- The school principal determines appropriate responses to most forms of misconduct and will work with you and your child’s teacher to determine what interventions might be needed to help ensure the problem behaviour does not happen again.
- The Principal also includes information about the student’s past grades, attendance, behaviour and information provided by teachers, counsellors, and others who know the student.
- Certain types of behaviour , are strictly prohibited and require that the Principal make a recommendation for expulsion.
THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES APPLY WHEN A STUDENT IS INVOLVED IN SERIOUS MISCONDUCT WHICH MAY RESULT IN A SUSPENSION OF 10 DAYS, WITH A RECOMMENDATION FOR REASSIGNMENT OR EXPULSION:
- The Principal will take action to stop the incident.
- Students will have a chance to talk with the Principal or an assistant principal about what happened.
- When the Principal has reason to believe a student has engaged in misconduct that may result in a recommendation for reassignment or expulsion, the Principal will attempt to notify the parents as soon as possible through a YELLOW CARD for the first time.
- After attempting to notify the parents, the Principal may ask the student to write down what happened, in his or her own words.
- If the behaviour involves a violent misdemeanour, the Principal will attempt to notify the parents when this occurs through a PINK CARD.
- The principal will give parents information to help them understand the nature of the offense and the discipline procedure.