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STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLE AND POLICY: Academic honesty and integrity are essential to excellence in education. Since assignments, exams and other schoolwork are measures of student performance, honesty is required to ensure accurate measurement of student learning. Each student,parent and staff member has responsibility to promote an academic culture that respects and fosters individual achievement. HONOR CODE:On my honor, as an Eastview High School scholar, I will neither cheat nor plagiarize on any coursework.
DEFINITION OF CHEATING: Cheating is misleading an instructor in some way asto receive or attempt to receive credit for work notoriginated by the student or work performed withunauthorized assistance. Cheating includes, but is not limited to: Copying from another student Unauthorized collaboration Allowing another student to copy your work Using unauthorized “cheat sheets” or personal technology devices as “electronic cheat sheets” Revealing/receiving exam content, questions, answers, tips Resubmitting substantially the same work that was produced for another assignment or course
DEFINITION OF PLAGIARISM: Plagiarism is the use of passages, materials, words or ideas thatcome from someone or something else, without properly namingthe source. Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to: Copying someone’s assignment Copying text or other materials from the internet or other source without citing them Paraphrasing items from a book or article without citing them Using translation software to translate sentences or passages Using the same sentence structure or thesis as another source without citing it Basically, if someone or something else has done the work (or aportion of it) for you, and you do not acknowledge it, you arebeing academically dishonest.
IF THERE IS A VIOLATION: Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to:An investigation will be conducted in a dignified, confidential andrespectful manner.CONTINUUM OF CONSEQUENCES: All violations of the honor code will have consequencesappropriate to the circumstances. Consequences may include,but are not limited to: •Redo the assignment/exam •Reduced grade for the assignment/exam •Zero for the assignment/exam •Letter of apology •Referral to administration •Removal from course with an F •Loss of EVHS scholarship opportunities •Loss of National Honor Society membership •Revocation or refusal of teacher college recommendations
HOW DO I, AS AN EVHS SCHOLAR, AVOID CHEATING?It’s simple: ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS do YOUR OWN work!NEVER let someone copy any of your work on a test or assignment.NEVER share information about a test afterwards to matter howmuch someone begs you to spill the beans!Do not collaborate or “work together” on an assignment, project orexam without specific teacher permission.If confronted by a peer to cheat, or if tempted on your own, justremember your responsibility as an EVHS scholar to uphold theEVHS code of honor.Use the power of technology responsibly.Listen to your “gut instinct”. If it doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t.Finally, if you observe someone cheating or feel undue pressurefrom a peer to cheat, talk with a teacher, counselor oradministrator.
Any t-shirt/clothing that is coordinated (designed, purchased,distributed, etc.) without the direction of a coach, advisor orteacher must be approved by an EVHS administrator.All t-shirt/clothing sales representing any group or class(es) atEVHS must e presented to an EVHS administrator for approval.The t-shirt/clothing must be approved five school days prior towearing.Students wearing coordinated t-shirts/clothing withoutadministrative approval will be considered insubordinate(appropriate consequences will apply).The T-shirt/Clothing Approval Form can be picked up in theMain Office.
Hall passes are required at all times. Students may not leave the classroom withoutpermission and a pass from the teacher. Official EVHS Passes to the Media Center must beissued by classroom teachers and presented to StudyHall teachers BEFORE proceeding to the Media Center.Students need to present their pass and check-in atthe desk with a Media Specialist before using theMedia Center. Students must remain in the MediaCenter the entire class period unless indicated on pass. Students going to the nurse must have a pass fromtheir classroom teacher. Misuse or forgery of a pass will result in disciplinaryconsequences.
EVHS (and all other ISD 196 schools) have“closed campuses”.Students are expected to be in school from7:30am through 2:25pm each day.Students arriving after the start of the schoolday are required to check in at the AttendanceOffice. Excused absences will be verified Unexcused absences will result in a detention
Students leaving school before 2:25pm must gothrough the Attendance Office. Drop off parent/guardian note at the Attendance Office window before 7:30am. Pick up your (pink) Permit to Leave prior to your scheduled departure. The Permit to Leave must be presented to classroom teacher and the front door supervisor. Check in at the Attendance Office upon your return to have your admit verified.Any student who leaves the building w/out aPermit to Leave will receive detention.
When a student is absent from school,parents/guardians are to call the EVHSAttendance Voice Mail for each day of absence.When an absence is verified in this way, theappropriate notification will occur and eliminatethe need for an admit upon your return (youcan report directly to class without stopping atthe Attendance Office).If an absence is not reported via Voice Mail,students are required to bring in aparent/guardian note excusing the absence inorder to obtain an admit.
Hallway lockers are equipped with combinationlocks and are provided for all EVHS students.Sharing of lockers (and locker combinations) isnot advised due to security-related issues.School lockers are the property of ISD 196 andare loaned to students for your use. Lockersearches may be conducted by schoolauthorities for any reason at any time. (page 4)Lockers are available for use during PE. Students are responsible for supplying your own lock for PE lockers. ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS lock your stuff!
LUNCH SCHEDULE: A) 11:10 – 11:40 (students dismissed at 11:35) B) 11:30 – 12:00 (students dismissed at 11:55) C) 11:50 – 12:20 (students dismissed at 12:15) D) 12:10 – 12:40 (students dismissed at 12:35) All lunches and snacks are to be eaten in the Student Commons. Students must remain in the Student Commons during your assigned lunch period until the five-minute passing period. Students are not permitted to drink pop and soft drinks in the halls, Media Center, classrooms, Computer Labs or PAC. Students may store pop, soft drinks or food in your lockers, however, these items are to be consumed in the Student Commons or Locker Bays.
