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Academic Honesty Policy

Ivy  High School students are subject to an Honor Code which deals with cheating and plagiarism.  All    tests, quizzes, reports, assignments, and any school-related tests are subject to this policy.  (Refer to #35 Discipline Matrix.)  The misuse of school forms and/or falsification of school documents are Honor Code violations.

Cheating includes, but is not limited to, looking at another student’s paper, using prompts, or talking during an exam.  Helping another student cheat on an exam or assignment is also a violation of the Honor Code.

Teacher will place a phone call to parent/guardian regarding Honor Code violations.
The following action will be taken when students are in violation of this policy.

1st Offense
  1. Automatic “0” (failure) on assignment or test.
  2. Parent contact by teacher.  If requested, a conference can be held with parent, student, teacher, counselor, and assistant principal.
  3. Referral placed in student discipline file.
  4. Student given a “U” in citizenship for the semester.
  5. Student placed on academic probation in class where infraction occurred for the remainder of the academic year.
  6. If the student is a teacher’s aide, he/she will be dropped from the class with a withdrawal-failure.
2nd Offense (while on probation)
  1. Student assigned “F” in CLASS FOR TRIMESTER and “U” in citizenship.
  2. Student placed on probation for all classes for remainder of semester plus the entire next semester.
  3. Parent contact by teacher.  If requested, a conference can be held with parent, student, teacher, counselor, and assistant principal.
  4. the school year

Student removed from any and all elected or appointed leadership positions for the remainder of the school year.