Chapter 19 & Contraband
Department of Education Prohibited Student Behaviors
The purpose of the DOE's Chapter 19 is to:
Promote and maintain a safe and secure educational environment.
Maintain proper student conduct to ensure that educational activities and responsibilities remain uninterrupted.
Teach proper behavior which is beneficial to the educational process and self-development.
Deter students from acts, which are self-destructive, self-defeating or anti-social.
Chapter 19, Prohibited Student Conduct
CLASS "A" OFFENSES
- Dangerous Weapon
- Firearms: possession of
- Illicit Substances: possession & sale of
- Sexual Offenses
- Terrorist Threat
CLASS "B" OFFENSES
- Disorderly Conduct
- False Alarm
DEPARTMENT PROHIBITED CONDUCT
CLASS "C" OFFENSES
- Class cutting
- Leaving campus without consent
CLASS "D" OFFENSES
- Contraband possession
- Any other conduct prohibited by school rules
SCHOOL ACTION(S) FOR PREVENTION OF STUDENT MISCONDUCT INCLUDE:
- Parent Conference
- Alternative Education Program
- Crisis Suspension
- Disciplinary Transfer
These are examples, and items are not limited to the following:
Potentially dangerous items such as pocket knives, daggers, darts, sharp instruments, tops, yo-yos, slingshots, BB guns, toy guns, matches, and firecrackers.
Equipment which disturb and disrupt others, such as electronic devices, computer games and consoles
Items which are not necessary or are disruptive at school, such as hair color, hair spray, hair glitter, perfume, toys, pets, etc.
Cell Phones - Students may bring cell phones to school. However, students are to keep their cell phones in their backpacks and turned off during the school day. Students will not be allowed to make or answer calls on their cell phones during the school day. The school will notify the parent in the event of an emergency. Parents, please call the school in the event of an emergency. We ask for your cooperation on this matter as we try to maintain a stable and safe climate for all students.