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Coalition encourages kids to 'take a stand, lend a hand' against bullying

Coalition encourages kids to 'take a stand, lend a hand' against bullying

You’ve seen it happen.

December 19, 2014 9:45 pm Photos


School District 2: No evidence of bullying in 11-year-old's suicide

School District 2: No evidence of bullying in 11-year-old's suicide

Zoey Not Afraid was not bullied at Riverside Middle School, a second investigation by School District 2 has found.

November 17, 2014 1:23 pm Photos


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Guest opinion: Bullying must be stopped to keep students safe

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…

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Gazette opinion: Billings schools take a stand against bullying

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…

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Sexual orientation harassment proposed addition to anti-bullying policy

Sexual orientation harassment proposed addition to anti-bullying policy

BUTTE — The Butte school district is updating its anti-bullying policy to include harassment because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Judge denies damages for Missoula police officer claiming sexual harassment

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.

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Let's Talk Billings starts conversation about suicide

Let's Talk Billings starts conversation about suicide

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.

November 22, 2013 7:59 pm Photos



Casper man arrested for threatening bully over 'support the troops' flag

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.

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Guest opinion: Adult bullies take toll on U.S. workers, businesses

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…

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SD2 to talk bond, Rimrock School and bullying

The School District 2 board will meet Monday to discuss its recent vote to place a $122 million bond on November’s ballot.

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Gazette opinion: Stand against bullying, for student safety

Billings Public Schools trustees are poised to take a strong stand against bullying.

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Bullying affects students' emotional, physical health

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.

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Montana schools step in after anti-bullying bills fail in Legislature

Montana schools step in after anti-bullying bills fail in Legislature

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.

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Gazette opinion: Students need education on social media

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.

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Casper kindergartners learn to deal with bullies

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.

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DOJ investigating race-based harassment at Pine Creek School

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.

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Protect Your Children From Cyberbullying

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.

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Cheyenne schools launch anti-bullying training

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming's largest school district has begun training its teachers and staff in a new anti-bullying program.

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New charges in locker room hazing case

GREAT FALLS -- Prosecutors in Cascade County have filed new charges against a former Great Falls High student charged with assaulting fellow football players in the locker room.

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