Refer to the "Rules of Conduct" posted online through the District 27 web page.
Wood Oaks Junior High School is committed to providing each student with a safe and secure environment where they will feel free to learn and express themselves.
Anti-bullying code of conduct for all students:
ALL WOOD OAKS STUDENTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO A SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT FREE OF BULLYING AND HARASSMENT.
- You have the right to be treated with respect, kindness and trust.
- You have the right to be accepted and included in the Wood Oaks Community.
- You have the right to say no, when you are not comfortable with a situation.
- You have the right not to have your physical space violated.
- You have the right to know that your personal property will not be damaged or taken by your peers.
WE SOLVE PROBLEMS PRODUCTIVELY BY STOPPING, THINKING, AND DISCUSSING OUR ACTIONS.
Incidents of bullying/cyber-bullying can be reported electronically through the Wood Oaks web page link titled “Report Inappropriate Behavior.”
When an incident of bullying is reported to staff, either electronically, verbally or in writing, the following investigative steps will be taken to address the issue:
The bullying report is submitted to the school guidance counselor or assistant principal for review. The guidance counselor or assistant principal will meet with the victim and discuss the issue. Possible steps that may be taken include--mediation between victim and bully, problem-solving strategies, ongoing counseling services, and/or a referral to the assistant principal for further processing or disciplinary action.
If the bullying report is submitted to the assistant principal, possible steps that may be taken include--mediation between bully and victim, problem-solving strategies, and/or disciplinary consequences for the bully.
With any reported incident, either the school guidance counselor and/or the assistant principal will make arrangements to check-in with the victim within a reasonable time following the reported incident to ensure that the situation has been resolved satisfactorily. If it is determined that the situation has not been adequately resolved, further action will be taken on the part of the guidance counselor and/or the assistant principal to attempt to remedy the situation.