All schools deal with the issue of bullying. New Brighton Middle School is taking proactive steps to stop and prevent bullying by adopting the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. This research-based schoolwide "systems-change" program has been used successfully in schools all over the country and around the world with positive results. This program is not a curriculum that students participate in for only a few weeks. Rather, it is a coordinated effort by all the adults in the school to supervise and intervene when any bullying happens. As part of the program, students participate in weekly class meetings to learn about the effects of bullying, what they can do about it, and how they can work with adults at school to put a stop to it even as bystanders. Implementing the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program is a long-term commitment to making NBMS a safer, more positive place to be.
For more information about the program and/or ways to become involved,
contact our program coordinator, Mrs. Donna Householder at 724-846-8100 x229
• We will not bully others.
• We will help students who are bullied.
• We will include students who are left out.
• If we know that somebody is being bullied, we
will tell an adult at school and an adult at home.