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• extremely short shorts or short skirts with provocative slits • necklines that are provocative Shorts may be worn at any time during the school year. The shorts should be in good taste, not too tight or too short. Clothing, makeup, accessories, piercings, or hairstyles that are disruptive to the educational process or a danger to the health, welfare and safety of students will not be permitted. The administration will determine appropriateness of student attire. Clothing with vulgar, profane, ethnically derogatory messages, pictures, symbols, or depiction of gangs, tobacco, illegal substances or alcoholic beverages are not to be worn. Outdoor clothing such as headgear, sunglasses, gloves, etc., are to be removed upon entering the building and stored in the locker or other designated area. The above list has been compiled to notify students and parents of what attire is considered appropriate. By no means is this list complete and may be added to as the need arises to maintain safety, discipline and order. Attire guidelines may be adjusted as part of an administratively approved “special” or “spirit activity”, worn in the buildings by students.

GANG POLICY

Gang activities which initiate, advocate, promote, or threaten the safety or well-being of persons or property on school grounds or which disrupt the school environment are prohibited. The use of hand signals, graffiti, or the presence of any apparel, jewelry, accessory, or manner of grooming which, by virtue of its color, arrangement, trademark, symbol, or any other attribute which indicates or implies membership or affiliation with such a group is prohibited. This includes electronic communication devices. Incidents involving initiations, hazing’s, intimidation, and/or related activities of such group affiliations which are likely to cause bodily danger, physical harm, or personal degradation or disgrace resulting in physical or mental harm to students are prohibited. The superintendent shall establish procedures and regulations to ensure that any student wearing, carrying, or displaying gang paraphernalia, or exhibiting behavior or gestures which symbolize gang membership or causing and/or participating in activities which intimidate or affect the attendance of another student will be subject to disciplinary action. School administrators and/or law enforcement officials will be the individuals to determine if a violation has occurred. Students who violate gang policy will be subject to the following consequences: • Strike One (1st violation) – conference with principal, parent contact • Strike Two (2nd violation) – 3 day out of school suspension • Strike Three (3rd violation) – 5 day out of school suspension and expulsion hearing

HEALTH AND SAFETY USD 231 STUDENT MEDICATION POLICY

1. Kindergarten through 8th grade students: all medications, with the exception of metered dose inhalers and epi-pens, will be kept in the Student Health Services room and will be administered by a Registered Nurse or a trained/delegated staff member. 2. All students (K-12) with an asthma diagnosis must have a current asthma action card on file that has been completed and signed by their physician and parent. Students with asthma will have the option of carrying and self-administering a metered dose inhaler with a physician and parent signature. Students are also encouraged to have an extra inhaler in the student health services room for emergency situations. 3. All students (K-12) with allergies, specifically those that may require the use of an epi-pen, will have the option of carrying and self-administering the epi-pen or they may choose to keep an epi-pen in the Student Health Services room. A current allergy action plan must also be completed and signed by each student’s physician and parent, the plan must also be signed by a physician if student is to self-carry. 4. All medications administered by a Registered Nurse or trained/delegated staff member will meet the following requirements: a. A written order from the student’s physician is required for all prescription medications and for any medications not included in number four below. These orders must be renewed at the beginning of each school year. In addition, a new order is required when any changes are made to the original order. 1) The order must include: student’s name, date, name of medication, dosage given at school, time of administration and route of administration. 17

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