Choose Character Over Bullying
high school bullying message focuses on both school and cyber bullying,
exposing the self-centered mindset of bullying and the hurt that
it causes. Most importantly however, Cary's message aims to affect
heart - To inspire what it means to be a person of character and to
consider the well-being of others. Cary also encourages the bullied
and gives them practical advice. Cary
culminates his message with thoughts about the preciousness of life, and
with his very positive Peer
message described below.
can de-emphasize the word "bullying"
if you like, simply to avoid it as an overused
More on this assembly ...
Cary's thought-provoking "Three Chairs" discourse, which
serves well as a follow-up or alternative to an anti-bullying assembly,
brings to light the qualities of teens who draw respect - Those who exhibit selflessness and maturity.
Red Ribbon Week, Cary's story of his
sister's high school drug use is moving and effective. This
message includes what the consequences of drugs can be, reasons teens
take drugs, tactics of people who sell drugs, and motivation to help friends who
are dabbling in drugs. Culminates with Mr. Trivanovich's dramatic
closer on The Preciousness of Life.
A positive message
encouraging students about their potential for great achievement by
pursuing their dreams with excellence (also tailored for Renaissance