MARANA — In support of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, Marana schools will raise awareness of bullying prevention through events, activities, outreach, and education. Bullying can be verbal, physical, or via the Internet. It can severely affect the victim's self-image, social interactions, and school performance― www.maranausd.org/bullying.
A few additional events within the Marana Unified School District include:
“The Ben’s Bells Kindness Night’
Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School - cafeteria
8500 N. Continental Reserve Loop Tucson, AZ 85743
Parents and students of Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School are invited to the 1st annual “Ben’s Bells Kindness Night.” The night will be kicked off by a welcome speech from Meg Maxwell, Ben’s Bell Board Member/Art Teacher at Marana Middle School. Students and their families will hear the message of Ben’s Bells and will paint kindness tokens during the event. The night will also be hosted by five fourth grade students who have been assigned to create an improvement project for the school. The students’ message is, “The Ben’s Bells Kindness Night’ will inspire students at our school to be kind, encourage students to include others, and make our school safer because there will be no bullying.”
Blue Ribbon Day & Bullying Prevention Assemblies
Oct. 3 – 5
Marana Middle School
11285 W. Grier Road Marana, AZ 85653
As middle school students arrive on campus Oct. 3 at 8:30 a.m. – 8:55 a.m., staff members will be passing out blue ribbon stickers for students to wear.
Students will attend assemblies on Oct. 4 and Oct. 5 at 11:41 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
to learn about bullying prevention, school-wide Kind Campus movement, and positive opportunities students can be involved in on campus.
“Stop Bullying Now” School-Wide Assembly
Oct. 19 at 12 p.m.
Quail Run Elementary School
4600 W. Cortaro Farms Road Tucson, AZ 85742
Kind Kids School-Wide Assembly
Oct. 31 at 8 a.m.
Roadrunner Elementary School
16651 W. Calle Carmela, Marana, AZ 85653For the complete article see the 10-01-2012 issue.
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