If a student or parent wants to make an anonymous report regarding bullying or other safety concerns, you can use the reporting mechanism on the CHS website at www.ccps.us/chs. Hover over “About” at the top and click “Silence Hurts.”
You can also call a counselor or administrator at 804-633-9886.
Fact of the week:
64% of students who were bullied did not report it to anyone. If you experience bullying or see someone being bullied, say something to a trusted adult.
Be a friend to someone who is being bullied. Walk with the target in the hall, sit with them at lunch, and help the target find an adult or encourage them to talk to a parent.
Monday, October 10th
Fact of the week: Students who are bullied are more likely to experience low self-esteem, isolation, make poor grades, have a negative view of school, and experience physical symptoms
How can you help a bullying situation?
- Don’t participate!
- Avoid spreading rumors, contributing to online bullying, laughing at mean remarks, or actively adding to the bullying in any way.
- If you feel comfortable, tell the bully to stop:Assertively tell the bully that you don’t like what they’re doing, that it’s bullying, and that it needs to stop.
- Always speak to an adult when you witness bullying.
- Tell bystanders to stop if you see them participating in bullying or laughing along. Tell them they’re making the problem worse and are also bullying.
October is Bullying Prevention Month at Caroline High School. Please join us in our efforts to prevent bullying and cyber-bullying, and raise awareness about these issues. Listen to the announcements for weekly tips on how to handle bullies and strategies to reduce bullying inside and outside of school.
Monday, October 3rd
- What is bullying? Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may haveserious, lasting problems.
- Bullying can be physical, verbal, social, or online through social media or other avenues.
- The most common type of bullying is verbal, and 1 out of every 4 students report being bullied during the school year