A student will receive one afternoon of detention when the second or fourth demerit is issued.
If the student has detention the parents will be contacted.
A student assigned to detention must report to the designated area on the date of detention at the end of the school day and must remain until 4 pm. The student must be signed out by a parent or guardian at 4 pm. Failure to comply will result in one additional day of detention. Any student who misses an assigned detention for an unexcused reason will serve one day at-home suspension the following day or immediately upon return to school.
The student is required to remain at home under the supervision of the parents or guardians. Suspended students are not allowed to make up missed class work or test (s). He/she will receive a mark of 0 for any missed work. The student and parents or guardian will be required to meet with HM and/or the Board Discipline Committee.
A student who is expelled from Pickens Academy will not be allowed to return to the school until they have completed 1 Full Term at another school system at which time the parent or guardian may reapply for membership and enrollment for the child. Reinstatement rests with the Board of Trustees.