The Willapa Valley School District takes a zero tolerance stand on any type of harassment or bullying. It is the policy of the Willapa Valley School District that all students and staff will deal with all persons in ways which convey respect and consideration for individuals regardless of race, marital status, national origin, creed, religion, gender, age, or disability.
Harassment, intimidation, or bullying includes any intentional written, electronic, verbal, or physical act, which
A) physically harms a student or damages the student’s property
B) has the effect of substantially interfering with a student’s education
C) is so severe, persistent or pervasive that it creates an intimidating or threatening educational environment
D) has the effect of substantially disrupting the orderly operation of the school.
Willapa Valley School District prohibits harassment intimidation, or bullying of students or adult within the school environment. Students, staff, volunteers and parents are encouraged to report all incidents to school administrators.More information on bullying and harassment, strategies for use at school and home, and resources are available at these websites:
Stop the Bullying: http://www.stopbullying.gov
OSPI Safety Center: Bullying and Harassment:
OSPI Safety Center: CyberBullying and Digital/Internet Safety
OSPI Safety Center: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgenter, and Questioning Youth
OSPI Safety Center: Help Links for Youth
Cyberbullying Research Center: http://www.cyberbullying.us/
Microsoft Safety and Security Center
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)Cyber Safety: An Interactive Guide to Staying Safe on the Internet