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LC Elementary School Bullying Prevention Resources

Bullying is:

  • Harmful, hurtful or humiliating words or actions
  • Intentional
  • Repeated
  • And the person targeted feels they have less social or physical power

Bullying can happen to anyone. Bullying can happen at school, in the community, or online.

What LCES Does to Create a Positive School Climate

  • Developing relationships with students
    • Title 1 paras work with students in the classroom, at recess, lunch and in other common areas
    • Supervision before/after school, recess that focuses on problem-solving
    • Student Service – Crossing Guard, Flight Club, Landscape Club, Bobcat Ambassadors, Historians, Bike Club, Kindness Club, Recess Medics
  • Programs
    • Counselor classroom lessons
      • Character Crossroad (Purposeful People Curriculum – connects to Middle School initiative with Olweus) – monthly lessons on character traits, resilience, problem solving
      • Start with Hello, Every Step (Bullying Prevention), Upstander, and other supplemental lessons
    • MindUp
    • Ned Show – assemblies to support “upstanders”
    • Start with Hello Week, Unity Day, The Great Kindness Challenge
    • “Student Success” class as part of the K-3 specials rotation (with PE, art, music)
      • Use of “Skills for Growing” curriculum
      • Explicit instruction for recess games
    • LC Bobcats Problem Solving Wheel
  • Relaxation Station (proactive behavior support) and Resolution Room
  • Monthly character traits and recognition of “students of the month”
  • Small-group counseling
  • Weekly school-wide behavior meeting with administrators, counselors, school psychologist, Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA), Student Success Teacher, and Resolution Room para
  • Weekly school-wide behavior meeting with administrators and counselors 
  • Whole Child Team (teachers, parents, staff, administrators)
  • Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) – monthly individual grade-level meetings on whole child concerns (grade-level teachers, Special Education teacher, psychologist, counselor, Title 1 Coordinator)
  • Climate surveys – Panorama (students/staff)
  • Education (parents/community)
    • Outreach/workshops (Love and Logic for Parents)
    • Online resources
    • Grade-level parent nights, conferences, and open houses
  • Training (teachers and staff)

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