Choose Kindness Over Bullying
popular message goes beyond merely educating about bullying, but seeks
to affect young teen hearts about their character and the well-being of
others. Focusing in on both school and cyber bullying, Cary
exposes the self-centered mindset of bullying and the need for some to
be somebody. He gives helpful and practical advice to the
bullied, and explains the
importance and rewards of reporting bullying when being a witness to it. Cary
culminates his message with his very positive Friend Magnet discourse described below.
can de-emphasize the word "bullying"
if you like, simply to avoid it as an overused
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A Friend Magnet
Cary's introspective "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 peer-respect and
Red Ribbon Week, Cary shares how his sister
began dabbling with drugs in junior high school and has lived the
consequences of that decision. Cary tactfully
speaks to this influential age about the dangers of drugs, why young
teens take them, and gives inspiration about the rewards of good choices
and the preciousness of life.
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