Anti-Bullying Day

McNair students and staff were encouraged to wear pink on February 27th and they joined thousands across B.C. in a symbolic celebration of inclusion. Originally started in 2007 in Nova Scotia by two students after hearing that a younger schoolmate was picked on for wearing a pink polo shirt, the students purchased 50 pink shirts at a local discount store and spread the word online, hoping for a “sea of pink” at school.  The response the next day was overwhelming. The awareness movement has grown in popularity and in 2012 the U.N. declared a day in Februry as “Anti-Bullying Day”. McNair Secondary School students are always encouraged to act with kindness, care and respect in their everyday interactions with all people and once again the school was a sea of pink on February 27th as we showed our support for this important ideal.  Way to go, Marlins!!!