Policies & Handbooks
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Title I Parent Plan
Plan de Titilo I
Annual notification to parents regarding the confidentiality of student education records and school directory information.
Notificación anual a los padres sobre la confidencialidad de expedientes de educación del estudiante y información del directorio escolar.
Students will be expected to dress in the prescribed uniform attire. Required uniform attire is listed below, items NOT listed as acceptable are NOT part of the dress code and therefore not permitted. It is the parents and students responsibility to ensure compliance with the dress code. If you have questions about uniforms, please ask. Thanks.
- All students are required to visibly wear a picture ID daily. Students who do not wear their ID will be subject to disciplinary action. Students are issued one ID, maroon lanyard and cover. Lost, stolen or defaced ID’s must be replaced at the student’s expense. Lanyards must be a break-away style and maroon in color. Covers must be clear. Students may not deface ID’s. Stickers, pictures, etc. are not permitted in/on ID’s or covers. ID’s also serve as the student’s lunch ticket and will be used to check out library and text books.
- All students will wear the designated traditional style school uniform clothing. The clothing may not be altered by slits, shredded hems, etc. The designated uniform will be: traditional navy bottoms (polyester/cotton blend) and white or grey collared shirt. Maroon or navy blue collared shirts will be permitted if they have the Wilson logo printed on them.
BOYS: All white or grey shirt with collar with no logos. Navy blue or maroon-colored collared shirt with the Wilson Logo available for purchase only through PTO. This may be a “Polo” type shirt, dress shirt, etc. Plain navy blue pants or walking shorts that are made of a cotton/polyester blend. Uniform pants must be standard uniforms, no Dickies, Ben Davis, etc. No extra pockets, seams or decorations. Pants and shorts must be worn at the waist.
GIRLS: All white or grey collared blouse or “Polo” shirt with no logos. Navy blue or maroon-colored collared shirt with the Wilson Logo available for purchase only through PTO. Plain navy blue pants, shorts, or crop pants that are made of a cotton/polyester blend-NO SKIRTS OR DRESSES ALLOWED. Skirts may be worn for religious reasons but must be navy blue and floor length. No spandex material. No bows, ruffles, extra pockets, extra zippers, or decorations on uniforms. Shorts must be fingertip length when hands are resting at the sides. Form fitting clothing is not permitted. Stretch pants, “skinny” style or denim/jean style pants are not permitted. No side pockets or sweat pants.
SHIRTS, JACKETS, SWEATERS AND SWEATSHIRTS
- Sweaters and sweatshirts must be either plain white, navy blue, or gray worn over a white collar shirt with the collar out, black is not permitted. (No logos, stripes, etc. except for the Wilson Logo) Turtleneck shirts are not permitted at the 4-8 school.
- Jackets must be plain navy blue, white, or gray without any type of writing, emblems, or striping. Jackets, sweatshirts and sweaters are not permitted on campus unless they meet the uniform criteria and may only be worn during inclement weather.
- Shirts must be tucked in at all times. Students may not un-tuck shirts between classes.
- No undergarments may show and undershirts must be plain white only. No long sleeve shirts under uniform shirts.
- Baggy or oversized uniforms are not acceptable and thus are prohibited. Uniforms may not be worn more than one size larger. Pants, shorts, etc. must be worn at the waist.
- Corduroys, cargo pants, jeans, sweatpants, leggings, stretch pants and overalls are not permitted. No labels or logos permitted on pants.
- Belts must be black or brown and may not be more than one size larger than the waist. Belt Buckles must be plain – no letter, pictures, etc.
- Pants, shorts, and crop pants may not be rolled either at the waist or hem.
- Religious head coverings must be solid navy blue or white. No hats, wristbands, gloves, or bandannas of any type may be worn on campus. Hair bands and bows may be worn in the hair only and must be navy or white.
SHOES AND SOCKS
- For safety reasons, students MUST wear covered tennis shoes and MUST keep them tied and/or fastened. Shoes must be white, navy, black, grey or brown with minimal logos. Shoelaces must be white or black and no wider than one quarter inch. Platform shoes are not permitted. No roller skate tennis shoes (wheelies), no boot style/long shoes, no ballerina style shoes, no slip on shoes allowed on campus.
- Tan, navy, black or white socks may be worn. Socks may not be worn over the knee. Girls may wear tan, navy, black, or white tights or hose (tights and leggings must have a foot – no “shorty” tights.)
- No tattoos, hickies, or piercings of any body part other than ears. Only post-type earrings are permitted and must be smaller than 1 cm in diameter. No more than 2 sets of earrings on each ear are allowed. No gages. No part of the earring may dangle, no hoops allowed.
