Skip navigation
Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

Southern California

Students, Administrators, Police Celebrate Anti-Bullying Day

John Burroughs Middle School denounces bullying in a school-wide assembly.

John Burroughs Middle School in Hancock Park hosted an "Anti-Bullying Day" Tuesday, bringing together students, administrators and the LAPD for an open discussion. 

Administrators at JBHS shared their experiences with bullying (Photo by ATVN)
Administrators at JBHS shared their experiences with bullying (Photo by ATVN)

Students were given the option of wearing personalized anti-bullying T-shirts over their school uniforms.

"We have the assembly as you saw today, we have the bulletin on a daily basis which teachers read to students, also on the playground we monitor and have supervision, we take parent concerns, we do connected messages where we send voice messages to parents acknowledging that we're here to help...it's built into the way the school runs," said Principal Steve Martinez, a graduate of USC.

School administrators shared their bullying experiences with students, reassuring them that it does get better in time, and even makes you a more compassionate person.

Most importantly, students were encouraged to seek out help if they find themselves victimized by bullies.

 

RELATED:

Proposed Bill May Help Fight Bullying in Schools

LAUSD Gives School Supplies and Bullying Advice

COMMENTS
Leave a comment
Name:
E-mail:*
URL:
Comments:*

Parents of Murdered USC Student Visit Funeral Home


By Rachel Scott
07/30/14 | 7:11 p.m. PDT

The parents of USC graduate student, Xinran Ji, are speaking out for the first time.

Dozens Gather for Vigil Honoring Venice Lightning-Strike Victim


By Rachel Scott
07/30/14 | 9:37 a.m. PDT

A large crowd gathered at St. Charles Borromeo Church on Tuesday night to remember Nick Fagnano.

Four Arrests Made in Grad Student Killing

USC Graduate Student Found Dead in Apartment

Pac-12 Media Day Sitdown with Head Coach Steve Sarkisian

Pac-12 Media Day Exclusive: Leonard Williams

We detected that you might be on a mobile device such as an iPad or iPhone. Sorry, at this time the video box is only visible on desktop computers.
MOST POPULAR

Victim of Fatal Lightning Strike was Transferring to USC


By Alexa Liacko and Rachel Scott
07/28/14 | 1:38 p.m. PDT

Twenty-year-old Nick Fagnano planned to study at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.

Four Arrests Made in Grad Student Killing


By Alexa Liacko, Faith Miller and Rachel Scott
07/28/14 | 4:01 p.m. PDT

Two adults and two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the death of 24-year-old USC grad student Xinran Ji...