What is Bullying? The conduct described above is considered bullying ONLY if that conduct:
(1) exploits an imbalance of power between the student perpetrator and the student victim through written or verbal expression or physical conduct; and
(2) interferes with a student's education or substantially disrupts the operation of a school. Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Student Code of Conduct: (Continued) The inappropriate behavior is considered bullying only if there is an imbalance of power between the victim and aggressor and the behavior interferes with the victim's education or substantially disrupts the operation of school. For the purpose of this code, "bullying" means engaging in written or verbal expression through electronic means, or physical conduct that occurs on school property, at a school sponsored or school-related activity, or in a vehicle operated by the district and that:
(1) has the effect or 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, and pervasive enough that the action or threat creates an intimidating, threatening, or abusive educational environment for the student Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Student Code of Conduct So what does that mean???
Bullying is defined as continuously saying hurtful comments to another person, verbally or through written communication, as well as using physical contact to create an intimidating or threatening environment. The Bully and the Bullied
A True OR False Quiz 1. True or False... Nearly one-third of American teens are involved in bullying. It's a wrap! What's your take away? In a recent survey, 13% admit to bullying,
11% admit to being bullied, and 6% have been bullied and also bully others. TRUE! 2. True or False... Students who are bullied in school are usually attentive students with good attendance. 3. True or False... Most students who bully are insecure. FALSE! Students targeted by bullies sometimes avoid school or have trouble concentrating. They can also develop personality disorders like depression and anxiety. FALSE! Studies show that most bullies have confidence and high self-esteem. 4. True or False... Contrary to stereotypes, male bullies are not usually bigger and physically stronger than their peers. FALSE! Male bullies are usually bigger and stronger than their victims. 5. True or False... If you're being bullied it's best to it handle alone. FALSE!!! Putting an END to bullying requires a commitment FROM EVERYONE IN A SCHOOL. If you or someone you know is being bullied please contact your teacher or school administration. They're here to help. Remember the golden rule;
Treat others the way YOU would like to be treated. What do YOU know about bullying??? What is YOUR definition of "bullying"? Take a moment and discuss with the class. Our District Definition! "There is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
-Winnie the Pooh
Be kind to your peers, to your teachers, to your school and most importantly to yourself.See the full transcript