• BREWTON CITY SCHOOLS


     

     

    CLASSIFICATIONS OF VIOLATIONS

    For student safety, video and audio taping may be used on school property, including classrooms, hallways, outside grounds, and buses.

    Violations of accepted standards are grouped into four classes:  Type I, Type II, Type III, and Type IV.  Each classification is followed by a range of disciplinary procedures.  They may be considered interchangeable between classes of offenses depending on determination at the local level.  The following lists of violations of the code are not intended to be all inclusive.

     

    TYPE I

    1.01   Excessive tardiness

    1.02   Disruption on a school bus, in the classroom, on school property, or during school activities

    1.03   Unauthorized absence from class or school

    1.04   Verbal abuse of another person

    1.05   Unintentional and/or non-direct use of profane or obscene language.

    1.06   Buying, selling, or swapping anything of value on school campus, (sports cards, caps, shoes, CDs, games, etc.)

    1.07   Unauthorized fund raising

    1.08   Vehicular violations

    1.09   Non-conformity to the dress code

    • Inappropriate public display of affection
    • Use of gum or candy
    • Eating or drinking in unauthorized areas
    • Locker misuse or abuse
    • Unauthorized possession of radios, tape players, CD players, electronic games, DVD players, or any item which disrupts the learning process
    • Refusal to complete class assignments
    • Failure to obey directions from school personnel
    • Leaving school grounds without permission
    • Any other violation which the principal may determine as being a Type I violation

     

    Administrative responses for Type I violations include, but are not limited to:

     

    Student Conference                                                  Suspension From Class

    Saturday School                                                        In-School Suspension

    Suspension From Bus                                              Corporal Punishment        

    Parent Contact                                                        Suspension From School

    Detention                                                    

         

     TYPE II 

    2.01   Use of obscene or profane communication (verbal, written, gesture) directed toward another person

    2.02   Possession or use of tobacco products, which includes all forms of tobacco, and also includes herbal tobacco products, simulated tobacco products that imitate or mimic tobacco products, including but not limited to e-cigarettes, vapor sticks,  “vapes,” cloves, bidis, and kreteks

    2.03   Threats to or about another person

    2.04   Harassment of another person

    2.05   Fighting; use of physical force

    2.06   Theft of property or money in an amount of $300 or less

    2.07   Possession of stolen property with the knowledge that it is stolen

    • Possession of fireworks
    • Use of fire
    • Possession of laser light, pepper spray, box cutter, or other such item which may be dangerous to other students
    • Vandalism resulting in damages of $300 or less to public or personal property
    • Offensive touching of another person
    • Cheating
    • Disrespect for authority
    • Deception toward school personnel or others in authority
    • Viewing, using, or possessing obscene, profane, or sexually-oriented material
    • Written or verbal propositions to engage in sexual acts
    • Participation in gambling for money and/or other things of value
    • Using verbal or written communication threatening injury to the person, property, or reputation of another with the intention of

    extorting money or any other item (extortion)

    • Forgery of parent’s or school official’s name; falsifying of information
    • Possession of electronic communication devises such as beepers, pagers, e-mail devices, and cellular/digital telephones during school hours
    • Unauthorized use of electronic communication devises such as beepers, pagers, e-mail devices, and cellular/digital telephones while being transported to or from school, transported to or from a school activity, during a school sponsored activity, or while in a school building
    • Unauthorized possession of a camera, camcorder, or electronic device capable of taking or sending pictures
    • Unauthorized possession/use of medication for the specific student or possession or use of an over-the-counter medication
    • Repeated and/or excessive Type I offenses
    • Any other violation which the principal may determine as being a Type II violation

     

    Administrative responses for Type II violations include but are not limited to:

    Parent Contact                                        Saturday School    

    In-School Suspension                               Suspension From School

    Corporal Punishment                                Notification of Legal Authorities         

    Suspension From Class

                                                                         

    TYPE III

    3.01   Possession, use, distribution, and/or sale of alcohol

    3.02   Under the influence of alcohol

    3.03   Discharging of fireworks

    3.04   Theft of property or money in excess of $300

    3.05   Vandalism resulting in damages more than $300 to public or personal property

    • Participating in or having knowledge of a bomb threat or the false reporting of a fire, explosion, crime, or catastrophe

    3.07   Assault upon school personnel

    3.08   Threats to or about school personnel

    3.09   Harassment of school personnel

    • Indecent exposure or participation in any sexual act
    • Possession of a weapon or a weapon look-alike including but not limited to knives, metallic knuckles, clubs, guns, chains, tear gas guns, pellet or BB guns, paintball guns, chemical weapons or any other object deemed dangerous by the school official
    • Threatening of bodily harm with a weapon
    • Continued willful disobedience and persistent failure to follow school rules
    • Repeated and/or excessive Type II offenses
    • Any other violation which the principal may determine as being Type III

     

    Administrative responses for Type III violations include but are not limited to:

                    Notification of Legal Authorities
                    Extended In School Suspension Placement
                    Alternative Educational Programming
                    Suspension
                    Expulsion From School

     

     

    TYPE IV

    4.01   Possession or use of firearms

    4.02   Possession of a weapon or a weapon look-alike with the possibility of bodily harm, including but not limited to knives, metallic knuckles, clubs, guns, chains, tear gas guns, pellet or BB guns, paintball guns, chemical weapons or any other object deemed dangerous by the school official

    4.03   Under the influence, possession, use, sale, and/or distribution of drugs or drug paraphernalia including but not limited to narcotics, inhalants, stimulants, sedatives/anxiolytics/hypnotics, and hallucinogens

    4.04    Under the influence, possession, use, sale and/or distribution of synthetic cannabinoids or other synthetic drugs

    4.05   Arson

    4.06   Criminal offense

    4.07   Possession or use of explosives

    4.08   Rape or attempted rape

     

    Administrative responses for Type IV violations include but are not limited to:

                    Notification of Legal Authorities                                      

                    Suspension From School

                    Expulsion From School