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Bullying

What is it?

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time and can be verbal, social, physical, or digital (cyber). Students are protected against bullying and non-sexual harassment by anyone in any school program or activity, including on the school campus, on the school bus, or off-campus during a school-sponsored activity.

Bullying/ non-sexual harassment includes: physical, written, verbal, or other harassment, threats, intimidation, cyberbullying, causing bodily injury to, or committing hate violence against any other student or school personnel. Cyberbullying includes the transmission of harassing communications, direct threats or other harmful texts, sounds, or images on the Internet, social media or other technologies using a telephone, computer of any wireless communication device. It also includes breaking into another person’s electronic account and assuming that person’s identity in order to damage that person’s reputation. (BP 5131.2- Bullying).


Verbal Bullying

  • Teasing
  • Name-calling
  • Inappropriate sexual comments
  • Taunting
  • Threatening to cause harm


Social Bullying

  • Leaving someone out on purpose
  • Telling other people not to be friends with someone
  • Embarrassing someone in public


Physical Bullying

  • Hitting, kicking, and pinching
  • Spitting
  • Tripping and pushing
  • Taking or breaking someone's things
  • Making mean or rude hand gestures


Cyberbullying

  • Transmission of harmful texts, sounds, images, direct threats, or other harassing communications using the Internet and social media.
  • Hacking someone's account


How to Report

If you experience bullying, sexual harassment, or other harassment, notify any staff member. You may also text or call an anonymous tips.





TIP 411

This an anonymous tip line to alert administration of bullying an other threats to the safety and well-being of our students and staff.

SchoolTIP Line
AHS- Text "Falcon" + your tip847411

BCHS- Text "Thunder" + your tip

847411

ECHS HS- Text "Gauchos" + your tip

847411

GVHS- Text "Cougars" + your tip

847411

LHS- Text "Wolves" + your tip

847411

MHS- Text "Bears" + your tip

847411

YHS- Text "Dragon" + your tip

847411

Call

These are direct phone lines to contact administration of bullying an other threats to the safety and well-being of our students and staff.

SchoolPhone Number
Atwater HS

325-1200

Buhach Colony HS325-1447
El Capitan HS384-5545
Golden Valley HS325-1847
Livingston HS398-3247
Merced HS325-1047
East Campus Education Center325-1647