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Other Important Information

Other Important Information


The $20 Student Body fee entails the following: $12.50 to the student’s specific grade level; $7.50 to Student Activities. This fee benefits all students. This money is also used to provide prizes for PAWS, Plant A Smile, and Work Hard Play Hard.

All money needs to be paid in the office where a receipt will be given. Please do not make checks out to teachers for any reason. Teachers cannot accept cash or checks. Separate checks are needed for lunch and fees/fines.

End of Year Check Out

At the end of the end of the year all students will be required to check out of school to ensure that they have:

  1. Turned in all books and equipment.
  2. Paid any fines or class fees.
  3. Cleaned their locker.

This check out process will need to be completed prior to the last day of school. Students who have not taken care of fees/fines will be notified via notices attached to 3-week and 6-week progress reports, and report cards. Students who owe fees/fines may not participate in end of the year activities and yearbooks will be held until all fees/fines are paid in full. Fees/fines not paid by the last day of school will be carried over and added to the next school year’s registration fees. Students going to the High School will not receive credit until fines/fees are paid.

UCSD #1 Weapons Policy

(Possession or Use of Weapons)

Section 1. Definitions

  1. Items in the following categories are defined as weapons:
    1. Type 1: Firearms (as such term is defined in Section 921 of Title 18, United States Code.
    2. Type 2: Articles other than firearms used or designed to inflict bodily harm and/or to intimidate other persons. Examples are brass knuckles, switch blade/butterfly knives, chains, clubs, stars, etc.
    3. Type 3: Articles designed for other purposes but which are being used or threatened to inflict bodily harm and/or intimidate. Examples are belts, combs, pencils, pocket knives, files, compasses, scissors, etc.
  2. “Possession” means having a weapon actually in a student’s personal possession, or in their desk, or locker.
  3. “Use” means threatening to or actually inflicting injury on another person with a weapon.
  4. “Campus” means within the boundaries of, or within five hundred (500) feet of, real property used by the school district primarily for the education of any student in any grade from Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade.

Section 2. Possession of/use of weapons

  1. “Possession” of a Type 1 or a Type 2 weapon on campus or within any school bus when school activities are in session is prohibited.
  2. “Use” of any type of weapon on campus or within any school bus is prohibited at all times.

Section 3. Penalty

  1. A student who brings a Type 1 weapon onto the school campus or onto any school bus or to any school activity shall be expelled from school for not less than one (1) year, except that the Superintendent of Schools may modify the expulsion requirement on a case-by-case basis.
  2. A student in possession of a Type 2 weapon shall receive a minimum five (5) day suspension, and may receive additional disciplinary action up to and including expulsion from school for one (1) year.
  3. A student in possession of a Type 3 weapon shall be subject to administrative disciplinary action which may include suspension or expulsion of up to one (1) year.
  4. A student using any type of weapon shall be suspended immediately from school and referred to the Superintendent and the Board of Education for further disciplinary action up to and including expulsion from school.