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Schools in Tazewell County had the blues today...but not the kind you may be thinking of.

The National Junior Honor Society asked students and staff to wear blue shirts Monday to observe "Stomp Out Bullying" -- World Day of Bullying Prevention.

Graham Middle School's Junior Honor Society officers addressed their classmates -- emphasizing four things: The definition of bullying, the reasons kids bully, the signs that you are a bully and the effects of bullying.

"We picked bullying this year because its such a big concern for a lot of kids. Lots of people get bullied and bullying is everywhere. So we just wanted to give them some advice and let them know that everyone is here for them," said GMS Junior Honor Society President Christina Mounzer.

After the assembly, students were given Smarties to start their day and remind them to do their part to Stomp Out Bullying.

 

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