On Friday, October 26, 2018, at a luncheon held to honor finalists in nine categories of volunteers, the Norfolk JOOI Clubs were announced as the ServeNebraska Step Forward 2018 Volunteer Group of the Year. JOOI (pronounced “joy”) members are Junior Optimists and youth members of Optimist International. The Norfolk JOOI Clubs are comprised of students […]
By Madison Graham Buckle your seat belt and hang on as teens across the country gear up for National Teen Driver Safety Week! NTDSW is a week-long campaign from October 21st-27th dedicated to encouraging teen drivers to practice safe driving behaviors. This event is an opportunity for teens to make a difference in their community. […]
By Gabriella Medina What’s your favorite electronic device or outfit accessory? Mine (this season) is my mini-backpack that I wear on the weekends. Whether i’m going to the mall or walking my dog, it’s 10+ pockets help me hold all the essentials. But, this week isn’t about the backpack, it’s about HOW the backpack got […]
The Nebraska Teen Driving Experiences survey captures a broad array of behaviors and attitudes related to driving. The current survey instrument has now been implemented for four consecutive years. Over these four years, between 12 and 19 TDS schools have collected surveys. A total of seven schools have collected surveys in all four years since the 2013-2014 school year.
During the spring of 2018, Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) supported an activity at TDS schools to decrease electronic use among teen drivers and adult drivers who transport students.