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Student Report Form

To be filled out by students regarding student incidents.

FORM HERE

Consequences for Disciplinary Infractions

Consequences can include any configuration of the following:

  • Student, Parent, Teacher, Administrator conference.
  • Lunch detention/clean up
  • Reflective question
  • Detention after school
  • Lunch and break detention
  • Loss of school privileges 
  • Suspension
  • Expulsion

*If you earn a referral, you may not attend the next school dance unless the referring teacher or staff member clears your referral. 

*If you earn more than one referral before a dance, you may not attend the dance.

*If you are suspended, you may not attend the next dance.

Rules of Student Conduct

If you are suspended, you may request work directly from your teachers to keep current with the curriculum. **Teachers will give half credit for completed work**

Anti-Discrimination Policy

District programs and activities shall be free from all unlawful discriminating. This means that discrimination and/or harassment based on ethnic group, gender, religion, sexual orientation, color, race, national origin or physical or mental disability (or the perception of one or more of these characteristics) shall not be tolerated. If a student or a parent has a concern or wishes to file a complaint, please contact the school principal or the Educational Services department at the district office. Full copies of the District's policy and complaint procedures may be obtained on the district web site or by contacting the district superintendent's office.

Students may not possess, use, or be under the influence of any alcoholic beverage.

Consequences:

  • Minimum two-day suspension
  • Mandatory participation in an intervention program
  • Notify parents
  • Notify Police Department

Second offense:

  • Five-day suspension
  • Notify parents
  • Recommendation for expulsion
  • Notify Police Department

Students may not arrange or negotiate to sell, buy, or otherwise furnish any alcoholic beverage.

Consequences:

  • Five-day suspension
  • Mandatory participation in an intervention program
  • Notify parents
  • Referral to Police Department
  • Recommendation for expulsion

Students may not willfully and maliciously set fire to or burn or cause to be burned or aid, counsel or procure the burning of, any structure, land or property.

Consequences:

  • Five-day suspension
  • Notify parents
  • Notify Fire and Police Departments
  • Attempt to gain restitution when appropriate
  • Recommendation for expulsion when appropriate

These may not be ridden on the campus at any time. Bikes, skateboards and scooters are to be stored at bike racks.  Please leave the bike rack area when your means of transportation is secured.

Consequences:

  • Privileges suspended for one month; notify parents
  • Repeated offenses – privileges suspended for one trimester or longer; notify parents

Cheating is never appropriate and includes:

  • Copying homework from others
  • Passing off other’s work/online text as your own
  • Forging a signature
  • Taking answers from others, giving answers to others.

Consequences:

  • Receive an “F” on the test or assignment
  • Notify parents, refer to counseling

Repeated cheating may also result in the following consequences:

  • Receive an “F” for that class at the trimester grade
  • Notify parents in all cases

Students may not possess any firearm*explosive or other dangerous objects.  Daggers, knives, switchblade knives, knives with blades that lock, stars, and razors are strictly prohibited.  Replicas of a firearm, that would lead a reasonable person to believe it was real, are strictly prohibited.  Stink bombs are prohibited by PC 374.  

Consequences:

  • Up to five-day suspension
  • Notify parents
  • Confiscate item(s)
  • Recommendation for expulsion when appropriate
  • Refer to Police Department when appropriate

* Possession, selling or furnishing of a firearm, and possession of a locking blade and/or blade over 3 inches, requires a mandatory recommendation for expulsion.

Students shall not disrupt school activities or otherwise defy the valid authority of supervisors, teachers or administrators.  Students shall not act in an unruly or disruptive manner or in a way that may endanger other students.

Consequences:

  • Minimum one-day teacher detention
  • Possible referral
  • Notify parents

Repeated offenses:

  • Possible one to five days of suspension, depending on the severity and frequency of the misbehavior.

To promote a safe and effective learning environment, students are expected to wear clothing that is suitable for the school activities in which they participate.The dress code shall not be enforced in a manner that discriminates against a particular viewpoint or results in a disproportionate application of the dress code based on students' gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, household income, or body type or size.

  • Underwear is not to show.  
  • Torsos need to be covered at all times.  Be sure that a shirt covers the midriff even when raising a hand to speak.  
  • Pajama bottoms/slippers are not to be worn at school.  
  • Good discretion should be used when wearing shorts/skirts at school.  Be sure you are comfortable enough to bend over in them and feel covered. 
  • Shirts must have 2 straps or sleeves.
  • All pants must be able to stay at waist level either on their own or with a belt.
  • Any apparel, including emblems, buttons or other ornamentation which is suggestive, profane, gang-related or has references to drugs, alcohol or tobacco is not acceptable.
  • Hats may not be worn in class.

Consequences:

  • Student will be asked to change into acceptable clothing.
  • Notify parents

Repeated offenses:

  • One to five day suspension, notify parents

Students may not possess, use or be under the influence of any controlled substance or intoxicant during the school day, on school campuses, or at a school-sponsored event.

