Discipline

Kraemer Middle School - Discipline Policy

 

CLASSROOM MISCONDUCT – HANDLED BY THE TEACHER

  • Lack of materials

  • Failure to turn in homework

  • Wasting class time

  • Poor work habits

  • Talking

  • Not raising hand

  • Distracting others/Disrupting class

  • Grooming in class

  • Inappropriate Language

  • Defiance (minor)

The above list of student Discipline should be handled by the teacher, at the time of the incident.  Possible consequences should include: Parent contact, possible warnings, Teacher detention. If the behavior occurs often or regularly, teacher may refer student to Counselor/Assistant Principal. In this case teacher must provide record of offenses, consequences and dates of parent contact.

 

TRUANCIES

Incident 1:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact

Incident 2:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact

Incident 3:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact, Letter Home

Incident 4:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact, Letter Home

Incident 5        SART

 

TARDIES - PER SEMESTER

Tardy 1 - 4      Handled by individual Teacher

Tardy 5           Referral to Counselor. Saturday Work/Study or Parent contact

Tardy 6+         Referral to Assistant Principal   Parent contact, Saturday Work/Study, Possible Suspension, Student Behavior contract

 

NO ID CARDS

Incident 1:       Detention

Incident 2:       Detention

Incident 3:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact

Incident 4:       Suspension at home, Behavior Contract

 

GUM CHEWING/EATING IN SCHOOL BUILDINGS/P.E. AREA OR THE REMAINDER OF THE CAMPUS

Incident 1:       Detention(s)

Incident 2:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact

Incident 3:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 4:       Suspension at home, Behavior Contract

 

THROWING/LEAVING TRASH/EATING IN SCHOOL BUILDINGS/P.E. AREA

Incident 1:       Detention(s)

Incident 2:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact

Incident 3:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 4:       Suspension at home, Behavior Contract

 

CELL PHONES/ ELECTRONIC DEVICES (Confiscated – Must be picked up by parent)

Incident 1:       Phone confiscated, parent contacted for return, Detention(s)

Incident 2:       Phone confiscated, parent contacted for return, Saturday Work Day

Incident 3:       Phone confiscated, parent contacted for return, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 4:       Phone confiscated, Suspension at home, Behavior Contract

 

CONTINUED CLASS MISCONDUCT (after several attempts by teacher to correct behavior)

Incident 1:       Prior to referral, the teacher will use means of correction such as the following: warning, detention, parent contact, moving seat, etc.Document all interventions

Incident 2:       Referral to the Counselor: One-hour detention and Parent contact

Incident 3:       Referral to Assistant Principal Saturday Work/Study or Suspension from school/Parent conference

Incident 4:       Referral to Assistant Principal Suspension from school for one to five days Parent conference and/or Behavior Contract

 

INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR FOR A SUBSTITUTE

Incident 1:       Saturday Work/Study, Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 2:       1 day in-house suspension, Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 3:       1 – 5 day Suspension at home, Behavior Contract, Possible SCHOOL TRANSFER

Incident 4:       SCHOOL TRANSFER

 

CAMPUS MISCONDUCT

Incident 1:       Detention(s), Possible Saturday Work/Study

Incident 2:       Saturday Work/Study, Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 3:       Saturday Work/Study, Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 4:       Suspension at home, Behavior Contract

 

DRESS CODE – Non essential Items will be confiscated and returned to parent

Incident 1:       Warning, change clothes, accessories confiscated, Possible Detention

Incident 2:       Detention(s), Possible Saturday Work/Study, Parent contact

Incident 3:       Saturday Work/Study, Parent contact

Incident 4:       Suspension at home, Behavior Contract

 

NOT WEARING A BIKE HELMET (When riding to school)

Incident 1:       Detention(s), Possible Saturday Work/Study

Incident 2:       Saturday Work/Study, Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 3:       Saturday Work/Study, Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 4:       Suspension at home, Behavior Contract

 

PANHANDLING, GAMBLING

Incident 1:       Detention(s), Possible Saturday Work/Study

Incident 2:       Saturday Work/Study, Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 3:       Saturday Work/Study, Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 4:       Suspension at home, Behavior Contract

 

OUT-OF-BOUNDS

Incident 1:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact

Incident 2:       1 day in-house suspension, parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 3:       1-3 day Suspension from school, Parent conference, Behavior Contract, Possible Police Action

Incident 4:       SCHOOL TRANSFER

 

DISTRACTIVE TOYS (Including but not limited to: squirt gun, paddle ball, laser pointer.)

Incident 1:       Toy confiscated, Detention(s)

Incident 2:       Toy confiscated, Detention(s), Parent contact

Incident 3:       One day suspension for defiance.

