The Observer

Lee J. Kaplan presents his show ‘Bully’ at CHS

Lee J. Kaplan presents his show 'Bully' at CHS

By Katherine Michael, Staff Writer

April 7, 2014

Churchill students eagerly gathered in the auditorium Thurs. April 3 to listen and learn about the terrors of bullying. Producer, writer and actor Lee J. Kaplan performed Bully, an original production inspired by entries in his sixth-grade journal. Students’ responses were extremely positive and su...

Superintendent responds to cyberbullying

Superintendent responds to cyberbullying

By Sammi Silber, Observations Editor

January 8, 2014

MCPS Superintendent Joshua Starr started a campaign against cyberbullying on Dec. 13, when he published an open letter to parents about cyberbullying titled “Cyber Civility.” However, Joshua Starr immaturely started a campaign primarily because he claimed was “cyberbullied.” After snow days...

‘Bully’ sheds light on growing problem

By Matthew Reback, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

According to an April 19 Statesman Journal article, more than 13 million kids will be bullied this year. In 2010, the federal government attempted to address this problem by holding its first annual bullying summit. That same year, a group of "bullysides," suicides by teenagers as a result of peer bull...

Cyberbullies use Internet to ‘subtweet’ their victims

By By Kara Phillips, Staff Writer

February 24, 2012

The current generation is known for using various social networks to connect with one another. Although being able to communicate all the time may seem like a benefit, it has also led to an increase in forms of bullying such as making Facebook statuses like “I can’t believe you did that to me”...

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