Choosing Kindness: A Commitment on Pink Shirt Day

girl wearing pink shirt and hat

February 28, 2024, marks Pink Shirt Day, an initiative that originated in 2007 when a Nova Scotia student faced bullying for wearing a pink shirt. Today, it is globally recognized for its commitment to combating bullying.

Emphasizing social-emotional learning and fostering healthy relationships is key to establishing welcoming, caring, respectful, and safe learning environments. These principles align with the Grande Prairie Public School Division's dedication to such environments. Discover more on our website:

For anyone seeking support:

  • Students, start by talking to your teachers or guidance counsellor.
  • Bullying Helpline– Call or text 310-1818 or chat online for support, information or referrals.
  • Suicide Crisis Helpline (988) (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Kids Help Phone
  • Students, families and staff who are Indigenous may also wish to contact the toll‑free Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1‑855‑242‑3310 or the Online Chat (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week). This line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention services in Cree, Ojibwe and Inuktitut.


Division Information
Grande Prairie Public School Division
Phone: 780-532-4491