Nondiscrimination and Harassment Policies

BP 5145.3 - Nondisrimination/Harassment
BP/AR 5145.7 - Sexual Harassment Policy
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Non-discrimination Policy

Anti Discrimination Statement

Upper Lake Unified School District does not engage in unlawful discrimination.  Unlawful discrimination is discrimination on the basis of religion, race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, national origin, nationality, ethnic group identification, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, veteran status or any other factor provided for by state and federal laws and regulations.  
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The following designated Upper Lake Unified School District employees coordinate efforts to comply with and carry out responsibilities under 504, Title II, and Title IX and CCR Title 5. All Coordinators may be contacted at the following address or you may email or telephone at the information provided:

Upper Lake Unified School District
675 Clover Valley Road
Upper Lake, CA  95485

Bullying Policy:

Upper Lake High School supports the right of every student to a safe learning environment.  Bullying is not acceptable and students are encouraged to speak out on behalf of others that are picked on, called names, put down, or made to feel unwelcome.  Bullying can be many things, but typically means:


(1)  “Bullying” means any severe or pervasive physical or verbal act or conduct, including communications made in writing or by means of an electronic act, and including one or more acts committed by a pupil or group of pupils as defined in Section 48900.2, 48900.3, or 48900.4, directed toward one or more pupils that has or can be reasonably predicted to have the effect of one or more of the following:

(A) Placing a reasonable pupil or pupils in fear of harm to that pupil’s or those pupils’ person or property.

(B) Causing a reasonable pupil to experience a substantially detrimental effect on his or her physical or mental health.

(C) Causing a reasonable pupil to experience substantial interference with his or her academic performance.

(D) 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.

       This policy is not intended to prohibit expression of religious, philosophical, or political views, provided that the expression does not disrupt the education environment.


504 Coordinator
Elwira Drzymala
Director of Special Education
Phone:  707-275-2338 - Extension 3306

Title II Coordinator
Giovanni Annous
Phone:  707-275-2655

Title IX Coordinator
Sandy Coatney
Principal, Upper Lake High School
Phone:  707-275-2338, Extension 3202

TItle IX Rights

CCR, Title 5 Coordinator
Giovanni Annous
Phone:  707-275-2655