Tioga High School Rules


STUDENT DISCIPLINE REGULATIONS
Tioga High School and Don Pedro High School

POSITIVE BEHAVIOR
Positive campus behavior will result in the most appropriate activities and privileges available to the students.  Some of these privileges may include music at noon, or activities suggested by Student Council.

 

CAMPUS PHILOSOPHY
We believe all students can behave appropriately on the school grounds.  We will not tolerate students displaying the following behaviors:

Misconduct

  • Cutting class
    Profanity/disrespect/bullying
    Being in out of bounds areas
    Over affection
    Throwing objects/littering
    Disruptive behavior
    Inappropriate attire (slogans on any attire referring to tobacco, drugs, sex,
    alcohol or abusive language; hate language or symbols) that is disruptive to the
    learning process
    Unauthorized use of a cell phone during class time
    Parking Violations

If a student chooses to break a rule:
1st Consequence – Conference and/or detention time assigned
2nd Consequence – parent contacted and additional detention  time assigned
3rd Consequence – parent conference and/or one day suspension at home
4th Consequence – two day suspension at home
Additional Consequences – Possible hearing with the administrative team and/or Alternative Education Placement

Severe Misconduct

  • Abusive language or conduct
    Inappropriate behavior
    Failure to complete detentions in a timely manner

If a student chooses to break a rule:
1st Consequence – One day suspension at home
2nd Consequence – Two day suspension at home
3rd Consequence – Four day suspension at home

  • Misbehavior
    Fighting
    Endangering actions toward others (throwing objects at others, excessive
    driving speed, etc.)
    Stealing
    Vandalism
    Violation of closed campus (i.e. leaving campus without permission)
    Possession of tobacco
    Threatening, intimidating, harassing, sexual harassment, or hate motivated behavior (Students may be referred for counseling), continued bullying
    Profanity or abusive language/conduct directed at staff member
    Unacceptable behavior – may result in up to a five day suspension

If a student chooses to break a rule:
1st Consequence – Two day suspension at home.   (For possession of tobacco,
a positive alternative to suspension is:  Parent notification, required attendance at
six hours of tobacco education, and/or referral to the substance assistance
program.  Failure to participate will result in reinstatement of the suspension.)
2nd Consequence – Four day suspension

Severe Misbehavior

Suspension rules for alcohol, marijuana and severe misbehavior:

If a student chooses to break a rule:
1st Offense:  5 day suspension and a hearing before the
administration with the student and parent in attendance.  [A 90 calendar day
suspension from activities (practice included) upon approved participation in the
student assistance program for alcohol or drug related incident or severe
misbehavior.  A 180 calendar day suspension from all activities will result if not
compliant with the student assistance program.]
2nd Offense:  The School Board will conduct a formal hearing to determine
whether the student will be expelled from BOFG USD.  The School Board may
expel a student for the current semester and the following semester.

Sale or intent to sell marijuana or possession of more than one ounce of marijuana or the possession/use of a controlled substance, or prescription, or representation of a substance as an intoxicant, or possession of a weapon, or   any other offense of serious nature may result directly in the following:

Suspension of up to 20 school days pending formal Board of Trustees expulsion hearing for sale or furnishing or intent to sell marijuana or possession of more than one ounce of marijuana or the possession/use of a controlled substance; or possession/use of a weapon, possession, sale or distribution of a prescription medication. The School Board may expel a student for the current semester and the following semester.
Extreme cases may result directly to an expulsion.

PLEASE NOTE:

The above school penalties for marijuana and controlled substance violations are in addition to the California Health and Safety code regulations. The Tuolumne
County Sheriff’s Office has informed us that they will be enforcing these regulations.

A student identified as an individual with disabilities pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is subject to the same grounds for suspension and expulsion which apply to student without disabilities.