At BMS, we define bullying as “repeated hurtful acts against others.  It includes, but is not limited to, words, actions, or social exclusion on the part of one or more individuals.”


    School Rules Against Bullying

    §        We will not bully other students.

    §        We will include all students (those who may feel left out).

    §        We will respect all students.

    §        We will try to help students that are bullied.

    §        When we know of someone being bullied, we will immediately tell an adult at school.

    §        We will also inform an adult at home.

     Consequences for Bullying Behavior

    Step 1                 Documentation & warning

    Step 2                 Documentation & call home

                                    After school detention

    Anti-bullying assignment

    Step 3                 Documentation

                                    Step 2 consequences

    Meeting with School Resource Office (SRO)

    Step 4                 Documentation

                            Call home


                            SRO follow-up

                            Alternative placement letter sent home

                            Curriculum assignment

                            Mandatory parent intervention

    Step 5                 Documentation

                            Step 4 consequences

    Out of school suspension & Alternative placement

                            SRO intervention

    Where to get the forms:

    Guidance Office Lobby, Nurse’s Office Lobby, MS Library, Cafeteria, or MS Web Site

    Where to drop completed forms:

    Guidance Office Lobby, Nurse’s Office Lobby, or MS Library

Last Modified on June 13, 2008