• What is Bullying? 

    • Bullying can be defined by a repeated, unwanted, aggressive behavior that is intentionally directed at a person or group of people, and involves a real or perceived imbalance of power. 
    Types of Bullying? 
    • Physical bullying is the aggressive physical intimidation of the target. It often includes repeated tripping, pushing, hitting, kicking, blocking or touching in an inappropriate way.
    • Verbal bullying is one of the most common acts of bullying. Verbal bullying is the repeated act using cruel, demeaning words to put others down. Verbal bullying includes; name calling, racist remarks or slurs, inappropriate remarks or jokes, or abusive language of any kind.
    • Social bullying is also one of the most common forms of bullying. Social bullying includes the exclusion from groups, spreading hurtful rumors or lies about others, and alienating people from social acceptance and interaction. 
    • Cyberbullying is intentional and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, phones, and other electronic devices. This can include social media, text messaging, and video game chats.
    How Does Winton Handle Bullying?
    • We have school-wide lessons on bullying each year to educate students bullying and reporting bullying
    • We have a school-wide bully prevention event each year to raise awareness 
    • Our classroom teachers discuss bullying regularly in their classrooms
    • We address bullying immediately as soon as it's reported
    • We communicate all bully related behaviors immediately with families
    What Can Parents/Guardians Do?
    • Talk to your child/children about bullying, what it means, and what it looks like
    • Encourage your child to REPORT bullying right away to a trusted adult at school if it is occurring at school. 
    • Partner with your child's/children's teacher, administration, and counselor to communicate any bullying concerns you have

     

     

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