Wildwood Student Conduct Expectations And Rules


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Wildwood Student Conduct Expectations And Rules

  1. 1. Student Conduct Expectations and Rules Wildwood Park Elementary *All information contained in this presentation comes directly from the Puyallup School District Elementary School Rights and Responsibilities Handbook . Some information may have been revised or paraphrased.
  2. 2. Rules and expectations are important and necessary!
  3. 3. Levels of Behavior and Consequences <ul><li>Level 1 - Yellow slides – offenses resulting in classroom and/or school discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Level 2 - Orange slides - offenses which may result in suspension or expulsion </li></ul><ul><li>Level 3 - Red slides – offenses which are EXCEPTIONAL and may result in suspension or expulsion regardless of whether or not it was a first time offense </li></ul>
  4. 4. Failure to Comply with Bus Regulations <ul><li>All school rules and regulations apply to conduct on a school bus. </li></ul><ul><li>Misconduct may result in removal of bus riding privileges as well as other forms of corrective action appropriate to the situation. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Food or Beverages <ul><li>Gum chewing is not allowed at school. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Misconduct and General Misbehavior <ul><li>Students are expected to behave in a manner that is conducive to a learning environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior that is detrimental to obtaining a positive learning environment is prohibited. </li></ul><ul><li>Failure to behave accordingly may result in the student being denied participation in school activities such as field trips, assemblies, or other school events. </li></ul>
  7. 7. OFFENSES WHICH MAY RESULT IN SUSPENSION (IN-SCHOOL OR OUT-OF-SCHOOL) <ul><li>The following offenses may result in an in-school or out-of-school suspension. </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom disciplinary actions may be imposed in addition to a suspension, depending on the offense. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Dress and Appearance <ul><li>Students are to come to school well-groomed and appropriately dressed. </li></ul><ul><li>Dress/appearance must not present health or safety problems, nor be vulgar, offensive, or cause disruption. </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing styles must not create conflict or be intimidating. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Dress and Appearance <ul><li>Clothing that is degrading, harassing, hostile, intimidating, offensive, or discriminatory is also prohibited. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers, in consultation with school administrators, may restrict appearance and attire, including footwear, with special consideration for safety and health issues. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Dress and Appearance <ul><li>No clothing with words, depictions or themes related to alcohol, tobacco, or drug use, gang affiliations. </li></ul><ul><li>No sexually oriented text, themes, or depictions. </li></ul><ul><li>Except for t-shirts, all undergarments must be covered at all times. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Dress and Appearance <ul><li>Pants are not to be sagging. </li></ul><ul><li>Skirts and shorts must not be any higher than the middle of the thigh. </li></ul><ul><li>Blouses, shirts, and tops must not expose the waist, hips, midriff, or shoulders. </li></ul><ul><li>No tube, tank, one-shouldered, low-cut, halter, spaghetti strap, see-through, or bare-back tops. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Dress and Appearance <ul><li>No jewelry that presents safety hazards, such as safety pins, chains, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>No hats or head covering may be worn in the building during school hours. </li></ul><ul><li>All students must wear shoes. Sandals with heel straps are permitted. No flip-flops (see fitness attire section.) </li></ul>
  13. 13. EXCEPTIONAL MISCONDUCT <ul><li>The following behaviors are classified as E xceptional Misconduct and allow for short-term and long-term suspensions regardless of a student’s past disciplinary record. </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom disciplinary actions may also be imposed, depending on incident. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Aggressive or Reckless Behavior <ul><li>Any action that poses a risk of harm to others or property. </li></ul><ul><li>This includes horseplay. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Disruption of the Educational Process <ul><li>Students must comply with reasonable instructions of District personnel. </li></ul><ul><li>Any conduct that interferes or threatens to interfere with the educational process is prohibited. </li></ul><ul><li>Students creating disturbances may be guilty of a misdemeanor (RCW 28.635.030). </li></ul><ul><li>This includes multiple offenses of less serious nature or single major offenses. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Firearms and Dangerous Weapons <ul><li>State law prohibits any person to carry on to school premises, school transportation, or other school facilities the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any firearm </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any dangerous instrument or weapon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any air gun </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any stunning or shocking devices </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any object that looks like a weapon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Harassment, Bullying, or Intimidation <ul><li>Students may not engage in racial, sexual, or other forms of harassment, intimidation, or bullying of students or others. </li></ul><ul><li>Actions that tend to create, or would create, if uncorrected, a hostile, offensive, or abusive work or learning environments are prohibited. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Insubordination <ul><li>Willful disobedience of the reasonable requests of any staff member is prohibited. </li></ul><ul><li>Students must identify themselves to all staff members. Failure to do so will be considered insubordinate and a threat to school security. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Technological Devices <ul><li>Students may not bring any computer applications, including games, or any computer hardware to school for any reason. </li></ul><ul><li>District computers cannot be altered in any way by a student. </li></ul><ul><li>Using cell phones, cameras, or similar devices that might invade the privacy or rights of others is a violation of school rules. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Let’s each take personal responsibility by pledging to keep our school a safe, respectful, and desirable place for everyone!