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What our schools are doing to prevent bullying:

In 2012 Catawba County Schools partnered with Rachel’s Challenge to provide all 28 schools an aligned framework for addressing bullying and creating a positive environment for ALL students throughout the district.  Check out their website for  more details about Rachel's Challenge.

Hickory Public Schools have implemented Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Hickory Public Schools, in partnership with Public School Works, is providing new reporting system to help students to report bullying or safety issues.

Newton-Conover Schools launch NCCS Stop-a-Crime Facebook page

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Stand UP! Speak OUT! of Catawba Valley is a  registered 501(c)3 organization, and all contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

© Copyright 2012 - 2013 Stand UP Speak OUT Catawba Valley/ P.O. Box 2222 Hickory, NC 28603 / 828-320-1937

Our Programs:

Have you been bullied? Received threats?
Have you noticed suspicious behavior? 

For all concerns, including: bullying, drugs/alcohol abuse, suicide/self-abuse, sexual assault, fights/violence/abuse, weapons, thefts/vandalism, health concerns including HIV/Aids--you now have a confidential reporting system.

Hickory Public Schools, in partnership with Public School Works, is providing this new reporting system to help students to report bullying or safety issues.

CALL: 1.866.listen2me or go to the link on the HPS homepage--listed under "Students" and "Parents."

If you think you are in crisis, if this is an emergency, or you need immediate assistance, call 911
or, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) immediately.

STOMP Out Bullying™ live chat is there to help youth ages 13-24 with issues of being bullied, cyberbullied and for those who may be at-risk for suicide.

The Teen Nation Tour is a peer-to-peer community service program that educates and entertains young people about bullying in a way that kids can relate- through music.  Young talented, emerging recording artists from around the county will perform Top 40 pop, rock and country hits in addition to sharing personal bullying experiences and talking about types of bullying and prevention options.  click here for more info
Coming to Hickory October 4th!
Presented by:
Lenoir-Rhyne University Lineberger Center for  Cultural and Educational Renewal 
in partnership with
A pop music fueled, anti-bullying campaign!
Spread the word and join us for a great concert!
Coming to Hickory October 4th!
All Ages are Welcome! 
Saturday, October 4th  2-4 pm
Belk Centrum at Lenoir Rhyne University
Tickets $10