Abbotsford schools are planning a selection of activities for Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, Feb. 27, including:
Steve Andrew of "Bully Back Off" is doing workshops with all Grade 6 students. He is also training schools' Peer Mediators to help with anti-bullying efforts. Students will participate in an anti-bullying flash mob outside at 2: 05 p.m. near the end of the day.
Doing 'Stop Drop and Think Pink,' students will be sharing their bullying prevention messages on the PA system throughout the day.
Anti-bullying assembly with students performing skits, songs, poems, and flash mob dance.
All staff in pink shirts. Anti-bullying wristbands for kids. Grade specific activities in conjunction with student leaders.
Targeted messages/videos will be on hallway TVs.
Encourage anti-bullying with Pink Shirt Day announcements/messages. Thursday, Feb. 28 is a scheduled month-end assembly; during the assembly students will be doing some anti-bullying activities/watching videos.
WA Fraser Middle
Have a pink T-shirt contest going on; all the artwork to be displayed. On Feb. 27, students will wear pink shirts.
Will be participating in Stop Bullying Day by creating pink posters around the school. Students are already hard at work on these during inside recess and classes. Plan is to have school hallways lined with pink on Feb. 27.
? Many other schools will be encouraging students and staff to wear pink and have in-class discussions about bullying. To learn more about this great day, visit www. pinkshirtday.ca.