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Join us for the Be A Buddy Not A Bully at Wolf's 1-11.

The first 150 kids that come get a free Be a Buddy Not a Bully t-shirt and a $5 game card for the game room at Wolf’s 1-11

Be A Buddy Not A Bully:
Presented by:  Northway Toyota and Apple & Eve Juice
Sponsored by:  Albany Devils and Wolf’s 1-11

 

It is estimated that 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students. Source: National Education Association.

Young bullies carry a one-in-four chance of having a criminal record by age 30.

Study by Leonard Eron and Rowell Huesman. American schools harbor approximately 2.1 million bullies and 2.7 million of their victims. Dan Olweus, National School Safety Center.

One in seven students is either a bully or victim.
56% of students have personally witnessed some type of bullying at school.
15% of all school absenteeism is directly related to fears of being bullied at school.
71% of students report incidents of bullying as a problem at their school.
One out of 20 students has seen a student with a gun at school.
Mean behavior among kids is a universal problem. In a poll of 232 kids in kindergarten through 8th grade at a Connecticut elementary school, every child claimed to have been the victim of at least one schoolmate’s or sibling’s meanness in the previous month.