ABOUT BULLYINGWhat is bullying? When someone tries to make you feel bad about yourself and it is hard for you to make it stop.
Report it! BULLY PATROL(Elementary schools), Say Something(Middle & High Schools) is our dedicated online tool for reporting bullying located on the WS/FCS district home page. It is accessible 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. You can also find a teacher, school counselor, a School Social Worker or other staff member who will listen. No one has to face these problems alone.
- unwanted, aggressive behavior = words or behavior intended to harm or hurt another person
- an imbalance of power = a real or perceived power imbalance between those involved; someone could be bigger, older, stronger, more popular, or part a group 'ganging up' on someone else
- repetition = it happens more than once, or has the potential to happen more than once
If you need a safe place to talk. If you feel helpless or hopeless, you are not alone. Tell someone.HELP IS HERE NOW.
The WS/FCS Psychological Services blog
has articles, information and links to resources on many issues including bullying, empathy, coping skills, and self-esteem.
Children's Fiction on Bullying (ages 0-12)