"Bullying" means intimidating, threatening, abusive, or harming conduct that is objectively offensive and an actual or perceived imbalance of power exists between the student engaging in the prohibited conduct and the target of the prohibited conduct, and the conduct is repeated or forms a pattern; or materially and substantially interferes with a student's educational opportunities or performance or ability to participate in school functions or activities or receive school benefits, services, or privileges.
The term "bullying" specifically includes cyberbullying. "Cyberbullying" means bullying using technology or other electronic communication, including, but not limited to, a transfer of a sign,
signal, writing, image, sound, or data, including a post on a social network Internet website or forum, transmitted through a computer, cell phone, or other electronic device. The term applies to prohibited
conduct which occurs on school premises, on school district property, at school functions or activities,
on school transportation, or on school computers, networks, forums, and mailing lists, or off school
premises to the extent that it substantially and materially disrupts student learning or the school
For additional information refer to School Board Policy 578
on the school district website or in the school office.