John and Renee have a 13-year-old son who is being bullied at school. The bully also gets other kids to pick on their son. Renee wants to go talk to the principal and get her involved in protecting their son. But on the other hand John who grew up in a rough neighborhood thinks it’s important for his son to learn how to stick up for himself.
Slacker and Steve think that morally Renee is right, you should get the school faculty involved, but they also agree with John. Slacker and Steve understand that you need to stand up for yourself and if faculty gets involved their son will always be protected, but also be known as “that kid”.
Whose side are you on?
I think that the faculty should be aware of the situation, but that their son Nate also needs to learn how to stand up for himself, middle school stinks for everyone but things change in high school. When high school rolls around, the bully will also be at the bottom of the totem pole and will no longer be the “big guy on campus”. What comes around goes around.
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