Stop Bullying Campaign
Redondo Union High School
Stop Bullying Campaign
What is Bullying?
- Bullying is exposing a person to abusive actions repeatedly over time. Bullying becomes a concern when hurtful or aggressive behavior toward an individual or group appears to be unprovoked, intentional, and(usually) repeated
- Cyberbullying is an "electronic act" and is defined as transmission of a communication, including, but not limited to, a message, text, or image by means of an electronic device, including but not limited to, a telephone, wireless telephone or other wireless communication device and/or computer
Effects of Bullying
- Victims of bullying may experience negative emotions like fear, anger, frustration, and anxiety.
- Repeated bullying may lead to ongoing illness, mood swings, withdrawal from friends and family, an inability to concentrate, and loss of interest in school.
- If left unattended, a student who is bullied may develop attendance and/or discipline problems, which may lead to failure in school. In extreme cases, they may become suicidal or retaliatory and violent.
How to Prevent Bullying
- All adults should teach and model tolerance and acceptance; consistently, monitoring campus and classroom dynamics may prevent incidents of bullying.
- Victims and witnesses must report any incidents of bullying to an adult authority (teacher, coach, parents, counselor, or administrator); adults must respond immediately and appropriately.
- Students must respect one another’s boundaries and demonstrate acceptable behavior at all times.
- School staff must communicate both the school discipline policy and possible legal implications of repetitive acts of bullying.
Possible Disciplinary Consequences:
- First Occurrence (Warning): Student will meet with an administrator and/or school counselor. Parent(s) will be contacted. Infraction will be documented in IC. Student will be monitored by administration.
- Second Occurrence (In-House Suspension or Out of School Suspension 1-3 days): Student/parent(s) will meet with an administrator. The school counselor will be notified. Infraction will be documented in IC, which may affect college admissions. Student will continue to be monitored by administration.
- Third Occurrence (Out of School Suspension 3-5 days): Student/parent(s) will meet with an administrator. The school counselor will be notified. Infraction will be documented in IC, which may affect college admissions. Student will continue to be monitored by administration.
- Fourth Consequence (Possible Adjustment Transfer or Expulsion): Police will be involved in cases of threats of violence, intimidation, and/or repeated offenses (CA Penal Codes 653m, & 422).
The students, parents, and staff of Redondo Union High School will work together to prevent, report, address, and decrease bullying on our campus