The entire school population at Shipyard Elementary in Sydney (CBVRSB) were involved in a "STAND UP AGAINST BULLYING"! activity Thursday, September 12.
- The following is a list of activities for “Stand Up Against Bullying Day” on September 12, 2013.
- These ideas may or may not be applicable to all grade levels at your school; however, they may be adapted where appropriate.
The second Thursday of September has been proclaimed by the Premier of Nova Scotia as Stand Up Against Bullying Day in all public schools across the province.
On this day, September 12, 2013, we are encouraging schools to focus on healthy relationships and building stronger communities, in an attempt to continue to build respect, communication and healthy conflict resolution skills, while reducing the incidents of bullyingand cyberbullying.
The education partners -- Nova Scotia Teachers Union, Nova Scotia School Boards Association, Nova Scotia Federation of Home and School Associations, Fédération des parents acadiens de la Nouvelle-Écosse and Association of Nova Scotia Educational Administrators, in collaboration with the Nova Scotia Government, celebrate this special day and recognize the importance of healthy, safe and positive learning environments for students and educators alike.