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Code of Conduct


School and community In class, library, and computer lab Hallways, cafeteria, and school grounds Gym and playing fields
Tenacity We will never give up. We will maintain a positive attitude, whatever the difficulties. We will overcome setbacks. We will ask for assistance. We will hold tight to good values. We will compete to the best of our ability.
Integrity We will be true to ourselves. We will not give in to peer pressure. We will maintain academic honesty. We will be trustworthy. We will hand in lost items. We will report unsafe conditions. We understand that participation is more important than winning.
Thoughtful We will be considerate of others. We will follow school procedures and guidelines. We will show respect for ourselves and others. We will listen to the opinion of others. We will be quiet when others are working. We will maintain a safe environment. We will maintain a clean environment. We will respect school property. We will be mindful of the safety of ourselves and others. We will return equipment to its proper place.
Aspiring We will have high aspirations. We will aim for a better community. We will strive to succeed in class. We will aim to be on time and prepared for class. We will seek to make healthy food choices. We will set high goals for health and fitness. We will compete with enthusiasm.
Noble We will be polite and courteous. We will demonstrate pride in our school. We will set a good example for others. We will learn from our mistakes. We will be modest about our achievements. We will stand up to bullying, racism and homophobia. We will use positive language. We will demonstrate fair play.
Supportive We will support and encourage others. We will help those in need. We will support others in class activities. We will work cooperatively with others. We will be sharing and generous. We will demonstrate team spirit.



The expectations outlined in the Code of Conduct apply to behaviour at school, during school-organized or sponsored activities, and behaviour beyond these times including on-line behaviour that negatively impacts the safe, caring or orderly environment of the school, and/or student learning. 

Special considerations may apply to students with special needs if they are unable to comply with the Code of Conduct due to having a disability of an intellectual, physical, sensory, emotional, or behavioural nature. 

The school will treat seriously behaviour or communication that discriminates based on race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex or sexual orientation.  These prohibited grounds are set out in the BC Human Rights Code. 

Wherever possible, we focus on consequences that are restorative rather than punitive and are appropriate to the age and maturity of the student.  Any student who violates School Board or school policies will be subject to disciplinary action which may include:

·         an interview with a vice principal or the principal
·         notification of parents/guardians
·         in-school suspension
·         community service
·         referral to counselling or a treatment program
·         suspension from school
·         transfer to another school
·         expulsion from the school district
·         police involvement and possible criminal charges

In some cases, violation of school or district policies may also be a violation of the criminal code and may result in a police investigation and possible charges.

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