Level III - Administrative Intervention

Inappropriate Behavior Requiring Administrative Intervention

1. DEFIANCE / INSUBORDINATION / REFUSAL TO FOLLOW THE DIRECTIVE OF STAFF

The intentional and direct refusal to comply with reasonable requests from a staff member, giving false information, or

refusing to identify one's self when requested to do so.

2. FAILURE TO ATTEND A SATURDAY SCHOOL

Failure to attend Saturday School will result in additional consequences including addition Saturday School leading to

a possible suspension.

3.FIGHTING / MUTUAL COMBAT*

Fighting, defined as physical and/or verbal abuse where all parties have contributed to the conflict, either verbally or

physically, is prohibited. Students are expected to seek nonviolent means in solving disputes. If physical confrontation

is anticipated, students are to seek assistance from an administrator, campus supervisor, teacher, or staff member.

The police will cite students who engage in fighting.

4. HARASSMENT / BULLYING / CYBERBULLYING / INTIMIDATION/HAZING*

Harassment is defined as any action which intentionally creates emotional, mental, or physical abuse, discomfort,

embarrassment, ridicule, or intimidation and is prohibited at LGHS. The intentional threatening, intimidating, or

harassing of another person by word, act, or deed is considered serious and will be handled according to Board

Policy 5145.3. Harassment of any kind; verbal, physical, or virtual, that creates a hostile educational environment will

be handled regardless of the location where it began and includes the protection and safety of any complainant or

witness.

5. HATE VIOLENCE*

Hate violence is an action(s) intended to hurt and intimidate someone because of his or her race, ethnicity, national

origin, religious, sexual orientation, or disability. Causing, attempting, threatening to cause, or being active or passive

observer of an act of hate violence will result in additional consequences including a form of required sensitivity and

tolerance education.

6. INAPPROPRIATE USE OF DISTRICT/SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY

Students are required to sign and abide by the District Technology User Agreement before they use LGHS

technology provided in their classroom, library or lab. Violations of this agreement will result in loss of technology

privileges. (See Tech Agreement)

7. POSSESSION OR USING TOBACCO PRODUCTS*

Possession or use of tobacco products and paraphernalia at any time on school grounds or at school sponsored

activities is prohibited. Students are also not allowed to smoke in a vehicle while it is on school grounds. For

complete policy on tobacco use see Board Policy 5131.62

8. REPEATED INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR THAT OTHER ATTEMPTS HAVE FAILED TO CORRECT

Depending on the nature of the offense and the number of interventions attempted to correct a Level I or II offense,

the offense will become a Level III.

9. USE OF HABITUAL INAPPROPRIATE LANGUAGE / GESTURES OR AN OBSCENE ACT

Use of habitual obscenity, obscene gestures, profanity, vulgarity, whether verbal or written, in an aggressive manner

is unacceptable. An obscene act is any physical enactment of obscene gestures, vulgarity, or profanity in any public

area either on campus during the school day or during any school sponsored activities.

10. VANDALISM*

The willful or malicious damage, destruction, or defacement of any property, whether school property or individual

private property. Restitution may be required if there is an expense for fixing or replacing the damaged property in

addition to other consequences.

CONSEQUENCES FOR LEVEL III OFFENSES:

FIRST OFFENSE: One to three day suspension

SECOND OFFENSE: Three to five day suspension

THIRD OFFENSE: Five day suspension and referred to the Director of Student Services for a discipline hearing.

*Denotes that Law Enforcement must be notified.

Depending on the nature of the violation and the number of previous interventions, the house principal may

increase the level of the offense.