Discipline Guidelines

Level One (YELLOW CARD)

Infractions:

  1. Bullying
  2. Truancy
  3. insubordination
  4. inappropriate behavior
  5. inappropriate/profane language or gesture
  6. disruptive behavior
  7. disrespectful behavior
  8. dress code violation
  9. first bus incident

Ameliorations:

All infractions should be handled within the framework of class or school rules and by the staff involved with the student at the time of the infraction which later they have to inform to the class teacher or to the higher authority, also they have to maintain the record of the incidence. Any number of the following ameliorations may be applied:

  1. one-to-one reminder on appropriate behavior,
  2. counselling(if required).
  3. use of a related behavior modification technique or activity.
  4. make an apology, amends, fixes damage, or makes restitution
  5. contact parents or guardians according to the severity of the incidence.
  6. one-to-one warning that a repeat of the infraction will lead to further consequences (Level II type).

 

Level Two (BLACK CARD)

Infractions:

  1. repeated level one infractions
  2. dishonesty
  3. forgery
  4. vandalism
  5. misuse of technology
  6. harassing or bullying behaviors
  7. second bus incident

Ameliorations:

The student infraction(s) may need to be documented and referred to the Principal if Level One Consequences have failed to correct the behavior. The student’s parents will be contacted immediately by teacher or Principal. Any number of the following ameliorations may be applied.

at the direction of the Principal a student discipline file and anecdotal record may be initiated.

one-to-one meeting with the Principal where the infraction will be reviewed, made part of the written record of the student discipline file maintained by the Principal, and recommendations will be made for appropriate behavior so the infraction is not repeated.

severe reprimand by the Principal on the inappropriateness of the infraction and a warning letter that a repeat of the infraction will lead to further consequences (Level III);

  1. use of a related behavior modification technique or activity by the Principal
  2. use of isolation, loss of privileges or detention (as directed or conducted by the Principal)
  3. counseling
  4. fixes damage or makes restitution.
  5. parental visit to school and conference with Principal
  6. ½-day suspension
  7. 1-3days suspension

 

Level Three (RED CARD)

Infractions:

  1. repeated level two infractions
  2. endangering the health, safety, and/or welfare of self or others
  3. physical aggression
  4. possession of a weapon, firearm, or other dangerous/illegal substance
  5. vandalism
  6. theft
  7. Third bus incident.

Ameliorations:

 

 

The student’s parents will be contacted immediately by the teacher or Principal. A discipline file will be established. Any number of the following consequences may be applied.

  1. 5+ days’ suspension with Discipline Committee Hearing
  2. Detention from exams
  3. fixes damage and/or makes restitution.

 

Level Four (RUSTICATION)

If any student is found repeating the same mistake after three levels of warning or chances to improve or in case of extremely perilous incidence, he/she will be rusticated from the school, TC will be given.

 

Definition of bullying:

threatening, stalking or seeking to coerce or compel a person to do something; engaging in the nonverbal, verbal, written, cyber or physical gestures and/or conduct that threatens another with harm, including intimidation through the use of epithets or slurs involving race, ethnicity, natural origin, religion, religious practices, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability that substantially disrupts the educational process. It is usually, but not necessarily, repeated over time.

 

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