SCCSD 2014-2015 Student Handbook

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION Letter from the Superintendent ..............................................................................................5 Foreword ....................................................................................................................6 Mission Statement......................................................................................................6 Non-Discrimination Policy ........................................................................................6 District At A Glance ..................................................................................................7 SCCSD School Calendar 2014-2015 .........................................................................8 SCCSD ADMISSION/REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS .............................................10 Admission Requirements 7 th Grade Immunization Requirement English Language Learner Schedule Change Withdrawals of Students SCCSD ATTENDANCE REGULATIONS AND POLICIES..............................................13 Attendance Absences and Excuses Approved Absences Attendance Policy for Special Education Students Truancy Make-Up Work Leaving School Before Regular Dismissal SCCSD DRESSING AND GROOMING POLICIES ...........................................................16 Mandatory Uniform Policy Uniform Colors Dress Code SCCSD DISCIPLINARY GUIDELINES .............................................................................20 Mississippi School Safety Act Of 2001 Staff Protection Discipline Policies and Procedures SCCSD Infraction/Consequence Ladder Due Process Corporal Punishment Procedures When Discipling Children with Disabilities Electronic Devices Disciplinary Devices In-School Detention (ISD) Out of School Detention (OSS) Discipline Plans SCCSD K-5 Tardy Policy SCCSD 6-12 Tardy Policy

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