Student Handbook


 

Code of Conduct

Disciplinary action by the school administration will take into account frequency, severity, and grade level at which behavior problems occur.  Standards for student behavior apply to school hours, to school-sponsored events on or off campus, and to incidents, which may occur on the way to or from school. Disciplinary consequences for violation of Education Code 48900 may range from detention or suspension to a maximum penalty of expulsion. Ed Code 48900:

A. 1. Caused, attempted to cause, or threatened to cause physical injury to another person.
     2.*Willfully used force or violence upon the person of another, except in self- defense.

*B. Possessed, sold, or otherwise furnished any firearm, knife, explosive, or other dangerous object.

*C. Unlawfully possessed, used, sold, or otherwise furnished, or been under the influence of any controlled substance as defined in the Health and Safety Code, alcoholic beverage, or intoxicant of any kind.

*D. Unlawfully offered, arranged, or negotiated to sell any controlled substance as defined in Health and Safety Code, alcoholic beverage or intoxicant of any kind, and then sold, delivered, or otherwise furnished to any person another liquid, substance, or material and presented same as a controlled substance, alcoholic beverage, or intoxicant.

E. Committed or attempted to commit robbery or extortion.

F. Caused or attempted to cause damage to school property or private property.

G. Stole or attempted to steal school property or private property.

H. Possessed or used tobacco, or any product containing tobacco or nicotine products (except in the very limited instance of nicotine as an ingredient of a prescribed drug that requires ingestion during school hours) including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, miniature cigars, clove cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, snuff, chew packets, and betel.

I. Committed an obscene act or engaged in habitual profanity or vulgarity.

J. Unlawfully possessed, or unlawfully offered, arranged, or negotiated to sell any drug paraphernalia, as defined in Section 11014.5 of the Health and Safety Code.

K. Disrupted school activities or otherwise willfully defied the valid authority of supervisors, teachers, administrators, school officials, or other school personnel engaged in the performance of their duties. (failure to serve Monday School)

L. Knowingly received stolen school property or private property.

M. Possessed an imitation firearm.

N. Committed or attempted to commit a sexual assault or committed a sexual battery as defined in the Penal Code.

O. Harassed, threatened, or intimidated a student witness.

*P. Unlawfully offered, arranged to sell, negotiated to sell, or sold the prescription drug

Q.  Engaged in, or attempted to engage in hazing.

R. Engaged in an act of bullying, including, but not limited to, bullying committed by means of an electronic act.

T. A pupil who aids or abets the infliction or attempted infliction of physical injury to another person.

Additional Grounds:
*    Sexual harassment. (Ed Code 48900.2)
*    Committed an act of hate violence.  (Ed Code 48900.3)
*    Harassment, threats, or intimidation creating an intimidating or hostile educational environment.  (Ed Code 48900.4)
*    Terrorist threat against school official or school property.  (Ed Code 48900.7) 

Any of the above may be referred to a law enforcement agency.  
*The principal or designee must notify law enforcement personnel of these offenses.