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Behavioral Expectations

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CONDUCT: 

 

  • Use appropriate language at all times. Profane, vulgar or abusive language is NEVER appropriate on a school campus. 
  • Students are always expected to cooperate with staff requests and/or school policy. Refusal to cooperate with any staff member is considered defiance and will result in disciplinary action. 
  • Causing damage to school property (tagging), fights, and/or usage or possession of a controlled substance can result in suspension, expulsion and/or arrest.

 

CLOSED CAMPUS:  East Bakersfield High School is a CLOSED CAMPUS throughout the dayALL ACCESS GATES WILL BE LOCKED AT THE BEGINNING OF FIRST PERIOD.  Late students must enter through the Attendance Office.  Students may not leave campus at any time during the school day without parent/guardian permission.

  • EBHS has announced and unannounced tardy sweeps. Students found to be in violation of the tardy policy may be given Saturday Work, campus beautification and/or other discipline as determined by the Dean.
  • Tardy behavior will be analyzed by the Dean’s office. Frequent tardy behavior will result in disciplinary action.
  • Off campus lunch passes will NOT be granted. Delivery of off-campus food is not allowed.
  • Students who do not have a 1st or 7th period class cannot be on campus.
  • All students require a security escort for restroom breaks during the class period. The school also uses the 10/10 rule:  No student is allowed to leave the classroom during the first and last 10 minutes of the class period.

STUDENT IDENTIFICATION CARDS:  Students are to have their ID cards during school hours or while attending school sponsored events.  ID cards will be provided to all students at the beginning of the school year.  Lost or damaged ID cards must be replaced at student expense.

 

DRESS CODE:  East Bakersfield High School dress code limits the following:

 

 

  • Hats or headgear are NOT ALLOWED on EBHS’s campus. This includes EBHS hats as well.
  • Boys may not wear tank tops.  Baggy or oversized pants MUST be worn with a belt and cover all undergarments
 
  • Slogans/ illustrations which promote the use and/or glorification of drugs, alcohol, weapons, or tobacco are not acceptable.   Tagging is not allowed on clothes, person, private/personal/school issued items at any time.
 
  • Articles of clothing containing, profane, vulgar, racial, sexist, or sexually suggestive slogans/ illustrations are not acceptable.  Slogans/ illustrations of this type may not be present on any personal items such as backpacks, and notebooks.
  • Any attire/adornment that creates a safety hazard for the wearer or others is prohibited. Dangerous/distracting attire such as studded or spiked jewelry, wallet chains, and steel-toed boots is prohibited.  All students must wear shoes. 
 
  • Any see-through apparel or apparel which does not cover undergarments is not acceptable.  Spaghetti straps, muscle T-shirts, halter tops, tube tops, midriff, fishnet fabric, low-cut tops, excessively short shorts and skirts are not allowed.

 

  • The presence of any apparel, jewelry, accessory, notebook, or manner of grooming which, by virtue of its color, arrangement, trademark or other attribute, denotes or advocates membership in a group or gang or  advocates drug use, racial or ethnic disharmony, or violence or other disruptive behavior, is not allowed. Administration may require students to cover-up tattoos that are deemed to be: Obscene, profane, cause substantial disruption of the orderly operation of the school, advocate racial, ethnic or religious prejudice, advocate the use of tobacco, illegal drugs, or alcohol, or denote and or advocate membership in a gang.

PLEASE NOTE THAT EAST HIGH AND/OR THE KERN HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST, STOLEN, OR MISPLACED ITEMS

CELL PHONES AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES:

  • Cellular phones and other electronics are to be used at the discretion of school staff. Should your student violate this policy, the following actions will go into effect:

OFFENSE

  • The electronic item will be confiscated by school personnel and brought to the Dean’s Office.
  • A parent with proper identification must pick up the item.
  • The student will receive a warning for defiance of school policy.
  • Further offense will be dealt with case by case

PROHIBITED ITEMS:   

  • Hats of any kind
  • Other as determined by administration

The Kern High School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, marital, parental or family status, religion, sex (sexual harassment), sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.  For concerns or complaints regarding this policy, please contact Associate Superintendent of Human Resources Dr. Mike Zulfa – Equity/Title IX Compliance Officer – 5801 Sundale Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93309 661-827-3100.

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Please feel free to call the Dean of Students at (661) 871-7221 ext 72021 with questions/comments

THIS DOCUMENT IS ONLY A SUMMARY OF MAJOR IDEAS WITHIN THE COMPLETE DISCIPLINE CODE.  PLEASE CONTACT THE DEAN OF STUDENTS FOR COMPLETE DOCUMENT

Updated 3/24/17