Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying


The district is committed to providing a safe and civil educational environment for all students, employees, parents/legal guardians, volunteers and patrons that is free of harassment, intimidation or bullying.

Harassment, intimidation or bullying (HIB) means any intentionally written message or image (including those that are electronically transmitted), verbal, or physical act, including but not limited to one shown to be motivated by race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity,mental or physical disability or other distinguishing characteristics, when an act:
• Physically harms a student or damages the student’s property

• Has the effect of substantially interfering with a student’s education

• Is so severe, persistent or pervasive that it creates an intimidating or threatening

educational environment

• Has the effect of substantially disrupting the orderly operation of the school


For more information about HIB, or to report a HIB incident, please review this webpage, https://www.bisd303.org/Domain/1323 or contact the HIB Enforcement Officer, Erin Murphy at (206) 780-1072 or emurphy@bisd303.org.


Download the HIB Reporting Form here.


BISD School Board Policy 3706 and Procedure 3706 outlines the district’s policy on Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying. 

BISD is required to provide annual notice of its Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying policy.

Updated July 2021