While there may always be bullies in the world, our response to bullying as a culture can change the effect bullying has on potential victims. Instead of tacit acceptance of bullying by standing mute while others are victimized, we have to teach our youth to collectively stand together with the victim. By showing group support … Continue Reading
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Principal John DiNicola of William H. Ross Elementary School is a veteran in character education. He had this to say about helping his students deal with bullying: Just as important as reading, writing, and arithmetic is how we treat each other as people. At an elementary school, educators see first-hand that empathy is a character … Continue Reading
Students from Mount Laurel and Cherry Hill joined Clique In at the Cherry Hill Health and Racquet Club (CHHRC) for the First Annual Ballers Against Bullying 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. Boys and girls ages 8-13 came together for a day of fun and basketball to raise funds and awareness for the Clique In mission. … Continue Reading
Clique In and the Margate City School District are working together to eliminate bullying behaviors. In September of 2011, Clique In is piloting the Valuing Positive Behavior Anti-Bullying Program at the William H. Ross Elementary School and the Eugene Tighe Middle School in Margate City, New Jersey. Clique In will help the district implement an … Continue Reading
Stand Tall Steve Motivates Individuals to Express Their Individuality Steve Bollar, aka “Stand Tall Steve”, the Principal of Hartford Middle School in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, is an inspiration not only to his 900 plus students, but to the community as a whole. It’s not hard to see where the name Stand Tall Steve comes … Continue Reading
One Elementary School Teacher Explains the Impact Bullying Has in Her School, and What She Is Doing to Change It Bullying takes many forms. It affects people of all ages, races, and income levels. It is a virus that has spanned generations and has reached pandemic proportions. It needs to stop. Your three-year-old daughter doesn’t … Continue Reading