stop bullying at schoolDid you know 1 in 5 students reports being a victim of bullying? And, 73% of teens say that the best way to stop bullying is to step in when you see it? At Horizon, we support bullying prevention and recently challenged elementary and middle school children to take part in our “Step-Up to Bullying Video Contest”.

Bullying Video Requirements:

  • 2 minutes or less in length
  • Teams of 10 or less
  • All team members names listed in the credits
  • Must be in Windows Media Player format
  • Must address ways to step-up to Bullying
    • Be a Friend
    • Speak Up
    • Help them get out of the situation
    • Tell an older person

    All videos were rated on a scale from 0-3 (zero being ordinary and 3 being outstanding):

    • Quality of camera work
    • Quality of sound work
    • Acting quality & script
    • Creativity
    • Staging & props
    • Overall production

    And the Bullying Video Contest Winners Are...

    Winner of the Middle School Category:

    Eastern Heights Middle School Program:
    watch the winning video here

    Winner of the Elementary Day Care Center Category:

    Elyria-Dewhurst Day Care Center:
    watch the winning video here

    Each child that participated in the contest received a $10 gift card from WalMart for contributing in the fight to prevent bullying.Congratulations to all of our contest participants for working together to send a unified message against bullying.

    For more information on bullying prevention and on what you can do as a parent, talk to your child’s Horizon Education teacher.