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Bullying

By: Atty. Karissa Tolentino


A School is every student’s second home. It is a place where they get to meet new friends and acquaintances. It is a place where they meet their teachers, who are their second parents while they are away from home.

Ultimately, a School is where students are taught to read, write and count. It is a place where they are taught of many things: from Science and Mathematics, to English and Filipino. It is also a place where they are taught of Filipino values like patriotism and nationalism, to name a few. A School is a place where students get to learn some of the lessons they need to bring with them when they grow old.

A School must then be a friendly zone where our children are safe while they are away from their parents. But are schools still safe for our children now? A

Almost every day, a lot of elementary and secondary students are being bullied by their fellow students at the school premises, and most of them are silent about this. They are afraid to spe…