Respect for All Resources
Townsend Harris community members are expected to always treat others with respect and abide by the Ephebic Oath.
The New York City Department of Education Discipline Code prohibits harassment and prohibits students from bullying other students for any reason, including taunting, and/or intimidations through the use of epithets or slurs involving race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability.
You might want to check out the following website that addresses bullying:
To see Tim Gunn's "It Gets Better" video on YouTube, go to