Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Hartland Middle School is in first year of implementing Sprigeo for reporting bullying concerns at school.
Fenton has fought bullying through the Trust Theater Ensemble performance of the Bullycide Project and Community Parent's 'Chasing Bullying And Depression' Program. Fenton's Gabe Ford has toured the country speaking of bullying prevention. Hartland Middle School has taken that anti-bullying message and installed it in the classroom. Teaching kids to speak out and speak up against bullying tactics is an issue for most parents and school staff. Now, with the help of a new online reporting system, students are encouraged to voice their concerns from the safety of their own computers. Sprigeo, an online website designed for students to send their bullying concerns through messages to school officials, is in its first year at Hartland Middle …
Monday, March 5, 2012
Event to take place Saturday at Bendle High School.
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Monday, March 5, 2012
Community Parent, sponsor of Chasing the Dragon, a drug awareness program, will be sponsoring Chasing Bullying And Depression, an anti-bullying and depression awareness program. The program will take place on Saturday, March 10, 2012 beginning at 7 p.m. at Bendle High School, 2288 E. Scottwood in Burton. The event is free and open to the public. The event will feature: For more information contact Bob Krug at 810-629-8614, or go to the website of Community Parent at www.communityparent.org. *Information obtained from Community Parent.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Paige Lange broke down in tears more than once while performing in the Bullycide Project.
Paige Lange dreaded the moment. The 20-year-old Fenton resident dreaded the reaction. And she dreaded the words, but she said them anyway. “I’m not the one who pulled the trigger, you are.” Lange is not a bully, but she plays one on stage. “It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life,” she said. The 20-year-old Fenton resident plays the role as part of the Bullycide Project, a play performed by the Fenton-based Trust Theatre Ensemble put together by Fenton High School theater teacher Lori Thompson. Some of the group’s performance will be featured on CBS in a 48 Hours special, “Bullying: Words CAN Kill,” at 8 p.m. Friday. Lange said she is proud to be “part of something that makes a difference,” but looking back, she doesn’t believe …
Local group to be featured on 48 Hours special on bullying Friday night.
The Bullycide Project has made stops at Lake Fenton High School and many other schools. Now the play, created by Fenton Theatre Teacher Lori Thompson and performed by local actors with her group the Trust Theater Ensemble, will appear on a much bigger stage. 48 Hours on CBS. Parts of an East Lansing performance of the Bullycide Project will be featured on the CBS special, “Bullying: Words CAN Kill,” Friday at 8 p.m. “I felt it would put itself out there and get attention, but I never realize the amount of attention it would receive,” Thompson said. She added that it will be emotional to watch the special, which will include interviews with parents who have lost children and children who have been bullied, but Thompson said nothing will …