Frankfort-Schuyler Fights Bullying with Unity Day Celebrations
Students, teachers and staff throughout the Frankfort-Schuyler Central School District joined schools and individuals around the country in celebrating Unity Day and participating in several activities aimed to eliminate bullying on October 24.
At the elementary school, students learned about bullying prevention and signed a pledge promising to speak up when they see bullying, reach out to others who are bullied and be a friend whenever they see bullying.
At the Jr./Sr. high school, a “Shout Out” student wall was created to recognize positive actions by students, anti-bullying quotes were read during announcements and students were able to take the national pledge against bullying.
Students and staff at both schools also wore orange clothing to send a message of support, hope and unity and to show that they are together against bullying and united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.
Because of their efforts to combat bullying, Frankfort-Schuyler middle and high schools have also been named as one of PACER’s 2018 Champions Against Bullying. The Champions Against Bullying program recognizes nonprofits, schools and community groups that directly collaborate with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center to support the cause and help create a world without bullying.
National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign founded in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities nationwide to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. Unity Day, which has been recognized annually in the U.S. since 2011, is the signature event of National Bullying Prevention Month.