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503.1R2 Student Conduct

Students at PCM High School could be disciplined a maximum of eleven (11) times during a school year before recommended for expulsion.  It shall be within the discretion of the Board of Education to expel a student for a single discipline incident or after the twelfth (12th) incident.

 

  1. Detentions

      Each student may earn a maximum of five (5) detentions in a school year.  Each detention slip must be signed by a parent/guardian before the student serves the assigned time.  Failure to stay on the assigned date will result in earning another detention.  After every served detention, someone from the counseling staff will visit with the student and explain where they stand on the number of discipline incidents for this school year.

 

B.  In-School Suspension

      Each student may earn a maximum of three (3) In-School Suspensions in a school year.  A letter explaining the reason for this assignment and the total number of discipline incidents for this school year will be sent to the parent/guardian for each assigned In-School Suspension.  Failure to serve the assigned date will require the parent/guardian to meet with the student and principal before returning to school.  If the absence from In-School Suspension is excused, the date will be reassigned with no penalty.  If the absence is unexcused, the student will earn another In-School Suspension.

 

C.  Three-Day Suspension

      Each student may earn one (1) three-day out-of-school suspension in a school year.  A letter explaining the reason for this assignment and the total number of discipline incidents for this school year will be sent to the parent/guardian.  During this suspension, the parent/guardian must develop a successful behavior plan with the student and principal before the student is permitted to return to school.

 

D.  Five-Day Suspension

      Each student may earn one (1) five-day out-of-school suspension in a school year.  A letter explaining the reason for this assignment and the total number of discipline incidents for this school year will be sent to the parent/guardian.  During this suspension, the parent/guardian must develop a successful behavior plan with the student and superintendent before the student is permitted to return to school.

 

E.   Seven-Day Suspension

      Each student may earn one (1) seven-day out-of-school suspension in a school year. A letter explaining the reason for this assignment and the total number of discipline incidents for this school year will be sent to the parent/guardian.  During this suspension, the parent/guardian must develop a successful behavior plan with the student and representatives from the Board of Education before the student is permitted to return to school.

 

 

Approved   04/20/98       Reviewed 08/15/2016       Revised   08/15/2016