Casey ES

Discipline Policy

Unauthorized Items

Toys, skateboards, toy or replica guns, firecrackers, knives and similarly dangerous items do not belong at school. Music players, iPods, electronic games, trading cards, and other items that might be traded or lost should also be left at home. There is also no chewing gum allowed. In the event that unauthorized items are found at school, they will be taken from the student and parents will be contacted. Bringing items that create safety hazards on the bus or at school will result in disciplinary action taken by School Administration and Post Officials.

Cellular Phones

Cell phones are not to be used during school hours. They should be turned off or put on silent mode and left in the student’s locker or backpack if he or she does not have a locker. If the cell phone is brought into class or is in the possession of the student, it will be confiscated and is only available for pick-up by a parent or guardian.

Weapons Incidents

Casey Elementary School is required to report all weapons that students bring to school to the security police. Weapons are considered to be items such as: guns, (BB Guns, Pellet Guns, any device that is capable of firing a projectile), authentic appearing replicas of a firearm, fireworks of all types, sling shots, straight razors, razor blades, brass knuckles, and any objects that may be used readily to inflict bodily harm. Parents will be notified immediately. Bringing these objects to school will result in a suspension for the student and notification of the incident to post and DoDDS officials.

School-Wide Discipline Procedures

All students are responsible for conducting themselves in a manner that does not disrupt the educational opportunities of others or disrupt the orderly operation of the school. Students are responsible for regular attendance, conscientious effort in classroom work, proper maintenance of textbooks and other school equipment and adherence to school rules, regulations and expectations for learners. All students have a responsibility to notify school staff of behavior that may en-danger the safety and well-being of others. Every student is expected to give his/her name upon request to any staff member in the school. Refusal or supplying a false name will result in disciplinary action. Students are to appropriately respond to reasonable teacher requests without question. If the student does not understand the reason behind the request, he/she should ask at an appropriate time for explanation.

Policy

Consequences for non-compliance with school rules are designed to modify undesirable behaviors and to hold students accountable for their actions. Consequences begin with the classroom teacher but may be elevated to the administrators when necessary and include range of actions, specified in the “Table of Recommended Consequences DoDEA Regulation 2051.1” (Department of Defense Education Activity Disciplinary Rule and Procedures August 16, 1997).

Who is responsible for appropriate student behavior?

Everyone: parents, students, teachers, administrators, and other school staff. Military/civilian sponsors have the responsibility to en-sure their students act responsibly, appropriately, and respectfully.

Anywhere on a school campus or at a school-sponsored trip or activity, students should:

  • Be polite and respectful of others.
  • Keep hands, feet, and objects to self and limit touching of others.
  • Be prompt and prepared for class.
  • Use appropriate language and a conversational voice.
  • Eat, drink and “hang out” only in designated areas.
  • Have no chewing/bubble gum in and around school.
  • Clean up and dispose of garbage appropriately.