SJHS Standards Powerpoint

 Students will report to their assigned Study Hall at
12:05… don’t be tardy!!
 Attendance will be taken in Study Hall just like the
rest of your classes
 Students are to use study hall as a time to do
homework or work on other school related activities
 This is not free-time
 Students may be assigned tutorials during study hall
based on their grades
 Students will be assigned tutorials by either Mr. Diem
or Ms. Driggers and will be told what day and with
whom they have tutorials
 A student assigned tutorials will report first to their
assigned study hall class and will then go to tutorials
 From time to time, students involved in Student
Council, Student 2 Student, FCA, and Academic UIL
will meet during Study Hall
 Students will report to their study hall first and then
attend their meeting
 The school day begins at 7:50 am. and ends at 3:30
Students are permitted into the gym foyer at 7:30 am.
7th graders in Athletics may report to the locker rooms
at that time.
If you eat breakfast in the cafeteria, go to SIS upon
arrival and before entering the foyer.
Any student wanting to attend morning tutorials will
need to present a pass from the teacher.
 Any absences should be reported to the attendance
office by a parent, within 3 days of the absence in the
form of a note.
 The note should include the student’s name, date of
absence, explanation and parent phone #.
 Students are expected to be on time to classes in order
to avoid disrupting the learning environment.
 Tardies are cumulative for the semester.
• 1st - 3rd tardy • 4th – 5th tardy • 6th - 7th tardy • 8th – 9th tardy -
1 day 30 minute Detention (3:30-4:00)
1 day 1 Hour Detention (3:30-4:30)
2 days 1 Hour Detention (3:30-4:30)
• 10th tardy -
* All Detentions are on Tuesday and Thursday in the Library
 Failure to attend Detention will result in an additional
consequence being assigned.
 Failure to fulfill all consequences will result in a day of
in school suspension and may result in truancy
charges being filed.
 After 4 unexcused absences in a semester, truancy
letters may be sent home. After 9 unexcused absences,
truancy charges may be filed.
 In summary, be at school and be on time!
Salado administrators may use the following guidelines
to assess appropriateness of appearance/attire (not an all
inclusive list)
 1) Dress or grooming will not disrupt, interfere with,
attract attention to oneself, disturb or distract from
instruction and/or school activities.
 2) Beards, mustaches and other facial hair are not
permitted. Boys should shave facial hair as often as the
situation dictates. Sideburns will not be allowed
below the ear lobe.
 3) Students’ hair shall be clean, neat and well groomed.
Extreme hair colors (purple, pink, blue, etc.) and
sculptured or spiked hair are not acceptable. Hair should
not cover the face, and bangs must not exceed the eye
brows. Boy’s hair must be above the eye brows, off the
collar (collared shirt or T-shirt) and bottom of the earlobe.
 4) Students at the junior high school and high school may
not wear any sleeveless tops, blouses, or shirts. Sleeves may
not be rolled. Shirt tails longer than fingertips must be
tucked in pants. See-through, low-cut and excessively tight
fitting garments are not acceptable.
 5) Clothing, backpacks or accessories with
inappropriate decorations, graffiti or advertisements
are not acceptable. No item worn should call attention
to alcohol, tobacco, drugs, cults or other offensive
themes. Double meaning messages are not permitted.
 6) The midriff (stomach) or parts of undergarments
must not be exposed when the student goes through
the normal activities of a school day such as sitting,
bending, stretching or reaching. Girls’ blouses or
shirts should be long enough to be tucked in at the
waist or extend at least 3” below the waistband. Torso
area must not be exposed at ANY time.
 7) Clothing intended to be worn as sleepwear is inappropriate. Pajama-type
clothing is not permitted. This is to include during exams!!!!
 8) At the intermediate, junior high, and high school the length of shorts and
skirts must no more than two inches above the knee.
Athletic or basketball shorts MUST have a draw string and be tied. Cut-offs
or jeans with holes are not permitted. Skin may not
show through pants and tape may not be used to
correct the dress code violation. Permanent patches are
jeggings, and yoga type pants do not meet
dress code. Sweatpants must be loose fitting and not have words on the
acceptable. Taping of any garment IS NOT allowed.
seat. All pants must be worn at the waistline or hip. Pants should fit the waist
area and should not be over-sized or sagged. Pants not covering
undergarments will be deemed sagging.
