Fort Bend ISD raises awareness around anxiety with virtual film screening of Angst (4/8/21)
Fort Bend ISD (April 6, 2021) – Fort Bend ISD will host two virtual screenings of the movie Angst, an IndieFlix Original documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety, it's causes and effects, and ways to deal with it. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents and U.S. Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps. Following each screening, the District will hold a panel discussion with representatives from the District.
The screenings will take place on April 12, 2021 and April 14, 2021 (subtitles available in Spanish) from 5:30 – 7 p.m. All FBISD high school and middle school students and their guardians are encouraged to join on the date assigned to their campus. Each screening is limited to the first 1,500 registrants.
Students from Austin, Bush, Clements, Dulles, Elkins and Hightower High Schools, along with the middle schools that feed into them, are invited to participate on April 12 and can RSVP here. Students from Kempner, Marshall, Ridge point, Travis and Willowridge High Schools, along with the middle schools that feed into them, are invited to the April 14 screening and can RSVP here.
The screenings are part of the District’s Whole Child Health Initiative, and are being offered through a partnership between FBISD’s Social Emotional Learning and Comprehensive Health Division and the FBISD School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) with contributions by United Healthcare and the Fort Bend Education Foundation.