“From a legal point of view, bullying is not a legal term. I can’t stop bullying per-say. I have to look at is it harassment? Is it abuse? Is it an assault? If it’s non of those things, then probably there wont be much of a legal remedy,” says Attorney at Bemis and Rossignol, Frank Bemis. So what […]
Students in Mrs. Sadler-Mean’s English class took a couple seconds out of their day on Tuesday to write something nice about someone else. Many students in this classroom were wearing blue. It was all part of anti-bullying day. “They want to make sure that all students feel included,” says teacher Cindy Pearson. “They want to […]
RSU 29 schools are not kidding around when it comes to implementing the state’s new bullying policy. Superintendent Mike Hammer says the new document has all schools in the district focusing on areas that haven’t specifically been targeted before. Mike Hammer, RSU 29 Superintendent says, “Gender identity, socioeconomic status, a lot of those things that […]
Peer pressure and bullying happen all over the country. Even here in Aroostook County. A well known anti-bullying activist was in Presque Isle to talk to students and the public about her experience being bullied and what can be done to prevent it. Dick Palm caught up with her just before her presentation to a […]
A community-wide effort has been launched to raise bullying awareness. Caribou middle schoolers, the Caribou Public Library and the Aroostook Substance Abuse Prevention are teaming up to bring the community together through a shared reading experience. News Source 8’s Jenna Callari has more on One Book, One Community.