Anti-Bullying and Harassment

Harassment and/or bullying of students, employees, officers, board directors, and volunteers are against federal, state and local policy and are not tolerated by the board. The board is committed to providing all students, employees, officers, board directors, and volunteers with a safe and civil school and work environment in which all members of the school community are treated with dignity and respect. The board has in place policies, procedures, and practices that are designed to reduce and eliminate bullying and harassment as well as processes and procedures to deal with incidents of bullying and harassment. Bullying and harassment of students, employees, officers, board directors, or volunteers by other students, or by others such as parents, vendors, and persons doing business with the school district, will not be tolerated in the school or school district.

Please review the full harassment and bullying policy and appropriate forms available on the district website. Student handbooks also include information in regards to harassment and bullying.

Anti Bullying and Harassment Policy (Board Policy 108.00)

Anti Bullying and Harassment – Investigation Procedures Board Policy 108.00-R(1)

Complaint Form Board Policy 108.00-E(1)

Witness Disclosure Form Board Policy 108.00-E(2)

Disposition of Complaint Form Board Policy 108.00-E(3)

An individual who believes that he/she has been harassed or bullied should notify an administrator. The complaint procedure can be found in board policy 108.00-E(1).The building principal (or designee), for harassment or bullying occurring at the school building level, and the superintendent (or designee), for harassment or bullying occurring at the district administration or board level, will assign an investigator.

Chapter 102 Level One Investigators are:

Matt Lohmann
Assistant Principal, ADM High School
801 Nile Kinnick Dr. S., Adel, IA 50003

Amy Hemphill
Principal, DeSoto Intermediate
317 Spruce, DeSoto, IA 50069

Travis Wilkins, Alternate
Executive Director of Teaching and Learning and Communications, District Administration Center
215 N. 11th St.
Adel, IA 50003


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