Bullying and Harassment
Tyrrell County Schools strive to provide a safe harbor where all students are successful. Today, the prevention of bullying and the investigation of reports of bullying and or harassment are priorities of this school district to provide that safe harbor.
Harassment and Bullying
Harassment and Bullying is any pattern of gestures or written, electronic or verbal communications or any physical act or any threatening communications that:
- places a student or school employee in actual or reasonable fear of
- harm to his/her person or damage to his/her property, or creates or is certain to create a hostile environment by substantially interfering with or impairing a student's educational performance, opportunities or benefits.
What creates a hostile environment?
"Harassment creates a hostile environment when the conduct is sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent so as to interfere with or limit a student's ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities or opportunities offered by a school."
Any adult staff member with Tyrrell County Schools is responsible for reporting acts of bullying, harassment or discrimination to school or district administrators. Students, parents and other concerned parties may report bullying by submitting an anonymous online report. The link to this reporting tool can be found in the Quick Links section on each school's web page titled "Report Bullying," located top photo shuffle of each page. When someone submits a report through this method, the information goes directly to school administrators.
Resources listed on this site are all dedicated to reporting bullying for investigation and the prevention of bullying, harassment, or discrimination of any sort that may hinder the student's school experience.
- Tyrrell County Schools Title IX Policy 1720
- Tyrrell County Schools policy 1720/4015/7225: Discrimination, Harassment, and Bullying Complaint Procedure
Contact the Title IX Coordinator: (252) 796-1121 Ext. 406"Click this link to Report Incidents of Bullying or Harassment."
Definitions & Types of Bullying or Harassment
"Click this link to Report Incidents of Bullying or Harassment."