Parent and Student Handbook

Code of Conduct Policy

Student Handbook Table of Contents below is provided for quick reference. Click here to a complete copy of the Handbook in PDF format.

Section
Description
Page
I
Introduction
3
II
Greenfield School Committee and Staff
4
1
Goals/Philosophy
6
2
Schools’ Responsibilities
6
3
Student Rights and Responsibilities
8
4
Academic Honesty
8
5
Attendance Policy
9
6
Make-up Work Policy
13
7
Student Projects: Guidelines for Parents
14
8
Promotion/Retention and Placement of Students
15
9
Right of Students to Freedom of Expression
15
10
Disciplinary Procedures in the Classroom/Detention
15
11
Social Probation
17
12
Procedures for Reporting/Sending Students to Office
17
13
Disciplinary Action by Administrators
17
14
Due Process
18
15
Short-Term Suspension/In-house Suspension
20
16
Long-Term Suspension/Expulsion
23
17
Confiscated Property
26
18
Disciplinary Action Relative to Students with Disabilities
26
19
Hazing – Penalties
33
20
Sexual Harassment Policy
34
21
School Related Teen Dating Violence
36
22
Hate Crimes and Bias Incidents Policy
37
23
Firearms and Dangerous Weapons
41
24
Violent Juvenile Offender Bill
42
25
Lockers/Desks/Computers – Searches of Students
42
26
Parent’s and Student’s Rights Under Section 504, Titles II, IV, VI,, IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act
42
27
Confidentiality
46
28
Student Records
46
29
Non-Custodial Parents’ Access to School Records
48
30
Substance Abuse Policy and Greenfield Police Department Memorandum of Understanding
49
31
Busing Policy
53
32
Use or Possession of Tobacco Products
54
33
Proper Dress
58
34
Skateboard/Rollerblade Policy
58
35
Health Policies
58
36
Policy for Students with Temporary Disabilities
63
37
Home or Hospital Programs
64
38
Physical Restraint Policy
65
39
Civility Policy
68
40
Safety and Security Plan
69
41
Acceptable Internet Use Policy
72
42
Media Policy
74
43
Sex Education Policy
74
44
Summer School
75
45
Parent Observations
75
46
Field Trips
76
47
Voter Registration Affidavit Forms
77
48
Homeless Students
78
Appendix A:
Parent’s Rights Brochure (Special Education)
79
Appendix B:
Authorization for Medication to be Taken During School Hours (sample form)
91
Appendix C:
Grievance Information and Form
92
Appendix D:
Notification of Short-Term Suspension
94
Appendix E:
Notification of Long-Term Suspension/Expulsion of Regular Education Student
95
Appendix F
Notification Of Long-Term Suspension/Consecutive Suspension Of More Than Ten (10) Days Or Expulsion Of Student With Disabilities
96
Appendix G:
Notice Attachment for Short-Term and Long-Term Suspensions/Expulsions
98