Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
A person is being bullied when he/she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more persons. Negative action is when a person intentionally inflicts injury or discomfort upon another person, through physical contact, words or in other ways.
Note that bullying is both overt and covert behaviors
- Physically harms a student or damages the student’s property,
- Has the effect of substantially interfering with a student’s education,
- Is so severe, persistent or pervasive that it creates an intimidating or threatening education environment; or
- Has the effect of substantially disrupting the orderly operation of the school.
Harassment, Intimidation and Bully – Policy 3207
Sexual Harassment of Students – Policy 3205