Rules of the Road

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Life is a team sport.  Life can be a lot of fun and fulfilling when we all learn to work and play together as a team.  Life is filled with challenges.  There are times of great achievement.  There are times of struggle and sometimes even failure.  But we are always in it together with the people around us.  There are rules of the road in everything we do in life.  A sports team, a great career, volunteering for a cause you believe in, and school.

On this page, you will find some of the rules of the road at Alta Public Schools.  These rules are meant to help us all get along and succeed together.  Please take some time to learn them and apply them in your daily life at school.

Alta Public Schools is committed to creating a climate on each campus where every student feels safe and welcome.

Guiding Principles for Everyone in the School:

1. Be Respectful
2. Be Responsible
3. Be Appreciative of Differences
4. Be Honest
5. Be Safe
6. Be a Life-Long Learner.

Any student found to have committed any of these below will be subject to a full investigation and, if applicable, all appropriate disciplinary actions, which may include suspension, expulsion, and/or referral to law enforcement.

These are not permitted:

1. Bullying/intimidation
2. Weapons possession
3. Fights/threats/violence
4. Drug possession/sale
5. Graffiti/vandalism
6. Gang activity
7. Cheating and plagiarism
8. Forgery and falsification
9. Sexual harassment and assault
10. Blackmail and extortion
11. Prejudice and hate crimes
12. Robbery and stealing
13. Fireworks and firecrackers

With appropriate guidance students should:

1. Learn an follow school and classroom rules
2. Solve conflicts maturely, without physical or verbal violence
3. Keep a safe and clean campus that is free of graffiti, weapons, and drugs
4. Be good role models and help create a positive school environment
5. Report any bullying, harassment, or hate]motivated incidents
6. Display good sportsmanship both on the athletic field and playground
7. Attend school on time, with school books and supplies, and be prepared to learn
8. Keep social activities safe

Remember that you matter. Your ideas, thoughts and opinions are important and have value.

School Pride means:

  • Treating others with respect
  • Finding peaceful solutions
  • Listening to each other
  • Being drug free
  • Keeping our school clean and beautiful
  • Having healthy friendships
  • Producing my own work
  • Maintaining honesty and integrity
  • Showing empathy and compassion
  • Defending other’s rights
  • Appreciating our differences
  • Respecting the property of others
  • Engaging in safe activities
A school uniform teaches students to dress smartly and take pride in their appearance… Perhaps most importantly, a uniform means students don’t have to worry about peer pressure when it comes to their clothes. When everyone is dressed the same, worrying about what you look like isn’t so important.

Alta Public Schools has a dress code that is reasonably related to the health and safety of students. School dress codes and uniform policy will be implemented in a manner consistent with the rights set forth in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and Section 2 of Article 1 of the California Constitution. The California legislature has determined that “gang apparel” is hazardous to the health and safety of the school environment, and therefore, the wearing of such apparel will be restricted. Clothing with logos has also been determined to distract from learning.

Student Dress Code

All students shall be required to show proper attention to personal cleanliness, health, neatness, safety and suitability of clothing and appearance for school activities. In every case, the dress and grooming of the student shall be clean and shall not:

  • Cause actual distraction from or disturbance in any school activity or actually interfere with the participation of a student in any school activity
  • Create a hazard to the safety of her/himself or others
  • Create a health hazard
Uniforms

California Education Code section 35183 allows a governing board to adopt a dress code that authorizes schools to require pupils to wear a school uniform. Prepa Tec Los Angeles has adopted a uniform policy in conjunction with the School Site Council and Parent-­‐Teacher Organization. It has been determined that the school uniform shall be as follows:

Prepa Tec Uniforms

For Girls:

  • Navy/dark blue and gray plaid pleated skirt
  • Yellow blouse/shirt (with collar), and matching Navy/dark blue and gray plaid tie
  • Navy/dark blue school sweaters
  • Black shoes (no higher than the ankle)
  • Navy/dark blue, black, or white school jackets and/or tights are part of the uniform for the winter season

For Boys:

  • Navy/dark blue pants/shorts
  • Yellow long/short sleeve shirt or polo (with collar) and Navy/dark blue tie
  • Navy/dark blue school sweaters
  • Black shoes (no higher than the ankle)
  • Navy/dark blue, black, or white school jackets are part of the uniform for winter season

For P.E. (both boys and girls):

  • White Prepa Tec Los Angeles P.E. T-Shirt
  • Navy/dark blue long shorts to the knee or flexible athletic pants for the winter season
  • Proper athletic gym/tennis shoes for running
Academia Moderna Uniforms

For Girls

Pleated skirt with burgundy/crimson and gray plaid, white blouse, and plain black or white shoes or tennis shoes. Burgundy, black or white school jackets or sweaters, and white, black, or burgundy tights are part of the uniform for the winter season.

For Boys

Gray pants/shorts with burgundy sweater vest, white long/short sleeve shirt or polo, and black/gray/burgundy ties, with plain black or white shoes or tennis shoes. Burgundy, white, black school jackets are part of the uniform for winter season.

 

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