Scituate High School 2016-2017

Academic Habits

In order to be academically successful, a student must:

  • Complete homework
  • Complete major assignments, such as essays
  • Prepare for tests
  • Make An Effort—Don’t Give Up When Assignment is Difficult
  • Get Help When You Need It—See Your Teachers After School

Classroom Behavior

In order to be academically successful, a student must:

  •  Avoid being a disruption to your teacher, your education or the education of your classmates. These behaviors may include but are not limited to:
    • Speaking-out, using inappropriate language, talking back/arguing; excessive talking
    • Fooling around and interrupting of the teacher, each other, and the flow of the lesson
    • Throwing anything in class
    • Making attention-getting noises, gestures
    • Not following your teacher’s directions
  • Arrive to school and class on time and avoid leaving classroom during lesson (nurse, bathroom, etc)
  • Take responsibility for your actions and your success.

Social Behavior

In order to be a good citizen of SHS, a student must:

  • Always show respect towards peers and staff in class and school.These behaviors may include but are not limited to:
    • Respecting the personal space of others
    • Never touching, pushing, rough-housing, slapping with peers during class
    • Never touching others’ possessions (e.g. “Nuggeting”)
    • Never harassing, bullying, teasing peers.

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FRESHMEN CLASS DISCIPLINARY CONSEQUENCES

INFRACTION

RANGEOF CONSEQUENCES*

Disruptive actions in class (including but not limited to: speaking-out, using inappropriate language, excessive talking, making attention-getting noises, etc.)

 

1st Offense: Office det. 1-4 days and up to OSS, Teacher call home

2nd Offense: Office det. 2-5 days, Parent-school conference

3rd Offense: OSS 1-3 days, Parent-school conference

Disrespect towards a staff member (including but not limited to:interrupting the teacher, talking back or arguing with teacher)

 

1st Offense: Office det. 4 days and up to OSS, Teacher call home

2nd Offense: OSS 1-3 days, Parent-school conference

3rd Offense: OSS 2-4 days, Parent-school conference

Safety Hazard

(including but not limited to: throwing things in the classroom, touching, pushing, rough-housing, slapping with peers during class)

1st Offense: Office det. 1 day and up to OSS 3 days, Teacher call home

2nd Offense: Office det. 3 days and up to OSS 5 days, Parent-school conference

3rd Offense: OSS 3-5 days, Parent-school conference

Disrespectful action or speech (including but not limited to: touching others’ possessions, teasing peers)

 

1st Offense: Office det. 4 days and up to OSS, Teacher call home

2nd Offense: OSS 1-3 days, Parent-school conference

3rd Offense: OSS 2-4 days, Parent-school conference

Harassment (including but not limited to: harassing, bullying , touching others’ possessions, teasing peers)

 

1st Offense: OSS 2-5 days, Parent-school conference

2nd Offense: OSS 2-5 days ,Parent-school conference

3rd Offense: OSS 10 days – Expulsion hearing

Insubordination (including refusal to do work)

1st Offense: Office det. 2-4 days

2nd Offense: Saturday det. and up to OSS 1 day

3rd Offense: Saturday det. and up to OSS 3 days

Failure to serve teacher detention

1st Offense: Office det. 2-4 days Teacher call home

2nd Offense: Saturday det, Asst. Principal call home

3rd Offense: Saturday det. Asst. Principal call home

Vandalism (including but not limited to:defacing school property with marker)

1st Offense: OSS 2-5 days, Police report made

2nd Offense: OSS 5 days – Expulsion hearing, Police report made

3rd Offense: OSS 10 days – Expulsion hearing, Police report made

Tardy to class

1st Offense: Teacher det., Teacher call home

2nd Offense: Office det. 1-3 days, Parent-school conference

3rd Offense: Office det. 3 days and up to Saturday det., Parent-school conference

Class cuts

1st Offense: Office det. 4 days and up to Saturday det.

2nd Offense: OSS 1-3 days

3rd Offense: OSS 2-4 days

NOTE: Office det. = Office detention; OSS = Out of School Suspension; Saturday det. = Saturday detention

* Consequences are not limited to those outlined above.