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AHS Discipline Chart

Alleghany High School 2019- 2020

 Discipline Chart

Infraction

Definition

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense

Bus Misconduct


Violation of ACPS Bus Rules


1 day ASD and/or 1-10 Days Bus Suspension.  May result in loss of privilege to ride bus.

2 days ASD and/or 1-10 Days Bus Suspension.  May result in loss of privilege to ride bus.

1-10 Days Bus Suspension. May result in loss of privilege to ride bus.

Bomb Threats or Bomb Facsimile, Possession, False Fire Alarm


Bomb threats or false information concerning the placement of explosives or destructive substances.

10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges

10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges

10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges.


Cell Phones, Other Electronic Devices such as MP3 players, PSP players, Laser pointers, etc.


Unauthorized display and/or use on school property.  Personal electronic devices can be used before school, during the student's lunch period in the cafeteria or picnic area only, after school, and at the teacher discretion.

Confiscation - pick up at the end of day from the office by parent/guardian.  1 day ASD.

Confiscation - Pick up from the office by parent/guardian. 

1 day Saturday School


Confiscation - Pick up from the office by parent/guardian.          

 3 days OSS.


Cheating on homework, class work including quizzes


Copying another's work or answers, giving or receiving unauthorized information

1 Day ISS.  Parent/Guardian Notification.  "0" on assignment.

1 Day Saturday School.  Parent/Guardian Notification.  "0" on assignment.


1 Day OSS.  Parent/Guardian Notification.  "0" on assignment.

Cheating on test, paper, or project


Copying another's work or test answers, cheat sheets, giving or receiving information during a test, plagiarism, copyright violation

3 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification. "0" on assignment


4 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification. "0" on assignment


5 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification. "0" on assignment


Disrespect/Insubordination/Defiance

to teacher, administrator, or other school employee


Refusal to carry out a request by any staff member. Failure to report to administrator upon referral from teacher, lying to teacher or administrator.

3 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.

5 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.


10 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.


Disruptive Behavior and Minor Misconduct

Running, shouting, other minor misconduct.


1 Block ISS. Parent/Guardian Notification

1 Day ISS. Parent/Guardian Notification


1 Day Saturday School. Parent/Guardian Notification


Dress Code Violation


Failure to adhere to Dress Code Policy.

Request change of clothing.  Parent/Guardian notification. And/or 1 day ISS.

Request change of clothing.  Parent/Guardian notification. 

2 days ASD.

Request change of clothing.  Parent/Guardian notification.

 1 Day Saturday School

Driving/Parking Violation

Speeding or failure to observe safe driving practices on school property and/or parking violations.

Loss of parking privileges for up to 60 days.  Parent/Guardian notification. 1 day ASD

Loss of parking privileges for up to 60 days.  Parent/Guardian notification. 1 day Saturday School

Loss of parking privileges for remainder of school year.  Parent/Guardian notification. 

2 days Saturday School.

Tardy Drivers 

Failure to arrive to class on time as a student driver. 

3rd tardy= 1 block ISS Parent/Guardian notification. Implementation of ACPS Policy JED and JED-R  

4th tardy= 1 week loss of parking privileges.& 1 day ASD Parent/Guardian notification. Implementation of ACPS Policy JED and JED-R  

5th tardy = Loss of parking privileges for up to 60 day & 2 day ASD, 6th tardy =Loss of parking privileges for remainder of school year & 1 day Saturday School,  Parent/Guardian notification. Implementation of ACPS Policy JED and JED-R

Drugs in School:                                   alcohol, controlled substance, imitation controlled substance or marijuana or drug paraphernalia

Violation of ACPS Policy JFCF


10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges

10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges

10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges


Failure to attend an assigned ASD or Saturday School


Not reporting to an assigned ASD or Saturday School

1 day OSS which will count toward student's attendance and reassignment of ASD or Saturday School

1 day OSS which will count toward student's attendance and reassignment of ASD or Saturday School


1 day OSS which will count toward student's attendance and reassignment of ASD or Saturday School

Fireworks, stink bombs, etc.


Possession or use of fireworks, facsimiles, etc.


3 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.

5 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.


10 Days OSS.  

Parent/Guardian notification.


Forgery


Signing notes or use of forged or altered documents.


3 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification. 10 days OSS if injury occurs as a result.

