NHS strives to maintain a safe and civil environment for students to learn and attain high academic standards and to promote healthy human relationships. Students should report immediately to the office when an issue includes a direct personal threat. Students may report issues using the Conflict Report. Bullying can also be reported by calling the Kansas Bullying Prevention Hotline at 1-800-332-6378.
The staff at Newton High School takes every bullying report seriously. Students/Staff who have bullied others in violation of school policy may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including suspension and expulsion. If appropriate, students who violate the bullying prohibitions shall be reported to local law enforcement. This policy applies not only to students who directly engage in an act of bullying but also to students who, by their indirect behavior, condone or support another student’s act of bullying.