Bullying means systematically and chronically inflicting physical hurt or psychological distress. It is further defined as unwanted and repeated written, verbal, or physical behavior, including any threatening, insulting, or dehumanizing gesture, by an adult or a student, that is severe or pervasive enough to create an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational environment; to cause discomfort or humiliation; or unreasonably interfere with the individual’s school performance or participation. It may involve, but is not limited to unwanted teasing, social exclusion, threat, intimidation, stalking, physical violence, theft, public humiliation, sexual, religious, or racial/ethnic harassment, damaging or destruction of property, placing a student in reasonable fear of harm to his/her person or property, cyber-bullying, cyber-stalking.
Brevard County Schools is committed to providing a safe, secure, positive, productive, and nurturing educational environment that is free from bullying and/or harassment of any kind for all of its students, employees, and volunteers. Please contact the school’s administration and/or school counselors with any concerns regarding bullying. Student and parent reporting forms can be found on the BPS Website at:
Anonymous reporting may also be done through Speakout : 1-800-423-TIPS or at www.speakouthotline.org