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Officials with the Jamestown High School feel the recent concerns raised about bullying have been blown out of proportion, according to Bill Nold, principal at Jamestown High School. Some parents hold a different opinion.
“I don’t believe it’s worse here than other places but then I only know what goes on here,” Nold said. “It is a serious topic among people nationally and here.”
I would first like to say, “thank you” to the teachers of our school system and in no way do I mean them when I say “administration.”
Bullying has been talked about at Jamestown Public School Board meetings and brought to the attention of administration more than once. Superintendent Bob Toso said that referrals of bullying of students by other students have gone down so far this school year.
I am writing in regard to last Tuesday’s article about bullying, brought up at the last Monday’s School Board meeting. I am a senior at Jamestown High School, along with being the student body president. I have been at the high school all four years and have found it to be a wonderful learning environment.
Christine Heinze knows school officials are doing what they can for her 13-year-old son, but when she heard he was talking about killing himself to escape bullying, she decided it was time to do more.
The Fargo parent is taking the issue to the state level by pushing for stricter laws on bullying in schools.
By Wendy Reuer , Forum Communications Co.
, October 09, 2010
Cyberbullying drew attention recently when a young girl in Massachusetts committed suicide after she was reportedly harassed and teased by her peers online. And although officials believe cyberbullying is not as severe or common here, officials say Jamestown is not immune to its effects.
Parents, teachers and students can intervene to stop bullying.
Rick Heidt will present “The Power of One” — defining bullying and empowering bystanders — in a free public seminar from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Academy, 215 Fifth St. S.E.
“The only way it’s (bullying) going to change is if people seeing it happen do something about it,” Heidt said.
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