Be alert to signs of potential depression/suicide.
Report all concerns, even if shared in confidence.
Report signs reported to you by another student, colleague, or behaviors observed by you to appropriate school personnel, SRO, SAC, School Guidance Counselor, Administration, School Nurse.
Take all comments seriously. Do not assume you can handle this on your own.
Refer to school District Policy Manual
School Safety and Security Plans 6A: 16-5.1 Zero Tolerance Code allows immediate removal from school for the following:
Serious bodily injury
Early Signs of Violence School Administrators, teachers, support staff must be aware of signs of violence:
Excessive feelings of isolation
Intolerance for differences/prejudice attitudes
Feelings of rejection/persecution
Access to firearms
Expression of violence in writing or drawing
Serious threats of violence
Your responsibility if you suspect a student is at risk for engaging in violent behavior
Refer to district Policy Manual
Be alert, observant, and vigilant of all signs and indicators.
Take all threats, comments, behaviors seriously
Report any concerns, threats, comments or behaviors to appropriate school personnel. Co-op teacher, building Principal, SRO, Guidance Counselor
Harassment/Intimidation/Bullying (6A: 16-7.9) A safe civil environment is necessary in schools for students to learn and achieve high academic standards.
Each Board of Education shall develop, adopt, and implement a policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying on school grounds, including buses or at school-sponsored function. A safe and civil environment in schools is necessary for pupils to learn and achieve high academic standards.
Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying is defined as any gesture, written, verbal, or physical act or any electronic communication that is “reasonably” perceived as being motivated by race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or a mental, physical, or sensory handicap or any other distinguishing characteristics.
The act will have the effect of harming a student, damaging property, placing another student in fear or harm.
Has effect of insulting or demeaning in a way, causing a disruption to orderly school operations.
Harassment, bullying, intimidation can occur in many forms:
Student to student
Teacher to student/student to teacher
Teacher to teacher
Parent to teacher/Teacher to parent
Administrator to subordinate/subordinate to administrator
School must take action for reports of harassment, bullying, and intimidation both on and off school property...door to door.