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Schools and youth

Local schools join in Pink Shirt Day movement

Morinville – Nearly two weeks 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, an Anti-Bullying Awareness initiative that 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… […]

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Morinville

Library standing up to bullying

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Displays and interactive activities will mark the Morinville Community Library’s contribution to anti-Bullying Month this week. Library employee April Heppleston spent time over the weekend setting up a showcase display to visually depict the issue and library patrons will be able to contribute to the display throughout the week by putting down their thoughts on bullying… […]

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Morinville

RCMP bring bullying knowledge to parents

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Parents had an opportunity to learn a bit about bullying May 2 during a 45-minute presentation held at École Georges P. Vanier School. The session, put on by Constable Yelena Avoine of the Morinville RCMP, explained why people bully, the signs a child is being bullied, and what parents can do to help their child… […]

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Local News

Candle light vigil an emotional look at bullying

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – St. Jean Baptiste Park was the setting for an emotionally-charged candle light vigil Dec. 16. About 50 adults and youth attended the anti-bullying vigil organized by Morinville Community High School Student Travis Loseth and his family and friends… […]

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Local News

Anti-bullying candlelight vigil set for next week

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – St. Jean Baptiste Park be will illuminated next Friday night as residents come together to make a statement about bullying. The anti-bullying candlelight vigil is the idea of MCHS Grade 11 student Travis Loseth who started a Facebook page for the event some weeks back and has been seeking community support ever since… […]

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Local News

MCHS students take part in anti-bullying event

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Lunchtime visitors to the Kingsway Mall in Edmonton were struck by a flashmob of Greater St. Albert Catholic School students Thursday. The mob of 150 students, including a number from Morinville Community High School, performed a spontaneous dance routine to raise awareness of the Government of Alberta’s anti-bullying campaign… […]