Encourage your children not to bully or antagonize their peers.
Tell them to take threats from other students seriously and to tell you, a teacher or school administrator about them.
Talk with your school officials about their weapons policies, intervention plans and counseling services.
Work with your school administration and PTA to find ways to reduce the risk of violence.
Submitted by Chris Hess who teaches PE at Willow Springs Elementary in Killeen, TX. These were adpated from Vitality Wellness Magazine (September, 1999). Chris is the Mangaging Editor of PE Central's Wellness Tips of the Week. Thanks for contributing to PE Central!