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Laney High School to Hold 9th Annual SLAM JAM to Prevent School Violence

The Sports /Entertainment Marketing II Class at Laney High School has created Slam Jam, a service learning event for school violence prevention. Slam Jam is a student vs. faculty basketball game and the goal is to prevent school violence by creating unity and belonging in school.​​

The week will include various school events leading up to the big game:

Friday, May 4 - “Peace, Love, Happiness”- Students will be wearing tie-dye representing peace, love and happiness around school.

Monday, May 7 - “Match Monday”- Students will match each other with their clothing showing unity among students.

Tuesday, May 8 - ” Talk it out Tuesday”- A video will be shown on this date about school violence which teachers can talk about it with their students.

Wednesday, May 9 - “Orange you glad to meet me”- Students will wear orange since orange is for gun violence and school bullying prevention.

Thursday, May 10 - “Laney Color Day, SlamJam Expo, and Faculty Vs. Student Basketball Game” -Students will wear Laney’s colors to show school unity with the Expo happening during 4th block. The Slam Jam Basketball Game will be after school at 4:00 p.m., with the Evolution of Dance halftime show will be performed with the Laney Dance Team.

List of Events:

3 Legged Race, Cornhole with Nice Words, One team/ One family photo booth, Human Knot, Hula Hoop, Blinded Maze, Pop-a-shot, Donut eating contest, Tug-a-War, along with local and state organization informational booths.

If you have any questions or comments please contact Jeremy Lewis (910)-350-2089, extension 73500, or email

Posted: 04/30/18