North Charleston Elementary School held their inaugural Stop Bullying forum.
Fifth grade students and parents heard from a mental health counselor and North Charleston police officer. Count on 2’s Octavia Mitchell spoke to students about self-esteem. School leaders say events like this can make a difference. North Charleston Elementary School counselor Angela Dingle says, “I think this is helping students today understand that bullying isn’t just one time. It’s a repeated action, and I hope they understand to reach out to talk about it, and not hide things from people that can help them at school as well as their parents>
Dingle organized the Stop Bullying Forum, and says she hopes to make it an annual event.