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Student Handbook

BILL OF STUDENT’S RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A. Student Rights. Regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, disability, or creed, all students have the right to:

1. The guidance of understanding teachers, counselors, and other District staff.

2. An education that offers students the opportunity for inquiry and development to the fullest potential.

3. Constructive discipline for the development of good character, conduct and habits.

4. Personal security while on District Property and at District Functions.

5. An educational climate where the well-being of students is of primary concern.

6. An educational staff that provides a positive role model for student development.

7. Guidance in choosing a career or college.

8. The opportunity to develop and express opinions, beliefs and values, provided such expression is not disruptive, slanderous or insubordinate.

9. Wholesome extracurricular activities.

10. Health and psychological services to assist in physical, mental and social development.

11. Appropriate education and/or remediation to serve special needs.

12. Consideration as an individual within the educational environment.

13. The opportunity to approach teachers and administrators with reasonable requests and questions concerning education.

B. Student responsibilities. All students are accountable for their own behavior on District Property
and at District Functions, and have the responsibility to:


1. Comply with the provisions of this Code while on District Property
and at District Functions.
2. Grow in character and ability as they grow in age.
3. Be honest with themselves and others.
4. Show respect for fellow students, teachers and all District staff.
5. Set a positive example so that others may enjoy and profit from their
company.
6. Perform all assignments to the best of their ability.
7. Consider their education as preparation for the future.
8. Obey all school rules and regulations.
9. Respect public, private and school property.
10. Attend school regularly and punctually.
11. Develop high moral standards and the courage to live by them.
12. Strive for mutually respectful relationships with teachers and comply
with reasonable requests of teachers and administrators.
13. Take full advantage of educational opportunities available at school.
14. Develop opinions and values that will make them an asset to the
school community.
15. Learn and practice civic responsibility