Thursday, September 22, 2011

Bullying? 'Not at Our School'

Montville Patch (Montville, CT) September 22, 2011

"At least two students at Montville High School say that the tragic suicide of a student last January has provided one silver lining – less bullying at the school.
Anne Jeon and Jordan Hartman said the bullying level has diminished since the death of Joseph Mendes, whose family claims that repeated and severe harassment at the school was the root cause of his taking his life.
'It was a transformational event – it kind of brought everybody together,' Jeon said of the suicide, following an after-school workshop Wednesday that aimed to consider ways to further curtail bullying among students." Read More

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