SAFE ENVIRONMENT: Smith-Green schools updates bullying policies

CHURUBUSCO — Principals from both schools in the Smith-Green Community School District (SGCS) updated the Board of Trustees on bullying policies in their buildings.Churubusco Junior-Senior High School Principal Jim Folland said a law passed in July of 2013 required schools to have policies in place by October of 2013.“Our mission at CJSHS is to have a safe, respectful and inclusive learning environment,” he said.Folland said he and Assistant Principal Dan Hile have been working with students and parents when they see a problem, and it has improved the school’s environment.“I think the atmosphere is a lot better,” Folland said.Hile agreed with the assessment, saying some of the work has concerned students and their online behavior.To read the rest of this story, see the March 27 of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.