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The Peaceable Kingdom Committee is a group of students, teachers, and parents who are working together to promote proper behavior and a welcoming spirit at St. Paul of the Cross School.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to view a copy of the Peaceable Kingdom's Newsletter from February, 2010.

In February, 2010, the students enjoyed a performance by the BOOM Troupe. This performance was coordinated by the Peaceable Kingdom Committee at SPC. The focus of the performance was bullying.

Topics covered in the performance were:

RECOGNIZING BULLYING          WHAT IS BULLYING?

What seems like teasing is actually hurting the victim

THE 4 ROLES OF BULLYING:    Bully,   Victim,   Supporter,  & Bystander

THE MAIN TYPES OF BULLYING:

o    Physical: hitting, pushing, fighting, etc.

o    Verbal:  name-calling, threatening, etc.

o    Indirect: exclusion, rumors, etc.

o    Cyber: email, text message, IM, etc.

o    (Discussion of the effects of each type)

EMPOWERING CHANGE

VICTIMS

o    Why and how victims are chosen

o    Strategies for bystanders/victims: examples, role-playing

o    Fight back, act cool

o    Escape, distract

o    Seek help

POWER OF THE BYSTANDER

o    Creating a school culture that does not tolerate Bullying

Thanks to Peaceable Kingdom for this great performance. For more information on BOOM Troupe visit www.boomtroupe.com

For more information, check out these websites:

Retro Bill

Character Education Network

Character Education