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Penalties for Violating Rules/Regulations

Violation of Class Rules
A student who violates classroom or school-wide rules may be subject to:  verbal warnings, detention, loss of recess, assignment of writing a reflective summary of their behavior, conference with the teacher and/or principal, written note to parent/guardians, phone call to parents/guardians, parent - teacher conferences, and/or a consequence listed in our school policy.  Consequences listed below carry a minimum and a maximum penalty.  The consequence given to each student will be dependant on his/her prior behavior and number of behavioral incidents the student has accumulated during the school year.   Teachers may send out a supplement to the stated district discipline.

Violation of School Rules and Referrals to the Office
Penalties may include: verbal warning, written notice to parent, parent-teacher conferences, detention, in-school suspension, short-term suspension (less then 10 days), long-term suspension (more than 10 days) or expulsion (out of school indefinitely).


Referral to Police
Serious violations will be referred to City or County local legal authority.

Office Referral Definitions
Student conference with administrator-Administrator meets with the student, a copy of the referral notice will be sent home for parental signature.
Parent-Administrator Conference-School Administrator will meet with parent/guardian to discuss the violation of the rule.
Detention-The student will be required to report to detention before and or after school, or during the school day as a consequence for a school or classroom violation.
Short-term Suspension- Student is suspended out of school for a period of one to ten days for Class One, Two, or Three Violations.
Long-Term Suspension/Expulsion – The Governing Board alone has the power to suspend students for a period of more than ten (10) days or to expel students permanently from the district.  In all cases of long-term suspension or expulsion, a hearing will be held with a Hearing Officer and a recommendation will be made to the Governing Board.