Reporting and Investigating Incidents of Bullying, Harassment or Intimidation
Incidents of bullying, harassment and intimidation will not be tolerated.
Bullying, harassment, or intimidation means intentional conduct, including verbal, physical, or written or an intentional electronic communication that creates a hostile educational environment by substantially interfering with a student’s educational benefits, opportunities, or performance, or with a student’s physical or psychological well-being and is:
- motivated by an actual or a perceived personal characteristic including race, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, ancestry, physical attributes, socioeconomic status, familial status, or physical or mental ability or disability; or,
- threatening or seriously intimidating; and,
- occurs on school property, at a school activity or event, or on a school bus; or,
- substantially disrupts the orderly operation of a school.
Please contact your child’s teacher, Mrs. Catucci (school counselor) or one of the administrators when you need help to resolve any concern regarding bullying, harassment and intimidation.
Parents are welcome to complete Form 230-35: Bullying, Harassment or Intimidation Reporting to alert the administration of an ongoing concern which warrants an investigation and resolution. You can access the form at: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/forms/pdf/230-35.pdf.