The Bullying Effect

By MARIANNE NACANAYNAY, age 12 Illustrations by KIT MILLS In 8th grade, Kelby Johnson came out as lesbian. “In our little town of Tuttle, OK, that was a dangerous thing to do,” said Kelby. The bullying started with cruel comments and notes in school, but got much...

A New Age of Bullying

By SONIA CHAJET WIDES, age 10 Mentored by NIKKI BALDAUF Students in British Columbia, Canada work together to end bullying in their schools and communities. PHOTO: BC Gov Photos Kids deal with bullying every day. But today there’s a new age of bullying:...

Are You a Bully?

By NATALIJA MARSHALL, age 10 A “Bully Free Zone” sign, at a school in Berea, Ohio. PHOTO: Doktory/WikiMedia One out of ten kids in elementary school (grades one to four) get bullied as often as every day, according to the anti-bullying website Coast Kids. A big...