ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND DRUG USE BY STUDENTS
A student shall not,
regardless of the quantity, use or consume, possess, buy or sell, or give away
any beverage containing alcohol; any tobacco product, including
vapor/E-cigarettes; marijuana; steroids; or any controlled substance. The
School Committee prohibits the use or consumption by students of alcohol,
tobacco products, or drugs on school property or at any school function.
Additionally, any student who
is under the influence of drugs or alcoholic beverages prior to, or during,
attendance at or participation in a school-sponsored activity, will be barred
from that activity and may be subject to disciplinary action.
This policy shall be posted
on the district's website and notice shall be provided to all students and
parents of this policy in accordance with state law. Additionally, the district
shall file a copy of this policy with DESE in accordance with law in a manner
requested by DESE.
SOURCE: MASC March 2016
LEGAL REF.: M.G.L. 71:2A; 71:96; 272:40A
CROSS REF.: IHAMB, Teaching About Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs
GBEC, Drug Free Workplace Policy
Reviewed by Shutesbury Policy Committee: 11/1716
First Reading by Shutesbury School Committee: 12/15/16
Second Reading, First Vote and Final Vote: Shutesbury School