Sexual Harassment

All sexual harassing conduct will be addressed and dealt with in a serious manner. Any person, staff or student who is being sexually harassed at Housatonic Academy has the right to file a complaint or press charges against the aggressor.

Sexual harassing conduct at HA includes, but is not limited to:

  •         Sexual flirtation, touching, gestures, advances, joking or propositions, whether

wanted or unwanted.

  •         Verbal abuse of a sexual nature, including sexually oriented humor.
  •         Graphic or suggestive comments about an individual’s dress or body.
  •         Sexually degrading words or gestures to describe an individual.
  •         The display of sexually suggestive materials.

If you believe you are the victim of sexual harassment, please be sure that you or a parent/guardian contact your clinician or another administrator within the HA and Hillcrest community.