Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Information

RIH Anti-Bullying Specialists Contact Information

Legal Definition of Harassment, Intimidation, or Bullying

    Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying:
    Definition from NJSA: 18A:37-14: "Harassment, intimidation or bullying" means any gesture, any written, verbal or physical act, or any electronic communication, whether it be a single incident or a series of incidents, that is reasonably perceived as being motivated either by any actual or perceived characteristic, such as race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or a mental, physical or sensory disability, or by any other distinguishing characteristic, that takes place on school property, at any school-sponsored function, on a school bus, or off school grounds as provided for in section 16 of P.L.2010, c.122 (C.18A:37-15.3), that substantially disrupts or interferes with the orderly operation of the school or the rights of other students and that:

    • A reasonable person should know, under the circumstances, will have the effect of physically or emotionally harming a student or damaging the student's property, or placing a student in reasonable fear of physical or emotional harm to his person or damage to his property;
    • Has the effect of insulting or demeaning any student or group of students; or
    • Creates a hostile educational environment for the student by interfering with a student's education or by severely or pervasively causing physical or emotional harm to the student.

      L.2002, c.83, s.2; amended 2007, c.129, s.1; 2010, c.122, s.11.


    Board Policy on Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB):Policy # 5512

    Video Introduction to the Anti-Bullying Legislation (Presented by the Morris County School Boards Association on March 3, 2011)

    Student Code of Conduct

      School Safety Teams:

      Ramapo High School

      Jasmen Mantashian – Anti Bullying Specialist
      Travis Smith – Principal
      Dan Guido – Assistant Principal
      Mariette Ng – Assistant Principal
      Michael Yasosky – Teacher

      Indian Hills High School

      Andrea Saladino - Anti Bullying Specialist
      Greg Vacca – Principal
      Claudia Dargento – Assistant Principal
      Matt Bushta – Assistant Principal
      Charlie Wolff - District Operations, Facilities, & School Security Coordinator
      Carly Haush - Teacher
      Diana Peller - Teacher