North Thurston Public Schools strives to maintain a safe, respectful and secure learning environment for all students that is free from harassment, intimidation and bullying. Our district's core values include our commitment to value differences among people and treat one another respectfully. In accordance with Washington state RCW 28A.300.285
, harassment, intimidation and bullying of students by other students, by staff members, by volunteers, by parents or by guardians is prohibited.
North Thurston Public Schools will abide by district policy 3207
and procedure 3207P
If a student has experienced harassment, intimidation or bullying, it should be reported to school counselors, school teachers or administrators by the targeted student, his/her friends, family, and/or witnesses. School administrators will intervene.
To report unresolved, severe or persistent harassment, reporters may also contact the administrator at the targeted student's school (list below) or Cherlyn Pijanowski, the district Compliance Officer, and utilize the HIB Incident Reporting form.