Attachment to 5030: Code of Conduct

Academic Misconduct

Infraction

Range of Consequences

Assisting another student in any actions of academic misconduct

1, 2, 4-6, 9, 12-13, 15, 17, 19, 20

Cheating

1, 2, 4-6, 9, 12-13, 15, 17, 19, 20

Copying

1, 2, 4-6, 9, 12-13, 15, 17, 19, 20

Plagiarism

1, 2, 4-6, 9, 12-13, 15, 17, 19 ,20

Bus Misconduct

Infraction

Range of Consequences

Distracting the driver

1-6, 8, 9, 14-16, 19

Pushing, shoving, fighting, engaging in excessive noise, damaging property or engaging in other behavior prohibited by this Code

1-6, 8, 9, 14-16, 19, 20, 24

Disorderly Conduct and Insubordination

Infraction

Range of Consequences

Abusive language and/or indecent gestures directed at staff, students or visitors

1-6, 8, 9, 12, 15-20

Entry into the school building during or after school hours, without appropriate permission and/or supervision

1-6, 8, 9, 15, 16, 19

Excessive noise, littering, roughhousing, vulgar language, throwing food or running in the halls

1-6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15-21, 23, 24

Food or beverages in prohibited area without appropriate permission

1-9, 12, 13, 15-20

Graffiti

1-10, 12, 15, 16, 18-20, 24

Inappropriate dress or grooming

1-6, 8, 9, 11, 15, 16, 19

Inappropriate public displays of affection

1-6, 8, 9, 15, 16, 19

Insubordination (refusing to follow a staff member's direction, lying to a staff member or violating school rules)

1-6, 8, 9, 12-20

Lateness to class, lateness to school

1-6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15-20

Parking in unauthorized area, parking without permission

1-6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15-20

Theft of or damage to school or personal property

1-6, 8-10, 15-17, 19, 20, 24

Trespassing on school grounds during a suspension or expulsion

15, 16, 19-24

Unexcused absence from individual class of detention

1-6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15-20

Unexcused absence from school

1-6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15-18

Using a cell phone or any electronic device to record, store or transmit any information or images that infringe on the rights of others under this Code, or are disruptive or otherwise inappropriate in an educational setting

1-8, 12, 14, 15-20, 24

Violation of Acceptable Use Policy regarding computer and network access (reference Acceptable Use Policy for details)

1-6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 18-20

Endangering the Safety, Morals, Health or Welfare of Self or Others

Infraction

Range of Consequences

Activation of a fire alarm or report of a fire, bomb threat or other emergency from any location without valid cause; discharging a fire extinguisher without valid cause

3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 14-16, 18-24

Arson

3, 5-10, 14-16, 18-24

Bullying, Cyberbullying or Intimidation, Provoking or encouraging another student to engage in a violation of Code of conduct

1-6, 8, 9, 12, 14-21, 23

Discrimination

1-6, 8, 9, 12, 14-21, 23

Committing an act which constitutes a crime

3, 5, 9, 14, 15, 16, 18- 24

Driving recklessly on school property (ie., speeding, failing to follow signs or directions)

1-6, 8, 9, 15, 16, 19, 24

Driving underclassman off campus during school hours without authorization

3, 5, 15, 16, 19

Extortion or knowingly receiving stolen property

3, 5-9, 14-21, 23, 24

Forgery, fraud or use of another person=s identity or cafeteria, library or computer account without permission (identity theft)

1-10, 12, 14-21, 23, 24

Gambling

3-9, 14-16, 18-21, 23, 24

Graffiti or other postings depicting racial and/or religious epithets or slurs

3, 5-10, 12, 14-16, 18-20, 24

Harassment,

1-6, 8, 9, 12, 14-21, 23

Hazing

1-6, 8, 9, 12, 14-21, 23, 24

Leaving school property during school hours without authorization

3, 5, 15, 16, 19

Lewd behavior or sexually explicit behavior

1-6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14-20

Possession of a weapon or displaying some object that could be construed as a weapon

3-9, 12, 14-24

Possession, sale, distribution, use or being under the influence of illegal drugs (or the paraphernalia required for the use of such drugs), counterfeit drugs, alcohol, any controlled substance including synthetic substances (without authorization) or a substance which the student believes or represents to be such a drug or alcohol

3, 5-9, 14-16, 18-24

Possession or use of fireworks or other incendiary devices

3-9, 12, 14-16, 18-24

Sexual harassment in violation of Board policy

1-9, 12, 14-21, 23, 24

Significant disturbances or disruptions during instruction, emergency drills or emergency situations

3-6, 8, 9, 14-16, 18-21, 23

Slandering or defaming others by making false statements or representations about an individual or identifiable group that harms the reputation of either or both

1-6, 8, 9, 12, 14-20

Smoking or the use of other tobacco products, including possession or use of e-cigarettes

3-9, 14-16, 19, 20

Vandalism or the intentional damage and destruction of property

3-10, 14-20, 24

Verbal, written or electronically communicated threats

3-6, 8, 9, 12, 14, 16-21, 23, 24

Violent Conduct

Infraction

Range of Consequences

Any violent act against another student or person pursuant to the definition of a violent student

3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 14-24

Fighting

3-6, 8, 9, 12, 14-24

Using or threatening to use any weapon or other device, instrument, material or substance that could cause physical injury or death

3, 5-9, 12, 14-24

Adopted by the Board of Education: July 6, 2006

Revised

  • May 22, 2007
  • October 10, 2012
  • June 19, 2013