Morinville schools go pink to stop bullying

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Five days after Morinville students shaved their pink hair for the Annual Hair Massacure cancer fundraiser, students were once again sporting the pink for the Annual Pink Shirt Day. The annual anti-bullying awareness initiative began in Nova Scotia in 2007 and has since spread across the country with some provinces taking part the last Wednesday in February, others on the second Thursday in September.

Local schools participated in the annual event by wearing pink, posting posters and having discussions about bullying and what defines bullying.

Above is a short video capturing some of the sights in Morinville schools Feb. 25.

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MPS students Cadence Duchesne and Brooke Peters working on a relief sculpture in Art class on Wednesday. Both were wearing pink for Pink Shirt Day Bullying Awareness.

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Teachers and staff gathered in the gym for the annual group photo of those wearing pink for Pink Shirt Day.

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Students at Notre Dame all dressed up pretty in pink on Wednesday for Pink Shirt Day.

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Primeau students Jayden Boutin, Anthony McNeill who had the word pink written on his forehead, Teghan Blaney and Tarin King for Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday.

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MCHS teacher Susanne Christensen and student Sarah Watts dressed in pink for Bullying Awareness held Wednesday.

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