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.
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."
STAY SAFE and SPEAK UP!
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!
Lenoir-Rhyne University Lineberger Center for Cultural and Educational Renewal