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Suspension and Expulsion

 Leading to Suspension, Expulsion, or Mandatory Expulsion

Excerpted from the Elementary Discipline Policy

The San Lorenzo Unified School District is committed to providing safe, secure, and peaceful schools. Students must develop behavior which shows respect for authority and respect for the rights of others. Students will be held accountable for their behavior and will learn that there are consequences for their actions.

Type 1:

The Principal is REQUIRED to recommend expulsion.

OFFENSE

CONSEQUENCE

Assault/Battery (with injury)

5 day suspension

Police report

Expulsion recommendation

Sale of Drugs or Alcohol

5 day suspension

Police report

Expulsion recommendation

Robbery or Extortion

5 day suspension

Police report

Expulsion recommendation

Possession of a Weapon or Explosive Device

5 day suspension

Police report

Expulsion recommendation

Type 2:

The Principal will USUALLY suspend on first occurrence. Student may also be transferred to another school or have an inter-district permit canceled. The number of days of suspension will increase for repeated offenses.

OFFENSE

CONSEQUENCE

Drug or alcohol possession or under the influence

1-5 day suspension

Fighting: MUTUAL punching, slapping, kicking

1-5 day suspension

Fireworks, firecrackers, matches, lighter

1-5 day suspension

Defiance of adults

1-5 day suspension

Disruption of school activity

1-5 day suspension

Harassment, threats

1-5 day suspension

Indecent exposure, lewd conduct

1-5 day suspension

Sexual harassment

1-5 day suspension

Profanity, abusive language toward adults

1-5 day suspension

Racial, religious, sexual ethnic slurs

1-5 day suspension

Theft of school or private property

1-5 day suspension

and restitution

Vandalism, graffiti, damage to school/private property

1-5 day suspension, restitution, repair cost

Forgery, falsification of documents

1 day suspension

 

Suspended student on school ground, activities

1 day extended suspension

Harassing, intimidating a witness

1-5 day suspension

Committing or attempting to commit sexual assault

1-5 day suspension

Possession of an imitation firearm

1-5 day suspension

Possession of tobacco or a tobacco product

1-5 day suspension

Willfully use force or violence upon another person

1-5 day suspension

Terroristic threats

1-5 day suspension

Possession or sale of drug paraphernalia

1-5 day suspension

Type 3:

The Principal will NO USUALLY suspend for the FIRST offense. However, repeated offenses in this category are grounds for suspension.

OFFENSE

CONSEQUENCE

Possession of a beeper, electronic signaling devices

Confiscation, parent contact

Dress code violation

Parent contact, sent home to change

Profanity directed at students

Detention, loss of privilege

Scuffling: shoving, grabbing, bumping

Detention, loss of privilege

Radios, tape players, electronic games

Confiscation, parent contact

Violation of playground rules

Detention, loss of privilege

Violation of cafeteria rules

Detention, loss of privilege

Violation of health, safety rules

Detention, loss of privilege

Gambling

Parent contact, detention

Bicycle, skateboard violations

Confiscation, loss of privilege

No show for detention

Parent contact, additional detention

Please Note:

Type 3 violations may be dealt with by teachers and staff through the use of detention in the form of loss of recess, loss of recreation time, or by spending time after school. Parents will be notified if after school detention is necessary. School community services may be substituted for detention in some instances.