- Use of lipstick or other make-up in moderation is permitted but may not be applied or re-applied while at school. Make up found at school will be confiscated. Due to allergies, perfume, cologne and body spray are not permitted. Nails must be kept short. Modest nail color is permitted – no rhinestones or other decorations on nails.
- No unnatural modifications of hair (fade lines, shavings, hair extensions must be of a natural color), eyebrows, etc. (example: shaving eyebrows.) Hair should not cause a distraction at school.
- No stickers on ID’s, backpacks, agendas, binders etc. No markers or liquid white out allowed on campus.
- No bracelets that may defensive to others.
- No writing/drawings on any part of the body or uniform.
There may be additional items added to the designated uniform during the school year.
DRESS DOWN DAYS AND FIELD TRIPS
Students may not be required to wear the designated uniform on dress down days or field trips. However, they must follow the guidelines below:
- Wear covered shoes at all times, no open toe.
- No tube tops, halter tops, spaghetti straps, see through tops or bare midriff tops.
- No printing on clothing that refers to sex, alcohol, drugs, gangs, violence or vulgarities (8-ball, homie, etc.) No jerseys or shirts with numbers.
- No caps, hair-nets, or other hair coverings including bandannas, headbands, and hats.
- No skirts or dresses allowed. No shorts shorter than fingertip length when arm is held at side.
- No form-fitting or lycra shorts as outerwear. No leggings, pajamas, or sweat pants are allowed.
- No undergarments as outerwear (muscle shirts, boxer shorts, etc.)
- Use of lipstick or other make-up in moderation is permitted and may not be reapplied while on trips. Make up brought on trips will be confiscated. Due to allergies, perfume, cologne and body sprays are not permitted.
- Wear belts of correct length.
- Wear pants of correct size (no larger than one size bigger), no oversized or baggy pants/shorts. No sagging of pants/shorts.
- No pants/shorts with a wide leg width.
- No shirt, pants, socks and shoes of one color.
- No wide shoelaces.
- No dickies, ben davis, etc.
- No rips/holes of any kind on any clothing item
Consequences for not following dress code include responsibility class, disciplinary referrals, loss of privileges, detention, Saturday school or in school suspension, closed classes, suspension or alternative placement. Repeat offenders may be asked to transfer to another school.
Backpacks must be free of logos, symbols or pictures representing something illegal, violent, illicit or suggestive (no skulls, numbers, gang signs, weapons, etc.). Student may write their actual name on the inside of the backpack only. Backpacks may not contain any writing, drawing or graffiti of any kind including nicknames.***When in doubt, ask prior to purchasing uniforms/items as it is the families’ responsibility to make sure their student complies with the rules.
The Governing Board believes it is the right of every student to be educated in a positive, safe, caring, and respectful learning environment. The Board further believes a school environment inclusive of these traits maximizes student achievement, fosters student personal growth, and helps students build a sense of community that promotes positive participation as members of society.
The District, in partnership with parents, guardians, and students, shall establish and maintain a school environment based on these beliefs. The District shall identify and implement age-appropriate programs designed to instill in students the values of positive interpersonal relationships, mutual respect, and appropriate conflict resolution.
To assist in achieving a school environment based on the beliefs of the Governing Board, bullying, harassment or intimidation as defined by this policy will not be tolerated.
Bullying: Bullying may occur when a student or group of students engages in any form of behavior that includes such acts as intimidation and/or harassment that
- has the effect of physically harming a student, damaging a student's property, or placing a student in reasonable fear of harm or damage to property,
- is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that the action, behavior, or threat creates an intimidating, threatening, or abusive environment in the form of physical or emotional harm,
- occurs when there is a real or perceived imbalance of power or strength, or
- may constitute a violation of law.
Bullying of a student or group of students can be manifested through written, verbal, physical, or emotional means and may occur in a variety of forms including, but not limited to
- verbal, written/printed or graphic exposure to derogatory comments, extortion, exploitation, name calling, or rumor spreading either directly through another person or group or through cyberbullying,
- exposure to social exclusion or ostracism,
- physical contact including but not limited to pushing, hitting, kicking, shoving, or spitting, and
- damage to or theft of personal property.
Cyberbullying: Cyberbullying is, but not limited to, any act of bullying committed by use of electronic technology or electronic communication devices, including telephonic devices, social networking and other Internet communications, on school computers, networks, forums and mailing lists, or other District-owned property, and by means of an individual's personal electronic media and equipment.
Harassment: Harassment is intentional behavior by a student or group of students that is disturbing or threatening to another student or group of students. Intentional behaviors that characterize harassment include, but are not limited to, stalking, hazing, social exclusion, name calling, unwanted physical contact and unwelcome verbal or written comments, photographs and graphics. Harassment may be related, but not limited to, race, religious orientation, sexual orientation, cultural background, economic status, size or personal appearance. Harassing behaviors can be direct or indirect and by use of social media.
