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JCHS staff and students unite in their stand against bullying

By Lacy Hilliard

Johnson County High School is taking strides against bullying. Recently, students and staff participated in Unity Day and a sea of orange could be seen stampeding all throughout Longhorn country.

Unity Day is meant to be symbolic of students and staff uniting against bullying. Art teacher Cristy Dunn got her students involved by creating posters and even a paper mâché creature bearing the message, “Bullying Makes You A Monster.” “I’m so impressed with the students’ efforts and the amount of participation in Unity Day,” said Cristy Dunn, who is also a member of the newly formed anti-bullying “Unity Committee.” More...

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