City issues proclamation for anti-bullying week at Poplar Bluff Schools | Events
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Poplar Bluff Junior and Senior High School students in the Human Heroes chapter of the national “Stand for the Silent” organization along with local law enforcement officials gathered at the high school on Monday, March 25, to accept a proclamation from Mayor Ed DeGaris on behalf of the city of Poplar Bluff, officially declaring this anti-bullying week.
On Thursday, March 28, the activities will culminate with Kirk Smalley of Oklahoma, a leader of the SFTS movement and one of the stars of the critically acclaimed documentary “Bully,” will speak at 7:30 a.m. and again at 9 in the PBHS gymnasium, plus at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the PBJHS gym.
Pictured, from left, are: Kaetlin Lamberson, Kia Jefferson, Alisha Payne, Namara Haq, Poplar Bluff Junior High School Resource Officer Jason Courtney, Ally Hendricks, Maci Coleman, Poplar Bluff Mayor Ed DeGaris, Ryan Bridgewater, Melissa Lam, Det. Scott Phelps of the Poplar Bluff Police Department and Hannah Keith.
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