5 Days OSS.    Parent/Guardian notification. 10 days OSS if injury occurs as a result.

10 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.


General Misconduct


Examples include but are not limited to: failure to work in class, sleeping in class, gambling, spreading rumors, horseplay, minor insubordination, throwing items, use of zip ties, possession of lighter or other non-school items, In undesignated areas inside the building before school and between dismissal bells

1 Day ASD. Parent/Guardian Notification


1 Day Saturday School.  Parent/Guardian notification


2 Days Saturday School.  Parent/Guardian notification.


Hitting someone with an object such as snowball, water balloon, rocks, food, etc.

Striking another person, intentionally or unintentionally with an object.

3 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification. 10 days OSS if injury occurs as a result

5 Days OSS.    Parent/Guardian notification. 10 days OSS if injury occurs as a result.

10 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.

Incorrigible Behavior


Continued violation of the ACPS Student Code of Conduct

Refer to Division Discipline Hearing Officer.   Parent/Guardian Notification.

Refer to Division Discipline Hearing Officer.   Parent/Guardian Notification.


Refer to Division Discipline Hearing Officer.   Parent/Guardian Notification.


Lewd Behavior


Any behavior deemed to be inappropriate or offensive.


3 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.

5 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.


10 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.

Medication Policy Violation


Carrying in one's possession non-prescription medication, prescription medication for self

1 Day ASD. Parent/Guardian Notification

1 Day Saturday School.  Parent/Guardian Notification.


3-5 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.



Out of Bounds


Being in an area without permission or an area that is off-limits.

1 Day OSS. Parent/Guardian Notification


1 Day OSS.  Parent/Guardian Notification.

3-5 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.


Infraction

Definition

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense

PE non-dress


Not changing from one's street clothing to gym clothing for participation in class.

1 block ISS with writing assignment, Parent/Guardian Notification


1 block ISS with writing assignment, and 1 Day ASD.  Parent/Guardian Notification.


1 block ISS with writing assignment and 1 Day Saturday School.  Parent/Guardian Notification.

Public Displays of Affection

Any display of affection other than hand-holding.

1 Day ASD. Parent/Guardian Notification

2 days ASD. Parent Notification.

1 Day Saturday School. Parent/Guardian Notification

Profanity and/or obscenity

 (Indirect Use)


Use of inappropriate language and/or material.


1 Day ASD. Parent/Guardian Notification

1 Day Saturday School.  Parent/Guardian Notification.


3-5 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.


Profanity and/or obscenity

 (Directed Use)


Use of inappropriate language, obscene gestures, and/or material directed toward another person.

3 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.

5 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.


10 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification.


Sexual/Racial Harassment


Unwanted and/or unwelcome behavior as defined by ACPS Policy JFHA


As determined by Compliance Officer.  Responses may range from mediation and/or counseling to recommendation of expulsion with referral for criminal charges.

As determined by Compliance Officer. Responses may range from mediation and/or counseling to recommendation of expulsion with referral for criminal charges.


As determined by Compliance Officer. Responses may range from mediation and/or counseling to recommendation of expulsion with referral for criminal charges.


Skipping Class


Not reporting to class, leaving class without permission, not returning to class from lunch, clubs, etc.

1 Day ASD. Parent/Guardian Notification


1 Day Saturday School.  Parent/Guardian notification.  


2 Days Saturday School.  Parent/Guardian notification.  


Skipping School


Failure to report to school, failure to immediately leave school grounds upon checking out, or leaving school property without permission

1 Day Saturday School. Temporary loss of parking privileges. Parent/Guardian notification


2 Days Saturday School.  Extended loss of parking privileges. Parent/Guardian notification


3-5 days OSS. Permanent loss of parking privileges.  Parent/ Guardian notification.


Tardies/Early Release


Student is not in the classroom when the bell rings.


3rd tardy= 1 block ISS Parent/Guardian notification. Implementation of ACPS Policy JED and JED-R  

4th tardy= 1 day ASD Parent/Guardian notification. Implementation of ACPS Policy JED and JED-R  


5th tardy = 2 day ASD, 6th tardy = 1 day Saturday School, 7th tardy = 2 Saturday Schools, 8th tardy = 1 day OSS Parent/Guardian notification. Implementation of ACPS Policy JED and JED-R

Technology Violation


Inappropriate conduct and misuse of computer technology as described in ACPS Policy IIBEA and Regulation IIBEA-R.

