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To be expelled from Elder High School; To receive a minimum of 10 demerits;
To schedule (within 10 days) an evaluation for use/abuse and once evaluated must follow-up recommendations stated by the evaluator;
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To serve an out-of-class suspension (minimum 3 days, maximum 10 days) until an evaluation is scheduled;
To serve a two-week suspension from all Elder clubs and activities.
The evaluation for substance use/abuse must be provided by an agency outside of Elder. The student’s parent(s)/guardian are expected to work in conjunction with their family physician and son’s guidance counselor for possible agencies to contact. It is the responsibility of the parent(s)/guardian to schedule an evaluation.
It is the student’s responsibility to make up any assignments/tests given while serving his suspension. The student’s teachers are not expected to reteach material taught during the suspension time.
A second offense involving alcohol or drugs during his four years at Elder will make a student liable for immediate expulsion.
Breathalyzer: If a student is suspected of being under the influence at a school-related event, the use of the Breathalyzer is a means of proving that he is not affected by alcohol.
Weapons include, but are not limited to, look-alikes, dangerous objects, objects capable of inflicting harm, and objects used in a dangerous manner. The possession of any weapon makes a student liable for expulsion.
Chewing Gum: The use of chewing gum anywhere in the building is prohibited.
Identification Card: Each student is provided an identification card at the beginning of the school year. This must be in the possession of the student whenever he is in school or attending any school activity. Anyone in authority may ask to see it or confiscate it at any time. It will be collected at the end of the school year. Any student who loses or damages this card must obtain another at the Main Office immediately. There is a $10 charge for the replacement.
Use of the Building: The building is open from 6:45 A.M. to 3:45 P.M. on school days. To be in the building at any other time requires the Principal’s permission.
Parking: Students are forbidden to park cars on the school grounds except with permission. Motorcycles may be parked on the school grounds near the breezeway to the North Wing.