The Foundation For A Better Life

If you need to report a concern about bullying at Spring Creek Middle School, please contact the school directly or use the Bullying Report Form created by the Elko County School District. This report will go directly to our principal.



What is bullying?

"A person is bullied when he or she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons, and he or she has difficulty defending himself or herself."

This definition includes three important components:
  • Bullying is aggressive behavior that involves unwanted, negative actions.
  • Bullying involves a pattern of behavior repeated over time.
  • Bullying involves an imbalance of power or strength.
Bullying is Not Teasing

It might be hard to tell the difference between playful teasing and bullying. Teasing usually involves two or more friends who act together in a way that seems fun to all the people involved. Often they tease each other equally, but it never involves physical or emotional abuse.

School Anti-Bullying Rules:
  1. We will not bully others.
  2. We will try to help students who are bullied.
  3. We will try to include students who are left out.
  4. If we know that somebody is being bullied, we will tell an adult at school and an adult at home.



"Stand Up, Speak Up and Reach Out!" by Hannah Zuraff
Hannah Zaruff created a YouTube video that speaks to the goals we are pursuing and challenges the viewer to Stand Up, Speak Up, and Reach Out! Click below to view.

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Mar 28, 2013, 3:56 PM