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RHMS seventh and eighth grade students received a tour of the Seattle Art Museum and then participated in an interactive program called “STEAM:  The Geometry of Perspective”.

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Student Suspension/Expulsion

File: JGD

Every Board of Directors, unless otherwise specifically provided by law, will:
(1) enforce the rules and regulations prescribed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education for the government of schools, pupils, and certificated employees; and
(2) suspend or expel pupils from school or discipline such pupils upon their refusal to obey the reasonable rules or regulations of such school or as promulgated by the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education.

The Board of Directors shall adopt and make available to each pupil and parent in the district reasonable written rules and regulations regarding pupil conduct, discipline and rights consistent with the regulations set forth in WAC 180-40-295 through 180-40-320.

All pupils who attend the common school shall comply with the rules and regulations established in pursuance of the law for the government of the schools, shall pursue the required course of studies, and shall submit to the authority of the teachers of such schools, subject to such disciplinary or other action as the local school officials shall determine.

Every teacher shall have the power to hold every pupil to a strict accountability for any disorderly or antisocial conduct on the way to and from school or while under his/her supervision and to make recommendations to the proper school authority for the suspension of any pupil upon probable cause therefore.

The principal or assistant principal may remove a student pursuant to the short- and long-term suspension guidelines in Policy JG. Such action should be initiated only after other means of discipline have proved ineffective except in cases of serious or exceptional misconduct as mentioned in Policy JG and Procedure JFC-R. Prior to removing the student from school the reason for such removal must be explained to the student and every reasonable effort made to contact the parents or guardian by telephone to inform them of the action. Subsequent to such removal the principal must notify in writing the:

(1) superintendent or designee and
(2) parent or guardian

not later than the next school day specifying reasons for removal and recommendations for further action.


Approved:
06/05/67

Revised:
09/05/72
03/15/76
05/07/90
08/01/06

LEGAL REFS.:
RCW 28A, 28A.225
WAC 180-40-245 through 180-40-320

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Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

General School Administration (Reference Code C)

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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)

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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)

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Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)