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A Community Investing in Teen Success: Annual Back-to-School Teen Explosion Conference© Supporting

Back-to-School, Inc. is sponsoring the Back-to-School Teen Explosion Conference© on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Cliffdale Recreation Center from 10:00AM-2:00PM. The purpose of the Conference is to provide an annual end of summer event that encourages teenagers to plan for a successful school year and apply themselves at the highest level upon going back to school.

The Back-to-School Teen Explosion Conference© is the PREMIER end of summer event for local teenagers. Back-to-School, Inc. understands that teens lose ground academically over the summer because they forget some of the skills and content learned the previous year, if they're not practicing those skills over the summer. According to Dr. Teresa Thompson-Pinckney, “for a small investment by parents and community citizens, teens can participate in a day filled with educational and fun activities designed to boost non-cognitive development in preparation for returning back to school. One of our new features this year includes the Teen Café, where teens will have an opportunity to discuss issues that are important to our youth in the Sandhills Community. As a result of these conversations, Back-to-School, Inc. will work with teens to ensure their voices are heard.” Teens in attendance will also participate in worksho