One of our many important goals in the School District of Manatee County is to provide a safe, nurturing, and well-disciplined learning environment for all students. To achieve this goal, the School Board has authorized the development of a comprehensive District Code of Student Conduct.
Bullying and Harassment Policy:
Conduct that constitutes bullying or harassment, as defined below, is prohibited.
Bullying is the mistreatment of an individual or group characterized by a willful intent to cause
harm and a perceived advantage in power. These acts can be socially, emotionally, or
physically damaging in nature, to include, but not limited to teasing, name calling, rumor
spreading, exclusion, intimidation, threats, damaging personal property, stealing, public or
private humiliation, stalking, pushing, shoving, or other physical attacks, and sexual,
religious, or racial/ethnic harassment.
If bullying is suspected, please contact Student Services.