Students are back to school for the new year, which makes it a good time for a reminder about the harmful effects of bullying. Bullying has a negative impact on students’ emotional and physical health. The emotional and physical consequences of bullying can have long-term effects on self-0es…
You’ve seen it happen.
Zoey Not Afraid was not bullied at Riverside Middle School, a second investigation by School District 2 has found.
The Montana Youth Risk Behavior Survey for 2013 has a category titled “Unintentional Injuries and Violence.” It pertains to helmet and seatbelt usage, driving and drinking or texting, carrying weapons, being threatened or injured with a weapon on school property, been in or injured in a phys…
A month ago, Billings sixth-grader Zoey Not Afraid died after hanging herself in her mother's apartment.
One year ago, Billings Public Schools adopted a new, comprehensive policy against harassment, intimidation and bullying. The district had an anti-bullying policy before that, but the six-page document trustees approved in October 2013 spelled out a clearer, more consistent policy that all sc…
BUTTE — The Butte school district is updating its anti-bullying policy to include harassment because of sexual orientation or gender identity.
MISSOULA — A summary judgment filed by Ravalli County District Judge Jeffrey Langton last month denied damages in a lawsuit alleging that a female Missoula police officer sexually harassed a male subordinate last year.
The world premiere of a 30-minute drama written and acted by Billings students took center stage at Montana State University Billings’ Petro Theatre Friday evening — and it got other students talking afterward.
It was more the man’s bullying than his anti-patriotism that reportedly incensed Glenn Mecklenburg in the first place. The man’s disrespect for a “Support the Troops” flag was just the final straw.
It is encouraging to see public school officials at last recognizing and taking steps to prevent bullying among children and older students. However, we have ignored the equally significant problem of bullying among adults, especially as it plays out in the workplace. We are incredibly naïve…
The School District 2 board will meet Monday to discuss its recent vote to place a $122 million bond on November’s ballot.
Billings Public Schools trustees are poised to take a strong stand against bullying.
We send our children off to school with backpacks filled with what we hope are supplies that will help them be successful during the school year. Unfortunately, their backpack rarely includes the tools to prevent bullying.
HELENA — A middle school classmate promised to make Jill Sharp's life a living hell after the talented athlete won a coveted spot on a dance team in Sidney.
Billings Public Schools parents are getting letters this week from Superintendent Terry Bouck asking for help in curbing uncivil and unsafe use of social media.
The kindergartners at Oregon Trail Elementary School Friday learned what to do if they see someone being bullied or if someone is being mean to them.
LIVINGSTON — The Department of Justice is investigating a complaint of race- and disability-based harassment at the 22-student Pine Creek School in Park County.
Most parents are familiar with traditional bullying that takes place at school and on the playground, but as life has gone digital, so has bullying.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming's largest school district has begun training its teachers and staff in a new anti-bullying program.
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