Anti-Bullying/Cyberbullying Information: BP/AR 5131.2 (a)

  • The District recognizes the harmful effects of bullying/cyberbullying on student well-being, learning, and attendance and desires to provide a safe school environment that protects students from physical and emotional harm.  As a result, Alview-Dairyland USD has implemented the following strategies to address bullying:

    1. Clear school/classroom rules are established for student conduct and strategies are implemented to promote a positive school climate.
    2. Information is provided through multiple means about school rules related to bullying/cyberbullying and mechanisms for reporting incidents or threats as well as consequences for engaging in bullying.
    3. Students are encouraged to notify school staff when they are being bullied/cyberbullying or when they suspect another student is being bullied.  Students are provided with a means to report threats anonymously and confidentially.
    4. The District conducts an annual assessment of bullying/cyberbullying incidents and responds appropriately with additional supervision where necessary.
    5. Bullying and cyberbullying incidents out of school activities that have an impact or create a hostile environment at school.
    6. If it can be proven that social media posts have been used to bully, the District can contact providers to take down posts.

    The District notifies employees annually that, pursuant to Education Code 234.1, any school staff who witnesses an act of bullying/cyberbullying against a student has a responsibility to immediately intervene to stop the incident when it is safe to do so.