Consequences:

  • Minimum two-day suspension
  • Mandatory participation in an intervention program
  • Notify parents
  • Possible recommendation for expulsion
  • Notify Police Department

Second offense:

  • Five-day suspension, Notify parents
  • Notify parents
  • Recommendation for expulsion
  • Notify Police Department

Students may not arrange or negotiate to sell, buy or otherwise furnish any controlled substance or any intoxicant.

Consequences:

  • Five-day suspension
  • Mandatory participation in an intervention program
  • Notify parents
  • Mandatory recommendation for expulsion

Electronic devices, including but not limited to Cell phones, MP3 players, iPods/iPads, etc. are to be turned off and in school bag during school hours.  Ed Code 48901.5 (a)

Consequences:

  • Confiscation of item(s), to be returned to student at the end of the day

Subsequent Offense(s):

  • Confiscation of item(s), to be returned to parent
  • Possible detention

Fighting, play fighting and rough-housing is strictly forbidden.  Students shall not cause, attempt to cause or threaten to cause injury to another person.

Consequences:

  • Referral
  • Minimum one-day detention
  • Notify parents
  • One to five days of suspension if student causes, attempts to cause or threatens to cause injury to another person or depending on the severity and frequency of the misbehavior.
  • Possible referral to Police
  • Possible recommendation for expulsion

Students shall not engage in harassment, threats, or intimidation that causes the disruption of class work, creates substantial disorder or invades the rights of a student, a group of students, or staff by creating an intimidating or hostile learning environment.  This includes online/text harassment/Bullying.  Ed Code 48900.2, 48900.3, or 48900.4

Consequences:

  • Referral
  • Minimum one-day detention
  • Possible Referral to counseling services
  • Notify parents
  • Possible one to five day suspension

Second offense:

  • Possible one to five day suspension, or recommendation for expulsion

Students shall not cause, attempt to cause, threaten to cause or participate in an act of hate violence.  Ed Code 487900.3 subdivision (e) section 33032.5

Consequences:

  • One-to five day suspension
  • Notify parents
  • Possible referral to Police 
  • Possible referral to SARB for further interventions
  • Possible recommendation for expulsion

Students may not leave class or school without proper permission.  Students leaving class must have permission from the teacher.  Students leaving school during the school day must be signed out by a parent or parent designee in the main office.

Consequences:

  • One hour detention for every portion of an hour missed
  • Referral
  • Notify parents

Referral to SARB for further interventions if offenses continue.

Students are not to speak or behave in a profane or vulgar manner.

Consequences:

  • Referral, notify parents
  • Possible one to five day suspension
  • Possible recommendation for expulsion

Students may not possess any item that is not necessary for instructional purposes and or may cause a disruption to the learning process or endanger others.  These include but are not limited to: drug paraphernalia, matches, water balloons, squirt guns, GUM, firecrackers, lighters, permanent markers, spray cans, chains, spiked jewelry or metal spiked accessories, stink bombs, smoke bombs.  Students may not sell things at school, and should not borrow money from students.

Consequences:

  • Confiscation of items, notify parents
  • Possible detention, suspension, or expulsion

Students will interact with each other in an appropriate manner.  Kissing, hugging, hand holding, and other public displays of affection are not appropriate at school.  Repeated offenses may result in a referral or suspension.

Consequences:

  • Warning
  • Notify parents

Students shall not sexually harass or commit any act which degrades or discredits fellow pupils or which has a negative impact on an individual’s academic performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive educational environment.  Ed Code 48900.2 Section 212.5

Consequences:

  • Referral
  • Minimum one-day detention
  • Referral to counseling services
  • Notify parents
  • Possible one to five day suspension

Second offense:

  • Possible one to five day suspension
  • Possible recommendation for expulsion

Students are not to spit or litter the campus.  GUM is not allowed on school campus or at school sponsored activities.

Consequences:

  • Clean up detention
  • Notify parents
  • Possible suspension for continued offenses

Students may not make any statement, whether written or oral which willfully threatens to commit a crime that will result in death, great bodily injury to another person, or property damage, with the specific intent that the statement is to be taken as a threat, even if there is no intent of actually carrying it out.  Ed Code 48900.7 (a) and (b)

Consequences:

  • Referral
  • Minimum one day detention
  • Notify parents
  • Possible one to five days suspension
  • Possible recommendation for expulsion
  • Possible referral to police

Students may not possess or use any form of tobacco, including imitation tobacco products (including but not limited to e-cigarettes, hookah pens, and vaping devices) at SVMS, at the school area that surrounds the immediate campus, to or from school or at any school function.  Ed Code 48901 (a)

Consequences:

  • Possible referral to intervention program
  • Minimum one day suspension
  • Notify parents

Repeated offenses may result in two to five day suspension, notifying parents and referral for further interventions.

Students may not cause damage to school or another person’s property, nor steal school property or another person’s property.

Consequences:

  • Possible one to five days suspension
  • Notify parents
  • Notify Police when appropriate
  • Attempt to gain restitution when appropriate
  • Recommendation for expulsion when appropriate.