Category: Prevention

Post Your Kindness

LODI HIGH SCHOOL, Lodi, NJ Post Your Kindness Words of kindness were spread around Lodi High School before the holidays. Students were greeted in the morning by a kind message.  Respect Crew put post-it notes on every student’s locker and faculty member and administrator’s door to brighten their day. Everyone deserves a positive message to make them feel confident about… Read more →

Bullying in a Schadenfreude Culture

The wonderful world of Wikipedia defines schadenfreude as pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others. The literal translation of this word from German to English is harm-joy. It is the feeling of pleasure or joy when one sees another fail or suffer misfortune. Western culture, most notably, western tabloid and reality entertainment is soaked in schadenfreude. Oh how we love… Read more →

Lodi High School students try and combat bullying

Lodi High School students have linked hearts and kind thoughts in a new school activity. Links of Love is a student-initiated idea to indirectly combat bullying by accentuating the positive and appreciating kindness. The links are slips of paper, color-coded by grade level, strung in rows down the length of a school hallway. Each slip has appreciative words left anonymously… Read more →