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Welcome Norwalk-La Mirada families and community to the 2021-22 school year!
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TUPE – Cessation & Curriculum Program

TUPE – Cessation & Curriculum Program

Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) Programs

Tobacco Cessation & Curriculum Programs




Cessation Programs

TAP – (Helping Teens Stop Using Tobacco) – Grades 6-12

Cessation Program that provides resources to help stop using tobacco


TEG – (Intervening with Teen Tobacco Users) – Grades 6-12

Cessation Program that serves as an alternative to suspension when students get caught using tobacco products at school


Smokeless Tobacco Programs





Prevention Curriculum Programs

TNT – (Projects towards No Tobacco Use) – Grade 7

Classroom curriculum that helps prevents and reduces tobacco use for students


TND – (Project towards No Drug Abuse) – Grade 10

Classroom curriculum that helps prevent drug and tobacco abuse prevention


TFG – (Tobacco Free Generations) – Grades -6-12

Curriculum that is used with pregnant minor for tobacco prevention



(Parents and students are invited to attend)

The TUPE Advisory Committee comprised of district staff, school staff,

community members, parents and students meet 3 times a year at

the District Office, PDC Building, from 3:15-4:00 p.m. 

See rooms below:


TUPE Advisory Meeting Dates

Thursday, November 15, 2018 (PDA Room 7)
Thursday, February 21, 2019 (PDA Room 7)
Thursday, May 2, 2019 (PDA Room 7)


RED RIBBON WEEK – October 22-26, 2018 (DISTRICT-WIDE)

Red Ribbon Week is devoted to creating a healthy, drug-free future of America, Government, business, education, and community leaders will work together to deliver a powerful message encouraging all your students to make smart, drug-free choices.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, is the chosen date for everyone to wear red to commemorate Red Ribbon Week.  The theme of Red Ribbon Week this year is:

“I love me drug-free selfie.”



Thursday, November 15, 2018

Every year on third Thursday of the November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancers Society’s Great American Smoke-out.  They may use the date as a plan to quit, or adopt a smoker and support them in quitting on that day.  The event challenges people to stop using tobacco and helps people know about the many tools they can use to quit for good.



Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Kick Butts Day is a day for activism and is officially one day each year to fight to make the next generation tobacco-free and to raise awareness of tobacco problems in the community.



Thursday, April 18, 2019

Lose the Chew Day is celebrated as an annual awareness for students and community to deter away from using chewing tobacco.  It urges users towards a step to a healthy future.


Youth Development Programs

Goals for Life Mentoring Program (Grades 6-8)

The Goals for Life (GFL) program is a youth development program wherein form NFL players teach youth the skills and strategies for success with a goal setting workshop for at-risk students and those most at-risk (with discipline/truancy issues and /or demonstrating mal-adaptive behaviors) for tobacco, drug and alcohol use.  GFL assists the students with integrity, self-esteem, self-discipline, preparation, perseverance, and confidence that help youth to say no to tobacco, drug and alcohol use and to do well academically.


Friday Night Live (Grades 7-12)

The Friday Night Live (FNL) Mentoring Program operates out of the Division, Parent and Community Services within the Los Angeles County Office of Education to provide tobacco, alcohol and drug prevention information to students in 7th-12th grades.  Youth participating in the program will engage in peer mentoring partnerships to tobacco prevention education and positive supportive role modeling so that students may be less likely to engage in problematic risky behaviors and more likely to achieve in school.  High school students will learn and implement a tobacco prevention curriculum to their mentees.


Carmen Dave, TUPE Coordinator,  Ext. 102076

Elisa Alday, TUPE Clerk, Ext. 102221