Students must respect the rights of others. Running, shouting, vulgarity and public displays of affection are unacceptable behaviors. Students must be in class during scheduled class time.
Conduct (BP# 5131)
All students have the right to be educated in a positive learning environment free from disruptions. Students shall be expected to exhibit appropriate conduct that does not infringe upon the rights of others or interfere with the school program while on school grounds, while going to or coming from school, while at school activities, and while on district transportation.
Prohibited student conduct includes, but is not limited to:
- Conduct that endangers students, staff, or others
- Conduct that disrupts the orderly classroom or school environment
- Harassment of students or staff, including bullying, intimidation, so-called "cyberbullying," hazing or initiation activity, ridicule, extortion, or any other verbal, written, or physical conduct that causes or threatens to cause bodily harm or emotional suffering (See Bullying/Cyberbullying)
- Damage to or theft of property belonging to students, staff, or the district
- Possession or use of laser pointers on school premises, unless used for a valid instructional or other school-related purposes, including employment (Penal Code 417.27)
- Use of profane, vulgar, or abusive language
- Plagiarism or dishonesty in school work or on tests
- Inappropriate attire (See Dress and Grooming Code) Tardiness or unexcused absence from school (See Absences and Excuses)
- Failure to remain on school premises in accordance with school rules (See Open/Closed Campus)
Language and Written Public Expression
A student’s expression may not disrupt the classes or activities of the school. Students will not use any offensive, profane, vulgar, or obscene language, make sexual remarks, or use language that may be derogatory or inflammatory (e.g. race, gender, hate, etc.) or related to drugs/alcohol.