anti-bullying http://wkms.org en Paducah Fifth-Grader Nationally Recognized for Anti-Bullying Efforts http://wkms.org/post/paducah-fifth-grader-nationally-recognized-anti-bullying-efforts-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lone Oak fifth-grader Morgan Guess is one of 10 winners of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The awards go to American students for their outstanding achievements in community service. Guess is being nationally recognized for working with her mother to focus local, state and national attention on the problem of bullying.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 05 May 2014 21:20:51 +0000 Rob Canning 40350 at http://wkms.org Paducah Fifth-Grader Nationally Recognized for Anti-Bullying Efforts Anti-Bullying Class Offered by Paducah Police Department http://wkms.org/post/anti-bullying-class-offered-paducah-police-department <p class="p1">The Paducah Police Department announced a new class Tuesday at the City Commission meeting based off the <a href="http://paducahky.gov/paducah/mayors-anti-bullying-task-force">Anti-Bullying Task Force</a> created through the City earlier this year. &nbsp;</p><p class="p1"> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:03:37 +0000 John Paul Henry 36334 at http://wkms.org Anti-Bullying Class Offered by Paducah Police Department Bullying A Problem For KY Teens http://wkms.org/post/bullying-problem-ky-teens <p></p><p>The Kentucky Department of Education has completed an informal survey of middle and high school students that shows bullying remains a problem on campus and online.</p><p>The department partnered with family resource and youth service centers to anonymously quiz randomly selected students across the state on a variety of topics. The review found nearly half of middle school students said they had been bullied on school grounds. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:51:21 +0000 The Associated Press 36089 at http://wkms.org Bullying A Problem For KY Teens Kentucky Safe Schools Week Provides Awareness Resources http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-safe-schools-week-provides-awareness-resources <p>This is Kentucky Safe Schools Week (October 20-26). Kentucky Center for School Safety Resource Center Director Karen McCuiston &nbsp;is promoting awareness that bullying, violence and risky behaviors threaten school safety and visits with Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:38:43 +0000 Kate Lochte 36015 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Safe Schools Week Provides Awareness Resources Guess, Daughter Make National Headlines as Part of Anti-Bullying Effort http://wkms.org/post/guess-daughter-make-national-headlines-part-anti-bullying-effort-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah mother, business woman and Murray State Board of Regent&#39;s member Susan Guess and her daughter Morgan are getting national attention for their efforts to make Kentucky a leader in anti-bullying efforts.</span></p><p>Susan and Morgan wrote opinion pieces published in national online news website&nbsp;<em>Huffington Post&nbsp;</em>Tuesday, and the Guess Anti-Bullying Foundation was featured in a bullying article on CNN.com just last week.</p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:46:31 +0000 Austin Ramsey 35734 at http://wkms.org Guess, Daughter Make National Headlines as Part of Anti-Bullying Effort How to Tackle Bullying in the Workplace http://wkms.org/post/how-tackle-bullying-workplace <p>Murray State's LGBT and URSA Program Coordinator Jody Cofer&nbsp;Randall also chairs the Murray Human Rights Commission, and we speak with on <em>Sounds Good</em> today - the topic is bullying in the workplace. He speaks with Kate on the subtleties of bullying, how to identify the symptoms and how to handle the situation. They talk about the Human Rights Commissions' education campaign and how your business can get involved. <a href="http://www.murrayky.gov/boards/humanrights.htm">See more about the Murray Human Rights Commission.</a></p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:19:45 +0000 Kate Lochte 34323 at http://wkms.org How to Tackle Bullying in the Workplace Susan & Morgan Guess Present Bullying: A Plan for Kentucky and What Kids Can Do http://wkms.org/post/susan-morgan-guess-present-bullying-plan-kentucky-and-what-kids-can-do <p>Susan and Morgan Guess presented "A Plan for Kentucky and What Kids Can Do," during the Murray Human Rights Commission's Bullying Conference on April 6, 2013 in the Barkley Room of the Curris Center at Murray State University. Here is the the audio of their nearly hour long discussion of what the Guess family has done to bring attention to the issue of bullying since Morgan's experience.</p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 19:42:26 +0000 Kate Lochte 31673 at http://wkms.org Susan & Morgan Guess Present Bullying: A Plan for Kentucky and What Kids Can Do Lone Oak Elementary Schooler Receives Kentucky Service Award http://wkms.org/post/lone-oak-elementary-schooler-receives-kentucky-service-award <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>A 10-year old Lone Oak Elementary School student has won the Kentucky Youth Volunteer Service Award for her anti-bullying initiatives.</p><p>Morgan Guess brought the Bully movie and its director Lee Hirsch to Paducah, raised $20,000 for a foundation she started with her mother and invited author and bullying survivor Jodee Blanco to speak to 6,000 middle and high schoolers. Guess also started a Kids for Kindness social media campaign. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:08:45 +0000 Whitney Jones 30563 at http://wkms.org Lone Oak Elementary Schooler Receives Kentucky Service Award Murray Human Rights Commission Hosts Bullying Conference Saturday http://wkms.org/post/murray-human-rights-commission-hosts-bullying-conference-saturday <p>The City of Murray Human Rights Commission will host a Bullying Conference on Saturday, April 6, 2013 on the main campus of Murray State University.&nbsp; The gathering will take place in the Curris Center’s Mississippi and Barkley Rooms between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.</p><p>The agenda features sessions by:</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 22:11:00 +0000 Staff 30228 at http://wkms.org Murray Human Rights Commission Hosts Bullying Conference Saturday Folk Musician Peter Yarrow to Speak at Murray State http://wkms.org/post/folk-musician-peter-yarrow-speak-murray-state <p>Joe Baust, Murray State professor emeritus, education, hosts Peter Yarrow of the famed folk group Peter, Paul and Mary for a 2 hour free concert in Wrather Hall on April 10 at 6:30 p.m. Yarrow travels spreading the word about his non-profit, Operation Respect, which works to assure each child and youth a respectful, safe and compassionate climate of learning where their academic, social and emotional development can occur free of bullying, ridicule and violence. Joe spoke to Kate Lochte about the upcoming event, during <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p><p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 22:56:01 +0000 Kate Lochte 28922 at http://wkms.org Folk Musician Peter Yarrow to Speak at Murray State