Student Feedback Highlights King County

Students are asked for the following feedback:

  • What were the most important things you learned today?
  • Other comments

Garfield High School
In addition to the comments below, 4 Garfield students specifically mentioned that learning about ACEs was among the most important things they learned. read comments

That decisions we make now affect habits later in life.

I think it was a great class. I learned a lot about it, the ways to deal with it, the different ways people experience it and also the types of stress.

Thank you for this fun and serious class.

The most important thing I leaned was the warning signs of my stress so I can help identify and lower it. I liked the stress activity at the beginning.

I learned a lot more about what stress actually is and how unhealthy it can be. I learned about a lot of techniques to reduce stress. Thank you.

I learned several new ways for dealing with stress which I think will be helpful. I enjoyed this class!

That I need to have someone (adult) to talk to.

Problem solving and worrying are two different things.

Raisbeck Aviation High School
In addition to the comments below, 11 Aviation students specifically mentioned that learning about ACEs was among the most important things they learned. read comments

It’s not your falult [sic] for bad things that aren’t in your control.

The most important things I learned today were other people’s strategies for reliving stress.

I learned that there are other people with the same stresses and it’s normal to feel off every once in a while. Really good presentation!

I learned about the early warning signs of stress. This will help me a lot because it helps me recognize when I have stress and what I have to do to alleviate the stress I have.

That there are ways to destress that aren’t harmful to your body

People are a lot more stressed than I previously thought

How to cope with stress in a positive way and what ACE’s are.

Ace’s made me more aware of my situation at home.

I liked the calm strategies

How to cope with stress, speaker was cool 🙂

I learned the difference between worrying and problem solving. I liked the meditational part at the end, it was nice.

Understanding the difference between problem solving and worrying.

That I deserve someone (adult) to talk to.

Shorecrest High School
In addition to the comments below, 38 Shorecrest students specifically mentioned that learning about ACEs was among the most important things they learned. read comments

Even more ways to cope with stress + Different variables of stress. I think everyone at SC needs to take this class, the breathing relaxation ending was my favorite.

I learned about the 10 ACE’s and the surprising statistics of how many people were affected by them.

The most important thing that I learned was there are multiple ways with coping of stress.

It was fun! More active activities is great!

Great class! Your positivity helped a lot.

How to cope with stress and realizing what other people may be going through.

That other people have experienced ACE’s and it’s not abnormal.

I learned that there are ways to deal with stress that are good. This session helped.

I learned how to recognize my warning signs about stress.

I like how you made it easy to comprehend by making it easier for visual learners.

Stress can lead to much more than I thought. Stress response puts you into survival mode. I found today very interesting.

I’m “hella” relaxed after the mindful moment.

I really enjoyed this class and the ACE’s talk was very interesting.

The speaker seemed very passionate about the topic!

The speaker was nice! I like the activities she led us through and the information she taught us.

I learned some techniques to stay relaxed that I’d never thought about.

Great activities, kept me engaged.

You seemed very easy to talk to. Made sharing much easier.

Shorewood High School
In addition to the comments below, 25 Shorewood students specifically mentioned that learning about ACEs was among the most important things they learned. read comments

I learned about ACE’s and how they affect life expectancy. Thank you for this presentation! I thought it was super important!

I learned how to identify stress and coping strategies. It was a great workshop.

Finding an adult I should talk to and methods of coping.

I learned many positive stress management tools I will make sure to consider. Thank you so much for coming in!

It was fun to do the activities.

It was reassuring to know that everyone goes through stress.

The difference between worrying and problem solving. The presentation was helpful for me and I enjoyed it.

The most important thing were [that] I can go to people who care about me.

Finding my “jam” for relaxation.

What the ACE’s are. Well done and good speaker.

ACE’s are not your fault. I enjoyed the inclusive activities.

I didn’t realize how much I worry vs. problem solve.

I really like how safe the space was and how she allows people to participate and share without judging.

Coping strategies! I am so happy I learned these today – especially the relaxation response because during this period I was stressing about a homework assignment but after we did the relaxation I wasn’t stressed about it anymore and I felt really relaxed. Thank you for coming in today, it helped me a lot.

The meditation technique for stress coping felt amazing. I’ll definitely use it. Thank you so much for coming in.

I learned that meditation is very helpful for me. I loved how you knew what you were doing. The meditation was a good ending!

Coping mechanisms! This class was awesome! Thank you so so much, keep being amazing! Your teaching techniques are impeccable. I have not met such an accommodating committed teacher!