2018-19 SHS Discipline Policy

  • TARDY TO CLASS

     

    1st Tardy

    Teacher Warning

    2nd Tardy

    Referral to Administration/Teacher will Contact Parent

    3rd Tardy

    Referral to Administration - After School Detention

    4th Tardy

    Referral to Administrator – 1 Block ISS

    5th Tardy

    Referral to Administrator – 1 Day ISS

    6th Tardy

    Referral to Administrator – SPC (Overnight Suspension)

    7th Tardy

    Referral to Administrator – 1 Days OSS

    8th Tardy

    Referral to Administrator – 2 Days OSS

    9th Tardy

    Referral to Administrator – 3 Days OSS

    10th Tardy

    Referral to Administrator – 4 Days OSS

    11th Tardy

    Referral to Administrator – May result in an evidentiary hearing

     

     

     

     

     

    CUTTING CLASS/SCHOOL

    1st Offense

    After School Detention/Parent Contact

    2nd Offense

    1 day ISS/Parent Contact

    3rd Offense

    1 day OSS/Parent Contact

    4th Offense

    2 days OSS/Parent Contact

    5th Offense

    May result in an evidentiary hearing

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LEAVING SCHOOL

    1st Offense

    After School Detention/Parent Contact

    2nd Offense

    1 day ISS/Parent Contact

    3rd Offense

    1 day OSS/Parent Contact

    4th Offense

    2 days OSS/Parent Contact

    5th Offense

    May result in an evidentiary hearing

     

     

     

     

    TOBACCO VIOLATION

    1st Offense

    2 Days ISS

    2nd Offense

    2 Days OSS

    3rd Offense

    5 Days OSS

    4th Offense

    Suspension Pending Expulsion Hearing

     

     

     

     

    SHS Device Policy

    The use of instructional technology in the classroom serves to enhance and transform students’ learning. In order for students to meaningfully participate, engage, and work in our classes, it is imperative both that each student bring his/her device, charged, each day to class, and that students are not off-task when using their devices. If students do not bring their charged device to class each day, or are off-task after redirection, the following consequences will result:

    1st Offense

    Warning

    2nd Offense

    Teacher calls parent/guardian

    3rd Offense

    Referral to Administrator – 1 day After School Detention

    4th Offense

    Referral to Administrator – Overnight Suspension

    Cell Phone Policy

    Cell phones are to be out of sight and not in use during instructional time in any classroom, hallway, bathroom, etc. unless teacher directs phone use for instructional purposes.  Acceptable cell phone use included before 8:20 am, during class change, break, lunch, and after 3:20 pm.

    *Students who are in possession of a cell phone during standardized testing are subject to suspension.

     

    1st Offense

    Teacher warning/Inform parent of consequence of next offense.  Document in log entries.

    2nd Offense

    Referral to administration – After School Detention, administrator contacts parent.

    3rd Offense

    Referral to administration – 1 day ISS, administrator contacts parent.

    4th Offense

    Referral to administration – 1 day OSS, administrator contacts parent.

    5th Offense

    Referral to administration – 2 days OSS, administrator contacts parent.

     

     

     

    Building Access

    1. Students will have free access before school after 8am, at break, and after school until 3:30 pm.
    2. Students must eat lunch only at tables in the Cafeteria.
    3. Only non-Commons access allowed for students during lunches is Guidance, Media Center, and IB Center--no cell phones allowed in these areas. Students with a pass to a teacher will present it to admin on duty.

     

    Any student caught on 2nd/3rd floors during lunches is subject to immediate overnight suspension.

     

     

     

     

    DRESS CODE

    Students are responsible for dressing in an appropriate manner at all times while on school campus or while involved in school activities.  School attire should reflect good taste, cleanliness, and comfort. The school will make judgments and decisions as needed to preserve the health, safety, and decorum of students.  Teachers should refer students to an administrator when they are dressed inappropriately.  Student cooperation is expected in the following areas:

     

    • Hats, head scarves, headgear, and sunglasses are prohibited inside the school building.
    • Headwear for ALL students may not be worn in the building (unless approved for a health condition or religious reasons). Headwear includes hats, bandanas, do-rags, scarves, visors, etc.
    • Bandanas are not to be worn at school or displayed as part of a student’s attire.
    • No jewelry or adornment that could cause injury or be used as a weapon may be worn; (i.e. spikes, chains, padlocks, metal heals, etc.)
    • Shorts, skirts, and dresses must be long than the student’s fingertips when his/her fingers are extended arm’s length by his/her side. Slits/holes in clothing must also be no shorter than the student’s fingertips when shoulders are relaxed and fingers are extended arm’s length by his/her side.  
    • Cutoffs, bathing suits, and short shorts are not appropriate at school.
    • Undergarments must be worn at all times. Clothing should be worn so that undergarments are not visible. Sagging pants are not allowed.
    • Tank tops must have a shoulder strap of two inches in width. See-through clothing, muscle shirts, spaghetti straps, halter, backless, or tops that show mid-section or cleavage are not allowed.                             
    • Pajamas, pajama pants, and bedroom shoes are not to be worn in the school setting.
    • If leggings, jeggings, or spandex clothing are worn, the top layer of clothing must be no shorter than the student’s fingertips when shoulders are relaxed and fingers are extended arm’s length by his/her side.                 
    • Attire must not evidence membership or affiliation with a gang in any negative sense of the term;
    • Attire must not be immodest, obscene, profane, lewd, vulgar, indecent, or offensive;
    • Clothing may not display any of the following: hate groups, gangs, insignias, weapons, or symbols that promote violence, sexual behavior;
    • Attire must not display any information about, representations of, or advertisements for alcoholic beverage(s), tobacco, controlled drugs, illegal drugs or paraphernalia associated with the foregoing.

     

    1st Offense

    Warning. Student will be asked to change clothes.  Parents will be notified.  The student will not be allowed to return to class until the situation has been corrected.

     

    2nd Offense

    1 day after school detention.  Student will be asked to change clothes.  Parents will be notified.  The student will not be allowed to return to class until the situation has been corrected.

     

    3rd Offense

    1 day ISS.  Parents will be notified.  The student will not be allowed to return to class until the situation has been corrected.

     

    4th Offense

    1 day OSS.  Parents will be notified.  The student will not be allowed to return to class until the situation has been corrected.

     

    Further Offenses

    Additional days OSS.

    Cheating

    Cheating involves one or more of the following actions:

    • To use the work of another person as your own
    • To copy information from another student’s text, examination, theme, book report, term paper, or notebook (unless allowed to do so by teacher)
    • To plagiarize
    • Having in your possession a copy of a test to be given or having been given by a teacher, using a textbook or notes during a text, quiz, or examination; talking while taking quizzes, tests, or examinations, or text messaging
    • To fail to follow test procedures or instruction announced by a teacher (such as no talking, no turning around in seat, raise hand to ask questions, clear your desk, etc.)
    • To furnish another student information which can be used to cheat
    • To have in your possession the work of any other student or to give to another student or allow him/her to use your work
    • To look on another person’s paper or to pass notes, irrespective of the purpose of the look or the content of the note

     

    1st Offense

    “0” assigned and teacher calls parent/guardian

    2nd Offense

    Referral to Administrator - notify guidance counselor, after school detention.

    “0” assigned, teacher calls parent/guardian.

    3rd Offense

    Referral to Administrator – notify guidance counselor, 1 day OSS.

    “0” assigned

     

    Documented incidences of cheating may limit students from participating in certain school activities and/or organizations.