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R 2610 Misconduct and Disciplinary Consequences

The discipline code set out in this regulation is intended to be illustrative but not an exclusive listing of acts of misconduct and the consequences for each. Misconduct which is not specifically listed in this regulation may be deemed to warrant discipline up to and including expulsion following provision of all due process procedures. In addition, the disciplinary consequence listed for each offense may be increased or decreased by the Administration or the Board of Education due to mitigating or aggravating circumstances.

Copies of this regulation or the student handbook which includes the code of student conduct and disciplinary consequences, as well as the District's corporal punishment policy, if any, will be provided to each student at the beginning of each school year. Copies of these documents will also be available for public inspection during normal business hours in the Superintendent's office.

K-4 Disciplinary Consequences:

Alcohol - Possession of or presence under the influence of alcohol regardless of whether the student is on school premises

First Offense: In-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension. Subsequent Offenses: 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion. Arson - Intentionally causing or attempting to cause a fire or explosion

First Offense: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion. Restitution if appropriate.

Subsequent Offenses: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion. Restitution if appropriate.

Assault - (Refer to Policy and Regulation 2673- Reporting of Violent Behavior)

Assault of a Student or Staff Member - Use of physical force with the intent to do bodily harm.

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension. 1-180

days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Bullying - Intentional intimidation or infliction of physical, emotional, or mental harm (see Policy 2655).

First Offense: Detention, in-school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion. Fighting - Physically striking another in a mutual contact as differentiated from an assault.

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, in -school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses: In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Defiance of Authority - Refusal to obey directions or defiance of staff authority

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses: Detention, in-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Disruptive Behavior - Conduct which has the intentional effect of disturbing education or the safe transportation of a student

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses: Detention, in-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Drugs/Controlled Substance

Possession or presence under the influence of a controlled substance or substance represented to be a controlled substance while at school, on the school playground, on the school parking lot, a school bus or at a school activity whether on or off of school property.

First Offense: In-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Sale of a controlled substance or substance represented to be a controlled substance while at school or at any of the locations described above.

First Offense: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion. Subsequent Offenses: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion. Prescription Medication

Possession of a prescription medication without a valid prescription for such medication on school premises or on a school bus.

First Offense: In-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension. Subsequent Offenses: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion. Distribution of prescription medication to any individual who does not have a valid prescription for such medication on school premises or on a school bus.

First Offense: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion. Extortion - Verbal threats or physical conduct designed to obtain money or other valuables

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1-10 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses: In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Firearms and Weapons (Refer to Policy and Regulation 2620 - Firearms and Weapons in

School)

Possession of a firearm or weapon

First Offense: One (1) calendar year suspension or expulsion, unless modified by the Board upon recommendation by the superintendent.

Subsequent Offenses: Expulsion.

Harassment

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses: In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Improper Display of Affection - Consensual kissing, fondling, or embracing

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses: Detention, in-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Improper Language

Threatening Language - Use of verbal, physical or written threats to do bodily harm to person or personal property.

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses: In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Use of Obscene or Vulgar Language - Language which depicts sexual acts, human waste, and blasphemous language

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses: In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Disruptive or Demeaning Language or Conduct - Use of hate language to demean other persons due to the race, gender, disability, natural origin, or religious beliefs. This provision also includes conduct, verbal, written, or symbolic speech which materially and substantially disrupts class, school activities, transportation, or school functions.

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses: Detention, in-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Inappropriate Sexual Conduct

Physical touching of another student in the area of the breasts, buttocks, or genitals

First Offense: In-school suspension, 1·1 80 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Use of sexually intimidating language, objects, or pictures.

First Offense: In-school suspension, 1·1 80 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Indecent Exposure - Includes display of breasts, buttocks and genitals in a public location

First Offense: In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses: 1-180 out-of-school suspension, expulsion.

Theft - Nonconsensual taking or attempt to take the property of another

First Offense: Return of or restitution for property. Principal/Student conference, in­ school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses: Return of or restitution for property. 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Tobacco - Possession or use of tobacco or tobacco products

First Offense: Confiscation of tobacco product. Principal/Student conference, detention, or in-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses: Confiscation of tobacco product. Detention, in-school suspension, or 1-10 days out-of-school suspension.

Truancy - Absent or tardy from class or classes without authorization (See also Policy and Regulation 2340 - Truancy and Educational Neglect.)

First Offense: Principal/Student conference, detention, or 1-3 days in-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses: Detention or 3-10 days in-school suspension.

Vandalism - Intentional damage or attempt to damage property belonging to the staff, students, or the District

First Offense: Restitution. Principal/Student conference. Detention, in-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses: Restitution. In-school suspension. 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Prohibited Conduct (5-12)

Alcohol

Possession of or presence under the influence of alcohol regardless of whether the student is on school premises.

First Offense:

1- 180 days out-of-school suspension

Subsequent Offenses:

1- 180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Arson

Intentionally causing or attempting to cause a fire or explosion

First Offense:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion. Restitution if appropriate.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion. Restitution if appropriate.

Assault

(Refer to Policy and Regulation 2673- Reporting of Violent Behavior)

Assault of a Student or Staff Member - Use of physical force with the intent to do bodily harm.

First Offense:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Automobile/Vehicle Misuse

Uncourteous or unsafe driving on or around school property, unregistered parking, failure to move vehicle at the request of school officials, failure to follow directions given by school officials or failure to follow established rules for parking or driving on school property.

First Offense:

Suspension or revocation of parking privileges, detention, in-school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

Revocation of parking privileges, detention, in-school suspension, or 1-180 Offense days out-of-school suspension.