 9) Appropriate footwear is to be worn. Cleated shoes
are not allowed in the building. Street shoes should
not be worn on the gym floor. No house shoes will be
 10) Hats, caps, head or sweatbands are not to be visible
in any school building (including the cafeteria) during
school hours. This is to include ANY complete head
 11) Earrings or other ear adornments may not be worn
if they are distracting. Piercing ornaments may only
be worn on the ear. Tongue rings, nose rings, earplugs,
or dental ornaments, spiked accessories, studded
collars or wristbands are not allowed. Any chain with
links larger than standard jewelry is not permitted. No
gauges or grills are allowed.
 12) Only prescription glasses are to be worn in the
building. Contacts must be of a natural eye color and
 13) Tattoos may NOT be visible. Students are allowed to
wear temporary tattoos sold by the school for school spirit.
 14) Excessive make-up is not permitted. Boys are not
allowed to wear makeup or nail polish.
 15) It is at the discretion of the administration to ask
students to change or be assigned to In-School Suspension.
Violation of the dress code policy can result in ISS or
suspension for the remainder of the day.
 16) Dress code violations MAY NOT be covered with coats,
jackets, or sweaters.
 Any student in violation of the dress code will report to
main office to solve the problem.
 Students may call a parent for clothing items to be
brought to school. If the problem cannot be solved, the
student will remain in ISS for that day.
 Dress code violations are cumulative for the semester.
 Keeping valuable personal items such as cell phones,
iPods, iPads, etc are the student’s personal
 There is no guarantee that lost or misplaced valuables
will be found.
 Always check the main office for your lost items.
 When attending a gym class, keep all your personal
items in your assigned gym locker, and not on the
benches or floors!
 Lock and secure your items in your locker and no
someone else’s
 Not leaving your personal devices on your desk or table
while you walk away to talk to your friends or teacher
 Hiding all your devices from visible view of others
 Turning in any found items to the main office
 The Salado ISD Student Handbook and Code of
Conduct is located on the district website:
 Superintendent: Dr. Novotny
 Principal: Mr. Diem
 Counselor: Ms. Driggers
 Use time for locker and getting to class.
 Be mindful of time remaining.
 Use this time as an opportunity to use the restroom and
to get water
 Speak quietly.
 Keep moving.
 Allow room for others to pass through hallway
 Be aware of your environment.
 Take care of your personal needs.
 Shut locker firmly but carefully.
 Walk facing forward.
 Keep to right side of hallway.
 Avoid confrontation.
 Cell phones and electronic devices MAY NOT be used
during the day. If you have a cell phone or any other
electronic device, it must be turned off and put away
by 7:45. If the cell phone is seen during the day, it will
be taken up and turned into the office.
 Electronic devices may be used in the classroom with
teacher permission if there is an educational need.
 If a student uses a telecommunications device without
authorization during the school day, the device will be
 First Offense: The parent will be notified and the student may pick up
the confiscated telecommunications device from the principal’s office at
the end of the school day.
 Second Office: The parent must pick up the confiscated
telecommunications device from the principal’s offense after one
calendar week along with a fee of $15.
 Third Offense: The parent must pick up the confiscated
telecommunications device from the principal’s offense after one
calendar week along with a fee of $15.
 Fourth Offense: The parent must pick up the confiscated
telecommunications device from the principal’s offense after one
calendar week along with a fee of $15. The student will not be allowed to
bring a telecommunications device to school for the remainder of the
school year.
 Parents may sign for/pick up student devices in the
main office during regular school business hours, 7:30
AM - 4:00 PM.
 In the event that another student owns the device in
question, both students may be liable. Cell phone/
Electronic device violations are cumulative for the
school year.
 The vending machines are not to be used from 8:35
until 2:45.
 There will be no food or drinks allowed in the
classroom or hallways at any time of the day.
 Packets must be signed and returned no later than
Thursday, September 5
 Packets are to be turned into your study hall teacher
and not the front office
The following bus conduct procedures should be
followed if safe transportation is to be provided for our
1. Any rule that pertains to students in the school
shall also pertain to students at the bus stop area or
on the bus.
2. Students will be picked up and dropped off at their
assigned bus stops only.
 Any exceptions must be cleared in advance by an
3. Violations of any of the above policies or the rules
established by the bus drivers or school district may
result in a student being denied the privilege of riding
the bus.

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