JIC

Adoption Date: 12/12/2012
J - Students

JIC Student Conduct

Student Conduct

Good citizenship in schools is based on respect and consideration for the rights of others.

Students will be expected to conduct themselves in a manner that respects the rights and privileges of others. They will be required to respect authority, to conform to school rules as expressed in the student handbook, and to adhere to those provisions of law that apply to their conduct.

Any of the following actions may subject a student to suspension, expulsion, or other disciplinary measures by the principal under the terms of MGL 71:37H:

1. Possession of a dangerous weapon or a controlled substance on school premises or at school-sponsored or school-related events, including athletic games.
2. An assault on a principal, assistant principal, teacher, teacher’s aide or other educational staff member on school premises or at school-sponsored or school-related event including athletic contests.

Any of the following actions will subject a student to suspension or other disciplinary measures:

1. Causing or attempting to cause damage to school property; or stealing or attempting to steal school property.
2. Causing or attempting to cause damage to private property; stealing or attempting to steal private property.
3. Causing or attempting to cause physical injury to another person except in self-defense.
4. Repeatedly and intentionally defying the valid authority of supervisors, teachers, or administrators.

The above prohibited actions will be outlined in detail in the student handbook and made available to students and parents.



LEGAL REF.: MGL 71:37H

Adopted December 12, 2012
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