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Mineola High School Students Hold Anti-Bullying Workshop

Upperclassmen teach elementary students how to handle bullying.

Third and fourth-grade students at in the Mineola School District recently participated in an anti-bullying workshop led by the ninth-grade upperclassmen from the .

As part of a service-learning project, the high school students organized a complete lesson plan centered on anti-bullying, read a book with student and led discussion groups on how to handle a bully.

Much of the workshop focused on being an “upstander” – a person who speaks up for someone they witness being bullied, rather than of a bystander, and served as reinforcement to anti-bullying tactics discussed throughout the year in the classroom.

Eileen Lusardi May 14, 2012 at 07:39 PM
This was a great project...way to go Mineola taking an active role....wonderful!

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