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All concerns are important to us! The criteria for bullying are very specific and described below. If you do not think your situation fits the criteria for bullying but is still represents a concern to you, please contact an administrator or other staff member at your school for assistance with your concern.
What is bullying? Based on the NC Bullying Law 115C407.15Bullying is a pattern (repeated) of ONE or more of the following: * gesture, * physical act, * communication (verbal/written/electronic/social media) AND results in ONE or more of the following: * damage to property, * places student in actual and reasonable fear of harm to his/her person, * creates or is certain to create a hostile environment by substantially interfering with or impairing a student's educational performance, opportunities or benefits. * hostile environment meets both of these criteria: student subjectively views the conduct as bullying or harassing behavior and behavior is objectively severe or pervasive enough that a reasonable person would agree it is bullying or harassing behavior.