Here is an interview with some of our members
Some of the members were interviewed by CityTV, on October 25th. You can watch the interview by following the link below.
Who are we ?
The PSA - Power to stay away is an anti-bullying club at Walnut Grove Secondary School. We are a group of dedicated students that are passionate about making the school and as far as we can reach, a bully-free place for everyone. The students in this club are from Grade 8, all the way till Grade 12. It is a club run by students for all students.
What do we do to prevent bullying ?
We do as much as we can to make sure schools are bully-free environments. For example, we visit our "feeder schools" - schools which the studens will soon graduate and come to our school. We have presentations for both Grade 4s and Grade 7s. We even co-ordinate days such as "InsideOUT days", and an annual Pink Shirt Day.
History behind the club :
The club has been going stong with a continuous flow of new members for over seven years. It was started when two senior girls of our school witnessed a fight between a Grade 12 and a Grade 8 student in our courtyard. It was then that the two girls decided that there should be a change in the school. They decided to rally their friends, and asked the administration for permission, and thus began the 'Power to Stay Away'. They advertised with posters and announcements. Almost immediately, the club grew to over 25 students with the same goal , and so it continued ........