By ELIA DIETZ For the month of November, IHS Leadership Seminar is focusing on uplifting students dealing with depression or other mental health issues. During academic advising, students made their own personalized hand turkey, writing what they’re grateful for on it. Leadership provided paper and other crafting materials to academic advising teachers to hand out to their students. Students traced their hand on a piece of paper then cut and designed it however they wanted. On the hand turkey, students wrote what they are most grateful for this month. Hand turkeys are hung up outside of 10th period classrooms to be displayed in the hall. Spanish teacher Mr. Henninger expresses, “I feel like you get your standard answers and you think, oh yeah, I didn’t even realize that I was thankful for that.” As the fall and winter seasons begin, the rate of students dealing with anxiety or depression heightens.