Intimidation: Intimidation is intentional behavior by a student or group of students that places another student or group of students in fear of harm of person or property. Intimidation can be manifested emotionally or physically, either directly or indirectly, and by use of social media.
Prohibitions and Discipline
Students are prohibited from bullying, harassment, or intimidation on school grounds, school property, school buses, at school bus stops, at school-sponsored events and activities, and through the use of electronic technology or electronic communication equipment on school computers, networks, forums, or mailing lists.
Disciplinary action may result for bullying, harassment, or intimidation which occurs outside of the school and the school day when such bullying, harassment, or intimidation results in a substantial physical, mental, or emotional negative effect on the victim while on school grounds, school property, school buses, at school bus stops, or at school-sponsored events and activities, or when such act(s) interfere with the authority of the school system to maintain order. All suspected violations of law will be reported to local law enforcement.
Reporting Incidents of Bullying/Harassment/Intimidation
A student who is experiencing bullying, harassment, intimidation or believes another student is experiencing bullying, harassment, or intimidation is to report the situation to the principal or another school employee. A school employee who becomes aware of or suspects a student is being bullied, harassed or intimidated shall immediately notify the school administrator. School personnel shall maintain confidentiality of the reported information.
The initial notification of an alleged incident may be provided verbally. A detailed written description of the incident and any other relevant information must be provided on form(s) made available by the school and submitted to the principal within one (1) school day of the verbal report. Should the principal be the employee who observes, is informed of, or suspects a student is experiencing bullying the principal shall document the incident or concern in writing. Failure by an employee to report a suspected case of bullying may result in disciplinary action up to suspension without pay or dismissal pursuant to Board Policies GCQF and GDQD.
Reprisal by any student or staff member directed toward a student or employee related to the reporting of a case of bullying or a suspected case of bullying, harassment, or intimidation shall not be tolerated, and the individual(s) will be subject to the disciplines set out in applicable District policies and administrative regulations.
At the time a student reports alleged bullying, harassment, or intimidation the principal shall provide to the student who has allegedly been bullied, harassed, or intimidated a written copy of student rights, protections and support services available to the student and shall notify the student's parent(s)/guardian(s) of the suspected incident of harassment, intimidation or bullying.
The principal shall investigate all reports of bullying, harassment, or intimidation. If the principal determines that bullying, harassment, or intimidation has occurred, discipline will be administered pursuant to Board Policies JK, JKD, and JKE. Regardless of the outcome of the investigation the principal will meet with the involved students to review the findings of the investigation. Subject to the restrictions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) set out in Policy JR, the parent(s) or guardian(s) of the involved students shall also be informed of the findings of the investigation.
Documentation related to reported bullying, harassment, or intimidation and subsequent investigation shall be maintained by the District for not less than six (6) years. In the event the District reports incidents to persons other than school officials or law enforcement all individually identifiable information shall be redacted. Restrictions established by FERPA on disclosure of personally identifiable student information must be observed at all times.
The Superintendent shall establish procedures for the dissemination of information to students, parents and guardians. The information will include, but not be limited to, Governing Board policies, incident reporting, support services (proactive and reactive) and student's rights. The dissemination of this information shall
- occur during the first (1st) week of each school year,
- be provided to each incoming student during the school year at the time of the student's registration,
- be posted in each classroom and in common areas of the school, and
- be summarized in the student handbook and on the District website, and
the Superintendent shall establish procedures for the dissemination of information to District employees including, but not limited to
- Governing Board policy,
- preventive measures,
- incident reporting procedures,
- available support services for students (both proactive and reactive), and
- student rights.
Information will be provided to staff members at the beginning of each instructional year and on the first day of employment for new employees.
The Superintendent shall establish procedures designed to protect the health and safety of students who are physically harmed as the result of bullying, harassment, or intimidation. These will include, when appropriate, procedures for contacting emergency medical services, law enforcement agencies, or both.
Knowingly submitting a false report under this policy shall subject the student to discipline up to and including suspension or expulsion. Where disciplinary action is necessary pursuant to any part of this policy, relevant District policies shall be followed.
Law enforcement authorities shall be notified any time District officials have a reasonable belief that an incidence of bullying is a violation of the law.Adopted: April 10, 2019 LEGAL REF.:
R7-2-1308 CROSS REF.:
IJNDB - Use of Technology Resources in Instruction
JI - Student Rights and Responsibilities
JIC - Student Conduct
JII - Student Concerns, Complaints and Grievances
JK - Student Discipline
JKD - Student Suspension
JKDA - Removal of Students from School-Sponsored Activities
JKE - Expulsion of Students
JR - Student Records