Safe Schools

Bullying Prevention Spotlight

Published: 8/5/2019 3:07 PM

This page is designated for spotlighting Kentucky schools who have implemented successful bullying prevention initiatives.​

Rock Band Features Newport High School Students in Anti-Bullying Music Video

Victor Spoils, a Cincinnati-based rock band, has filmed its latest music video with an anti-bullying theme in collaboration with Newport High School (NHS) and its drama program.

NHS drama students performed in the video and created props that were used throughout the song. Newport Students also creatively worked with the video's director and learned the many facets of filming and creating a music video.

Band members Aaron Ellis, Doug Lee, and Josh Neugebauer said the video will accompany their new single, "Bully," which has messages of positivity, kindness, and being oneself. The students help demonstrate these messages through various scenes in the video. 

Olweus

East Carter Middle School in Grayson, Kentucky implemented the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program during the 2015-16 school year in an effort to reduce bullying and have continued to use the program through the 2017-18 school year.  Their diligence and hard work is spotlighted in Kentucky Teacher.  

For more information about implementing Olweus in your school, contact the KDE Olweus trainers Sherri Clusky​ or Victoria Fields.

Mojo Up

Students at Royal Spring Middle School in Georgetown, Kentucky continue to use the Mojo Up​ program to create and maintain their Anti-Bullying Task Force.  Now in its sixth year, the students lead the bullying prevention group as well as facilitate the activities with their guidance counselor Angela Fraley, who serves as their supervisor.  The students develop ideas, adjust the Anti-Bullying Wall, and are truly the face of the Task-Force.

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Doug Roberts
Office of Continuous Improvement and Support
Division of Student Success
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601           
(502) 564-4772
Fax (502) 564-7820
doug.roberts@education.ky.gov

Office of Next-Generation
Sherri Clusky
Office of Continuous Improvement and Support
Division of Student Success
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4772
Fax (502) 564-7820

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