permission. If a cellphone/electronic device rings, vibrates or is used without teacher permission in a classroom, a faculty or staff member may confiscate the device. Refusal to surrender your cell phone/electronic device when asked is considered insubordinate and will result in disciplinary consequences up to and including suspension. First Offense: the device will be held in the Administrative office until the end of the school day. Second Offense: the device will remain in the office until the end of the school day and one after school detention will be assigned. Third Offense: the device will remain in the office for five school days and the student will be assigned one day of in school suspension. ELIGIBILITY POLICY FOR CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES The Board of Education has adopted an eligibility policy. Copies of this policy are available in the main office. FIRE ALARMS AND BOMB THREATS Setting off a false alarm or making a false bomb threat is a safety hazard. Any student who sets off a false alarm or makes a bomb threat will be suspended and charges may be filed. The matter may also be referred to the Superintendent of Schools for further disciplinary action or the police will be notified. Anyone setting off a false alarm may be prosecuted for this violation as well. FIGHTING Fighting will not be tolerated on school property or in the school vicinity. Fights occurring on the way to and from school or during lunch will be considered to fall under this policy. Students who are involved in fights will be suspended. The District Code of Conduct mandates a minimum period of suspension for students involved in a violent incident.
FORGING OF NOTES A student who forges any type of note or pass will be issued a suspension for the first offense. GAMBLING No gambling is permitted on school property. A student will be issued a warning for the first offense and a school detention for the second offense. A suspension will be issued for a third offense for gambling.
STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES The school nurse monitors the health of all students in the school and is the liaison between the school and various health agencies. All students are required to have an updated emergency card on file in the Health Office. This card should be filled out completely and
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