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Safe School Policy

DSD Safe School Policy Review
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REPORTING VIOLATIONS OF THE SAFE SCHOOL POLICY IS CRITICAL!

Before you begin reading this, the most important thing to remember is that every student and staff member is a big part of continuing to keep Vista Education Campus a safe place. You make a difference! If you know of a safety problem, please go to an adult or supervisor to address the problem immediately. The safety of everyone at our school, worksites, and in the community is of the utmost importance to us! 

DSD Safe School Policy

To Provide a Safe School Environment for YOU and all others, the Board of Education of Davis School District wants you to know that the following activities are prohibited in schools.  Anyone committing any of these prohibited activities may receive one, some, or all of the following consequences - being suspended or expelled from school, changed to another school, and/or referred to the police.  Please do not be a part of any of these types of activities.  Help us to prevent others from causing harm by reporting any of these violations (or even talk of them).  Thank you.

Arson – Graffiti – Vandalism

The willful burning, defacing, or destruction of student, staff, or school district property (includes student lockers).

Assault – Hazing – Harassment

Physical aggression, intimidation, or initiation of a school district employee, student, or volunteer, whether at school, a school related activity, or other locations which affect the environment at school.  These actions are prohibited in any form including, but not limited to, personally, by directing others to take the actions, or through the use of email, web pages, text messaging, instant messaging, or any other electronic means.

Controlled Substances

The possession, solicitation, sale, distribution, or use of controlled substances or substances represented to be controlled substances or any associated paraphernalia.

Misuse of Electronic Devices

Using electronic devices to photograph, view, receive, or distribute pornographic material. Misuse of electronic devices also refers to sending harassing or threatening messages to staff or students – whether in or out of school.

Sexting

The creation of, possession of, or sharing of sexually explicit messages, taking sexually explicit photos of themselves or others at school, or at other locations which affect the environment of the school.

Robbery – Extortion

Taking anything of value from another by use of force or threat.

Weapons

Possession, use, transmittal, or concealment of ANY weapon or facsimile of a weapon. Weapons are defined as firearms, knives, explosives, flammable materials (which includes matches, lighters, or the like), or any items that may cause injury, death, threat, or intimidation.

Gang Activity

Engaging in any form of gang activity on or about school property, or at any school activity. Gang indicators and/or activities may include, but are not limited to: wearing, possessing, using, distributing, displaying, or selling items which evidence membership or association with gangs; committing acts which demonstrate membership or affiliation with a gang, such as flashing signs, soliciting membership, or requesting a person to pay for protection or claiming turf.
In addition to school discipline, committing the above acts may result in criminal prosecution.

Please initial the Safe School Policy section of the 2020 VEC Policies & Procedures Signature Page

We ask that you retain the PDF copy for your records because this is a very important document.  Thank you.