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
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
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.
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.