Student Handbook

Entire Student Handbook at a glance

I.  INTRODUCTION 

II. STUDENT DISCIPLINE TERMS AND PROCEDURES

Definitions
Discipline Procedures 
Classroom exclusions 
Suspensions and expulsions 
Short-term and in-school suspensions
Long-term suspensions
Expulsions
Suspensions and expulsions 
Discipline appeal council 
Petition to extend expulsion 
Emergency Expulsion 
Educational services during suspension, expulsion, or emergency expulsion 
Student re-engagement after long-term suspension or expulsion
Fundamental rights 
Exceptions for the purpose of protecting victims 
Behavior agreements 
Firearm exceptions 
Corporal punishment, restraint, and isolation 
School meals 

III. STUDENT CONDUCT EXPECTATIONS AND RULES 

General Expectations for Student Conduct under State and Federal Law 
Student Conduct Rules 
Academic Dishonesty/Cheating and Plagiarism 
Aggressive or Dangerous Behaviors
Alcoholic Beverages and Drugs 
Modifications of Suspensions for Drug or Alcohol Related Offenses 
Assembly Conduct 
Attendance
Bicycles 
Bus Regulations
Criminal Acts
Disruptive Conduct
Dress and Appearance
Driving to School 
Explosive Devices 
Failure to Cooperate 
False Alarms
False Allegations/Misinformation 
Fire/Arson 
Firearms and Dangerous Weapons 
Food and Beverages 
Forgery 
Freedom of Expression that Causes Disruption 
Gambling 
Gang Activities
Hall Passes 
Harassment, Intimidation, or Bullying 
Insults or Verbal/non verbal Abuse……….. 17

Littering .......................................................17
Loitering ......................................................17
Matches .......................................................18
Misconduct/General Behavior .....................18
Personal Protection Spray Devices ..............18
Profanity ......................................................18
Public Display of Affection .........................18
Search and Seizure ......................................18
Selling Items at School ................................18
Sexual Harassment ......................................18
Skates/Skateboards, In-line skates
Scooters, wheeled shoes, etc. ....................21
Student Leadership ......................................21
Technology ..................................................21
Theft or Possession of Stolen Property........22
Trespass .......................................................22
Valuables at School .....................................22
Vandalism/Destruction of Property .............22
Vapes, Tobacco/Nicotine use and
Possession .................................................22
Vulgar or Lewd Conduct .............................22
IV. GENERAL INFORMATION ..........................22
Activity Cards .............................................22
Athletic Violations ......................................22
Emergency Procedures ................................22
Field Trips ...................................................23
Health Services ............................................22
Home-Based Instruction ..............................22
Home/Hospital Instruction Program ............22
Homework ...................................................23
Immunization ..............................................23
Instructional Material ..................................23
Insurance .....................................................23
Interview by Law Enforcement ...................23
Library Rules ...............................................24
Lice (Pediculosis) ........................................23
Lockers/Cubbies ..........................................24
Lost and Found ............................................24
McKinney-Vento Homeless Act .................24
Medication ..................................................24
Ninth Grade Dance ......................................24
Nondiscrimination .......................................25
On-Time Graduation ...................................25
Photographs of Students ..............................25
Playground and Multi-Purpose Room
Rules.........................................................25
Privacy Rights of Parents/Students .............25
Progress Reports ..........................................25
Promotion/Retention ...................................26
Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment .......26
Public Information.......................................26
Running Start ..............................................26
Signs and Bulletin Boards/Distribution
Of Materials ...............................................27
Transfers/Waivers and Releases ..................27
Visitors ........................................................27
Volunteers ...................................................27
Walking Safety ............................................27
Withdrawal from School .............................27
Safe Schools Alert