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8-27-2016 K-12 Anti-Bullying Program Empowers Students

Parent Program                                                    Student Program

Date:  Wednesday, September 7th                      Dates: September 8th & 9th                    

Time:  6-7 pm                                                         Times:  TBD

Place:  Lytle High School Auditorium                  Grade levels:  K-12th

Aim for Success, Inc., will present their nationally acclaimed program to the students and parents of Lytle ISD. The Aim For Success motivational programs have educated over two million teens, parents and educators across America during the past 18 years on topics such as anti-bullying, drugs prevention and abstinence education.

The Empowered To Defend live presentation informs students how they can overcome the words and actions of bullies by teaching the one proven way to stop bullying. The program will illustrate through riveting, true stories the affects bullying has on its victims and will empower students to defend those being bullied. Whether it’s cyber-bullying or a face-to-face confrontation, students will learn how they can disarm the situation and turn it into good.

The Parent Program is a preview of the student presentation where parents will learn creative ways to talk to their child about bullying, encourage their child when being bullied and learn how to work with school leaders to prevent bullying.

Community guests are welcomed to attend.

Quotes from previous programs:

I liked how you told us all the stories about people who were bullied and then at the end we found out lots were actually stories of famous people we all know.  (16-yr-old guy)

I was bullied for such a long time. Then I turned into a bully. I have been making life so miserable for so many people in my school. I am so sorry for what I’ve done. (15-yr-old girl)

I like what you said about finding ways to be kind to those who are bullied. (12-yr-old guy)

This program taught me how to deal with bullies – beyond fighting. (17-year-old guy)

The suicide pictures were painful, but powerful. They look like kids just like us. This gives a whole new perspective to bullying.  (15-year-old girl)

Don’t change anything. I loved the program. (13-yr-old girl)