Noblesville Schools aims to ensure that all students receive a safe and meaningful education, free from bullying: physical, verbal, social/relational, electronic/written communication or any combination of such. It is our goal to educate students/staff/parents with the definition of bullying, implement bullying prevention evidence-based practices, follow reporting procedures and continually update our safe school committee in each building. To learn more Bullying Prevention
, Bullying Definition and Guidelines
, Anonymous Bullying Incident Report Form
, Anti-Bullying Family Resources
, NS Students Take a Stand Against Bullying Bullying Awareness Guidebook:Students Staying Safe in School
October is Bullying Prevention Month!!!
Anti-Bullying and Prevention Education
"Do the right thing, treat people right" It's the Miller Way !
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Indiana's Bullying Legislation
IC 20-33-8-0.2 "Bullying" Sec. 0.2. As used in this chapter, "bullying" means overt, repeated acts or gestures, including: (1) verbal or written communications transmitted; (2) physical acts committed; or (3) any other behaviors committed; by a student or group of students against another student with the intent to harass, ridicule, humiliate, intimidate, or harm the other student.
Bullying / IDOE
Help for Students and Parents
Are you wondering what you can do as a parent or a student? Below are some great resources to get you started on your way towards a happier and safer school and community life.
Student and parent resources:
- Portland State University offers a brochure called A Parent’s Guide to Bully Prevention that discusses types of bullying and why children bully in addition to offering simple advice on what to do if bullying occurs.
- StopBullying.gov has a site dedicated to bully prevention and education. The Kids section has facts, prevention, videos, and games to play.
- Up TV offers a section, Tip for Parents, that goes into what to do if your child is a bully, being bullied, or has witnessed bullying.
- The Anti-Defamation League, called 10 Ways to Respond to Bullying, has a concise leaflet for students on what to do when you are being bullied.
Resources for Educators
Teachers are an integral part of bully prevention. Here are some resources to help!