USD 363 Holcomb Schools prohibits bullying in any form on school property, in a school vehicle, or at a school-sponsored activity or event. It also prohibits Cyberbullying and all inappropriate online behavior, including intimidating interactions in social networking sites, forums and chat rooms. USD 363 Holcomb Schools will endeavor to maintain a learning and working environment free of bullying.
Bullying is defined as the act of one or more individuals intimidating one or more individuals through either verbal, physical, mental, or written interactions. Bullying can cause undo anxiety relative to attending school, playing on the playground, participating in or attending activities, or riding on the bus. This can adversely affect student or employee performance.
Examples of bullying include but are not exclusive to:
- Intimidation, either physical or mental.
- Threats of any kind.
- Assault, verbal, physical, mental, or toward property.
The School Board expects administrators and supervisors to make it clear to students and staff that bullying in the school building, on school grounds, on the bus, or at school-sponsored functions will not be tolerated and will be grounds for disciplinary action up to and including suspension or expulsion of students, and termination for employees. The district also will not tolerate Cyberbullying and inappropriate online behavior through the Internet.
To report a bullying incident, please complete the form at the link below.
Unless you post your name or e-mail address, this report submission will remain confidential and anonymous to both the district and to the public.