Bullying

What is Bullying?

Bullying occurs when a student/group of students engages in written or verbal expression or physical conduct that:

1. Will have the effect of physically harming a student, damaging a student’s property, or placing a student in reasonable fear of harm to the student’s person or of damage to the student’s property; or

2. Is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that the action or threat creates an intimidating, threatening, or abusive educational environment for a student.

3. Examples: Bullying of a student may include hazing, threats, taunting, teasing, confinement, assault, demands for money, destruction of property, theft of valued possessions, name calling, rumor spreading, and ostracism.

[Board Policy FFI(Local)]

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If you believe you or your child have been a victim of bullying, please contact your campus principal, any campus administrator, counselor or teacher.