Wood Dale Jr. High School

Bully Prevention and Response Protocol

Revised July, 2016

Bullying Definition:  

Bullying includes cyber-bullying and means any severe or pervasive physical or verbal act or conduct, including communications made in writing or electronically, directed toward a student or students that has or can be reasonably predicted to have the effect of one or more of the following:

1. Placing the student or students in reasonable fear of harm to the student’s or students’ person or property;

2. Causing a substantially detrimental effect on the student’s or student’s’ physical or mental health;

3. Substantially interfering with the student’s or students’ academic performance; or

4. Substantially interfering with the student’s or students’ ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities, or privileges provided by a school.

Bullying Prevention:

           Form available at : http://wdjhpanthers.weebly.com/bullying.html

Response to Bullying:

Physical Bullying

Verbal Bullying

Cyber Bullying

stops when confronted by staff—teacher managed

stops when confronted by staff—teacher managed

stops when confronted by staff—teacher managed

continues when confronted by staff—office managed

continues when confronted by staff—office managed

continues when confronted by staff—office managed

Note:  The chart above is provided as a guideline.  When unsure about responding to student behavior, staff members should consult with colleagues.  When in doubt, a student should be referred to the office with a brief note or verbal report to office staff.

In ALL cases:  1. Confront misbehavior     2.  Correct & Communicate     3. Notify Parent      4.  Document      

Next Steps: