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School Policies

Closed Campus

Jersey Village High School is a "Closed Campus".  Students are expected to remain on school grounds until the end of the school day.  Anyone found off campus during the school day will be considered truant and will face disciplinary consequences.

Students who need to leave campus prior to the end of the school day should go to the Attendance Office with a note from home that has a phone number where a parent/guardian can be reached for verification.

Dress Code
  • Pants must be worn at the waist or upper hip and must not reveal underclothing. Holes/cuts/rips in jeans must be mid-thigh or below - no sagging, bagging, or revealing jeans.
     
  • Shorts and Skirts must be fitted at the waist or upper hip, must not reveal underclothing, and must be mid-thigh in length or longer.
     
  • Tops, Shirts and Blouses must not reveal underclothing, midsection, torso, back, chest, breasts or cleavage - no spaghetti straps, backless, low cut or short tops, shirts, or blouses. Tops must fit properly and cover all underclothing. Graphics and wording on t-shirts must be school appropriate.
     
  • Dresses must not reveal underclothing, midsection, torso, back, chest, breasts, or cleavage and must be mid-thigh in length or longer.
     
  • Shoes must not detract from or interfere with the learning environment or present a safety or health hazard. Tennis shoes or closed-toe shoes are preferred. House shoes/house slippers of any kind are not allowed.
     
  • Head Coverings – no type of head covering is to be worn with the exception of (1) a cap or hat that is part of a uniform worn for a school activity or (2) for religious or medical purposes. Knit/crochet caps, beanies, berets, silk shower caps, bandannas, scarves, or head wraps are not allowed.
     
  • Underclothing must not be visible; pajamas/lounge-wear are prohibited.
     
  • Jewelry/Piercings – Noisy, distracting and excessive jewelry or accessories are prohibited and must not detract from or interfere with the learning environment or present a safety or health hazard.
     
  • Tattoos must not be gang related or otherwise inappropriate.
     
  • Hair Style/Color and Makeup must not detract from or interfere with the learning environment. 

Students who come to school in violation of the district and/or campus dress code must correct the violation by changing into appropriate attire. If the student fails to comply, school officials will issue consequences as designated in the Code of Conduct. Students who have a question about the appropriateness of an item should discuss the specific item with the appropriate staff member before wearing the item. Students can be suspended upon the second and subsequent dress code violations.

Electronics Policy

Teachers have the SOLE discretion of allowing students to use electronic devices in the classroom. Check with each of your teachers to find out his/her individual cell phone/electronic policy.

  • If you cell phone is confiscated by a staff member, a parent or guardian will need to pay a $15.00 fee at the Finance Office (9 AM – 3 PM) and must show proof of payment to your House Secretary in order to get your cell phone back. On your second and subsequent offenses, the phone will be held for 30 days before it will be released to your parent/guardian, along with another $15.00 fee.
     
  • Due to safety issues, you may only have one ear bud/earphone in use while on campus. At no time in the school day may a student talk on his/her cell phone. Go to your House Office and ask to use the phone if it is an emergency.
     
  • In the case of an emergency, your parent/guardian can call the school and a message will be delivered to you. You will then be allowed to call them back on a school phone.
Guests on Campus
Only your parent or guardian can eat lunch with you. All visitors must first check in to the main office and receive a visitors pass. Siblings may join you for lunch as long as they are accompanied with a parent or guardian.
Tardy Policy

Students are given 6 minutes between classes and are counted tardy if they are not in their rooms and seated by the time the tardy bell rings.

  • Being late for class is a tardy.
  • Arriving 10 minutes late to class will be counted as an absence.
  • Tardies cannot be excused by teachers, parents, or other students.
  • Excused tardies in the form of a pass can only be issued by administrators, counselors, administrative secretaries, or the nurse.
  • Excessive tardies will result in disciplinary action.
  • If you are late to class (within 10 minutes) report to class as soon as possible.
  • If you are more than 10 minutes late to class (2nd – 7th period), check in at the attendance office.
  • If you are more than 10 minutes late to school (1st period), check in at the attendance office with a note from a parent/guardian.
Vending Machines
Vending Machines are located in the H and V House flex areas. You may only make purchases before school, after school and/or between classes. You may not purchase items during class or during lunches.

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