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Is Bullying A Problem?

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Bullying is everywhere, for instance its in schools, work place, and just walking around town. Some people don’t notice it. It needs to be address that bullying hurts people. Sophomore Victoria Rust says “I see bullying mostly in the cafeteria and the hallways.” Some people bully others because they aren’t getting enough attention from friends or have seen other people do it and get what they want. Kids nowadays learn from their older siblings, they watch everything they do because they wanna be like them when they get older. Also parents teach their kids to be disrespectful, just so they look like the “Tough Kid”.

“If i see bullying happening in front of me, i will stop it.” said Senior Blair Davis. He wants kids to be brave and tell someone, for example: a friend, a teacher, or a family member. He hasn’t seen anyone be bullied before but he knows it happens. What is bullying to Blair? “I think bullying is when someone is messing around with another person like calling each other names.” Blair knows a couple different ways bullying can occur, they are Direct contact and Cyber. Blair thinks the consequences of bullying at school is a three day out of school suspension because its just like fighting.

“Bullying can cause anxiety, depression, and loneliness.” said Freshman Lisa Reynolds.

Freshman Hailey Neales believes that bullying is something to do with one person that is jealous and hurt by something in their personal life. “If i ever see bullying in front of me, I would stand up for the person being hurt.” Said Hailey Neales. She would like to start a program to stop bullying, so the bullies realize what they have been doing is wrong. Hailey knows a few different ways bullying can occur, they are Cyber, Physical, Emotional, and Verbal.

 

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