• Student-produced bullying film a hit!

    Date: 05.26.09 | by Judge Tom.

    Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students at Pinecrest Public School in Ontario, Canada produced “We’re Not Gonna Take It”  earlier this year. The film and drama club students tackled such issues as cyberbullying, rumors and exclusion.

    cyberbullypinecrestschool1Under the guidance of teacher Scott Zoldy, the film and live production highlighted five stories:  The Cyberbully, Pretty in Pink, Prom Night, Volleyball Madness, and Picture Not So Perfect. As many as 1200 students in grades 3 to 8 saw the film during its recent six-day run. [Photo by Marg Seregelyi: from left is Tristen Bishop, Laura Lafreniere and Sarah MacDonald]

    “We’re Not Going to Take It” may be made available to other schools in North America. Good job Pinecrest!!

    For more about bullying, see:  http://askthejudge.info/will-my-facebook-or-myspace-entries-hurt-me-later-on/219/

    Judge Tom

    This post was written by Judge Tom. Judge Tom is the founder and moderator of AsktheJudge.info. He is a retired juvenile judge and spent 23 years on the bench. He has written several books for lawyers and judges as well as teens and parents including the recently published 'Teen Cyberbullying Investigated' (Free Spirit Publishing). When he's not answering teens' questions, Judge Tom can be found hiking, traveling and reading.

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