Tobacco / Vape / Drug Policy
The possession of use of tobacco products including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, smokeless tobacco or snuff is prohibited on District and/or school property, school buses and/or at District-sponsored or school-sponsored activities, whether on or off District property. This also applies to after school sponsored activities. Students in violation of this policy shall be disciplined in accordance with State law and District policies.
Drug & Alcohol Policy
Sale, distribution, use, or possession of alcoholic beverages, inhalant controlled substances, illegal drugs, marijuana, or other dangerous substances are not permitted by students in school buildings, on school property, or at school functions. Also, the sale, distribution, or abusive use of prescription, patent, or imitation drugs is not permitted. The definitions of terms described below are to be used throughout the drug/substance use regulations:
Illegal or Dangerous Substances: Any substance that will, or is represented as one that will, alter a person’s ability to function normally on a mental or physical task. These substances include, but are not limited to, alcohol, look-a-like or imitation substances, marijuana, inhalants (glue, paint, white-out, Rush, etc.) or materials expressly prohibited by federal, state, or local laws.
Possession: Possession of an identifiable quantity of alcohol, narcotics, hallucinogenic drugs, look-alike drugs, or non-controlled drugs represented as controlled drugs, or any other illegal substance in school buildings, on school campuses, in vehicles on school grounds, on school buses, or at any school-sponsored activity on or off campus.
Use: Consumption in ANY AMOUNT of an illegal or dangerous substance or any prescription drug without appropriate authorization.
Look-A-Like or Imitation Substance: Physical appearance of the finished product is substantially similar to a specific controlled substance, or if in a tablet or capsule dosage form as a finished product is similar in color, shape, and size to any controlled substances dosage form. Periodic, unannounced visits to the schools and other district property will be made by the R.A.I.D. team/drug dog. Random searches may be conducted at any time both inside and outside the school building (lockers, cars, etc.)
CONSEQUENCES Student may be recommended for expulsion for the remainder of the school year.
Prescription medicine must be turned into the school nurse prior to the beginning of the school day with an approved permission form.