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NNHS Working Group adds anti-bias lessons in anti-bullying curriculum revision

NNHS Working Group adds anti-bias lessons in anti-bullying curriculum revision

Sophia Zhou November 3, 2017

Based on feedback from students and staff, the March and September homeroom anti-bullying curriculum is being revised by the NNHS Working Group to incorporate anti-bias lessons. According to senior Maya...

Topics in American Education: No size fits all

The Newtonite October 23, 2013

by Peter Diamond Anyone who has read multiple installments of my blog likely realizes that I strongly oppose a “one size fits all” approach to education, which  simply mean that the world is too...

Column: NNHS Compliments fosters sense of community

The Newtonite January 10, 2013

by Connor Vasu While debating the pros and cons of Facebook, cyberbullying is routinely brought up as a negative, which is one reason the school banned Facebook in the past. However, this year, a few students...

Students start NNHS Compliments to combat bullying

The Newtonite December 19, 2012

  by Julia Oran This school has been working hard to combat online and in-person bullying, through in-school activities, including extended homeroom and presentations, such as Rachel’s Challenge. However,...

Column: Anti-bullying curriculum must change

The Newtonite November 13, 2012

by Connor Vasu Bullying is an issue that must be addressed, but the anti-bullying curriculum does not hit on the key problems and concerns of students. This school should revamp the bullying curriculum...

Faculty members revise anti-bullying curriculum over summer

The Newtonite September 5, 2012

by Samantha Libraty Over the summer, a group of faculty members revised the anti-bullying curriculum, which was implemented at this school last year, according to Beals housemaster Michelle Stauss. Stauss...

Students attend Rachel's Challenge presentation

The Newtonite October 18, 2011

[media-credit name="Gabe Dreyer" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]During lunch yesterday, students signed a banner pledging to participate in Rachel's Challenge. by Ryan Condon and Steven Michael Rachel’s...

Bully-proof: Schools create prevention plan

The Newtonite September 30, 2011

by Samantha Libraty To comply with the new anti-bullying laws passed in Massachusetts, the School Committee adopted a new anti-bullying curriculum that will be incorporated into classes and school-wide...

Teachers address bullying

The Newtonite July 29, 2011

by Samantha Libraty Beginning in September, a new anti-bullying curriculum will be incorporated throughout the school year in accordance with the new anti-bullying laws passed in Massachusetts, according...

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