m not alone.  Mr. Pratt really knows what he is talking about and he has given me motivation I need to take the path of my dreams and work for the goals along the way.

  • It’s made me think about the past and how bad it was but made me turn it into something good.

  • It has given me information on how to cope with the things that bother me and given me new views on how to react to things.

  • This class has taught me that I need to look out for people more.  Someone needs help somewhere and I can make the change in someone’s life.

  • This class has made a great impact.  It has made me see life with other eyes of how some people live theirs.  It has made it to where I understand the many aspects of life.

  • It has opened my eyes.  I have made a lot of choices since then to make my life/circle better.

  • It showed me what people have struggled with how they live with their addiction.  To always say no to drugs and alcohol.

  • I learned a lot of things I didn’t know before and a lot of my questions were also answered.

  • It has made me think about my life in a lot more serious way and about how not to let the wrong people get too close.

  • Your kind words about how we deserve to live, to be protected have give me a sense of hope.

  • I paid attention, and liked the way you taught us this info.  Thank you so much for coming to visit us, and talk about how our bodies work and drugs, and all those other things.

  • This has given me much to think about, and has motivated me to be better, do better, and work towards a goal.

  • I learned that all the negative I feel towards myself is unnecessary.  Sex is a bigger deal than I thought.  I always took it seriously, but never realized how serious the outcomes could be.

  • Showed me how to not follow in my brother’s footsteps. To follow my own path that leads to a healthier and happier lilfestyle.