GKA(LOCAL) - COMMUNITY RELATIONS: CONDUCT ON SCHOOL PREMISES

Access to District Property

Authorized District officials, including school resource officers and District police officers if applicable, may refuse to allow a person access to property under the District's control in accordance with law.

District officials may request assistance from law enforcement in an emergency or when a person is engaging in behavior rising to the level of criminal conduct.

Ejection or Exclusion under Education Code 37.105

In accordance with Education Code 37.105, a District official shall provide a person refused entry to or ejected from property under the District's control written information explaining the right to appeal such refusal of entry or ejection under the District's grievance process.

A person appealing under the District's grievance process shall be permitted to address the Board in person within 90 days of filing the initial complaint, unless the complaint is resolved before the Board considers it. [See FNG and GF]

Off-Campus Activities

Employees shall be designated to ensure appropriate conduct of participants and others attending a school-related activity at non-District or out-of-District facilities. Those so designated shall coordinate their efforts with persons in charge of the facilities.

Prohibitions

Tobacco and E-Cigarettes

The District prohibits smoking and the use of tobacco products and e-cigarettes on District property, in District vehicles, or at school-related activities.

Weapons

The District prohibits the unlawful use, possession, or display of any firearm, location-restricted knife, club, or prohibited weapon, as defined at FNCG, on all District property at all times.

Any such weapon discovered on District property shall be confiscated, tagged, and stored by school personnel in accordance with police department guidelines. Whenever a weapon is confiscated, law enforcement shall be contacted. Confiscated weapons shall not be returned to the lawful owner except on application to and approval by the Superintendent or designee, or as required by law.

Exceptions

No violation of this policy occurs when:

A Texas handgun license holder stores a handgun or other firearm in a locked vehicle in a parking lot, parking garage, or other parking area provided by the District, as long as the handgun or other firearm is not loaded and not in plain view; or

The use, possession, or display of an otherwise prohibited weapon takes place as part of a District-approved activity supervised by proper authorities. [See FOD]

Motor Vehicles

The unauthorized operation of any type of motor vehicle on District property at any time other than during the regular school day or during attendance at school-sponsored activities is prohibited.

Horses

Horses shall not be permitted on any school property except in conjunction with school-sponsored activities.

Klein ISD

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UPDATE 112

DATE ISSUED: 1/17/2019