Policy 2605 - Student Discipline
The Board has the legal authority to make all needed policies, rules and regulations for organizing and governing the district. This includes the power to suspend or expel a student for conduct which is prejudicial to good order and discipline in the schools or impairs the morale or good conduct of the students. These policies, rules and regulations will apply to all students in attendance in district instructional and support programs, as well as at school-sponsored activities and events. School officials are authorized to hold students accountable for misconduct away from school or in non-school activities which negatively affects the educational environment to the extent allowed by law. The district recognizes the rights of students to off-campus expressive activities, including on the internet, to the extent permitted by law. Students who have been charged, convicted or pled guilty in a court of general jurisdiction for commission of a felony may be suspended in accordance with law.