It is the policy of Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons School to maintain a learning and working environment that is free of any type of harassment. Harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or disability constitutes discrimination and, as such, violates this school's policies.
Harassment is verbal or physical conduct that threatens, denigrates or shows hostility or aversion toward an individual because of his/her relatives, friends or associates and that has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment OR has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's performance OR adversely affects an individual's opportunities.
Harassing conduct includes, but is not limited to the following: epithets, slurs, negative stereotyping, hostile acts that relate to color, race, gender, national origin, age or disability...written or graphic material that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion toward an individual or group because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or disability and that is circulated within or placed on walls, bulletin boards or elsewhere on the school's premises.
Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons School values respect for the individual and we will not tolerate harassment in any degree or in any form. The principal will determine censures for harassment.