STUDENTS

Anti-Bullying posterYou’ve seen posters like this one, and attended assemblies with an anti-bullying message, but in our workshop, you went a little deeper. I value the honesty you brought to your writing. You described what bullying really felt like, and some of you even wrote about a time when you were The Bully. We kicked off our conversation with a scene from¬†Brotherhood, then you took the topic to a whole new level.

Click on each triangular play-button below to listen to your voices (names have been changed to protect both the writers and the bullies). If we expose bullies through writing projects like this, what could happen? Might we get some of them to stop and think before intimidating others? Might we stop our own bullying?

Taking a stand (written and read by an 8th grade girl):

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Bully on the bus (written and read by a 6th grade boy):

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Remembering sixth grade (written and read by an 8th grade boy):

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Bully in gym class (written and read by an 8th grade girl):

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Bully in the auditorium (written and read by a 6th grade girl):

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Bully at a city bus stop (written and read by an 8th grade girl):

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How I felt after phone-bullying (written and read by a 6th grade girl):

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Bully on the basketball court (written and read by an 8th grade boy):

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Bully breaks a GameBoy (written and read by an 8th grade boy):

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