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Code of Conduct

Expected Behaviours

Reasons for Expectations

Possible Consequences for Misbehaviour

Punctuality    
  • Be on time
  • work habit expected in employment
  • lateness disrupts the classroom learning environment
  • counselling
  • study hall assignment
  • detention
  • parental contact
Regular Attendance
  • Be in class every day
  • Follow procedures when absent due to an acceptable reasons
  • employees expect workers to show up for the job and look at school attendance as a predictor of reliability
  • each credit requires 110 hours of instruction. A credit may not be granted if there are excessive absences
  • warnings
  • detention
  • parental contact
  • loss of extra-curricular privileges
  • loss of classroom learning privileges
  • attendance review which may result in removal from class
Respect for Self
  • Be free from the possession or influence of alcohol or mood altering substances
  • Dress according to expected dress code
  • Refrain from inappropriate sexual behaviour
  • you can not respect others until you respect yourself 
  • the way you dress sets the appropriate tone for effective learning
  • IMMEDIATE SUSPENSION for any involvement with drugs or alcohol
  • warnings about inappropriate dress or sent home to change
Respect for Others
  • Be courteous
  • Do not harass or abuse others verbally or physically
  • No fighting. This applies to participation in all school sponsored activities
  • Possession of any dangerous accessories are prohibited
  • Pagers, cell phones or other electronic gadgets are not allowed in the school
  • Every student has the right to learn in a safe, non-threatening environment
  • No one has the right to interfere with the learning of others
  • counselling
  • warning
  • classroom discipline
  • parental contact
  • detentions
  • behaviour/anger management program
  • referral to professional services
  • suspension
  • loss of school privileges (Any fighting or possession of weapon will result in immediate suspension)
Respect for Authority  
  • Comply with all school rules
  • Teachers, administrators, secretaries, bus drivers, caretakers can all expect you to comply with school rules in the classroom, halls, offices, while participating in extra-curricular activities or on the bus.
  • Rules exist to protect the individual as well as the rights of others 
  • We all have to live within the laws of our society or the rules of our workplace
  • warnings
  • classroom discipline
  • counselling
  • detentions
  • parental contact
  • behaviour/anger management program
  • suspension
  • loss of school privileges
Respect for Property    
  • Take care of your school, classroom, equipment, textbooks
  • Clean up after yourself
  • Everyone has the right to clean, well kept surroundings
  • Damage to property costs money - the more damage, the higher the taxes, the less money for school supplies and activities
  • pay for any damages caused
  • suspension
Performance    
  • Work hard, be prepared, and do homework
  • You are in school to get credits. If you don’t perform, you won’t get credits.
  • classroom discipline
  • detentions
  • behaviour management program
  • suspension