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Student Conduct

File: JFC

The board acknowledges that conduct and behavior are closely associated to learning. An effective instructional program requires a wholesome and orderly school environment. The board requires that each student adhere to the rules of conduct and submit to corrective action taken as a result of conduct violations. The rules of conduct are applicable during the school day as well as during any school activity conducted on or off campus. Special rules are also applicable while riding on a school bus.

Students are expected to:

    1. Conform to reasonable standards of socially acceptable behavior;
    2. Respect the rights, person and property of others;
    3. Preserve the degree of order necessary for a positive climate for learning; and
    4. Submit to the authority of staff and respond accordingly.

The superintendent shall develop written rules of conduct which will carry out the intent of the board.
Current practice codified 1988


Adopted:
11/04/91

Revised:
09/30/10

LEGAL REFS.:
RCW 4.24.190
RCW 9.41, generally
RCW 28A.600.010
RCW 28A.600.020
RCW 28A.600.040
RCW 28A.400.110
RCW 28A.600.420
RCW 28A.635.060
WAC 180-40-205
WAC 180-40-225
WAC 392-400-215
WAC 392-400-225

CROSS REFS.:
Student Conduct on School Buses (JFCC)
Student Rights and Responsibilities (JF)
JG series, all relate to discipline
Public Conduct on School Property (KGB)

A group of students sing at an assembly

Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

General School Administration (Reference Code C)

District and school administrators working together

Policies about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration. Here, you will find the personnel policies that pertain to one the superintendent. See the Personnel section below for all other personnel policies.

Fiscal Management (Reference Code D)

Support Services (Reference Code E)

Facilities Development (Reference Code F)

Personnel (Reference Code G)

School principal and staff members working together in a classroomThe personnel policies are divided in three main subdivisions: topics that pertain to all employees; policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; and policies pertaining to all other personnel.

Negotiations (Reference Code H)

Staff members working together on a laptopThese policies pertain to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

Instruction (Reference Code I)

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Students (Reference Code J)

A group of diverse students sing during assemblyPolicies concerning students are found here: admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline and health and welfare services. Policies pertaining to the curriculum, instruction of students, and extracurricular programs are in the Instruction section.

School-Community Relations (Reference Code K)

Community volunteer works with elementary school studentPolicies affecting relations with the general public and with community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups.

Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)