Bullying What we can do about it at Charlotte Central School!
What is bullying? Bullying means any overt act or combination of such acts directed against a student by another student or group of students and which: (a) occurs during the school day on school property, on a school bus, or at a school - sponsored activity; (b) is intended to ridicule, humiliate, or intimidate the student; and (c) is repeated over time.
What can you do if you know about or see bullying? 1. Tell an adult! 2. Walk away from the bully! 3. Go to a safe place! 4. Give the bully an I message! 5. Be ASSERTIVE! 6. Fill out a bullying report form! 7. Be an ALLY!
The Cycle of Bullying A B C D E F G A. Bully B. Follower of the bully C. Supporter, takes part in the bullying D. Watcher, likes to watch the bullying, but does not actually bully E. Bystander 1, near the bullying, but does not do anything about it F. Bystander 2, doesn’t like the bullying, but does not take action to stop it G. Ally, dislikes the bullying and tries to help the victim VICTIM
The Cycle of Bullying A G G G G G G A. Bully G. Ally, dislikes the bullying and tries to help the victim VICTIM
The Cycle of Bullying G G G G G G A. Bully G. Ally, dislikes the bullying and tries to help the victim VICTIM A
Is it o.k. to be a bystander and do nothing? Be an ALLY!