Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying is defined as:   
 
Any...
*  Gesture or series of gestures
*  Written, verbal, or physical act or series of acts
*  Electronic communication or series of communications


Which takes Place...
*  On school property

*  At any school sponsored function

*  On a school bus

*  Or off school grounds


Which substantially disrupts or interferes with the...
*  Orderly operation of the school

*  Rights of other students
 
Which...
Can reasonably be  perceived as  being  motivated by an actual or
perceived characteristic  such  as: 
 
*  Race

*  Color 
*  Ancestry

*  Gender 
*  National Origin

*  Religion 
*  Sexual Orientation

*  Gender Identity or  
   Expression 
*  A mental, physical,
   or sensory disability 
*  Or any other distinguishing
   characteristic 

Which...
A reasonable person should know, under the circumstances, that the act(s) will have the effect of physically or emotionally harming a     student or damaging the student's property, or placing a student in reasonable fear of physical or emotional harm to his/her person or damage top his/her property

And ... 
Has the effect of insulting or demeaning any student or group of students

And ... 
Creates a hostile educational environment for the student by interfering with a student's education or by severely or pervasively causing physical or emotional harm to the student


MEPS HIB Resources & Parent Tutorials



Mt. Ephraim Public Schools takes all conflict and bullying reports very seriously.  
In good faith we are to believe that all reported matters are the 
absolute truth and answered to the best of your knowledge.

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