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Student Handbook 2016-2017

PERSONAL PROPERTY K-12 The school provides all necessary playground equipment and game materials including balls, jump ropes, etc. Special equipment (such as that used in a presentation) must be teacher requested and approved before coming to school. Such items will require prior approval by administration, and then will be stored in the student’s classroom. No Personal property items, such as radios, iPods, iPads, personal tablets, cell phones, Ear Buds, headphones, toys, Frisbees, etc. are allowed at school. They will be confiscated, turned into the office, and returned only to a parent. If you ride a scooter or skateboard to school; students must store them and secure them in the designated area and will be the responsibility of the student. All student cell phones must be turned off during the school hours. Students in grades 7-12 will be provided a locker, upon their request and purchase of the school lock for $5 (non-refundable). They may keep their personal items secured in their individual lockers. The school will not be responsible for loss, damage or stolen belongings on campus. If a student is observed using a cell phone, or found simply with the cell phone turned on, during school hours, the phone will be confiscated by school staff and returned only to the parent. Parents will be notified when students do not adhere to these rules, and after the third referral they will be subject to suspension for defiance of school rules. The only time electronic equipment is allowed on campus is on Fun Fridays, with prior approval of administration and class teacher. LOCKER POLICY 7-12 All lockers are made available for student use on the school premises, which is located near the cafeteria area, physical education and dressing rooms are the property of the school. These lockers are made available for students’ use in storing school supplies and personal items necessary for use at school. The lockers are not to be used to store items which cause, or can reasonably be foreseen to cause, an interference with the school education function which are forbidden by state law or school rules. A student who uses a locker that is the property of the school is presumed to have no expectations of privacy in that locker or the locker's content. The student's use of the locker does not diminish the school's ownership or control of the locker. The school retains the right to inspect the locker and its contents to insure that the locker is being used in accordance with its intended purpose, and to eliminate fire or other hazards, maintain sanitary conditions, attempt to locate lost or stolen materials such as weapons, illegal drugs or alcohol, or any other material forbidden by school rules. LOCKER RULES 7-12 In order to implement the school's policy concerning student lockers, the school board adopts the following rules and regulations: 1. LOCKS The school will retain access to student lockers by keeping a master list of combinations or retaining a master key. Students may not use their own locks to prevent access to lockers by school officials and any unauthorized locks may be removed without notice and destroyed. 2. USE OF LOCKERS Lockers are to be used to store school supplies and personal items necessary for use at school. Lockers shall not be used to store items which cause, or can reasonably be foreseen to cause, an interference with school purposes or an educational function, or which are forbidden by state law or school rules, such as drugs, drug paraphernalia, beverage containing alcohol, weapon, any flammable substance, bomb or explosive device, any pungent acid or nauseous chemical, any library book not properly checked out or overdue, unreturned gym or athletic equipment, any stolen items, any obscene material, or tobacco products 23


Student Handbook 2016-2017
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