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Eighth-grade SADD students (from left) Claudia Morales, Andrea Nunez, Sam Varajas, Veronica Gonzales, Jackson Bonnett, Madison Roesner and Lynd-sey Schock stand in front of an anti-bullying sign at Worthington Middle School. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)

WMS students work to ‘stomp out bullying’


WORTHINGTON — An enthusiastic group of Worthington Middle School (WMS) eighth-graders is leading the charge to “Stomp Out Bullying” as part of the school’s activities in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month.

“Some people think bullying others will make them more popular,” said Sam Barajas, one of the students involved in the WMS SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) group that is spearheading the anti-bullying efforts.

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Jane Moore
Jane has been a contributing writer to the Daily Globe since 1997. Previously, she held professional positions in corporate communications, alumni relations and journalism. She earned a B.A. in English with a minor in German at Carleton College. Jane handles the weekly "Looking Back" column and frequently writes education, fine arts and news features for the Daily Globe. Her blog can be viewed at