CNN to show pictures of Poplar Bluff Schools’ anti-bullying efforts | Events
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - An anti-bullying movement at Poplar Bluff R-1 Schools is being recognized on a nationally televised program.
A photograph of the Human Heroes chapter of the Stand for the Silent organization will be featured on “The Bully Effect,” a documentary to premiere on Anderson Cooper’s “360” at 9 p.m. Feb. 28, and rerun at 7 p.m. March 3 and 9, show producer Chuck Hadad confirmed to the school in an email.
According to the Poplar Bluff Schools, Hadad received the recommendation about the chapter directly from SFTS founder Kirk Smalley, who was featured on the critically acclaimed movie “Bully,” the basis for CNN’s follow-up.
The segment will feature pictures of the anti-bully themed floats created by Poplar Bluff Junior and Senior High students for the city’s annual Christmas parade.
According to the schools, Scott Phelps, Poplar Bluff Police Department computer crime investigator started an SFTS chapter at Poplar Bluff Schools and the group has over 300 kids.
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