Anti-Bullying information

Definition of Bullying:
"Bullying is unwanted, aggressive, repetitive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance" (

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Bullying may be further defined as the activity of repeated, aggressive behavior 
intended to hurt another individual, physically, mentally or emotionally. Bullying is characterized by an individual behaving in a certain way to gain power over another person.
It can be classified into four types: 

1. Physical (hitting, punching, or kicking)
2. Verbal (name-calling or taunting)
3. Relational (destroying peer acceptance and friendships)
4. Cyber-bullying (using electronic means to harm others)

Physical, verbal, and relational bullying are most prevalent in primary school and could also begin much earlier. Cyber-bullying is more common in secondary school than in primary school.

BP AR 5131.2 Bullying Revised 2-20-20

Sierra Sands U.S.D. is committed to mitigating bullying on our campuses. We have a number of anti-bullying initiatives in place as well as an anonymous Bully Hotline to report instances of bullying.  More information about these programs will be posted soon.

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