Members of the Pinkindness group from Ballenas Secondary Jessice Rose, Yuna Karras, Emma Michelle, Janyce McKee, Shianne Wilson and Casey Reumkens, jumps for joy as they celebrate Pink Shirt Day. (Michael Briones photo)

Ballenas Secondary celebrates Pink Shirt Day

Parksville school among many to feature anti-bullying efforts

The Ballenas Secondary’s Pink Kindness group has been active in celebrating Pink Shirt Day at the school.

The group of Grade 8 and 9 students have been advocating the fight against bullying, doing it in various ways through art, songs, poetry and discussions. They made a presentation at the school today.

The whole Ballenas school had a touch of pink, led by principal Rudy Terpstra along with teaching staff and some students donning pink shirts and other clothing, as well as having their faces painted with pink hearts and other symbols that highlight the issue of bullying.

READ MORE: Pink Shirt Day campaign urges Canadians to ‘Lift Each Other Up’

— NEWS Staff

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