Bullying Prevention

We believe that all students have a right to a safe, secure, and healthy school environment. Our school, with support from the district and school communities, is committed to promoting an atmosphere of mutual respect, tolerance, and acceptance.


Bullying Prevention and Student Behavior Intervention Activities

Prevention and Awareness Raising Strategies

  • Assemblies for CARE (Cooperate, Act Responsibly, Respect Others, Ensure Safety) overview/expectations - beginning of the year
  • Character Counts! (monthly assemblies)
  • Banners on campus promoting CARE/wristbands (anti-bullying)
  • Positive referrals - CARE Coupons (drawings)
  • Positive assemblies led by students (student council))
  • Morning announcements

Intervention and Support Strategies

  • Too Good for Drugs
  • Second Step
  • Character Counts! (monthly assemblies)
  • CREW (CREW is a dedicated time in student schedules to focus on character skills and social-emotional learning. The crew model ensures all students have an adult monitoring their social well-being and allows for deeper teacher-to-student and student-to-student relationships that increase feelings of belonging to the school.)
  • Assemblies (student led/sponsored)
  • School Psychologist/Behavior Environment Support Team (BEST) Coach
  • SPRIGEO (an online report tool)

Training

  • Assemblies
  • S.T.O.P. (Stand up and use your words, take appropriate action, open up to a trusted adult, protect yourself) Data
  • Student Survey
  • Videos for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Matrix
  • Talks in Classrooms (teachers and administration)
  • CREW at recess (primary and intermediate)

Incident Reporting

  • SPRIGEO
  • Administration
  • Special Friends (K-3)
  • Resource Officers
  • Teachers
  • Nursing Staff
  • Classified Staff
  • Social Worker
  • Parents
  • E-mail (all students have access through Google)

Communication

  • Assemblies
  • Parent/student events
  • Website
  • Student generated newsletter
  • Open-door policy
  • Student Safety Team (SST) Meetings
  • Counseling/Tulare Youth Services Bureau Services
  • ParentLink announcements

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