Bullying Rubric
 

 

MPS’S RUBRIC FOR HARASSMENT AND BULLYING

2013

In order to prevent bullying, Modish Public School staff will respond to bullying behaviors regardless of intent.  Besides having the potential to cause harm, bullying behavior is inappropriate at school.

 

MILD

Verbal/Emotional

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense

4th Offense/Beyond

 

Teasing

Making fun of others

Putting others down

Name-Calling

 

Mocking-imitating and other such acts

 

Gestures with negative connotations

 

Not respecting other’s personal space

Warning

 

 

 

 

 

 Apology verbal and or written

 

Bullying report filled out by staff

 


Bullying rubric sent home to be signed by parent

Loss of Privilege

Apology verbal and or written

 

 

 

 

Bullying report filled out by staff

 


Bullying rubric sent home to be signed by parent

 

Loss of  Privilege

Behavior Contract

Possible 1-3 days ISS/OSS depending on severity of incident

 

 

Apology verbal and or written

 

Bullying report filled out by staff

 


Parent/Teacher/Admin Conference

Office Referral

 

Conference to discuss

3+ day suspension if necessary or other appropriate courses of action

 

 


Apology verbal and or written

 

Bullying report filled out by staff

 


Office Referral

 

Severe Verbal/Emotional

Purposeful exclusion from a group

Shunning

 

Inciting or cheering on aggression Ganging up on others

Starting/Spreading rumors

 

Written Harassment/

Threats & other such acts including verbal or emotional acts against those who speak up or stand up to such behaviors

 

Verbal harassment relating to race, religion or gender as determined by staff

Warning


Possible 1-2 days of  ISS/OSS depending on severity of incident

 

 

 

 

 Apology verbal and or written

Bullying report filled out by staff

Bullying rubric sent home to be signed by parent

Possible Office Referral

Loss of  Privilege


Behavior Contract

Office referral

Possible 1-3 days ISS/OSS

 

 

 

 
Apology verbal and or written

Bullying report filled out by staff

Parent/Teacher/
Admin Conference

 

Parent/Teacher/Admin


Conference

Behavior  Contract

Office Referral

3- 5 days OSS

 

 


Apology verbal and or written

 Bullying report filled out by staff

 

Parent/Teacher/Admin


Conference to discuss 5+ day suspension if necessary or other appropriate courses of action which may include expulsion.

 

 

 

 
Apology verbal and or written

Bullying report filled out by staff

 Office Referral

 

Physical

 


Poking

Shoving

Pinching

Chasing and other such acts

Pulling hair

Blocking

 

Possible 1-2 days of  ISS/OSS depending on severity of incident

Apology verbal/written

Bullying report filled out by staff

Bullying rubric sent home requiring parent signature

Office Referral

 

Loss of  Privilege

Behavior Contract

Office Referral

Possible 1-3 days ISS/OSS

 

Apology verbal/written

Bullying report completed by staff

Parent/Teacher/Admin
Conference

 

 

Loss of  Privilege

Behavior Contract

Office Referral

Possible 1-3 days ISS/OSS


Apology verbal and or written

Bullying report filled out by staff

Parent/Teacher/Admin
Conference

 

Parent/Teacher/Admin Conference

 to discuss 5+ day suspension or other appropriate courses of action which may include expulsion

 
Apology verbal/written

Bullying report completed by staff

Office Referral

 

 

 

SEVERE PHYSICAL

Hitting

Punching

Kicking

Tripping

Throwing objects

Spitting and other such acts

 

 Physical acts of retaliation against  those who speak up or stand up to such behavior

 

Sexually aggressive behavior

 

Physical Harassment related to race, religion or gender as determined by staff

Loss of  PrivilegeBehavior Contract
Possible 1-3 days ISS/OSS

 

 

 

 

Apology verbal/written

 

Bullying report completed by staff

 

Bullying rubric sent home requiring parent signature

 

Parent/Teacher/Admin

Conference

 

Loss of  Privilege

Behavior Contract

Possible 1-3 days ISS/OSS

 

 

 

 

Apology verbal/written

 

Bullying report completed by staff

 


Bullying rubric sent home requiring parent signature

 


Parent/Teacher/AdminConference

 

Parent/Teacher/Admin Conference

to discuss 5+ day suspension

or other appropriate courses of action which may include expulsion

 



Apology verbal and or written

 
Bullying report completed by staff

 

Bullying rubric sent home requiring parent signature

  • Loss of privilege may include the following:
    • Isolation in classroom – Students will get all assignments from teachers first thing that morning.  Student remains with the designated teacher all day except for going to his or her designated related arts.  Related Arts teachers will have a quiet area for student.
    • Student will have an isolated lunch either in the cafeteria or in the classroom. 
  • Actions that occur prior to 12:30 PM will result in isolation that day.
  • Actions that occur after 12:30 PM will result in isolation the next day.
  • Any consequences effecting extracurricular activities will be under the discretion of the administrator.

ANY ACTION THAT IS THREATENING OR DISRESPECTFUL TO THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT WARRANTS AN AUTOMATIC OFFICE REFERRAL.

On _________________________________________, this student_______________________________________ received a referral to the office for a bullying behavior incident.  MPS administration & counseling staff have reviewed the incident with student. The student has been made aware of the seriousness of this behavior and has been reminded of the MPS Bullying Policy.  This policy includes the overarching goal of DuPont Tyler Middle School to prevent bullying and to create and maintain a safe and positive learning environment for all students. The student’s behavior has been referenced according to the Bullying Rubric on this form.   This Bullying Rubric will be placed in the student’s personnel file for the remainder of his or her attendance at DTMS but will not be placed in the student’s permanent cumulative record.

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                Parent Signature                                                                                               Student Signature

* Other offenses may be considered bullying which are not included in this rubric.  Administrators and teachers reserve the right to determine issues on a case by case basis.