***Parent or guardian may appeal the loss of co/extra-curricular privileges beyond the ninety (90) school days by contacting the building principal in writing on or before the 80 th day of the loss of privilege period. The Discipline Committee will review the written request/appeal; consider the recommendation from the building principal, student’s attendance, discipline record, academic achievement, and completion status of stipulations set forth previously by t he Discipline Committee; and make a decision on the written appeal. The Discipline Committee’s decision on the appeal is final. Note: A senior may participate in the graduation ceremony even if the ceremony falls during the sixty (60), ninety (90) or one hundred and eighty (180) day loss of all co/extra-curricular activities period unless the student is suspended out of school during the graduation time frame and/or the administration deems the student to not be in good standing. Action E a. suspend for a minimum of ten (10) days from school attendance; b. suspend from participation in, or attendance at school sponsored co/extra-curricular activities for a minimum of ninety (90) school days up to a maximum of one hundred eighty (180) school days***; c. schedule a Discipline Committee* hearing; d. student will be evaluated and will enroll in and complete any recommended VASAP** substance or alcohol abuse program in accordance with VA Code §22.1-277.2:1; and e. notify SRO. Page 39
Page 40 1. “ Alcohol ” – means ethyl or grain alcohol and includes but is not limited to any distilled spirits, wine, malt beverage, beer or other liquid or solid, patented or not, containing alcohol, spirits, wine , or beer and capable of being consumed by a human being. Elementary First Violation: Whether the violation is for possession, distributing, use, or under the influence, the student and parent/guardian have a choice between Action A or Action B. Elementary Second and Subsequent Violations: Refer to Action C Middle and High School First Violation: Whether the violation is for possession, distribution, use, or under the influence, the student and parent/guardian have a choice between Action C or Action D. Middle or High School Second or any Subsequent Violation: Refer to Action E. 2. “ Anabolic Steroid ” - means any drug or hormonal substance, chemically and pharmacologically related to testosterone, other than estrogen, progestin and corticosteroid that promotes muscle growth. Whether the offense is a first or subsequent violation for possession, distribution, use and/or under the influence the student will be expelled. In accordance with VA Code § 22.1-277.08, the DRHO will conduct a preliminary review of the incident and may determine, based on the facts of the particular case, that special circumstances exist and that another disciplinary action is appropriate. Nothing herein shall prohibit the permanent expulsion of such a student.
- Fall '18
- secondary school students