• Minors are considered behaviors that are handled by the teacher. Examples of minor behaviors may include:

    • Minor stealing
    • Non-disruptive non-compliance
    • Minor public displays of affection
    • Minor lying
    • Cheating: 1st offense
    • Minor vandalism
    • Disrespect toward others or their property
    • Inappropriate comments and/or language
    • Missing assignments/materials
    • Tardy to class
    • Dress code violation, initial
    • Electronics violations: use of cell phones/texting, Ipods and other electronic devices – 1st offense

    Students who are issued a minor will discuss the behavior with their teacher, complete a reflection sheet to bring home, have their parent/guardian sign, and return it to school the following day. 

     

     Majors are behaviors that are handled by the principal. Examples of Major behaviors may include:

    • Physical contact with intent to harm (aggression)*
    • Threats – physical or verbal
    • Attendance – chronic tardy & unexcused absence from school or class
    • Vandalism -- destruction of personal or school property
    • Possession of illegal substances
    • Possession of weapons
    • Major stealing - teacher/school property; items of value
    • Profane/abusive language directed toward others including racial slurs
    • Gang activity/identification of any kind
    • Disruptive noncompliance, Defiance/insubordination
    • Public displays of sexual nature
    • Chronic dress code violation
    • Major lying
    • Repeated cheating
    • Repeated electronics violations: use of cell phones/texting, iPads and other electronic devices
    • Violations according to technology agreement.
    • Three minors within a 30 day time frame

    If a major is given, administration will discuss the behavior with the child, be given a consequence, and parents will be contacted.