 

POSSESSION OF A SHARPIE OR ANY PERMANENT MARKER/TAGGING MATERIAL

Incident 1:       1-2 days suspension

Incident 2:       3-5 days suspension, Contract

Incident 3:       School Transfer

 

NO-SHOW TO DETENTION OR STUDY/WORK PROGRAM (During Enrollment at Kraemer)

Incident 1        Saturday Work/Study Parent contact (2 Saturdays for missing a Saturday)

Incident 2:       1 day in-house suspension, parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 3:       1 day Suspension at home, parent contact

Incident 4:       2 day Suspension at home/Parent Meeting, Behavior Contract, Possible school transfer

Incident 5:       SCHOOL TRANSFER

 

FORGERY  (During Enrollment)

Incident 1:       Saturday Work/Study, Parent contact, Possible Suspension at home

Incident 2:       1 – 3 day Suspension at home, Possible Behavior Contract

Incident 3:       3 – 5 day Suspension at home, Behavior Contract, Possible SCHOOL TRANSFER

Incident 4:       SCHOOL TRANSFER

 

ACADEMIC DISHONESTY

Incident 1:       Zero on assignment or test/quiz. Parent contact by teacher, Saturday Work/Study

Incident 2:       Zero on assignment or test/quiz. Parent contact by teacher, Saturday Work/Study

Incident 3:       In House Suspension, Possible Suspension. Parent contact by teacher, Parent Meeting

Incident 4:       1-3 day suspension, CONTRACT, Parent contact by teacher, Parent Meeting

 

NOTE: All incidents need to be reported to administration/counselors

 

DISRUPTION OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS

Incident 1:       Possible Saturday Work/Study, Possible 1-5 Day Suspension, Possible school transfer

Incident 2:       Possible 1-5 Day Suspension, Possible school transfer

Incident 3:       SCHOOL TRANSFER

 

USE OF PROFANITY OR VULGARITY

Incident 1:       Detention(s), Possible Saturday Work/Study

Incident 2:       Saturday Work/Study Parent contact, Possible Suspension

Incident 3:       1-3 days suspension, CONTRACT, Parent Meeting

Incident 4:       SCHOOL TRANSFER

 

DEFIANCE OF AUTHORITY, DISRUPTING SCHOOL ACTIVITIES, WILLFULLY DEFYING THE VALID AUTHORITY OF SUPERVISORS, TEACHERS, OR ADMINISTRATORS. (During Enrollment)

Incident 1:       Saturday Work/Study, Possible 1-5 Day Suspension, Possible school transfer

Incident 2:       1-5 Day Suspension, Behavior Contract, Possible school transfer

Incident 3:       SCHOOL TRANSFER

 

VANDALISM, DEFACING SCHOOL PROPERTY, GRAFFITI, THEFT, POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

Incident 1:       Payment for damages, Parent meeting, possible Study/Work Program, possible suspension, possible police action, possible SCHOOL TRANSFER, possible district expulsion

Incident 2:       Payment for damages, suspension, SCHOOL TRANSFER, possible police action, possible district expulsion

 

FIGHTING/ BIAS RELATED INCIDENTS/ THREATS/ HARASSMENT/ EXTORTION/ INTIMIDATION/ SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Incident 1:       3-5 Day Suspension, Parent meeting, Behavior Contract, Possible Police Action, Possible SCHOOL TRANSFER

Incident 2:       5 day suspension, Police Action, SCHOOL TRANSFER, POSSIBLE DISTRICT EXPULSION

 

INAPPROPRIATE SEXUAL CONDUCT

Incident 1:       3-5 Day Suspension, S.E.T. Meeting, Behavior Contract, Possible Police Action, Possible SCHOOL TRANSFER

Incident 2:       5 day suspension, Police Action, SCHOOL TRANSFER, POSSIBLE DISTRICT EXPULSION

 

POSSESSION OR USE OF TOBACCO OR PARAPHERNALIA

Incident 1:       2 day Suspension at home, parent contact, Possible Police Action

Incident 2:       3 days Suspension at home, parent contact, Possible Police Action, Behavior Contract

Incident 3:       3-5 day Suspension at home, Site Guidance Meeting, Police Action, Possible School Transfer

Incident 4:       SCHOOL TRANSFER

 

Possession Use or under the influence of Alcohol/ Drugs (including look a-like) and/or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Incident 1:       Five day suspension, S.E.T. Meeting, Behavior Contract, Police Action, SCHOOL TRANSFER, POSSIBLE DISTRICT EXPULSION

 

SELLING OR FURNISHING ANY CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (INCLUDING LOOK A-LIKE) OR PARAPHERNALIA

Incident 1:       Five day suspension, Police Action, S.E.T. Meeting, Behavior Contract, SCHOOL TRANSFER, POSSIBLE DISTRICT EXPULSION

 

SOLICITATION FOR FURNISHING OR SALE TO MINORS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND OTHER DRUGS WHETHER THE ACTUAL FURNISHING OCCURS ON OR OFF CAMPUS

Incident 1:       Five day suspension, S.E.T. Meeting, Behavior Contract, Police Action, SCHOOL TRANSFER, POSSIBLE DISTRICT EXPULSION

 

VERBAL OR PHYSICAL ASSAULTY / BLATANT DISRESPECT / VULGARITY DIRECTED TOWARD OR ABOUT A STAFF MEMBER

Incident 1:       Five day suspension, S.E.T. Meeting, Behavior Contract, Police Action, SCHOOL TRANSFER, POSSIBLE DISTRICT EXPULSION

 

FIRECRACKERS, EXPLOSIVES, FALSE ALARMS, FIRES

Incident 1:       Five day suspension, report to fire marshal, parent conference (S.E.T. Meeting), payment for damages, CONTRACT, possible police action, possible school transfer, possible expulsion

Incident 2:       Five day suspension, report to fire marshal, SCHOOL TRANSFER, payment for damages, possible expulsion, possible police action

 

DANGEROUS OBJECTS, WEAPONS (INCLUDING LOOK-ALIKE WEAPONS)

Incident 1:       Five day suspension, possible police action, possible school transfer, possible expulsion, CONTRACT, S.E.T. meeting