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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

BASE students weigh in on bullying and how they can help

 

November 9, 2022

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

From left, Timothy Pearson, Clara Waddington and Shailyn Nelson stand above anti-bullying banners created by Wrangell High School art students. The three are members of BASE and believe the group can be an integral part of anti-bullying efforts at the schools.

Student involvement is integral to solving the problem of bullying at school.

Building a Supportive Environment, a student group better known as BASE, will be a main ingredient toward implementing a bullying prevention program school staff are looking to use.

Students who participate in BASE said they're already working to connect with students and to reach out when they believe there might be problems.

"My idea is ... having simple acts of kindness or as simple as holding a door open for someone or talking to someone who looks like they're having a down day," said freshman Timothy Pearson...



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