Southwest High School and the Sweetwater Union High School District do not tolerate Bullying. Southwest High School believes in creating and maintaining a safe, orderly, environment in which students can learn. We believe that all students and staff have the right to attend a campus that is safe, secure, and peaceful.
AR 5131.2 – BULLYING
Bullying means, “any severe or pervasive physical or verbal act or conduct, including communications made in writing or by means of electronic act, as defined, including, but not limited to, sexual harassment, hate violence, or harassment, threats, or intimidation, that has the effect or can reasonably be predicted to have the effect of placing a reasonable pupil as defined*, in fear of harm to that pupil’s or those pupils’ person or property, causing a reasonable pupil to experience a substantial detrimental effect on his or her physical or mental health, causing a reasonable pupil to experience substantial interference with his or her academic performance, or causing a reasonable pupil to experience substantial interference with his or her ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities or privileges provided by a school.” Education Code 48900(r)
To report a bullying incident Students and Parents may contact the main office or, any Southwest high staff member on campus.