Bullying and Cyberbullying

Intentional intimidation or infliction of physical, emotional, or mental harm (see Policy 2655).

First Offense:

Detention, in-school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Bus or Transportation Misconduct

Any offense committed by a student on transportation provided by or through the district shall be punished in the same manner as if the offense had been committed at the student's assigned school. In addition, transportation privileges may be suspended or revoked.

Defiance of Authority

Refusal to obey directions or defiance of staff authority.

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Dishonesty

Any act of lying, whether verbal or written, including forgery.

First Offense:

Nullification of forged document. Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1-10 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

Nullification of forged document. In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Disruptive Behavior

Conduct which has the intentional effect of disturbing education or the safe transportation of a student.

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Dress Code

Clothing or accessory items which may disrupt the educational environment or failure to abide by student dress code.

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, notification to parents, and/or change of clothing.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-3 days in-school suspension, parent conference.

Drugs/Controlled Substance Possession or presence

Under the influence of a controlled substance or substance represented to be a

controlled substance while at school, on the school playground, on the school parking lot, a school bus or at a school activity whether on or off of school property.

First Offense:

1- 180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Sale

Sale of a controlled substance or substance represented to be a controlled substance while at school or at any of the locations described above.

First Offense:

10-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

10-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Extortion

Verbal threats or physical conduct designed to obtain money or other valuables.

First Offense:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Fighting

Mutual combat in which both parties have contributed to the conflict either verbally or by physical action.

First Offense:

MS (Principal/Student conference, detention, in -school suspension) or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Firearms and Weapons

(Refer to Policy and Regulation 2620 - Firearms and Weapons in School) Possession of a firearm or weapon

1. Possession or use of any weapon as defined in Board policy, other than those defined in 18 U.S.C. '921, 18 U.S.C. '930(g)(2) or' 571.010, RSMo.

First Offense:

One (1) calendar year suspension or expulsion, unless modified by the Board upon recommendation by the superintendent.

Subsequent Offenses:

Expulsion.

Harassment

(Refer to 565.090 Missouri Statute)

Use of material of a sexual nature or unwelcome verbal, written or symbolic language based on gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Examples of illegal harassment include, but are. not limited to, racial jokes or comments; requests for sexual favors and other unwelcome sexual advances; graffiti; name calling; or threatening, intimidating or hostile acts based on a protected characteristic.

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Unwelcome physical contact of a sexual nature or that is based on gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Examples include, but are not limited to, touching or fondling of the genital areas, breasts or undergarments, regardless of whether the touching occurred through or under clothing; or pushing or fighting based on protected characteristics.

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Improper Display of Affection

Consensual kissing, fondling, or embracing.

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

In-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Improper Language Threatening Language

Use of verbal, physical or written threats to do bodily harm to person or personal property.

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference and/ in-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Use of Obscene or Vulgar Language

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Disruptive or Demeaning Language or Conduct

Use of hate language to demean other persons due to the race, gender, disability, natural origin, or religious beliefs. This provision also includes conduct, verbal, written, or symbolic speech which materially and substantially disrupts class, school activities, transportation, or school functions.

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Inappropriate Sexual Conduct Physical touching of another student

In the area of the breasts, buttocks, or genitals

First Offense:

In-school suspension, 1·1 80 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

Subsequent Offenses: 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Use of sexually intimidating language, objects, or pictures

First Offense:

In-school suspension, 1·1 80 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Indecent Exposure

Includes display of breasts, buttocks and genitals in a public location

First Offense:

In-school suspension, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 out-of-school suspension, expulsion.

Prescription Medication

Possession

Possession of a prescription medication without a valid prescription for such medication on school premises or on a school bus.

First Offense:

In-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Distribution

Distribution of prescription medication to any individual who does not have a valid prescription for such medication on school premises or on a school bus.

First Offense:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Technology Misconduct

Attempting, regardless of success, to gain unauthorized access to a technology system or information; to use district technology to connect to other systems in evasion of the physical limitations of the remote system; to copy district files without authorization; to interfere with the ability of others to utilize district technology; to secure a higher level of privilege without authorization; to introduce computer viruses , hacking tools, or other disruptive/destructive programs onto or using district technology; or to evade or disable a filtering/blocking device.

First Offense:

Restitution. Principal/Student conference, loss of user privileges, detention, in-school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

Restitution. Loss of user privileges, 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Theft

Nonconsensual taking or attempt to take the property of another.

First Offense:

Return of or restitution for property. Principal/Student conference, in- school suspension, or 1-180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

Return of or restitution for property. 1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Tobacco

Possession or use of tobacco or tobacco products.

First Offense:

Confiscation of tobacco product. Principal/Student conference and in-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

Confiscation of tobacco product. In-school suspension, or 1-10 days out-of-school suspension.

Truancy or Tardiness Arriving late to class.

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, detention, or 1-3 days in-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

3-10 days in-school suspension.

Absent from class or classes without authorization (See also Policy and Regulation 2340 - Truancy and Educational Neglect).

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, detention, or 1-3 days in-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

3-10 days in-school suspension.

Unauthorized Entry

Entering or assisting any other person to enter a district facility, office, locker, or other area that is locked or not open to the general public; entering or assisting any other person to enter a district facility through an unauthorized entrance; assisting unauthorized persons to enter a district facility through any entrance.

First Offense:

Principal/Student conference, detention, in-school suspension, or 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension.

Subsequent Offenses:

1-180 days out-of-school suspension or expulsion.

Vandalism

Intentional damage or attempt to damage property belonging to the staff, students, or the District.

First Offense:

Restitution. Principal/Student conference. In-school suspension, 1- 180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.

Subsequent Offenses:

Restitution. In-school suspension. 1-180 days out-of-school suspension, or expulsion.


Board Approved Date: July 2018