It is the policy of the Waukee Community Schools to maintain a learning and working environment that is free from harassment and bullying. The board prohibits harassment, bullying, hazing, or any other victimization, of students, staff, or volunteers, based on any of the following actual or perceived traits or characteristics: age, color, creed, national origin, race, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, ancestry, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, or familial status. School district includes school district facilities, school district premises, and non-school property if the employee or student is at any school sponsored, school approved, or school related activity or function where students are under the control of the school district or where the employee is engaged in school business. Violations of district policy or procedure will be cause for disciplinary action up to and including expulsion or dismissal.
Students or employees who feel they have been harassed or bullied are encouraged to contact a school official. Procedures for addressing alleged harassment and bullying are outlined in Board Policy 103 Anti-bullying/harassment.