Thursday, April 14, 2011

Dramatic bullying forum in Norwich urges parents, students to take a stand

The Day (Norwich, CT) April 13, 2011 "A forum on bullying Wednesday quickly turned into an emotional support group, as two parents and a grandparent vowed to help participating middle school and high school students avoid what they say is the hell their sons are going through in high school. The mother and grandmother of a St. Bernard High School senior, who asked not to be identified, said they have tried for three years to get the school and Montville police to respond to the bullying they said progressed to criminal behavior. They said their son’s car was vandalized and urinated on in the school parking lot, and that the boy suffered repeated bullying since his sophomore year. They reported incidents to teachers, principals and superintendents, but no action was ever taken. At one point, the mother confronted the bullies, but they taunted her." Read More

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