A group of Dulles Middle School students, called ”Hallway Heroes,” are making sure their campus is bully-free. The “Hallway Heroes” patrol the hallways during class changes and lunchtime to provide a positive presence for all students.
“Students at Dulles Middle School are serious about stopping bullying,” said Vickey Smith, eighth-grade counselor. “Hallway Heroes is a fast growing group of students who want to make a positive contribution to making our school a safer, more enjoyable place for everyone.”
“Hallway Heroes” was formed two years ago to support the school’s “No Place for Hate” efforts. The 65-member group, comprised of students in grades 6-8, meets bi-monthly to discuss student concerns, perform role-play situations, view anti-bullying videos, and create anti-bullying posters to place along school hallways. Hallway Heroes are also taught how to be proactive when intervening in bullying situations.
DMS counselors sponsor the group.