School communities throughout Ontario will celebrate Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week November 14 – 18, 2011. Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board has partnered with local police services, Parent Involvement Committee, student groups, Loyalist College and several community agencies to plan activities. The slogan for the local campaign is Be Kind to Me.
A media launch is scheduled.
DATE: Monday, November 14, 2011
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Earl Prentice Public School, 17 William Street, Marmora
Reporters are invited to attend to photograph and speak with students. School board officials, Board members and community partners will be in attendance.
Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week is one way to involve the school community in promoting safe 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]