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Student Discipline (4-8)
To reflect the Mission of LaSalle Academy, and to demonstrate the acceptance of Christ as our role model, the following behavior expectations have been developed for students in grades 4-8.
The following violations/actions warrant a consequence as indicated below:
Level 1 Violation
Chewing gum anywhere on the school grounds
Possession of any object that disrupts the learning process
Late assignments/unprepared for class
Two or more missing assignments
Use of language and actions that are not becoming of a Christian who respects himself/herself and others
Loud and disruptive behavior in school
Violation of uniform dress code; including, but not limited to: hair policy, skirt length, makeup and nail polish, excessive jewelry and shoe policy
Irreverence during prayer and liturgical celebration
Disregard for classroom/school rules
Not participating and/or completing classroom assignments
Inappropriate physical contact
2nd offense of bullying behavior
Level 2 Violation
Use of personal electronic devices in school, including cell phones and Smart Watches, from
entrance into the building until student is in mode of transportation home. This includes the After Care Program and after school clubs and practices.
All electronic devices must be turned in to the homeroom teacher and will be returned at the end of the day. During all after school activities and programs, all electronic devices, including cell phones, must be kept in the student’s back pack. The school will not assume responsibility for loss or theft.
Use of profanity
Disrespect for those in authority
Improper use of school computers
Leaving school grounds without permission
Inappropriate threatening physical contact
Destruction of property
Any action that may cause potential harm to another
Excessive tardiness (A student may not accumulate more than 5 unexcused days tardy per quarter) * * An excused tardy requires a note from a doctor, parent or legal guardian.
Intimidation / Harassment
3rd offense of bullying behavior
These activities will result in notification to proper legal authorities and immediate dismissal.
Possession of any weapons including look-a-likes
Using any object as a weapon
Possession of drugs/tobacco/alcohol including look-a-likes Assault, battery and any other threat of violence
Association or any involvement in gang activity
Behavior Expectations Referral Form
If a student violates the behavior expectations, he/she will be issued a Disciplinary Referral/Detention Form that will be mailed to the parents/guardians indicating the unacceptable behavior and the assigned consequences that are explained below. It is the responsibility of the student to return the signed form the following school day to their homeroom teacher.
Level 1 violation warrants one demerit. An accumulation of three demerits in Level 1 will warrant a detention. Further level one demerits will accumulate into another detention.
Level 2 violation warrants one immediate detention.
All detentions will be held on the day and date indicated on the monthly calendar.
Detention will be held from dismissal until 3:30 PM. Parents are responsible for picking up their child. No bus service will be available at this time.
If a student misses a scheduled detention, the student will receive an immediate second detention.
Any student serving a second detention or any suspension will be suspended from all athletic and extra-curricular activities for a period of one week. Practice sessions are included. A Parent-Teacher Conference will be mandatory.
Students issued a 3rd detention, a suspension or non-compliance with scheduled detentions will be required to sign an Academic / Behavior Contract. All agreed upon stipulations in this contract must be upheld by the student for continued participation in school trips, athlet- ics and extra-curricular activities. Continued non-compliant behavior will result in a mandatory Disciplinary Review Board Meting. This board, comprised of a diocesan administrative team will review a students records to determine the appropriate plan of action for the student. The student and his/her parents MUST be present at this meeting.