Combatting Hate and Racism at Highland









 Stay Driven-Anti-Bullying Presentation

 H.O.L.L.A. bullying program H – Help O – Outlet L - Lead L - Leave A - Assert Pick a letter out of the H.O.L.L.A. acronym and write about a time that you have used that skill to get you out of a problem using a positive solution. Example: Help – One time I was being bullied and I went to my teacher for help. This worked because the teacher took care of the problem and didn’t tell the bully that I was the one that told it. This made me feel good because the bullying stopped. Encourage students to read their response to their class and/or select one that illustrates the best example of following the principle and submit it to the office for a chance to win a prize. Encourage students to email their responses to to have their responses posted on our website

Duane Gibson aka D.O. is a two-time Guinness World Record-setting rapper and University graduate that has been inspiring hundreds of thousands of youth since 2001. He has performed Worldwide in places including Taiwan, Japan, England, France, Las Vegas, and Miami. Gibson has freestyled with Snoop Dogg, the Raptors play his music at their games, and Drake even appeared in one of them. D.O. is here to tell us ways to Stay Driven and to let us know that “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down.”

Pink Shirt Day or Anti-Bullying Day on February 22nd: 

Pink Shirt Day or Anti-Bullying Day is observed in Canada and in other parts of the world. This is a day to stand up against the injustice of harassment and bullying. Pink Shirt Day is a reminder to all Highlanders to be inclusive, welcoming, and supportive of others.  

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Say Salaam: Islamophobia and Bystander Intervention Audience: Grade 4-12

“This workshop explores how Islamophobia may be impacting youth on an individual level and works with students to identify the different ways they can intervene when they see Islamophobia and other forms of discrimination taking place in their school or community.”

Feel free to reach out with any questions.

Jannat Firdous |  Education Coordinator

NCCM – National Council of Canadian Muslims |

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Say Salaam



RED DRESS DAY: May 5 is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-Spirit people. 

Every year on May 5, we mark Red Dress Day and the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S). Flags will be lowered at all TDSB administrative sites to mark this day.

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