Bullying Prevention & Intervention Plan

Below, you will find the Southbridge Public Schools Bullying & Intervention Plan by chapter. For a printable version of the whole document, click here.

I. Introduction 

The Southbridge Public Schools has a commitment to enhancing and sustaining a safe and healthy learning environment for all. As such...(Read more here.)

II. Prohibition Against Bullying & Retaliation 

Bullying, cyberbullying, and retaliation are prohibited on school grounds, property immediately adjacent to school grounds...(Read more here)

III. Leadership

District and school leadership at all levels in the Southbridge Public Schools will play a critical role in the ongoing development...(Read more here.)

IV. Definitions

Aggressor/Perpetrator: One or more students or a member of the school staff including, but not limited...(Read more here).

V. Procedures for Reporting & Investigating Bullying & Retaliation

It is the responsibility of the School Administration and Principals to make clear to ...(Read more here)

VI. Resources & Support Services

A. In District Resources and Support Services. A key aspect of promoting positive school climates is...(Read more here.)

VII. Introductional Services

The ultimate goal of the Southbridge Public Schools is to prevent bullying from happening. Instructional activities will focus on...(Read more here)

VIII. Professional Development & Training

The goal of professional development and staff training programs are to establish a common understanding of ...(Read more here.)

IX. Communication & Collaboration with Families

Clear communication and consistent collaboration with staff, students, families, and community partners...(Read more here.)

X. Relationship to Other Local, State, and National Policies & Laws

A. Relationship to non-discrimination laws: Consistent with State and Federal laws, and the policies of the school or... (Read more here). 

For more information

For more information, contact Southbridge Public Schools

25 Cole Avenue

Southbridge, MA 01550

(508) 764-5415

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Southbridge High School

132 Torrey Road

tel: 508-764-5450 fax: 774-318-1687

Eastford Road School

120 Eastford Road

tel: 508-764-5460 fax: 508-764-5495

Southbridge Public Schools

Central Office

132 Torrey Road

Southbridge, MA 01550


Southbridge Middle School

132 Torrey Road

tel: 508-764-5440 fax: 774-318-1684

West Street Elementary School

156 West Street

tel: 508-764-5470 fax: 508-764-5493

Southbridge Academy

25 Cole Avenue

tel: 508-764-5415 ext. 405

Charlton Street Elementary School

220 Charlton Street

tel: 508-764-5475 fax: 508-764-5491

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Southbridge Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, gender identity, disability, religion, age, or sexual orientation.

Title IX Compliance Officer - Dr. Margo Ferrick, 132 Torrey Road, (508) 764-5415 ext. 416

Section 504 Compliance Officer - Karen Giangregorio, 25 Cole Avenue, (508) 764-5414 ext. 418