7th Grade Bullying Discussion
An important discussion point involved the following question:
What should I do if I see bullying but do not feel comfortable approaching the situation?
- Come see a Peer Team member. Stop us in the hallway or come to Ms. Leitt's room to talk to one of us! If we are not there, you can ask Mrs. Leitt for help, or she can refer you to meet with one of us! :)
- Visit Mrs. Pardalis Johnson located in the guidance office!
- Talk to a teacher or guidance counselor you feel comfortable with.
- Talk to a parent, a sister, a brother, a grandparent, and aunt, an uncle, a cousin, or another relative.
- There is an anonymous question box located in the guidance office as well. You can write down the situation on a notecard with your grade level. The Peer Team will try their best to help resolve the situation. Your name won't be involved at all!
If you do not feel comfortable approaching a situation involving bullying then you should go get a teacher or figure of authority. It is easy to become a bystander so make sure you can recognize the problem. Sometimes recognizing the problem can be hard seeing as there are many different types of bullying. Some types of bullying are physical, mental, and cyberbullying. One way to recognize bullying is to look for tension between two people(or more). Usually where high tension is found bullying can also be found