St Augustine High School students took a break from curricular activities in Leduc on Oct 22 for an interesting discussion on gender roles and relationships.

Report from St Augustine High School

On October 22nd, the Grade 9 to 12 students at St. Augustine Catholic School joined their counterparts from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic

On October 22nd, the Grade 9 to 12 students at St. Augustine Catholic School joined their counterparts from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Division at Christ the King School in Leduc, for an informative and educational presentation.

Brad Henning, author of the book, “Don’t Take Love Lying Down”, spent an engaging, humour- filled two hours talking to the students about healthy relationships. His talk focused on the differences between males and females and how they communicate their feelings about life, love and relationships.

From the reactions of the students, Brad’s talk touched many of them on a very personal level about observations they have made regarding the opposite sex. It challenged the students to confront that age-old question of “Why do boys/girls do that?”

Mr. Henning’s approach was to use language and situations that were very relatable and, at times, hit close to home. One of the students, Chandler Littlechild, summed it up well, “What he expressed at the retreat was awkward in many ways but yet so true that I had the desire to continue listening.”

The students drove away from the presentation with a clearer understanding of who they are as individuals. They also gained valuable insights into how they are viewed by the opposite sex and how they can develop healthy relationships now and in the future.

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