Health, Nutrition, & Safety
Information on the Bullying Policy
Bullying creates an atmosphere of fear and intimidation, robs a person of his or her dignity, detracts from the safe environment necessary to promote student learning, and will not be tolerated by the Board of Directors.
It is the act of one or more individuals intimidating one or more persons through verbal, physical, mental, or written interactions.
Students who bully another person shall be held accountable for their actions whether the actions occur on school grounds, off school grounds at a school sponsored or approved function, activity, or event; going to or from school or a school activity; or while being transported on a school bus.
Students are encouraged to report behavior they consider to be bullying to their teacher, building principal, or designee, including a single action that if allowed to continue would constitute bullying. The report may be made anonymously. Teachers and other school employees who have witnessed, or are reliably informed that, a student has been a victim of behavior they consider to be bullying shall report the incident(s) to the principal or designee, including a single action that if allowed to continue would constitute bullying.
Parents or legal guardians may submit written reports of incidents they feel constitute bullying to the principal or designee, or if allowed to continue would constitute bullying.
The principal or designee shall be responsible for investigating the incident(s) to determine if disciplinary action is warranted.
Bullying is a category III (Student Discipline Policy) infraction. Consequences include but are not limited to a) school requested parent/guardian conference, and b) 0-10 days suspension; and c) referral to pre-expulsion hearing committee with the possibility of expulsion for up to one calendar year.