All School Handbook 2022-2023

- The school reserves the right to hold students and employees accountable for actions that reflect badly on the school or jeopardize the safety or well-being of other students or employees, even if the actions occur off campus at a non-school event. - Parents are expected to monitor their children’s events occurring away from school to ensure the well-being of all participants. This policy includes behavior at Bar/Bat Mitzvah services and parties.

Technology Misconduct -

Any type of communication that results in distraction/disruption in the school environment, even if the communication originally occurred off campus and/or not during school hours, will result in a school consequence. - This policy includes, but is not limited to, online communities such as Facebook and YouTube. - This policy includes email, cell phones, cyber-bullying, texting or any other technology misconduct. Examples of Discriminatory Misconduct Examples of behaviors that may be considered Discriminatory Misconduct include, but are not limited to the following: • Excluding or threatening to exclude someone from a group or social activity based on any identifiers listed above • Teasing someone based on any of the identifiers listed above • Treating someone differently based on any of the identifier listed above • Making slurs, jokes, comments, or other offensive conduct • Using a derogatory term for a person or group • Using symbols of oppression or degradation • Using hurtful language, gestures, or images • Mocking or harmfully imitating another person or group • Sending threatening or hurtful messages through email, text, or social media • Ridiculing or gossiping about someone via any means • Creating email or social media accounts to harm someone based on any identifiers above • Ridiculing someone about their use of a bathroom that does not align with their gender identity • Inappropriately identifying someone by a characteristic rather than their name

Explanations and Definitions of Discriminatory Misconduct Harassment

Harassment is unwelcome or uncomfortable conduct that is based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. It is offensive to a reasonable person and has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s work or educational performance. Harassment creates an abusive, hostile, or intimidating environment for work or learning. Hate Speech Hate Speech is any form of communication expressing hate or encouraging violence toward a person or group, often based on any of the identifiers above. Bias Bias is disproportionate treatment of a person, group, concept, or object based on any of the identifiers above. It can be for or against an entity, and is often based on prejudice, close-mindedness, or unfair opinions. Bias can be overt or covert; and may be innate or learned. Sexual Identity, Gender Identity and Gender Expression Discrimination Sexual Identity, Gender Identity and Gender Expression Discrimination is when a person treats another person unfairly or disrespectfully because of their sexual identity, gender identity or gender expression.


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