Stop Bullying


WHEREAS, school bullying has become an increasingly significant problem in the United States and Virginia; and

WHEREAS, almost thirty percent of the youth in United States are estimated to be involved in bullying each year, either as a bully or as a victim, and

WHEREAS, an estimated one hundred sixty thousand students in kindergarten through twelfth grade miss school every day due to a fear of being bullied; and

WHEREAS, bullying can take many forms, including verbal, physical, and most recently in cyberspace, and can happen in many places on and off school grounds, and

WHEREAS, it is important for Virginia parents, students, teachers, and school administrators to be aware of bullying, and to encourage discussion of the problem as a school community, and

January is recognized as “Bullying Prevention Month”


Bullying Prevention and Intervention Incident Reporting Form (PDF format)

WhatShouldIDoIfBullied WhatIsBullying


What We Know About Bullying



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Due to the severe weather forecast for the afternoon, DCPS will be closing a half day. Secondary schools will be released at 11:00 am. Elementary schools will release at 12 noon. All afternoon activities are cancelled for today.