The Ridgewood Middle School has adopted and been trained in the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. We take bullying very serious and work to deter it from happening not only at school, but in the community. Below are the definitions of bullying, the ABCs of bullying, and the adopted school rules of bullying. If you have any questions regarding our bullying program, please contact Leslie Dulgar or Mike Masloski.
Definition of Bullying
Bullying is when someone repeatedly and on purpose says or does mean or hurtful things to another person who has a hard time defending himself or herself.
ABCs of Bullying
A - Agressive
B - imBalance of power
C - Continuous behavior
Rules of Bullying
1. I will not bully others.
2. I will help students who are bullied.
3. I will include students who are left out.
4. If I know that somebody is being bullied, I will tell an adult at school and an adult at home.