Unity is strength at Port Jefferson Middle School

Unity is strength at Port Jefferson Middle School photo
When students, peers and adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior a strong message is sent that it is not acceptable. To share in that missive, Port Jefferson Middle School students wore orange to signify their stance on Unity Day on Oct. 25.

Uniting against bullying was the theme of the day as all social studies classes viewed a Powerpoint and video presentation, detailing the nationally recognized event that promotes kindness, acceptance and inclusion.

According to seventh-grade teacher Monica Consalvo, one of the coordinators of the schoolwide campaign, a key factor to encouraging anti-bullying programs in schools is that it is effectively reduced by 50 percent.