March 13, 2014
Fulton Middle School alumnus and Special Olympics volunteer Tyler Oestreich talks to students about the importance of having a good attitude and being nice Wednesday afternoon in the first of several activities organized by the FMS Student Council to promote the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign.
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Assembly, spirit week intended to spread awareness about hurtful use of ‘retard’
The word “retard” means to hinder, delay or slow, but more often is used in a negative way to describe something as stupid — in a way defined in Webster’s New World College Dictionary as, “[slang] a) a retarded person (an offensive term of contempt).”
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