bullying

The school’s principal said the school had investigated and responded “appropriately,” and that “People have confrontations, but they’re not all bullying.”

Paula Dunnells, Berne

Principal Mary Summermatter reportedly called the discouraged mother of a black student to find out more about the student's experiences with racial slurs and to suggest a schedule change.

Amyah Trossbach, who has a black father and a white mother, said she commonly hears comments about her race from peers. Administrators have responded to her complaints, but she has had these exchanges throughout her one-and-a-half years at BKW.

Alexander Pepicelli, a freshman at Berne-Knox-Westerlo, is a finalist in the Words: Acts of Kindness campaign because he volunteers to help his classmate, Alyssa Gaige, at school.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo senior Andrew Bub was recognized on Nov. 14 by Albany County District Attorney David Soares during an assembly about the district attorney’s anti-bullying campaign.

GUILDERLAND — The four Guilderland High School juniors arrested for cyberbullying, a misdemeanor under a 2010 Albany County law, sat in a packed Guilderland courtroom last Thursday night.

Their cases were heard first by Judge Denise Randall, in her chambers, behind a closed door.

Lynnwood Elementary students role-played in scenes about bullying and respect with Union College hockey players trying to beat the image of aggression in their sport.

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