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Fri, Apr 28|
Monroe Middle School
Justice For Gary Ross - A Life Lost Too Soon
A Protest Against Current Bullying Policies At Monroe Middle School Will Be Held, Friday, April 28th 2023, In Honor Of Gary Ross. The Student Took His Own Life, After Enduring Relentless Bullying At The School. Despite Numerous Family Requests For Intervention, The Middle School Failed To Intervene.
Time & Location
Apr 28, 11:00 AM
Monroe Middle School, 503 Washington St, Monroe, MI 48161, USA
About the event
The Uvalde Foundation For Kids, Who Recently Announced It Is Launching A School Bullying Investigation Into Monroe Middle School In Monroe, Michigan; Released Tuesday, April 25th That There Will Be A Protest Held Against The Current Bullying Policies At The Middle School, Friday, April 28th 2023, In Honor Of Gary Ross. Family Members Organized The Protest To Honor Gary & To Shed Light On the Issue At The Middle School.
COMMUNITYMEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SIGN UP TO ATTEND OR JUST MEET IN FRONT OF THE MIDDLE SCHOOL THIS FRIDAY @ 11AM & SHOW YOUR SUPPORT For Gary, His Family & Students Of Monroe Middle School!!!
HISTORY: The Student Took His Own Life, After Enduring Relentless Bullying At The School. Despite Numerous Family Requests For Intervention, The Middle School Failed To Intervene.
OBJECTIVE: (Include BUT NOT LIMITED TO)
- Bring Transparency To The School Community Regarding The Lack Of Empathetic, Sustainable Programming To Prevent Bullying At The School/District Level; Including Limited Mental Health Support Services For Students & Limited Training For Faculty.
- Demand For Increased, Regular Security/SRO Patrol On School Grounds.
- Demand That All Student Related Bullying Protocols Be Reviewed, Made Publicly Available & Amended To Reflect A Plan Of Action By The School To Support Students In The Future
- Demand Release To The Family, All Incident Reports & Courses Of Action Relative To Gary's Case.
The Uvalde Foundation For Kids Launches INVESTIGATION Into Bullying At Michigan Middle School, Following Student's Suicide.
The Uvalde Foundation For Kids, a National NonProfit Formed In Response To The Robb Elementary School Mass Shooting In Uvalde, Texas & Dedicated To Ending School Violence - Announced That It Has Launched An Independent Investigation Into Ongoing Bullying Incidents; Leading To A Recent students suicide following what parents have said is ongoing bullying incidents unaddressed by administrators at Monroe Middle School & Monroe Public Schools In Monroe, Michigan.
Parents & Students Have Reported That Ongoing Student Behavior, Bullying & Violence At The School Has Been Increasing.
Following the announcement, the Foundation, also opened a 24 hour antibullying line & Crisis intervention line available for students at 888 685 8464 to report incidents of bullying, talk about the recent events and speak to peer/professional support team members if needed.
"The Foundation, noted in its release, that the Michigan school joins a fraternity of schools facing bullying investigations across the nation this month; including the highly controversial death of an 11 year old NEW JERSEY middle schooler; noting in a statement, that it has begun Independent interviews with concerned school members." In the meantime, according to the foundation's founder, Daniel Chapin, "Another bullied student's life has been needlessly lost & another family grieves...
The foundation further noted, that it hopes to aide the school in providing resources to their school community and the students families but stated that the schools current solutions to bullying are inefficient given the true negative and powerful impacts of bullying on students."
The Uvalde Foundation For Kids
888 685 8464
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