Category Archives: School issues

Bullying: For They Know Not What They Do

by Larry Mathys [part 2 of a 2-part series on bullying] I mentioned in my previous post that it seems highly suspect to me that children and teens who bully others in the name of religion would have had the … Continue reading

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A Renewed Focus on Bullying

by Larry Mathys [part 1 of a 2-part series on bullying] On a typical morning a few days ago, my adorable 10 year-old niece approached my brother and his wife with something they never thought they would hear from her. … Continue reading

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Hell and A Happy Ending

by Steph Bazzle “One of my classmates told me today that I’m going to Hell,” says my son. He’s eight. Let me say that a different way. My eight year old child came home and told me that a classmate … Continue reading

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Tackling the Tough Topics

by Sharon Stanley, Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island A teacher and parent describes how she handles some difficult questions. Being an early childhood public school teacher, I am required to follow state standards and guidelines.  I am not required … Continue reading

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School supplies making a difference

by Sharon Stanley, Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island September is a time of “new beginnings;” not only in the schools but seasonally.  Many cultures celebrate their New Year’s in the autumn months. As a teacher and a student, I … Continue reading

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