Walking towards adulthood


Sarah Young

On March 28, parents of FUHSD students gathered in the MVHS auditorium. They filled the seats as they waited to hear speaker and Head of Brentwood K-12 School Mike Riera’s speech about connecting with teenagers. Riera began the speech by asking the audience the first things that came to mind when describing a teenager. Parents responded with words such as, ‘stressed’, ‘entitled’ and ‘awkward.’ He then proceeded to give examples of teenager difficulties and how to deal with them. Riera’s main goal for this speech was for parents to understand three main ideas.

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