SLIDESHOW: Hope dresses in pink for anti-bullying day

Boston Bar elementary school held a “Be a buddy, not a bully” walk on Pink Shirt Day, Feb. 26. (Submitted photo)
Hope secondary leadership students marked Wednesday with a bit of pink, for the school’s annual Kindness Day. Activities for the day included free cookie decorating at lunch time. Submitted photo
Jaxson Wilkins poses in front of the “I” in KIND wall. Submitted photo
Lilliann Robinson poses in front of the “I” in KIND wall at Hope secondary on Kindness Day. (Submitted photo)
The Read Right Society celebrated Pink Shirt Day, a day set aside to address bullying in the workplace, schools, and in general. (Submitted photo)
The staff at Pharmasave showed up in pink for Pink Shirt Day, to encourage kindness in others. (Pattie Desjardins/ Hope Standard)

It was Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 26, and people all over Hope donned their best rose, fuschia, coral and salmon coloured clothes.

Pink Shirt Day is a day to acknowledge bullying and to work to create kindess. This year’s theme was Lift Each Other Up.

At Hope secondary school, the leadership class holds a Kindness Day and they had fun activities like cookie decorating for students and staff. At Boston Bar elementary, they held a ‘Be a Buddy, not a Bully’ walk around town.

Staff at companies and organizations around town joined in the efforts, including Pharmasave and the Read Right Society.

READ MORE: VIDEO: Province promotes ‘lifting each other up’ on 13th annual Pink Shirt Day


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