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Elkhorn_and_Bullying Card IconElkhorn and BullyingTop of Page

sign saying No Bully ZoneElkhorn Village is a bully-free zone! No form of bullying is tolerated. All suspected bullying is taken seriously and handled appropriately under CA Education Code and State Law AB-9.

We believe every student has the right to come to school and learn in a safe environment.

What_is_Bullying? Card IconWhat is Bullying?Top of Page

Bullying is described by law [California Education Code Section 48900 (r)]

Any type of aggression:

  • Verbal
  • Physical
  • Psychological

Behavior intended to do harm or distrub

Behavior carried out over time and repeated

Imbalance of power

  • Physical
  • Pyschological

What_is_Cyberbullying? Card IconWhat is Cyberbullying?Top of Page

Bullying through modern communication technologies.

  • E-Mail
  • Instant Messaging
  • Chat Rooms
  • Websites
  • Social Networking Sites (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Cell Phones and other forms of technology

To intentionally embarrass, humiliate, threaten, or intimidate an individual or group using electronic commincation.

To attemp to gain power or control using electronic communication.

Bullying through an electronic act. "Electronic act" means transmission of a communication using an electronic device in the form of a

  • Message
  • Text
  • Sound
  • Image
  • Post on a social network Internet Web site

What_to_do_about_bullying? Card IconWhat to do about bullying?Top of Page

Speak up!

  • Tell someone (friend, family, adult at school)
  • Tell an adult at school (principal, yard duty, teacher)

Under Assembly Bill 9, Seth's Law

  • All credible incidents are reported
  • The report is submitted to administration within 24 hours
  • Within three school days, the incident is investigated
  • If not evidence of bullying is found, students are reminded of anti-bullying information
  • If bullying has occured, a plan for the victim and perpetrator is developed seperately. The incident is documented.

AB 9 - Seth's Law Information