Appleton Village School

"Try Hard - Play Safe -
Be Fair"

What is Bullying?

A student is being bullied when he or she is exposed repeatedly and over time to negative actions on the part of one or more students. Bullying implies an imbalance in power or strength. The student who is being bullied has difficulty defending himself/herself.

Our Goals:

  • Reduce existing bully/victim problems among children
  • Improve Peer Relations
  • Improve School Climate

School Rules:

  1. We will not bully others.
  2. We will try to help others who are being bullied.
  3. We will include students who are easily left out.
  4. When we know someone is being bullied, we will tell an adult at school and an adult at home.
  5. We will not use hurtful language.

Learn More:

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Antibullying Network The Scottish Executive established the Network in 1999 so that teachers, parents and young people in Scotland could share ideas about how bullying should be tackled.

ChildLine - a 24-hour help-line for young people in danger or distress

Bully.org "Where you are not alone" Offers stories, drawings, and poems by victims of bullying. Includes media coverage of bullying, educational resources, and related web sites.

Students can search for articles and interviews regarding bullying and harrassment at:

www.msnbc.com

www.cnn.com