Stories tagged with: Anti-Bullying

September 17, 2013 - 7:07pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

Joe Strickland, a former MMA fighter himself, started the Spartan MMA Program that teaches kids the fundamentals of mixed martial arts, self-restraint and discipline. As part of his program to combat bullying and widen the opportunity for kids to do good, he and his business partner Scott, along with Ohio Fighting Championships, are hosting an MAA event this Saturday at the Zanesville Civic League Community Center.

"This is our inaugural kick-off for the fight the hate anti-...

September 11, 2013 - 6:40pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

Morgan County Middle School students learned the importance of being kind to each other and of taking a stand against bullying.

When asked if they've ever been bullied, if they have been a bully, or have been a bystander to someone being teased, almost no one raised their hands.

"That's something that I usually get because they don't want to raise their hand when others are looking but when they close their eyes and they think that no one else is looking, they...

March 29, 2010 - 12:16pm
5 years 14 weeks ago

Bullying in school is becoming more and more of a problem in young kids that's why one local school is fighting against it.

Somerset Elementary held an anti-bullying assembly this morning to help raise awareness of the growing problem.
Perry County Juvenile Court Judge Luann Cooperrider said she was approached by the principals of the area schools about the problems they were seeing, so they put this program together.

"We want to make sure kids are not bullied. We...

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