We want you to be the change. Students all around you are already changing your school in such a positive way. Our "It Takes One" (ITO) Club, Olympian Leadership Council, the Pep Club, Student Council, SADD are all examples of students being the change they want to see. Now, it is your turn to get involved. #bethechangeJT is going to be huge, and we want everyone to be involved. If you hold the door for someone, you're involved. If you thank someone, smile at a classmate, give a complement, you're involved. All these little things add up!
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What is Olweus?
"The Olweus Program (pronounced Ol-VAY-us) is a comprehensive approach that includes schoolwide, classroom, individual, and community components. The program is focused on long-term change that creates a safe and positive school climate. It is designed and evaluated for use in elementary, middle, junior high and high schools (K-12). The program’s goals are to reduce and prevent bullying problems among schoolchildren and to improve peer relations at school. The program has been found to reduce bullying among children, improve the social climate of classrooms, and reduce related antisocial behaviors, such as vandalism and truancy. The Olweus Program has been implemented in more than a dozen countries around the world, and in thousands of schools in the United States."
2003-2004 Olweus Bullying Prevention Program
Bullying is when someone repeatedly and on purpose says or does mean or hurtful things to another person who has a hard time defending himself or herself.
1. We will not bully others
2. We will try to help students who are bullied.
3. We will include students who are left out
4. If we know someone who is bullied, we will tell an adult at school and an adult at home.
Whether we want to or not, we are all involved in bullying, not just the person doing the bullying, and the person being bullied. Here is a list of the roles people can play. Which one would you be? Why?
Student(s) who Bully – start the bullying and take an active part
Student who is Bullied – the one who is being bullied
Followers – take an active part, but do not start the bullying.
Supporters – support the bullying, but do not take an active part.
Passive supporters – like the bullying, but do not display open support.
Disengaged Onlookers – try not to involve themselves
Possible Defenders – dislike the bullying and think they should to help, but don’t do it.
Defenders – dislike the bullying. Help or try to help the bullied student.