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Poplar Bluff students to be featured in CNN special

To be featured on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” at the end of the month, this float photo includes members of the PBJHS Stand for the Silent chapter during the city’s recent Christmas parade. (Source: Poplar Bluff R-I School District) To be featured on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” at the end of the month, this float photo includes members of the PBJHS Stand for the Silent chapter during the city’s recent Christmas parade. (Source: Poplar Bluff R-I School District)
Student leaders from PBHS’ Stand for the Silent chapter met on Friday, Feb. 15, in the cafeteria to plan the organization’s first fundraiser. (Source: Poplar Bluff R-I School District) Student leaders from PBHS’ Stand for the Silent chapter met on Friday, Feb. 15, in the cafeteria to plan the organization’s first fundraiser. (Source: Poplar Bluff R-I School District)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -

Poplar Bluff Junior High and High School's Stand for the Silent Chapter will be featured in a CNN Special.

"The Bully Effect: An Anderson Cooper Special" chronicles the journeys of a bullied child, a grieving parent, a victim of violence, and a filmmaker turned activist.

Each has become a powerful foot soldier in the high-stakes battle against bullying, inspiring a grassroots movement that has helped spark sweeping changes from school policies to state laws to federal legislation.

"The Bully Effect: an Anderson Cooper Special," presented in partnership with Cartoon Network and Stop Bullying: Speak Up will premiere on Thursday, February 28 at 9 p.m. CT. The special will re-air on Sunday, March 3 at 7 p.m. and on Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m.

You can also help support their efforts to raise awareness at a pancake breakfast at Applebee's on March 9 from 8 to 10 a.m.

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