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Discipline Policy

Academic Expectations
  • Planners: Students are expected to write in their planner daily.
  • Homework: Students are expected to complete their homework each night. If no homework is assigned, you are expected to complete your Learning Upgrade.
Tardy Sweeps
  • If caught in a Tardy Sweep
    • 1st offense- parent phone call
    • 2nd offense- parent phone call & after-school detention
    • 3rd offense- parent phone call & Saturday school
  • Remember students may not have more than 10 tardies in order to participate in year-end activities
Play Fighting
  • Play fighting includes:
‣ Hitting
‣ Slapping
‣ Pushing
‣ Wrestling
‣ Rough housing
‣ Punching
‣ Kicking
‣ Tackling
‣ Shoving
‣ Tripping
***All of the above are considered fighting even if both parties state that they were just playing and meant no harm to each other
Play Fighting Consequences
  • Students that are play fighting will have the following consequences:
‣ 1st time: Phone Call Home/Detention
‣ 2nd time: Phone Call Home/Parent shadow /Suspension
‣ 3rd time: Phone Call Home/Home Suspension
  • If an injury occurs during play fighting, appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.
Cell Phones/Electronic Devices
  • No cell phone use between 7:15am-2:30pm
  • Phone must be OFF(not vibrate) ALL day
  • No cell phones or electronic devices while riding the bus
  • All phone calls to parents must be done via the main office or guidance office
  • If cell phone/electronic device are out for ANY reason during school hours, it will be taken away. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
  • If it is confiscated:
    1st offense – Parent must pick up
    2nd offense – Parent pick up / Detention
    3rd offense – Phone/electronic devices privilege will be revoked.
    ***Every offense after the 3rd offense will result in a suspension for Defiance
Public Display of Affection (PDA)
  • You come to school to learn, not to find a boyfriend or girlfriend
  • Student are not allowed to do the following:
‣ Hold hands
‣ Hugging
‣ Hanging onto each other
‣ Kissing

PDA Consequences

  • Students caught participating in PDA:
    • 1st offense: warning given
    • 2nd offense: parent contacted via phone or conference
    • 3rd offense: Suspension (violation of Student Code of Conduct and Defiance)
Zero Tolerance
Each of the following offenses will lead to expulsion from SDUSD:
  • Weapons (guns, knives, BB guns, explosives, imitation firearms, tools, dangers objects, etc...)
  • Fighting (3 per year)
  • Bullying/cyberbullying (repeated offenses)
  • Threatening a teacher/adult
  • Sexual assault/battery
  • Willful major injury
  • Prohibited controlled substances (drugs)
Students who choose to vandalize school property or equipment will be reported to school police and charged to repair the damages…