Teen Girl Stands Up to Bullies at a Colorado High School

by Brittany Weekley 16-year-old Sabrina Inman of Thunder Ridge High School in Douglas County, Colorado has made the news for her heroic stance against bullying. As we all know, bullying exists everywhere, especially in schools. Now, more than ever, students are taking a stance against it. Inman experienced bullying first-hand at her high school. She… Continue reading Teen Girl Stands Up to Bullies at a Colorado High School

5 Inspiring Songs That Battle Bullying

#5. “Mean Girls” by Rachel Crow “Mean Girls” is a pop song that was released in 2012. Crow’s message is simple, there are mean girls at every school. We know them all too well, and most of us have had an experience with one. I won’t let it get to me no more I don’t… Continue reading 5 Inspiring Songs That Battle Bullying

“Don’t Let This Defeat You,” Says Former Bully Victim Who Shares Her Story

Interview by Brittany Weekley. Barbara Slenski was bullied from elementary school through high school. This is her story. What happened the first time you got bullied? “The first time was when they set me up and said that I punched a girl in the face at school. That was in the first grade.” Do you… Continue reading “Don’t Let This Defeat You,” Says Former Bully Victim Who Shares Her Story

Anonymous Alerts Teams Up With PNW BOCES to Stop Bullying in NY Public Schools

by Dylan Buckley According to an article on New York’s Southeast Patch, the company Anonymous Alerts has developed an app that allows students to report bullying and other negative activity in schools anonymously. They have formed a partnership with the Putnam North Winchester Board of Cooperative Education Services to distribute the anti-bullying app throughout the… Continue reading Anonymous Alerts Teams Up With PNW BOCES to Stop Bullying in NY Public Schools

The Link between Animal Abuse and other Forms of Violence

By Traci Raley Links between animal cruelty and human violence have been documented by many researchers.  A number of studies have shown positive correlations between bullying, school violence, and animal abuse.  A study by Verlinden et al. found that approximately 50% of school shooters engaged in some form of animal abuse. Surveys conducted by Henry… Continue reading The Link between Animal Abuse and other Forms of Violence

Bay City Central High School Recognized as Unified School Against Bullying

by Dylan Buckley Bay City Central High School in Bay City, Michigan was recently recognized as a Unified School Against Bullying, according to an article on mlive.com. This accomplishment can be attributed to their anti-bullying club, which has been certified by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. The anti-bullying club at Bay City Central High School… Continue reading Bay City Central High School Recognized as Unified School Against Bullying