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    Stand Up to Bullying

    DUSD Bullying Definition (Elementary Handbook, page 16):
    Severe or pervasive physical or verbal act of conduct, including communications made in writing or by means of electronic act, that has the effect of or can reasonably be predicted to have the effect of:
    • Placing reasonable pupil in fear of harm to his or her person or property;
    • Causing a reasonable pupil to experience a substantially detrimental effect on his or her physical or mental health;
    • Causing a reasonable pupil to experience a substantial interference with his or her academic performance; or
    • Causing a reasonable pupil to experience a substantial interference with his or her ability to participate or benefit from the services, activities, or privileges provided by a school.
    Ed Code Sections: 32261, 32282, 32283, 46600 and 48900 Amended July 1, 2012
    A Message from Governor Tom Torlakson
    Is it Mean, is it Rude, is it Bullying?
    Mean: Purposefully saying or doing something to hurt someone once or twice.
    Rude: Saying or doing something that hurts someone else's feelings even if it is unintentional.
    Bullying: Intentionally behaving aggressive towards another, repeated over time, meaning to threaten or serve as an imbalance of power. 
    Counselor's Corner:
    Please join Christan Daniels on Google Classroom for our Counselor's Corner.  She will share upcoming events, book clubs, and helpful resources.  To join, use the classroom code: x05424v
    Bullying Prevention Assemblies for Grades 3-5: 
    Held on November 28th, November 30th, and December 1st.  See presentation HERE
    More information may be found in this article
    Videos Connected to Popular Children's Literature:
    Here are links to YouTube videos you may want to use as a supplement to the stories... 
    My Little Pony: Take Your Friend's Concerns to Heart:
    My Little Pony: Stand Up for Yourself:
    The Meanest Girl in 2nd Grade:
    McGruff the Crime Dog Anti-Bullying Video:

    Anti-Bullying Video at JFK Elementary: