Procedures for Reporting a Complaint
Any student, school employee or volunteer who feels he/she has been victim of bullying or harassing behavior, or has witnessed or who has reliable information that a student, school employee or volunteer has been subject to bullying or harassing behavior shall report such conduct to a teacher, principal, counselor or other school official. The report shall be made promptly but no later than five (5) calendar days after the alleged act or acts occurred. The school official shall complete a “Bullying/Harassing Behavior” complaint form which shall include the name of the reporting person, the specific nature and date of the misconduct, the names of the victim of the misconduct, the names of any witnesses and any other information that would assist in the investigation of the complaint. The report shall be given promptly to the principal or superintendent who shall institute an immediate investigation. Complaints against the principal shall be made to the superintendent and complaints against the superintend shall be made to the Board chairman.
If the victim is not satisfied with the decision of the District official, he/she may submit a written appeal to the superintendent.
If the victim is not satisfied with the decision of the superintendent, a written appeal may be filed with the Board.
See Board policy JDDA-P Bullying Procedures
Water Valley School District
544 Market Street
Water Valley, Mississippi 38965
Phone: 662-473-1203 • Fax: 662-473-1225