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 pm. 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 - Warning 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 - ISS * 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 Leggings, 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 permitted. 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 covering. 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 shape. 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 responsibility. 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: www.saladoisd.org Superintendent: Dr. Novotny Principal: Mr. Diem Counselor: Ms. Driggers BE RESPONSIBLE 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 HALLWAY STANDARDS BE RESPECTFUL Speak quietly. Keep moving. Allow room for others to pass through hallway BE INVOLVED Be aware of your environment. Take care of your personal needs. Shut locker firmly but carefully. BE SAFE 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 confiscated. 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 students: 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 administrator. 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.