3296: Bullying Awareness Week

Gooding Jt. School District 231

STUDENTS                                                                                                                               3296

 Bullying Awareness Week


The Gooding School District is committed to providing a positive and productive learning and working environment. Hazing, harassment, intimidation, menacing, or bullying by students, staff, or third parties is strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated in the District. It is important that the students and parents have awareness about the serious issues and the negative effects of bullying, including the long-term damage it can cause, which may include the increased risk of teenage suicide.


Therefore, the District hereby designates the second week of September of each year Bullying Awareness Week.


The Superintendent or designee shall designate certain activities for Bullying Awareness Week. The objectives for the activities for Bullying Awareness Week should include, but are not limited to:


  1. Recognizing that bullying is a serious issue that has damaging effects for our society;
  2. Recognizing that bullying is not an acceptable part of how we should treat each other;
  3. Teaching students and staff the District’s policy on bullying and the consequences;
  4. Helping students and staff recognize that bullying behaviors have different forms;
  5. Recognizing the tremendous leadership potential of our youth;
  6. Celebrating and recognizing those who are making a difference in addressing bullying; and
  7. Preparing for further work that needs to be done in the


Cross Reference:  3295          Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Cyberbullying 4120                  Uniform Grievance Procedure


Legal References: 20 U.S.C. § 1681, et seq. Title IX of the Educational Amendments

34 CFR Part 106 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance

I.C. § 18-917A      Student Harassment–Intimidation–Bullying

I.C. § 67-5909       Acts Prohibited

IDAPA       Safe Environment and Discipline


 Policy History: Adopted on: 7/17/12 Revised on: Reviewed on:






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