Preventing Bullying

Click on the following link, and then follow the directions below to access this message about bullying by Superintendent Linda Burgee.

http://apps.fcps.org/tv/tv.cfm

Cick on the word Welcome at top right

Choose Superintendent’s Messages from the drop-down menu

Then choose Bullying and click the arrow in the middle of the screen to start the video
 

If you believe a child is a victim of bullying, please report the circumstance immediately to school personnel. 

 

FCPS PowerPoint: Bullying: Why It's a Big Deal

  
FCPS has posted a Bullying, Harassment or Intimidation Reporting Form online at: http://fcps.ezcommunicator.net/edu/frederick/Upload/0/57.pdf

FCPS also provides information about bullying awareness and prevention as follows:

1.   What You Can Do to Prevent Bullying: A Guide for Parents and Students:
          http://fcps.ezcommunicator.net/edu/frederick/Upload/0/58.pdf English
            
http://fcps.ezcommunicator.net/edu/frederick/Upload/0/59.pdf Spanish
                
(distributed annually to all students in grades 3, 6 and 9 and posted online)

2The FCPS Calendar Handbook addresses bullying on pages 39 and 44 and refers readers to FCPS Regulation 400-48:
    
Bullying - Intimidation - Harassment Complaint Process for Students:  
http://apps.fcps.org/dept/legal/400-48.pdf
 

  (also available from Middletown High front office and guidance office) .The regulation requires that "All school employees who observe, receive reports of,

  over hear, or otherwise witness bullying, intimidation, or harassment or to whom such harassment is reported shall take prompt and appropriate action." 

3See the FCPS Television program about bullying:
   Online any time: http://apps.fcps.org/tv/tv.cfm
 (After playing the Welcome message, use the green arrow and select the category "Other.")
   On Comcast Cable Channel 18 at 11:30 AM and 7:30 PM, Monday-Saturday, August 27 through September 11, 2010

4.   See the BOE Television program about bullying:
   Online any time: http://apps.fcps.org/tv/boe.cfm  (Use the green arrow to scroll down and select the "BOE 9-22-2010")

Families are always invited to contact the child's school counselor and/or principal any time there is a concern about bullying.