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4101.3 Student Code of Conduct
4101.3.1
All students enrolled in Harrison County schools shall behave in a manner that pro-
motes a school environment that is nurturing, orderly, safe and conducive to learning and per-
sonal-social development.
4101.3.2
Students will help create an atmosphere free from bullying, intimidation and harass-
ment.
4101.3.3
Students will demonstrate honesty and trustworthiness.
4101.3.4
Students will treat others with respect, deal peacefully with anger, use good manners
and be considerate of the feelings of others.
4101.3.5
Students will demonstrate responsibility, use self-control and be self-disciplined.
4101.3.6
Students will demonstrate fairness, play by the rules, and will not take advantage of
others.
4101.3.7
Students will demonstrate compassion and caring.
4101.3.8
Students will demonstrate good citizenship by obeying laws and rules, respecting
authority, and by cooperating with others.
4101.4 Bill of Rights and Responsibilities for Students and School Personnel. §15A-5-1c
4101.4.1
The mission of public schools is to prepare students for equal and responsible citi-
zenship and productive adulthood; including the right to equal protection of the laws and the
right to the privileges and immunities of United States citizenship;
4101.4.2
Enjoyment of these rights is governed by due process of law;
4101.4.3
Democratic citizenship and productive adulthood begin with standards of conduct in
schools; therefore, school officials have the right and responsibility to adopt rules and regula-
tions for the purpose of maintaining order and discipline and creating a positive learning envi-
ronment;
4101.4.4
Schools should be safe havens for learning with high standards of conduct for stu-
dents; and