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District sees no bullying link to suicide

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Rotterdam Police and school district officials say they still have no direct evidence that bullying led to the suicide of a 14-year-old Schalmont High School student earlier this month. Superintendent Carol Pallas authored a letter to parents and community members Monday reiterating the district’s position that the boy’s off-campus death Oct. 19 doesn’t appear to be linked to bullying that occurred at school. She said the district didn’t receive any accusations of bullying prior to ...

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October 29, 2013
9:48 a.m.

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My heart goes out to this family. For whatever reason this young man decided to take his own life, he felt this was the only answer at that time and I wish he knew that it wasn't. May he RIP.