Bullying

  • A student, either individually or as part of a group, shall not harass or bully others either in person or by use of any communication technology, including computer systems, telephones, pagers, or instant messaging systems. Prohibited conduct includes, but is not limited to, physical intimidation, taunting, name-calling, and insults and any combination of prohibited activities. Prohibited conduct includes verbal conduct consisting of comments regarding the race, gender, religion, disability, physical abilities or characteristics or associates if the targeted person.

    “Bullying” means any aggressive or unwanted behavior that is intended to harm, intimidate, or humiliate the victim; involves a real or perceived power imbalance between the aggressor or aggressors and victim; and is repeated over time or causes severe emotional trauma. “Bullying” includes cyber bullying. “Bullying” does not include ordinary teasing, horseplay, argument, or peer conflict.

    Bullying Among Young Children PDF Document

    Children Who Are Bullied PDF Document

    Children Who Bully PDF Document

    Cyberbullying PDF Document

    Report Bullying

    Bullying, Harassment, or Intimidation Reporting Form PDF Document

    Anti-Bullying Safe Schools Hotline – (757) 628-1171

    safeschools@npsk12.com