• Northern Bedford County
    School District
     
     
     
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    EVERY STUDENT HAS A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT TO FEEL SAFE AT SCHOOL!!!
     
     
     
    Olweus definition of bullying:
    “Bullying is when someone repeatedly and on purpose says or does mean or hurtful things to another person who has a hard time defending himself or herself.”

    This program not only addresses the person who bullies, but also addresses the victims needs as well as the bystanders, who also play a major role in bullying. There are many roles that students play in a bullying situations, including:
     
    Students who Bully – start the bullying and take an active part
    Student who is Bullied – the one who is being bullied
    BUT ALSO…
    Bullying Circle
     
    Followers - take an active part, but do not start the bullying.

    Supporters – support the bullying, but do not take an active part.
    Passive supporters – like the bullying, but do not display open support.Disengaged Onlookers – [as their name implies]Possible Defenders – dislike the bullying and thing they ought to help, but don’t do it.Defenders – dislike the bullying. Help or try to help the bullied student.*****   
             **** This is where we want all kids to be!!!****


    All bullying situations will be intervened on the spot by identifying the behavior, identifying the student and identifying the victim.