BULLYING AND HARASSMENT: EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL STUDENTS
Loudoun County Public Schools will continue to implement a county-wide Bullying Prevention Program using the Second Step curriculum. This program teaches students how to identify what bullying is, what bullying behaviors are, and appropriate ways to handle bullying if it happens.
School Counselors at Tolbert Elementary will implement this program in grades K-5 through our guidance lessons and activites will focus on how to:
Be safe and respectful
Be a bystander who helps stop bullying
What is Bullying?
Bullying is behavior that is:
Has an imbalance of power
Bullying is any act of aggression in the form of:
Hitting or punching (physical bullying)
Teasing or name calling (verbal bullying)
Intimidation using gestures or social exclusion (emotional bullying)
Sending insulting messages by phone or computer (cyberbullying)
*Parents: If you feel your child is dealing with bullying behaviors, please contact your classroom teacher, School Counselor or our Tolbert Bullying Prevention Coordinator - Dana Bober (Assistant Principal)