I wanted to shoot an update through the channels and let everyone know how we’re doing with the bullying situation that’s recently come to light.
I’m really happy to be able to say that since our meeting this week at the school, the changes made have had a very positive impact. The biggest change that has been made is the proximity of where this classroom bully now sits in regards to where Elliott sits.
A little distance seems to be really helping.
Elliott has reported that things have gotten better for him. He hasn’t been assaulted by this kid for most of the last school week and that’s a big change for the better.
He was getting stabbed/scratched/hit with pencils on what seemed like a regular basis. He also hasn’t been smacked on the back either.
There are still some unkind words being hurled in his direction at times but we’re working in empowering Elliott to stand up for himself. We don’t want him provoking anything but he has every right to stand up for himself.
I’ve not shared what started this whole thing a couple of years ago. Here’s what happened….
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