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Tuesday July 23rd, 2024
Sandy Creek Central School District

Sandy Creek Central School District

Dignity for all Students Act (DASA)

Definitions
Bullying is aggressive behavior that is intentional and involves an imbalance of power or strength.  It is a repeated behavior and can be physical, verbal, or relational.

Cyberbullying is bullying that happens online and via cell phones.  Websites like Facebook, MySpace, Tumblr and Formspring allow kids to send hurtful, ongoing messages to other children 24 hours a day.  Some sites, such as Tumblr and Formspring, allow messages to be left anonymously.

Sexual Harassment is unwanted and unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that interferes with the right to receive an equal educational opportunity.  Sexually harassing behaviors that can interfere with one's educational opportunity range from words (written and spoken) and gestures to unwanted physical contact.

Hazing is the practice of playing unpleasant tricks on someone, or forcing someone, to do unpleasant things; an initiation process involving harassment.
Contact Information
Steven Newcombe
HS/MS Principal
(315)-387-3445 ext. 1910