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Kentucky Safe Schools Week set for Oct. 20–26 as part of Bullying Prevention Month

October is Bullying Prevention Month, and this year Kentucky Safe Schools Week is focusing on kindness, unity and empathy. Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 20–26. This year’s theme is “Our Safety Story!” and the Kentucky Center for School Safety stands on the belief that everybody should enjoy school equally and be treated with respect. Community members, educators, students and...

Kentucky Safe Schools Week set for Oct. 21-27 as part of Bullying Prevention Month

October is Bullying Prevention Month and the third week of this month is Kentucky Safe Schools Week. Schools across Kentucky have an opportunity to partner with their local lawmakers, first responders and community to observe Kentucky Safe Schools Week. This week provides an opportunity for awareness of school safety issues and initiatives to be discussed and enhanced at the local and state level....

Karen McCuiston: Kentucky Safe Schools Week Oct. 21-27 offers important opportunity for engagement

Every third week of October, schools across Kentucky have an opportunity to partner with their local lawmakers, first responders and community members to observe Kentucky Safe Schools Week. The week is designed to raise awareness of school safety issues and initiatives at the local and state level. This year, the Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS) has announced that Kentucky Safe Schools Week...

Kentucky Center for School Safety urges community involvement to stop bullying in schools

October is Bullying Prevention Month and the Kentucky Center for School Safety is proud to announce this year’s Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 15-21, 2017. The theme of the month: “Get Involved and Get it Solved, STOP the Bullying!” KCSS believes that everybody should enjoy school equally and be treated with respect. Community members, educators, students and parents...

‘Be the HERO, STOP the Bullying’ is theme of Kentucky Safe Schools Week — take the pledge

The Kentucky Center for School Safety is promoting Kentucky Safe Schools Week Oct. 16-22 with “Be the HERO; STOP the Bullying!” which focuses on everyday heroes, their roles in our lives and how each one of us need to step up and “Be the HERO” when the opportunities arise both in school and in life.   “Honor,” “Encourage,” “Respect,” and “Opportunity” will be the powerful...

S.T.O.P. campaign for school safety wages war on bullying in school, online with education

This year Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 20-26.   Sponsored by the Kentucky Center for School Safety, the week is statewide and focuses on bullying and the fear of violence.   During the week students, staff, parents and community members will be encouraged to be part of their school’s safety team and focus on Safety, Teamwork, Opportunities and Power to stop bullying, violence...