Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - "stand UP!" Rally Awarded to Rothesay, New Brunswick's Fairvale Elementary School as part of the 5th Annual National Bullying Awareness Week, November 19 to 25, 2007



    SAINT JOHN, NB, Nov. 22 /CNW/ - Over 16,000 kids across Canada took the
initiative to nominate their schools for a Bullying Awareness Week award,
answering the call, "tell us how you and your school stand up to bullying."
Rothesay, New Brunswick's Fairvale Elementary School has been named as one of
only four schools across Canada to receive the award, a rally sponsored by
Astral Media's Family Channel in partnership with PREVNet a national network
of Canadian researchers, community organizations and governments committed to
ending bullying (www.prevnet.ca).

    
    WHAT:  A rally to celebrate Fairvale Elementary School's achievements in
           promoting solutions to the problems of bullying.

           Celebrity co-hosts, Michael Seater ("Derek") and Ashley Leggat
           ("Casey") from the Family Channel series "Life With Derek."

           Presentation and activities that offer a unique "behind-the-
           scenes" experience for students, including a sneak peak screening
           of a bullying-themed episode of the Family Channel series "Life
           With Derek," the opportunity for each student to sit in a
           director's chair to film a "stand UP!" shout out and the chance to
           pose with Michael and Ashley in a photo shoot.

    WHERE: Fairvale Elementary School gymnasium
           11 School Avenue, Rothesay, New Brunswick

    WHEN:  Thursday, November 22, 2007
           12:00 p.m. (presentation and screening)
           12:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (activities)

    WHO:   Michael Seater, "Derek" in "Life With Derek"
           Ashley Leggat, "Casey" in "Life With Derek"
           Joan McFarlane, Principal, Fairvale Elementary School
           Dr. Debra Pepler, Scientific Co-Director, PREVNet
    





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For further information: Natalie Jones, Publicist, Family Channel, (416)
278-9314, njones@tv.astral.com

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