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Helen Tyson Middle School



6th Grade:

  • It has made me think about relationships differently and to approach them cautiously.  I have also learned about what a true friend is.  Thank you for teaching us Reality Check!  I will share my new knowledge with others!  Thank you!

  • It showed me to make great choices with my body.

  • This class has helped me by learning who to trust, which makes me careful with who I’m friends with.

  • It made me realize “no” is okay to say and no need to feel bad.

  • I understood to not trust anyone online and make sure that I make good choices.

  • It has impacted me by telling me all the stuff I need to know and how to protect my body.

  • It has impacted me of how difficult things can be.  This class is the most inspiring to me of all my classes.

  • It has made me not want to do drugs even more than before.

  • I think this class helped me learn to make better choices in life.

  • This class affected me in a good way because it helped me learn to speak up.

  • This class has helped me by telling me how to choose friends and see whether or not they are real or not.

  • It has taught me important things that will help me in the future and make me focus on my future.

  • I used to think that sex was a good thing for people that are older than me, but now I understand the risks.

  • How this class has made a difference in my life is now I know not to make bad choices at a young age.

  • This class made me notice that I get to make my own decisions.

  • This class has made me now know that I have to be more cautious, safe, and think before I do something.

  • This class has changed me because I have done some things just so people would be my friend in the past.

  • This class made me realize to be careful who I make a friend.

  • It made me a little more cautious about life.

  • Now I know what I have to be careful with.  Now I know that I have to be focusing on my future.

  • This class made me be more confident and realize what’s in the world.

  • It made me realize to focus more on my future than the present.

  • This class has impacted me by making me more confident.  Also helping me to pick better choices.

  • It made me feel that I'm worth something.

  • It made me realize that it is okay to say no even to people you love.

  • This class impacted me by showing me that I have power over what I want instead of people telling me what they want for me.

  • This class impacted me because I learned what's best for me so I can make better choices for the future.

  • This class helped me learn to make the right decisions in life.

  • By making me think about all my decisions in life and be more cautious.

  • It made me think about my friends and if it was a good choice being friends with them.

  • This class made me realize that I am my own person and I should stop comparing myself to others.

  • This class impacted me by saying no and standing up for yourself.

  • It has impacted me by giving me confidence.

  • I learned I have power over me and my body.

  • This class has impacted me by making me think if the people I am friends with are actually good friends and by showing me what is good and what is wrong.

  • Knowing how to set boundaries and realizing how people should treat me.

  • This week made me realize that I don't have to be influenced to do something that I don't want to do.

  • This class has made me realize to always be careful of everything. For example, friends make sure they are real and my surroundings.

  • It made me realize that I thought wrong and for peer pressure I would always make excuses.

  • How this class has impacted me is I have terrible friends and should think and defend myself.

  • This class has changed me a lot actually. It made me think about my future.

  • This class impacted me by making good choices.


6th Grade:

  • This showed me what is wrong and right. It helped me be a better person.

  • This week was a really helpful week. You helped me learn what to do and what not to do. Thank you for supporting me.

  • I learned to make better choices and to be a good friend and person.

  • The lessons have shown me how to become a successful healthy person.

  • The effects and impacts these lessons had on me were it made me think about my future and made me a better person overall.

  • The impact is it made me realize that I have to be safe.

  • This week's lessons affected me by understanding that I am important and valuable.

  • This impacted me to think twice before making choices that I will regret!! You were amazing to us.

  • This class has impacted me because now I know my body is mine.  I won’t take drugs because the cons are more than the pros.

  • It has helped me make different choices and make sure I have the best for me.  It also made me know if I should talk to someone.

  • This has made me change my choice into better one.  So I am thankful.

  • I feel like this week’s class has taught me to be smarter about my choices and I feel like I know that I can say NO when I don’t want someone to touch me in places I don’t want to be touched.  Also I wanted to say thank you for this week’s lesson.

  • This class has made me think to not do alcohol.

  • It impacted me because of some of this stuff I didn’t know and now that I know I will be safe.

  • This class has helped me to understand that I am in control of my own life.

  • The impact of hearing this information benefits me to make better choices and be more wise.

  • This class has made me think before I do anything that might seem dangerous.

  • This class has impacted me by helping me to see my goals clearly and to make a path to my goals.  It has also helped me to learn how to protect my goals and not jeopardize them with my actions.


7th Grade Students:

  • The impact in this whole lesson, I learned that it's okay to say how I feel to become more safe and confident.

  • It could help me in the future and it could help me for relationship stuff. And they taught me a lesson that I can go back and refer to in the future.

  • This week I have learned a lot of new information that I know I can use in the future. I am really thankful that she came here to teach us about all of this stuff. Thank you.

  • We need to love ourselves and know our worth.

  • These lessons helped me learn my choices throughout my life so that I can have a better protected life.

  • It taught me not to be scared about those kind of things.

  • What was the impact of this week had for me was it helped me make better decisions.

  • To choose better choices about my future and know my worth.

  • This impacted me because now I can tell my sister about this stuff.

  • This impacted me by helping me realize that I can make better decisions.

  • This has made me think about my worth as a girl. It made me think about future life choices.

  • It helped me understand how not to send pictures of me so I won't get in trouble or put myself in danger.

  • What I learned is you are worth more than anything. Don't let someone take advantage of you. Be careful of what you do or say.

  • It taught me how to be more tough and how to stand up for myself even when you feel like your alone.

  • I realized how important I am and how important it is for me to have good/ healthy relationships and that I need to be healthy myself.

