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Bullying Video Sparks Change at Longfellow LDI

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LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW)-- Bullies beware; eighth grade students at Longfellow LDI Middle school are one a mission to stop bullying.

"I think bullying needs to stop," said Cassy Collins.

"I think bullying is wrong," said Kalob Topel.

"I made a video to stop bullying," said Roger Pekarek.

Roger's video started as an eighth grade project, but has grown into something much bigger. The video's message is bullying is not tolerated at this middle school.

13 year old Roger directed,edited and produce scenes and with the help of some friends, they role-played signs of physical and emotional bullying.

The faculty at Longfellow LDI liked the video enough to add it to their bullying prevention curriculum.

Longfellow LDI has a behavior support team devoted to bullying prevention and Roger's video is now its newest tool.

The school believes bully prevention is a team effort and there are signs all around school that students too can take a stand, that it isn't big to make others feel small.

 

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