Lifetouch will take photos of every 9th – 11th gradestudent and seniors who need an ID on Monday,September 10th.These photos are used for the yearbook (grades 9-11)and student ID cards (grades 9-12).Retakes will be offered on Monday, October 1st.There is no cost for the photo used for the ID card andyearbook; students may order additional photopackages at your own expense.
•Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) are valuable tools thatcan enhance teaching, learning and communication inthe Eastview High School Community.•Students have the opportunity and privilege to use someof these devices (cell phones, laptops, hand-held devices,digital cameras, etc.) in a manner that promotes learningand communication, and, at the same time, does notdisrupt or compromise the integrity of the schoolenvironment.•Technology may only be used for an academic purposewith permission from your classroom teacher.•Violation of this rule may result in confiscation of theequipment and disciplinary consequence.
CELL PHONE/PDA/MP3 USE IS NOT ALLOWED DURINGCLASS TIME (EXCEPT WITH DIRECT TEACHER APPROVAL). First offense: Teacher will confiscate phone and returnat end of class period Second offense: Teacher will confiscate phone and turninto Attendance Office; Administrator will conferencewith student and return phone at end of day. Third offense: Teacher will confiscate phone and turn into the Attendance Office; Administrator will conferencewith student; phone is parent-pick-up only. Continued offenses will result in “cell phone day care”.
Each time a student logs in to the EVHS computer network,you agree to the conditions of Acceptable Use of ComputerTechnology.Students have access to the computer network only forappropriate school-authorized use.Students may store only school-related materials in yournetwork lockers.Unauthorized access or activity may result in loss of access,parent meetings, detention, suspension, restitution orexpulsion.
By entering the school parking lot, the person driving any vehicle is deemed to consent to complete search of the vehicle for any reason.Searches may be conducted by school officials orby law enforcement officers at the request of the school officials.
Student visitors will NOT be allowed to attend school.
EASTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL OFFERS A WIDE VARIETY OFSCHOOL ACTIVITIES TO MEET STUDENTS’ INTERESTS AND NEEDS. THESE ACTIVITIES ARE GROUPED INTO FIVE CATEGORIES: Fine and Performing Arts Student Activities Intramurals Student Leadership and Service Athletics ALL STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE ACCORDING TO THEIR INTERESTS AND ABILITIES.
Hazing, initiation and other unsanctioned/unsupervised activities are NOT allowed.Any student or group of students involved inhazing activities will receive consequences asdefined in ISD 196 policy and MSHSL Bylaw 209.The consequence consists of a loss of eligibilityfor two contests or two weeks, whichever isgreater.
Student participation in school sponsored co-curricular programs, attendance at activities andevents, eligibility for awards/recognition/captainpositions may be denied based on inappropriateconduct at school and/or in the community.In order to be eligible to participate in a practice,a game or a performance, a student must attendat least four classes that day.
Emergency Information Cards must becompleted by parent/guardian for every studenteach school year.Turn Emergency Cards in to your Social Studiesteacher by Friday, September 7th.
EXEMPT school authorized absences that are not counted in the maximum absence rule (i.e. bereavement, school- sponsored/co-curricular activities, chronic/extended illness, appointment with school personnel)EXCUSED parent/guardian authorized absences that do count in the maximum absence rule (i.e. illness, appointments, court appearance, pre-planned absence, ISS or OSS)UNEXCUSED non-authorized absences, by student choice, that do count in the maximum absence rule and result in disciplinary consequences (i.e. truancy, oversleeping, transportation issues)TARDIES late to class w/out a pass; THREE tardies to any class equals one absence and will be counted in the maximum absence rule
Students have two days per day of absence in which toturn in make-up work.It is YOUR responsibility to consult your teachers aboutabsences from class and the make-up work required.The two-day make-up policy does not apply topreplanned absences (such as field trips, co-curricularevents, vacations, etc.). The teacher may require thatwork be completed on or before the upcoming absence.The two-day make-up policy also does not apply tounexcused absences. The teacher may require that workbe completed (and exams be taken) upon your return toclass.
Students are expected to attend class every day The Maximum Absence Rule is enforced when a studentaccumulates eight absences in any one class in a quarter(combination of absences + tardies) The student will receive a “no grade” (NG) for the class if he/sheremains in the class, follows behavioral expectations and meets allcourse requirements for passing by the end of the quarter. TheNG does not affect the student’s GPA. The student will receive a “fail” (F) if he/she is removed from theclass for being disruptive or not following expectations, if thestudent chooses to leave the class and be scheduled into astructured study hall, or if the student does not meet the courserequirements. The student may also appeal the maximum attendance rule ifhe/she feels there were extenuating circumstances thatcontributed to the eight absences (including those accumulatedthrough tardies).
ALL students are expected to know, understand and follow the behavior expectations/consequences for misbehavior.(Refer to the Misbehaviors & Consequences chart on pages 10-15 of the packet.)
ALL students are expected to know, understand and follow the behavior expectations/consequences for misbehavior. (Refer to the Misbehaviors & Consequences chart on pages 10-15 of the packet.)Be sure to cover each rule with some extra emphasis on the following behaviorrules/expectations that are either have new language or consequences or haveseen a higher volume of incidents in recent years:• #4 Alcohol, Possession or Use• #12 Bullying• #14 and #15 (especially the prescription drug portion of the rule)• #17 Dress• #32 Nuisance Devices• #38 Technology Related (especially 38A on Cyberbullying)• #40 Theft• #44 Weapon (including look-alikes)
We need: •Tissues •Anti-bacterial wipesPlease bring in one (or more) of these items as you are able to share in our classroom community.