Schools want to include community to help prevent bullying
November 2, 2022
Name calling. Spreading rumors. Shoving, tripping. Excluding.
Those are just a few of the ways bullying can be perpetrated, and staff at Wrangell schools are working to prevent it and the damage and lasting trauma that can stem from it.
About 20% of students ages 12 through 18 across the country reported being bullied, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ stopbullying.gov website. Of those students, 56% said they believed the bully “had the ability to influence other students’ perception of them.” Fifty percent “had more social influence”; 40%“were p...