1 Day ISS.  Parent/Guardian  Notification.  Temporary loss of privileges.

1 Day OSS.  Parent/Guardian Notification.  Extended loss of privileges.


1-3 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian Notification.  Extended loss of privileges.


Theft


Stealing property belonging to another person or school.


3 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification. 

5 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification. 

10 Days OSS.  Parent/Guardian notification. 

Tobacco


The use and/or possession of tobacco or vapor products in and on school property is prohibited as described by ACPS Policy JFCH.

2 days ASD with CSB Prevention Specialist.  1st and 3rd Tuesday each month. Failure to attend will result in student being referred for criminal charges as well as further disciplinary action by administration.


Saturday School with parent/guardian in attendance with CSB Prevention Specialist.  3rd Saturday each month. Failure to attend with parent/guardian will result in student being referred for criminal charges as well as further disciplinary action by administration.

2 Saturday schools with required parent/guardian in attendance with CSB Prevention Specialist.  Failure to attend with parent guardian will result in the student being referred for criminal charges, case manager provided through CSB, and further disciplinary action by administration.


Vandalism


The willful destruction or defacement of school property.


1-3 Days OSS.   Parent/Guardian Notification. Restitution as necessary. Refer for criminal charges.

3-5 Days OSS.   Parent/Guardian Notification. Restitution as necessary. Refer for criminal charges.


5-10 Days OSS.   Parent/Guardian Notification. Restitution as necessary. Refer for criminal charges.


Verbal Confrontation


Verbal confrontation without the use of profanity.

1 Day Saturday School. Parent/Guardian Notification

3-5 Days OSS.   Parent/Guardian Notification

5-10 Days OSS.   Parent/Guardian Notification

Violence: Fighting, Stalking


Participating in, instigating, or aiding in a fight.  


5-10 Days OSS.  Refer for criminal charges.  Parent/Guardian Notification.


10 Days OSS.  Refer for criminal charges.  Parent/Guardian Notification.


10 Days OSS. Recommendation of Suspension for the year.   Refer for criminal charges. Parent/Guardian Notification.

Violence: Fighting, Failure to cease upon employee direction and/or injury to an employee.


Participating in, instigating, or aiding in a fight.  Failure to cease upon employee direction and/or injury to an employee.

10 Days OSS.  Recommendation of expulsion.   Refer for criminal charges. Parent/Guardian Notification.

10 Days OSS. Recommendation of expulsion.   Refer for criminal charges. Parent/Guardian Notification.

10 Days OSS. Recommendation of Suspension for the year.   Refer for criminal charges. Parent/Guardian Notification.

Violence: Physical Abuse or Attack


Physically assaulting or abusing any person on school grounds or in conjunction with a school activity.

10 Days OSS.  Refer for criminal charges. Parent/Guardian Notification. 

10 Days OSS.  Recommendation of expulsion.   Refer for criminal charges. Parent/Guardian Notification.

10 Days OSS.  Recommendation of expulsion.   Refer for criminal charges. Parent/Guardian Notification.


Violence: Verbal/Electronic Abuse and/or Threat, Bullying, Hazing, Cyber bullying, etc.

Threatening, insulting, or in any other manner verbally abusing another person


3-5 Days OSS.  Refer for criminal charges.  Parent/Guardian Notification.

5-10 Days OSS.  Refer for criminal charges.  Parent/Guardian Notification.

10 Days OSS. Recommendation of Suspension for the year.   Refer for criminal charges. Parent/Guardian Notification.

Violence: Premeditated Violent Physical Attack; Threatening a school employee

Premeditated violently attacking any student or staff member in a violent manner

10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges

10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges

10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges

Weapons in School


Violation of ACPS Policy JFCD


Category A: 10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges                      Category B: Disciplinary action up to and including a recommendation for expulsion and refer for criminal charges.

Category A: 10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges.               Category B: Disciplinary action up to and including a recommendation for expulsion and refer for criminal charges.

Category A: 10 Days OSS, Recommendation of Expulsion, Refer for criminal charges. Category B: Disciplinary action up to and including a recommendation for expulsion and refer for criminal charges.


Administration may take disciplinary action for other good and just cause to preserve academic integrity and school safety.