  • This week impacted me by teaching me how you should be treated, how your self worth is important, and what you should do to set boundaries for yourself.

  • I can choose the people I want in my future and to take care of my body. Also that I don’t need to fit in and I don’t need to impress anyone.

  • I was very impacted because I learned how important I am.

  • Something that really impacted me this week was learning about the risks and things that come from having sex. It helped me because now I’m more aware of these kinds of things and I am not as confused.

  • This week impacted me because it really made me realize my value and how important it is to keep your body safe. Another thing that impacted me was all the consequences that can be caused by sex.

  • It let me know that you don’t have to do things you are pressured to do. It helped me learn how to stay healthy.

  • What information that has helped me this week was to work hard to complete my goals.

  • Some information that told me was to don't be so pushy on girls or to be more respectful towards them.

  • This week impacted me because I wanted to have sex but now I know the serious possibilities.

  • I learned that I should save my sex till marriage and not to have it at this age.

  • The impact this week has been big. I realize that things I do will be important. I realize I need to be aware of my decisions. I learned things I never knew and learned things that will help me greatly in life.



6th Grade Students:

  • This class helped me because it was like a slice of life.  It really showed me a lot of risks and how to avoid them.

  • It helped me realize lots of things that I knew was bad but in a much more impactful way.

  • Learning that I'm valued and that it's my choice.

  • It made me think of how I can grow and live a good life and not do things that aren't safe and to only focus on the important things in life.  And if somebody ask me to try a vape or cigarette I say NO!

  • It has made me a better person because now I know what good choices to make in life.

  • This class put an impact on me by teaching me not to use alcohol, tobacco, or to have sex until you're married.

  • How to have a healthy relationship, how to say YES/NO/YES & what to NOT do in a relationship.

  • It's made me think of what I say or do and setting boundaries.

  • It made me think about life like if I want to go up to reach my goal or go down where I will never reach my goal.  After thinking about what I learned I want to go up and reach my goal.

  • This class impacted my life because I learned that I can make good choices later on in life.

  • One effect it has given me was that saying the word "no" can help your life a lot.  From sexual abuse, to inappropriate things like photos, I know more of what to expect in this world.

  • About body language and how to use it. About setting goals and how to use them. About relationships and how to define them.

  • Because you talked about setting boundaries, I know how to go for things that are right for me and not what other people want me to do.

  • This class has impacted me because my goal is to make people happy, to lead them to good choices and good steps. I've agreed with a lot of what you've said.

  • Making good choices and putting boundaries in my life.

  • The most impact this week is the friendship lesson. It helped me become a better friend and learn who my real friends are.

  • It impacted on me by reaching me to set boundaries and say no to bad things.

  • The lesson about sex and friends. I now know what true friends really are. It hit me a lot.

  • The impact of this class was pretty big because I learned to say no and to be safe sexually and mentally and to set a goal.

  • The good body language lesson in the past I would say yes because I did not want to hurt them but now I know that I need to speak up and do the right choice.

  • This week has impacted me because before I had this class I was doing things I should not have been doing and now I know what the consequences are for doing what I have been doing.

  • That even though I've done a lot of bad things in life I can start over and stop doing it.

  • It told me to live my life on a 7 and that just because your friend does something doesn't mean you have to.


6th Grade Students:

  • I learned a lot about relationships and it’s ok if our friends have somethings and we don’t. I learned how character really effects the world.

  • I like how we got to learn new stuff and get to do good choices and have a good life.

  • Because of this class I learned who my real friends are. This class has taught me to make better choices.

  • The impact this class had on me is that even if a friend offers me a drug I will always say no because of my boundaries.

  • The impact of this class is that you showed me to make better decisions and make boundaries for myself.

  • This class help me put a boundary that is not to drink or have sex before marriage.

  • I have set a boundary to not drink and made the decision to wait till I am married to have sex. This class have taught me the risks and consequences of the outside world.

  • This class make me make better choices for my future and to never give up on my goals.

  • Knowing that you can always stand up for yourself, Thank you for helping me.

  • To speak up don’t let people choose what you need to do.

  • Everything on this paper gave me a new path that now I understand. This gives me boundaries that I will never cross. I will focus towards my future more. It really makes me think twice about my decisions.

  • What I learned in this class is that it’s ok to say no and its ok to talk to people about your problems.

  • It made me really think about my life choices because I’m not the best in my class, but now I know it’s not the best choice.

  • All of the things you’ve talked about helped a lot. The one I found most important was about STD’s. I am setting a boundary to wait until I’m married.

  • I learned first to make good decisions and how to choose friends. I also learned about love and how there are stronger or weak. Also, about sex. I now know to set goals about that. It was probably the largest impact and about making boundaries.

  • One impact that impacted me most was to set boundaries. One boundary I set was to not ever drink Alcohol.

  • Day 4 had the most impact on me because when we learned about STD’s I learned that we should save ourselves for marriage.

  • Day 1 and 2 helped me the most. It let me get rid of friends I shouldn’t have had.

  • The thing that impacted me the most is knowing that you don’t have to do what your friends are doing.

  • Day 2 helped me the most because it told me how I am supposed to treat my friends.

  • The thing that most affected me, that we learned this week was avoiding unhealthy relationships.

  • One thing that impacted me was setting a boundary, because I want to stay out of negative consequences.

  • The info that changed me was to see if I have a good friendship and relationship.

  • The lesson that impacted me that I learned was the boundaries of saying no.

  • I am glad because Mr. Prine told us always be careful if you have sex because there are going to be consequences when you have sex before getting married.

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