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Be an upstander, not a bystander


Friday, May 17 was one of the most successful Pink Shirt Days yet. All the classes decorated their classrooms with bright pink to represent their support for this cause. Pink Shirt Day is all about raising awareness around being bully free and being an upstander rather than a bystander in bullying situations.

Being an upstander means to step up in situations where someone, or even you, is being bullied. To be an upstander means to go tell someone about the situation and to help the person being bullied.

All students were encouraged to come to school wearing pink clothing to show their support. The entire school went for an awesome photo in the morning and then throughout the day each class participated in separate activities to do with being a good friend to others and being an upstander.

On Monday the winner of the best class will be announced, so stay tuned for that. Hopefully its 8GNS with their amazing BULLY-FREE ZONE. Overall, Pink shirt day was a massive success and raised awareness about the importance of being an upstander.

Luka Timmermans