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Title: Welcome Back to School 2012-2013!

Welcome Back to School 2012-2013!
  • IRMS - A Safe and Healthy School

Mrs. Taylor-Schmitt, Principal Mrs. Culbertson,
Assistant Principal
IRMS Mission Statement
The school community will develop the whole
child by working together to create an
environment that is accepting of all students
where each is academically enriched, and
encouraged to be a life-long learner.
Who is in our School Community?
  • Teachers
  • Students
  • Bus Drivers
  • Cafeteria Staff
  • Monitors
  • Custodians
  • Principals
  • Office Guidance
  • Coaches
  • Parents Guardians Family Members
  • Special Guests

We are accepting of all students when we
  • Follow the IRCSD Code of Conduct
  • Use the Student Handbook
  • Treat each other with Dignity and Respect

What are Student Rights?
  • An Indian River Central student has the right to
    participate in all district activities on an
    equal basis regardless of
  • Race
  • Color
  • Weight
  • National origin
  • Ethnic group
  • Religion
  • Religious practice
  • Disability
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender
  • Sex
  • Any other legally protected status

What are Student Responsibilities?
  • Maintain mutual respect and dignity for
  • all students and staff

What is DASA?
  • The Dignity for All Students Act is a New York
    State law effective July 1, 2012. It is designed
    to provide a learning environment free of
    discrimination and harassment. Bullying
    behaviors may be a larger problem of
    discrimination and harassment. DASA works to
    help prevent discrimination and harassment
    through civility, citizenship and character

Words Hurt
Words Hurt Video
  • Harassment happens when
  • School environment becomes hostile, or unsafe
  • Mental, physical or emotional stress
  • Interferes with education, or learning
  • Examples of Harassment
  • Verbal Threats
  • Abuse
  • Teasing

  • Being treated differently
  • based on a certain group or category
  • by being perceived to belong to a group
  • When it occurs
  • rights or privileges of the person are denied
  • there is unfair treatment

Make a Difference Stand Up or Speak Out
  • Stand Up For Somebody

Where will you be?
  • Bullying Spectrum

Tell Somebody
What to do?
  • If you See Something,
  • Say Something!

www.ircsd.org Links for Students Links for
Parents Go to Dignity for All Students
Student/Parent Reporting Form Click for PDF
Return form to school Dignity Act
Coordinators Mrs. Taylor-Schmitt Mr. Sauer Call
the school at 642-0125
Bullying, Well Stop It
Long Branch Middle School Well Stop It
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