Choose Character Over Bullying
kids to understand the self-centered mindset of bullying, the hurt that
it causes and the importance of reporting bullying when being a witness
to it. Most importantly however, Cary's message focuses on the
heart - To inspire what it means to be a kid of character and to think
about the well-being of others. Cary also encourages the bullied
and gives them practical advice. Cary
culminates his message with his very positive Peer
message described below.
can de-emphasize the word "bullying"
if you like, simply to avoid it as an overused
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Cary's thought-provoking "Three Chairs" discourse, which serves well as a
follow-up or alternative to an anti-bullying message, brings to light the qualities of
a friend magnet - One who exhibits selflessness and maturity.
Ideal as a Red Ribbon
Week message for elementary age students, Cary gets them thinking
about the consequences or rewards they incur with the choices they make.
Designed mainly as a
reward assembly for Renaissance or academic excellence,
this is a short, positive message, which combined with
his performance, encourages students about their potential for achievement
with the pursuit of excellence.