During my 3rd visit to the 7th grade, I talked about prescription drugs and prescription drug abuse. We live in a culture where all sorts of pills are available to any person that asks for them, and many of our homes are filled with all sorts of medications that could be dangerous if used improperly.…… Continue reading LCHS 7/8 – RX Drugs
I spent Monday and Tuesday talking about edible THC and marijuana products with the LCHS 7th Grade. We started by writing down some notes about marijuana that refresh and build on what we talked about last year: Marijuana is not a vitamin or a health food. Marijuana is a plant that contains the hallucinogenic drug THC. THC…… Continue reading LCHS 7/8 – Edible THC Products
I made my first official visit of the year to the La Canada HS 7th grade on Monday and Tuesday, and my day was spent talking about vaping, smoking and some of the other alternative methods that folks use to ingest nicotine. I started the discussion with a talk about how these products are advertised.…… Continue reading LCHS 7/8 – Hookahs, Vapes and More!
This last Monday and Tuesday, I had the pleasure of returning to La Canada High School to teach the 7th Grade students. With 10 classes of kids, it takes me two days to see the whole group, but it was great to see how they are all doing now that they have transitioned from elementary…… Continue reading LCHS #1 – Catching Up With Deputy Jake
Hello Parents, My name is Deputy Jake Merrifield, and I am in charge of the STAR Program in Malibu and La Canada/Flintridge. I will use this blog to post summaries of each lesson I teach throughout the year. If you ever want to get a hold of me you can contact me in the following…… Continue reading Welcome to Deputy Jake’s blog