Hightower Trail's Anti-Bullying Program by hcj

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									   Most researched and best-known bullying prevention
    program available today.
   The program addresses bullying at all levels of a student’s
    experience (school-wide, classroom, individual, and
    community levels).
   The goal of the Olweus Program is to restructure the
    school setting itself so that bullying is less likely to occur
    or be rewarded.
   The implementation of the program is seen as a long-
    term effect and is comprehensive in it’s approach.
   Bullying is when someone repeatedly
    and on purpose says or does mean or
hurtful things to another person who has
a hard time defending himself or herself.
   All student’s in Grades 6-8 participated in anti-bullying
    classroom guidance lesson.
   All student’s in Grades 6-8 signed an anti-bullying pledge
    which are displayed in the grade level hallways.
   All Hightower Trail Middle School students participated in a
    school-wide anti-bullying week (class meeting, dress up days,
    and daily quotes)
   Anti-bullying t-shirt contest.
   Regular class meetings.
   Anti-Bullying posters with the school rules are displayed in
    every classroom.
   A system is in place to report bullying behavior.
   Peer Mediation Program to promote peaceful conflict
    resolution skills.
   The survey provides information critical to planning our
    bullying prevention effort.
   Provides a baseline from which to measure progress in
    reducing bullying.
   The questionnaire is an anonymous questionnaire.
   Address questions such as: What types of bullying are
    most common? Where does bullying occur? How often
    do student report bullying? How do students feel about
    bullying?
Graph 1a. Number of girls and boys responding by grade
200

180
                  162
160
      150
                        140               140         142
140                                 137


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                                                            Girls
100
                                                            Boys
80

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            6th               7th               8th
Graph 3c. Percentage of girls and boys who have been bullied
       "2-3 times a month" or more (Q4 dichotomized)
 30%




 20%

                                                    Girls and Boys
                         14%                        National Comparison

                                           10%
 10%    9%
                 8%




  0%
        6th      7th      8th              Total
      Graph 6e. Percentage of girls and boys involved in bullying
30%




20%
                                                       National Comparison
                                          15%          Bully only
                                                       Bully-victim
                                                       Victim only

10%         9%             8%




0%
            6th             7th            8th
Graph 7. Ways of being bullied, for students who reported being bullied "2-3 times a month"
                                        or more (Q4)

     Verbal                                  7%
                                                                14%

  Exclusion                         6%
                                         6%

   Physical     1%
                                   5%

    Rumors                         5%
                                        6%

   Damage           1%
                         2%

     Threat    0%
                     2%

     Racial                   3%
                                              8%

     Sexual                   4%
                                        6%

     Cyber          1%
                            3%

Another Way              2%
                                         6%
          0%        2%        4%    6%        8%   10%    12%   14%   16%    18%     20%

                    Girls                                Boys
       Graph 11c. Percentage of bullied girls and boys (according to
       Table 3b) who have told/not told anybody about the bullying
100%

90%

80%

70%

60%

50%                                                                            Girls and Boys
                                                                    42%        National Comparison
40%                             34%               32%
30%          25%
20%

10%

 0%
        Told teacher or         Told          Told brother,      Told nobody
        another adult at   parent/guardian   sister, or friend
            school
Graph 15. Interventions by teachers or other adults at school. Percentage       Graph 20. Reactions from the peer group (The Bullying Circle).
of students who responded "often" or "almost always" to Q20: How often       Percentage of students who respond that they “try to help the bullied
  do the teachers or other adults at school try to put a stop to it when a    student” (Q37), if they see or learn that a student their age is being
                   student is being bullied at school?                                                        bullied.
100%                                                                         100%
 90%                                                                         90%
 80%                                                                         80%
 70%            64%                   65%                         65%        70%
                                                                                            60%                                              56%
 60%                                                                         60%                                  53%
 50%                                                                         50%
 40%                                                                         40%
 30%                                                                         30%
 20%                                                                         20%
 10%                                                                         10%
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 Percentage   of students reporting that teachers
  try to put a stop to bullying behavior
  increased by 20% since 2005
 Percentage of students reporting that other
  students try to put a stop to bullying behavior
  increased by 68%
Hightower Trail continues to have an
 overall bullying rate well below the
 national average and our data is very
 positive overall.
 Continue  holding class meetings
 Continue following procedures for
  reporting bullying
 Develop rubric to help identify bullying
  behavior

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