Acadia's Anti-Bullying Kick-Off!!!
Stand Up, Speak Out
1. We will not bully others.
2. We will try to help students
who are bullied.
3. We will try to include
students who are left out.
4. If we know that somebody is
being bullied, we will tell an
adult at school and an adult at
This week, Acadia homerooms spoke about the second
anti-bullying rule: We will try to help students who are bullied.
Class meetings were centered around the idea of what role a bystander plays
in bullying and how they as bystanders can play a more active role in
stopping bullying from occuring.
Click here to see the script for the third
The second class meeting focused on the first of
Acadia's anti-bullying rules: We will not bully
others. Student discussion focused on
understanding the difference between bullying, fighting, and
"rough-and-tumble" play. Students also discussed how situations can
turn into bullying and what examples they have experienced or witnessed.
By understanding that bullying can take many different forms, students can
take charge of their own behavior and stop bullying before it even starts.
Click here to see the script for the second
Click here to read "Dan's Story".
Today marks the kick-off of Acadia's Anti-Bullying
campaign! In classrooms around the school, regular activity was
suspended so that teachers and students could begin to have a dialogue about
bullying in Acadia. Students and teachers will be talking about how
bullying affects others, how it can be prevented, and how it can be dealt
with. Today, the class meeting format was introduced and a kick-off
video was shown, created by Acadia's own Jen Rosney and Christine Quatraro.
Click here to see the
Click here to see
the script of the first class meeting.
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