From essays to artwork, the theme that “words can hurt” will be heard across Buncombe schools this week as part of No Name Calling Week.
The national initiative, which starts today and lasts all week, raises awareness about bullying and name calling and also aims to give educators tools to combat the problem.
“We have always done something (for No Name Calling Week). This year we just decided to up it a notch,” said Steve Sandman, counselor at Cane Creek Middle School. ...
Parents and students can report bullying anonymously at each county school website. The system also has a hotline to report problems. That number is 225-5292.Read the full article