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posted by: Boom Boom Room 7/24/2012 | Category: Inspiration, Just for You

Need a few tips to ensure you foster a bully-free summer? As you know, both our WEB and Link Crew peer mentoring programs double, indirectly, as anti-bullying programs. While bullying prevention is not the primary intent of our middle school and high school transition programs, both naturally create a school climate that does not tolerate bullying.

Does that mean you can only take what you learn from our Boomerang Project student mentoring programs to improve your school environment? Of course not! Summer is here, which means school is out. To foster a peaceful bully-free atmosphere outside of the classroom over these summer weeks, lean on these anti-bullying tips gathered by Boomerang Project co-founder, Mary Beth Campbell:

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posted by: Micah Jacobson 1/10/2011 | Category: Just for You

The month of January traditionally is dark and the post holiday blues can settle in with a vengeance. Instead of living in the dread of the month, embrace it. Embrace January as you do July. The actions are a little different, but the sentiment is the same.

We read a newspaper article that suggests doing these five things:

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posted by: Carolyn Hill 8/25/2010 | Category: Just for You

Teenagers are supposed to turn away from adult influence…it is their job… they are literally designed for it. Instead, teens turn to each other to get the needed information on how to live life.  And yet somehow, during that time in their lives, you are a chosen adult that they are listening and looking to for how to live life. What a privilege! Use that privilege to move their minds and hearts to places they didn’t even know existed. You are like the nightlight that they don’t even know helps them find their way down the long, sometimes very dark, hallway of their teenage years. Lead on!

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