Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The students and staff offer suggestions on how everyone can make the school a better place
Both students and staff from Ridge Middle School made this video about how to stop bullying and make their school a more welcoming place. They showed the video to their classmates Friday. This video was first published on and appears courtesy of the Mentor Schools web site.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The “Combating Teenage Bullying in Your Schools” Seminar Series is aimed at helping school administrators, staff, bus drivers and educators address bullying and harassment, both on campus and off
The office of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) will hold the second in a series of seminars to combat school bullying from 4:30 to 8 p.m. today (May 8) at Memorial Middle School. The “Combating Teenage Bullying in Your Schools” Seminar Series is aimed at helping school administrators, staff, bus drivers and educators address bullying and harassment, both on campus and off. The senator's office has paired with the U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Attorney’s Office, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the Ohio Department of Education, the Anti-Defamation League, Gay and Lesbian Education Network and Equality Ohio to hold the seminars. "Whether it happens on school grounds, on the Internet or via cell phones, bullying has disturbing consequences …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Local businesses, Mentor High students raise money for the Brandon Shima Anti-Bullying Fund
Mentor High students and local businesses teamed for the second annual Brandon Shima's PROMise. The event commemorates the life of Brandon -- a 16-year-old Mentor student who died in November 2010 after suffering from a reoccurring MRSA infection. It also raises money for the Brandon Shima Foundation Against Bullying. Expressions Bridal, Jenniffer & Co. and American Commodore Tuxedo provided the evening wear, makeup and hair styling. The models for the event were all Brandon's classmates.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The fashion show raises money for the Brandon Shima Anti-Bullying Foundation,
Brandon Shima is never forgotten. His friends and teammates on the Mentor High football team remembered him on the anniversary of his death. Before that, his father Keith Shima started the Brandon Shima Foundation Against Bullying in his honor. Now, local businesses are sponsoring the second annual prom fashion show, Brandon's PROMise, to raise money for his foundation. The show will be from 7 to 9 p.m. this Thursday at Memorial Middle School. Marcy Hudson, the owner of Expressions Bridal & Formal, helped organize the event. Other local businesses, including Jenniffer and Co. Salon, American Commodore Tuxedos and Sun Rental, sponsored and helped plan the fashion show. Shima's friends and classmates have volunteered as models and will show …