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Posted: Friday, January 18, 2013 12:00 am

Each Tuesday on Lodinews.com and in the Lodi News-Sentinel, you can find rock-solid advice provided by the conflict mediation teams from Tokay and Bear Creek high schools.

When these students aren't actively seeking peace by diffusing campus problems, they are taking time to answer letters written to “Teens 2 Teens” by local students.

Anyone can anonymously send a letter to teentips@hotmail.com and the “issues” will be forwarded to the conflict mediators. Coming together in small groups to discuss the best way to handle various situations, the mediators provide great peer advice to anyone who needs it.

Thank you to Mr. Huiras (Tokay High School) and Ms. Deeter (Bear Creek High School) for overseeing this community outreach program. Thank you to Pizza Guys of Lodi for donating lunch for these students to enjoy.

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