• List of Minor Infractions and Definitions

    Dress code

    Failure to adhere to parish and campus uniform policy.

    Class disruption

    Low intensity, inappropriate disruptions which result in disruption of learning environment

    Minor aggression

    Low intensity pushing or shoving which does not result in physical conflict/fighting as described in major infractions. Example: “play fighting,” shoulder punching, unintentional pushing in line

    Inappropriate language

    Low intensity use of inappropriate language. Example: accidental slip, poor word choice
    Use of obscene language or profanity toward an adult or authority figure is considered a major infraction.

    Minor damage to property

    Low intensity damage to school property or property belonging to others. This would include damages that the student is able to “repair” such as cleaning writing on a desk or a wall. Serious damage to any property is considered a major infraction.

    Sleeping in class

    Sleeping during times of instruction or independent work

    Minor disrespect and/or defiance (to adults)

    Brief and low intensity failure to comply/respond to adults in an appropriate manner. Example: off-task, ignoring, not following directions

    Teasing or harassment

    Minor physical contact and/or verbal aggression which is not serious in nature. This does not include physical contact such as hitting or punching or other actions described in major infractions. This also does NOT include bullying, which is when a person is REPEATEDLY harmed by another person.

    Other

    Any behavior not described above which is minor in nature.

  • List of Major Infractions and Definitions

    Willful disobedience

    High intensity, willful refusal by student to comply with teacher/adult requests

    Disrespect for authority

    High intensity disrespect including, but not limited to, profanity or obscenity directed at an authority figure

    False charge against authority

    Student falsely accuses an authority figure of an infraction

    Use of profane/obscene language

    High intensity use of inappropriate language (verbal and/or gestures) by student

    Immoral or vicious practices

    High intensity infractions which are outside of the accepted rules and expectations of the school

    Conduct injurious to others

    Any action by student which causes someone to be hurt or could cause someone to be hurt (physical or emotional injuries)

    Use/Possess controlled substance

    Use or possession of any substances considered ‘CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES’ such as paint thinner, airplane glue, aerosols, etc., that are not “drugs”

    Use/Possess tobacco or lighter

    Use or possession of a lighter, matches, cigarettes, cigar, chewing tobacco, snuff, etc.

    Use/Possess alcohol

    Use or possession of alcohol

    Disturbs school/violates rules (habitual violations)

    An accumulation of multiple minor infractions or a major occurrence of disruption

    Vandalism

    Actions by student resulting in substantial destruction, disfigurement, or damage of property

    Writes/draws obscenities

    Written profanity/obscenities, including words or drawings, of a severe nature

    Possess weapons (firearms)

    Possession of specific weapons prohibited by Federal law

    Possess weapons (others)

    Possession of any item which may be used as a weapon such as knives, razors, brass knuckles, etc.

    Throws missiles liable to injure others

    High intensity occurrence of throwing any object which could or does cause substantial injury to a person

    Fighting

    Actions involving serious physical contact during which injury could occur such as hitting, kicking, punching, pulling hair, hitting with an object, etc.

    Violates traffic/safety regulations

    High intensity violation of safety or traffic rules which could result in injury or major disruptions

    Leaves campus/bus/cuts class

    Deliberately leaving an authorized area or deliberately entering an unauthorized area

    Is guilty of stealing

    Possession of, having passed on to another person, or being responsible for the removal of another person’s property

    Any other serious offense

    Any other high intensity problem behaviors which do not fit in any other category described above. When this is the selected infraction, the referring teacher must specify the behavior.

    Bullying/Harrassment/Cyber Bullying

    High intensity behavior, physical or verbal, which is considered a threat to another person