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Presentation Archives


November 13, 2018 presentation by Chief Brandon and Ray Watson, cybersecurity expert

Click HERE for a copy of the presentation from this evening.


January 29, 2018 presentation by Dana Lewin, Family Therapist with Sante Center.

Click HERE for a copy of the presentation from this evening.


October 23, 2017 showing of the SCREENAGERS movie, regarding dangers of screen time on our children

For more information about the apps that can help you monitor your child’s screen/media time, see

www.screenagersmovie.com Here you will find a Resources Tab which lists Parent Apps, as well as a Tech Talk Blog you can sign up for if you are interested.

Cyber Security and your family!

January 19, 2017 presentation by Ray Watson, Chief Brandon and CISD SRO Brett Wilson

Cyber Security presentation

STRESS! and your student

January 25th presentation by Tina DeVincenzo, Think Tank

Stress Powerpoint

January 25th presentation by Tammie Shelton Cook Children’s Hospital

Shelton Presentation

Teen Troubles

September 28th presentation by City of Southlake SROs

Presentation Powerpoint

Youth Sports Overuse and Injuries

March 30 2015 expert panel discussion

Premier Chiropractic  Dr. Ryan Price and associates   www.PremierChiroSouthlake.com  817 912 3331

Texas Orthopedic Specialists  Dr. Michael Ngyuen and Dr. Rob Sandman  www.txortho.net  817 540 4477

Technology Terrors – Apps to Know

Jan. 26, 2015 presented by Jody Hawkins, Cook Children’s Hospital

Click below for presentation notes:

Technology Terrors and Apps you Need to Know

GPS Locating for your child’s safety

Internet Software

Stress, Depression and Technology Terrors

Oct. 27, 2014 presented by Teen Lifeline

Click below for a pdf of the presentation:

LifeLivedBetter presentation

Stressors by Grade Level

Sept 23, 2013 presented by the S.R.O.s of CISD’s campuses.

Click below for the powerpoint presentation:

SPARK Sept Grade Stressors.pdf

Sexually Transmitted Infections Presentation

March 7, 2013 presented by Dr. Jason V. Terk of Cook Children’s Medical System  817 431-1450

Click below for the powerpoint slide show.


Debbie Fresch’s Tragic Loss

Protecting your Child from Internet and Technology Dangers

September 27, 2011; 7:00PM – 9:00 PM
Carroll Intermediate School

What you need to know to protect your child AND your family

» Buddy Knight will be our speaker.  For more information see http://knightsquest.org/

Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

October 25th, 2011; 7:00PM – 9:00 PM

Southlake Town Hall Third Floor conference rooms  (1400 Main Street)

Parents Only event.  Come find out the issues facing our teens.

» Details

Speakers will include Pamela Bolen.  http://www.pamelabolen.com/

Personal Safety Presentation by the Safety Chick

January 24, 2012; 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Carroll Senior High Auditorium

Don’t miss this presentation aimed at students in grades 7-12 and all parents.  Situational awareness, personal safety, date rape preventation, and more!


Pre-Prom Awareness program

Date: May 1, 2012

Debbie Fresch will visit students at CSHS and share her story in an assembly. Parents are welcome to attend.

For any questions about programs, or if you would like to be considered to be a participant in leading a program, call Laura Hill 817-797-0782

Decoding Your Middle Schooler


February 22, 2011

Shawn Farrell, executive director of the SUWS North Carolina outdoor behavioral health facility, spoke to us about understanding your middle schooler.  His presentation can be found here: Shawn SPARK presentation.pdf For more information on the Aspen Education programs see the How to Get Help tab under Behavioral Issues.

The Legal Implications of Teenage Drinking

September 28, 2010

Sgt Tana Travis from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission presenting a eye-opening presentation about little known legal implication of teenage drinking.  A lengthy Q&A followed.  The following  presentation contains much of the information she discussed:   Texas Underage Drinking 6-09(2).pdf



May 25, 2010

A round table discussion was held offering valuable insight and resources.  Expert participants included:

  • Becci Rollins – Director of CISD Guidance Department
  • SROs from the middle school and high school campuses
  • Counselors from Cooks Children’s Hospital
  • Dr. Mary Johnston – Principal of OUES

Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

April 27, 2010

Eating Disorders – a panel discussion offering information and resources on how to understand, recognize the pressures, attitudes and behaviors that shape eating disorders and how to get help. Expert participants included:

Keeping Our Kids Safe on the RoadKeeping Your Young Teens
Safe On The Road

February 23, 2010

Keeping Our Young Teens Safe on the Road – a presentation by John Schock – local resident, Facilitator/Trainer for Toyota Driving Expectations www.toyotadrivingexpectations.com, Senior Sales Liasion for Park Place Lexus, Grapevine and Dr. Shahid Shafi  Emergency Room Physician.

Panel Discussion on Drug Misuse

January 2010

Panel Discussion on Drug Misuse – Home Drug Testing,  warning signs of drug use, testing for prevention, how to talk to your teens about drugs, what to do/where to get help if your family has a problem.

Expert participants included:

Planning Meeting December 2009

SPARK Awareness Month November 2009

Other Past Topics have included:

  • Date Rape
  • Binge Drinking
  • Sexting
  • Kids, Sex and the Internet
  • Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll
  • Rachel’s Challenge
  • Southlake Curfew Ordinance
  • The Choking Game (GASP)
  • Alcohol Abuse – The Gordie Foundation
  • K9 Dogs in our schools
  • Software to monitor your child’s cell phone
  • Southlake Sexual Predator Ordinance
  • Bullying
  • Social networking 101
  • Cell phone Ban in Active School Zone
  • Teens in Southlake Square