Student Policies

Student 1:1 Computer Information

ID Cards

At the beginning of the school year each student will be issued a photo ID card and a lanyard. Student ID’s must be visible and worn in an appropriate way at all times in the building with the exception of PE class and other classes where wearing the ID would present a safety hazard. This card must be presented when checking out library materials, purchasing lunch, checking in and out of the building, checking in and out of the nurses office, guidance, library, and attending all activities including dances and athletic contests. Lost IDs and lanyards may be replaced in the activities office for a $6 fee. Students who do not have their ID properly displayed are subject to disciplinary action.

Closed Campus

Once in school, students are not permitted to leave the school building during the school day- including going to the parking lot. Students leaving the building must have permission from the attendance secretary, nurse, or an administrator. They must sign out in the Principal’s Office before leaving.

Posters and Notices

Only authorized notices and posters are to be displayed on bulletin boards and walls. Posters and notices need administrator approval.

Student Dress Code

Students are expected to dress in a clean, neat and appropriate manner. Inappropriate student appearance that is disruptive to the educational program and environment is not acceptable. Students must wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

  • Board Policy Code No. 502.1

Inappropriate dress may include, but is not limited to:

  • Revealing clothing
  • Promoting or advertising alcohol or drugs
  • Including sexually inappropriate references
  • Relating to gang activity
  • Profanity
  • Racially biased
  • Containing offensive language/pictures
  • Hats and bandanas
  • Are negative toward the school

**Administration retains the right to define the terms of good taste, common sense, and school approved safe apparel.

Purses and Backpacks

Purses, tote bags, backpacks, duffle bags and other similar items must be left in a locker upon arrival to school. These items may not be carried throughout the school day.

Students’ Departure From School During Crisis

The following procedures are to be used by parents to pick up students from school or an off-campus evacuation site should a crisis arise. All parties should keep in mind that the school is one of the safest places that students can be located during most crisis situations.

During Normal School Hours:

In most situations, students will be kept at school until the crisis is over. Students will be released to parents who sign and document the time and date that the student was picked up. Only persons identified on emergency cards may pick up students. School personnel will attempt to contact the custodial parent before releasing a student to a non-parent and will request photo identification information when deemed necessary. Parents should listen to local broadcast media for instructions regarding picking up their children.

After Normal School Hours:

All students must report to the individual(s) responsible for the event. In most situations, this will be a teacher, coach, or activity sponsor. Students will be released as explained above and the time and date will be noted.

Assault/Fighting/Violence in School

  • Disputes between students should be resolved through the proper channels. If students require assistance in resolving issues or sense a threat from another person they should contact a staff member. Students are not to respond to aggression with aggression.
  • This policy will also apply to those students who encourage, entice, or promote violence among students.
  • Incidents involving violence may result in an anger management consultation/referral.

Student Parking

Students are required to apply and pay $5.00 for a parking tag in order to park in the high school parking lots. Applications may be picked up in the Associate Principal’s Office.

Additional Parking Information:

  • All parking spots marked with white lines on the high school site will be on a first come, first serve basis this year for sophomores, juniors and seniors. Once all of these spots are filled, students are to park in the tennis court parking lot.
  • Freshman are to park in the tennis court parking lot.
  • No one is to park in spots marked with red lines.
  • No one is to park at the silver bullet per city request.
  • No one is to park in the central administration office parking lot or in the bus garage parking lot areas.
  • No one is to park along the curbs. You must park in a marked parking space.
  • Privileges may be revoked for violating school policies or failing to follow through with discipline consequences.
  • You must be a full time North Scott student to apply for a tag.
  • Do not allow anyone to borrow or copy your tag.
  • Reckless driving will result in immediate loss of parking tag.
  • Parking tag must be displayed in the windshield of your vehicle at all times while parked in school lots. Report any new vehicle information to the Activities Office.
  • From time to time, school officials will patrol the parking lot. Items of contraband that are visible when a person looks into a student’s vehicle may create a reasonable suspicion for further search. The student will be asked to consent to the search.
  • First parking offense will result in a written warning, 2nd offense a $10 fine, and 3rd offense will result in vehicle being towed. The owner is responsible for any towing fees.
  • Parking policy is in effect from 6:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on school days!

Student Driving Permits

Please direct all inquiries and appointments for school permits to Angie Brandstetter at 285-3201. Permit meetings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays only (before and after school). To obtain a permit, students must live a mile or more away from the school. Any violations committed by students with a Student Driving Permit will be reported to the Iowa DOT.

NORTH SCOTT HIGH SCHOOL VISION:

ALL STUDENTS WILL LEARN AT HIGH LEVELS TO BE COLLEGE AND CAREER READY THROUGH A COLLABORATIVE CULTURE.