Guidance Information

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Barre City Elementary and Middle School Playground

 

BCEMS Contact People

for Bullying, Harrassment and Hazing Complaints

Pierre LaFlamme       Assistant Principal           plaflbce  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Joanne Campisi            Counselor Grades K-2        jcampbce  @  u61.net

Alex Wawrzyniak           Counselor Grades 3-5        awawrbce  @  u61.net

Sandra Cormier     Counselor Grades 6-8    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Reporting Suspected Bullying or

Harassment 


Students, parents, and/or staff can also make any reports of alleged bullying or harassment to:


Sandra Cormier-School Counselor x4313 Room 0-10
Alex Wawrzyniak-School Counselor x4322 Room 0-09
Joanne Campisi-School Counselor x4321 Room 0-07
Assistant Principal Pierre Laflamme 


Harassment, Bullying and Hazing

Harassment means any incident or incidents of verbal, written, visual or physical conduct, including any incident conducted by electronic means, based on or motivated by a student’s or a student’s family members actual or perceived race, creed, color, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation,or disability that has the purpose or effect of objectively and substantially undermining and detracting from or interfering with a student’s educational performance or access to school resources or creating an objectively intimidating,hostile, or offensive environment.

Bullying

“Bullying” is defined as any overt act or combination of acts, including an act conducted by electronic means, directed against a student by another student or group of students and which is repeated over time; is intended to ridicule, humiliate, or intimidate the student; shows an imbalance of power; and either: 

  • occurs during the school day on school property, on a school bus or at a school- sponsored activity; or
  • does not occur during the school day on school property, on a school bus, or at a school-sponsored activity but can be shown to pose a clear and substantial interference with another student’s right to access educational programs.

Examples of Bullying

  • Name-calling and verbal taunts
  • Physical threats or actual physical harm 
  • Off-campus text messages or social media
  • posts that ridicule or intimidate to the extent that the targeted student is not able to fully access the school’s programs
  • Deliberately and systematically excluding someone from activities

 

 Educating Kids and Adults to

Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse in Vermont

From the VT Department for Children and

Families and Prevent Child Abuse VT

Educating Kids and Adults to Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse in Vermont

VT Approved Providers of Supplemental Educational

 Supplemental Educational Services Web Site

Step Up-Protect Children from Child Abuse

 Click here for a printable PDF Child Abuse Prevention and Act 1

for Vermont schools, including: 

Educating children about sexual abuse; 

Educating school staff about child sexual abuse; and

Informing parents about child sexual abuse. 

Report Abuse


Helpful Links

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont 

Department of Children and Families

Talk to your children about healthy sexuality

Talk to your children about personal safety

Vermont Family Network

Vermont Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

WCMH (Washington County Mental Health Services

Vermont Parent's Home Companion & Resource Directory

For more information, please call 1-800-CHILDREN (1-800-244-5373)

or 1-802-229-5724; you can also e-mail us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.