MILFORD – Former Cobequid Educational Centre Aaron Lemmons-Tipping will share his experiences surrounding bullying with students here on Thursday.
Lemmons-Tipping will address the students at Riverside Education Centre (REC) to introduce a new initiative by the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board – ‘Stand Up, Speak Out. Stop Bullying. Together.’
Joining Lemmons-Tipping for the 10 a.m. launch will be board superintendent Gary Clarke, as well as board chair Judy Thompson and representatives from Kids Help Phone. REC student Makayla Lynn will also perform.
At REC, the school board will debut its anti-bullying video.
Along with the launch at REC, approximately 24,000 students and staff will participate via in-class discussions, assemblies, meetings and other events.
The event at REC will be live streamed at http://www.riverside.ccrsb.ca/Riverside/REC-TV.html.