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School District 25 Policy

Harassment, Intimidation Or Bullying

Policy 8008
Adopted: December 14, 2010

It shall be the policy of School District No. 25, Fremont County, Wyoming that all students have a right to attend school in an environment free of physical or sexual harassment, intimidation, discrimination or bullying. This policy is in compliance with the passage of SF 0056 of the Sixtieth Legislature and signed into Law by the Governor.

Harassment, intimidation or bullying means any intentional gesture, any intentional electronic communication or any intentional written, verbal or physical act initiated, occurring or received at school or school supervised site, or school supervised activity, or occurs outside the school day and off campus but creates a significant disturbance at school, that a reasonable person under the circumstances should know will have the effect of:

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature made to any student.

Discrimination of any student based on race, age, gender, disability or religious affiliations.

Reprisal or retaliation against a victim, witness or person who reports information about an act of harassment, intimidation or bullying.

Harming a student physically or emotionally, damaging a student’s property or placing a student in reasonable fear of personal harm or property damage.

Insulting or demeaning a student or group of students causing substantial disruption in, or substantial interference with, the orderly operation of the school.

Creating an intimidating, threatening or abusive educational environment for a student or group of students through sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive behavior.

All students must avoid offensive or inappropriate behavior.  Anyone who believes he or she has been subjected to harassment or discrimination or bullying is urged to report such conduct to the building principal, a teacher, a guidance counselor, or the school nurse.

All complaints will be investigated and when confirmed, appropriate corrective action will be taken. Corrective action may include expulsion.