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By Tesia Galvan
Staff Writer 

New anti-bullying program at East Side

Elementary students will be recognized for being 'defenders' of others

 

October 26, 2016

Tesia Galvan

Ellianna Baumstarck, Jazmine Salcido and Jaeda Torrez perform in an anti-bullying skit at East Side Elementary School last Friday afternoon. The fifth graders performed a skit featuring the different types of people involved with bullying, such as the bully, the person being bullied, the disengaged onlooker and the defender. The skit was an introduction to the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program.

WORLAND – Starting this week, teachers will have weekly meetings with their students at East Side Elementary School as part of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program.

Last Friday, Principal Kenneth Dietz held an assembly where students watched a skit performed by East Side fifth graders and the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program was shared.

"Backed by 35 years of research and successful, worldwide implementation, the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program is a long-term, system-wide program for change involving program components at four levels: school-level components, classroom-level compo...



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