Policies and Procedures
Students found using, possessing and/or concealing a knife, a firearm or a weapon which may discharge a projectile, or other dangerous instrument which may cause bodily harm shall be immediately suspended and recommended for expulsion. Police notification shall be made immediately. Upon the recommendation for the expulsion, a hearing shall be conducted by the Superintendent or his/her designee. Students in grade five or lower who have been found in the hearing process, of using, possessing and/or concealing a weapon, or look alike weapon shall be disciplined in accordance with the decision made by the Superintendent or his/her designee. Any case involving a student grade five or lower found in possession of a firearm on school property shall be referred to the School Board through a recommendation for action from the Superintendent.
Everyone at Abita Springs Elementary School promises to make our school a safe and caring place for all students. We will treat each other with respect, and we will not allow bullying in any form at our school.
Bullying is considered a major behavior offense. It will be handled as defined in the discipline procedure below.
- Student reports an incident of bullying to an adult.
- Adult assesses the situation and determines if the incident is a major or minor offense.
- If minor, the teacher provides coaching and/or replacement behaviors.
- If major, adult fills out top section of reporting form and refers it to the counselor/administrator.
- Appropriate action is then taken.
- Involve families in developing and reviewing the district's PFE Plan.
- Hold yearly Federal Programs, PFE Stakeholders', and PFE activity planning meetings.
- Support STPPS Title I schools in planning and carrying out their PFE activities.
- Annually review and monitor PFE activities and school-wide programs outlined in the School Improvement Plans.
- Provide a Title I PFE resource page and presentations for school personnel use.
- Develop Title I PFE survey to evaluate PFE plans and use results to plan future PFE programs and adjust FE policies and procedures.
- Invite parents to a school meeting highlighting their school's educational programs, curriculum, and PFE opportunities.
- Offer PFE activities at various times which support learning goals at home.
- Involve parents in the planning, review, and implementation of PFE programs.
- Provide parents with timely information about the school PFE policy.
- Provide families with opportunities to volunteer, participate, and observe in the school and classroom.
- Maintain 2-way communication with families.
- Provide each student with the Compact for Student Success outlining responsibilities of students, parents, and teachers in the Educational process.
- Support all students in their effort to achieve success.