The Ontario government has designated the third week of every November as Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week  to help promote safer schools and positive learning environments.
Media Launch Events for
|Monday, November 18, 2013|
| Moira Secondary School
275 Farley Avenue, Belleville, 8:30 a.m., Library
| Prince Edward Collegiate Institute
41 Barker Street, Picton, 10:30 a.m., Gym
|This event will feature a student-produced video on inclusivity at Moira Secondary School. Students will be available for interviews and photographs.||This event will feature a student-produced performance by the Grade 11 Drama class. Students will also speak about the school’s Bystander Project. Students will be available for interviews and photographs|
During Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week, November 17 – 23, 2013, Ontario students, school staff, parents/guardians and community agencies are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effect on student learning and well-being.
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board values the involvement of community partners who support this initiative to ensure safe, healthy, respectful and inclusive learning and working environments. Seven municipalities/counties have officially proclaimed Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week. The local theme is Be Kind to Me.
Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week is an important way for school communities to promote safer learning environments for all students, which is essential to their success. It is also a time to raise awareness of bullying-related issues with parents/guardians and the local community.
For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]