Tag: anti-bullying

Parent Posts

Advocating for our kids against bullying

In order to protect the identities of the students involved, this Parent Post has been published anonymously. Our family’s experience with bullying was not a pretty story. For three years, my son found himself on the receiving end of some very strong words and actions which slowly chipped away at him. Those were a rough […]

Parent Posts

Cyberbullying: Tips to help protect your child

By Jill Magazine – Jill is the co-chair of the Safe, Caring and Inclusive Schools subcommittee of the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC). She has two children at WRDSB schools. Since this is Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention week, I think it’s a great time to talk about what we can do as parents to […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 19-25

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 19 to 25, 2017. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

WRDSB goes pink for Pink Shirt Day 2017

Yesterday schools across our district celebrated Pink Shirt Day, a day dedicated to eliminating bullying. We asked our schools to share their activities by using #WRDSBPink. https://storify.com/wrdsbcomms/pink-shirt-day-2017

Spreading kindness at Riverside PS

At Riverside Public School, they believe kindness is one size fits all. The school’s Difference Maker Club worked on a two-week campaign to educate students on why it is important to stand up to bullying through announcements and posters. They ended their anti-bullying awareness campaign with a school-wide assembly where students shared the story of […]

Central PS & School Resource Officer launch anti-bullying campaign

The Grade 6 drama troupe at Central Public School teamed up with Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) Constable Douglas, their school resource officer, to present the book One in an assembly. The book is from a literacy text set purchased by their School Council to support anti-bullying education in schools. After the drama skit, Officer […]

Anti-bullying messages surround King Edward PS

Staff and students at King Edward Public School created an amazing visual display that surrounded the outside of the school to promote solidarity against bullying. With a pink rope strung around the school, students attached quilt patches to sections of the rope with anti-bullying messages. As a daily reminder to be kind, the quilt patches will […]

Bullying Awareness Week at Grand River CI

The Peer Support and Student Executive classes at Grand River Collegiate Institute (GRCI) worked very hard last week running activities for the annual Bullying Awareness Week. Monday – The week was launched by posting a banner by the Student Executive class for students to add their signature for “Stand Up, Speak Up ” to bullying. Tuesday […]

Lackner Woods PS educates about bullying

Lackner Woods Public School has kicked off Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week by engaging their learners in a variety of ways. Today is “Think-tank Tuesday” which is the name for their announcements, supporting the Region and the Board’s month long awareness program promoting respectful and responsible citizenship. Some classes have been engaged in activities related to the […]

Country singer Ryan Laird returns to Ayr PS

Ayr Public School held their monthly celebration assembly and had Ryan Laird perform. The country music artist is on a national school tour called Bigger Than That to promote anti-bullying and youth empowerment, a big part of his message is to talk to an adult you trust about any concerns you have. His mission: to provide music driven concerts […]