FNC(LOCAL) - STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: STUDENT CONDUCT

STUDENT HANDBOOK — CODE OF STUDENT CONDUCT

The District's rules of conduct and discipline, maintained in the student handbook and/or the Board-adopted Code of Student Conduct, are established to achieve and maintain order in the schools, and to teach respect toward others and responsible behavior. [See FO series]

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

With the approval of the principal and Superintendent, a sponsor or a coach of an extracurricular activity may develop and enforce standards of behavior that are higher than the District-developed Code of Student Conduct and may condition membership or participation in the activity on adherence to those standards. [See FO]

PROHIBITED HARASSMENT

A student shall not engage in prohibited harassment, including sexual harassment, of:

Another student, as defined at FFH.

A District employee, as defined at DIA.

While subject to the disciplinary control of the District, a student shall not engage in prohibited harassment, including sexual harassment, of another person, including a Board member, vendor, contractor, volunteer, or parent.

A student who violates this prohibition shall be subject to appropriate discipline in accordance with the Code of Student Conduct.

BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS

The following specific policies address student conduct in the areas of:

Use of District technology resources — CQ

Attendance — FEC

Bullying — FFI

School-sponsored publications — FMA

Appropriate attire and grooming — FNCA

Damage to school property — FNCB

Prohibited organizations and hazing — FNCC

Tobacco use — FNCD

Use of personal telecommunications devices and other electronic devices — FNCE

Drug and alcohol use — FNCF

Weapons — FNCG

Assault — FNCH

Disruptions — FNCI, GKA

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UPDATE 90

DATE ISSUED: 5/16/2011