• Bullying is defined as the act of one or more individuals intimidating, threatening, ridiculing, humiliating, frightening, or causing increased anxiety to one or more other individuals through verbal, written, electronic, or physical interactions or behaviors, whether explicit or implied. Examples of bullying include but are not limited to:

    1. Intimidation, either physical or psychological
    2. Threats of any kind, stated or implied
    3. Assaults, including those that are verbal, physical, psychological, or emotional
    4. Attacks on student property


    Harassment refers to conduct of a verbal or physical nature that is designed to embarrass, distress, agitate, disturb or trouble students. Harassment as described above may include, but is not limited to:

    1. Repeated remarks of a demeaning nature
    2. Implied or explicit threats concerning one’s grades, achievements, or other school matters
    3. Demeaning jokes, stories, or activities directed at the student