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Minor and Major Behavior

Minor and Major Offenses


Level 1 Offenses (minor)

These offenses should be dealt with in the classroom management system.


  1. Unprepared to class
  2. Not completing assignments
  3. Minor disruption (talking, out of seat, disturbing others).
  4. Not following “Zip & Flip” procedures when moving through the halls and lining up
  5. Not following “Zip & Flip” procedures in the cafeteria
  6. Dress code violations during homeroom period via dress code slip protocol
  7. Gum chewing
  8. Unintentional inappropriate language not directed at another person
  9. Cheating
  10. Possession of inappropriate items, electronics, etc.


Level II Offenses (could be considered minor or major)

Each classroom teacher will address these behaviors with at least 4 interventions (warning, lowered conduct, parent contact, etc.) prior to an office referral for level Level II offenses; once a referral is written and consequence served, additional interventions need to be completed before the same student is referred again for the same behaviors. Efforts must be made to make contact with parents.  Only when the action taken by the teacher is ineffective should the student be referred to the administration.  General classroom disruptions are accumulated during a semester.

  1. Refusal to obey a reasonable request
  2. Persistent class disruption
  3. Persistent defiance of authority
  4. Disrespect
  5. Forgery (Report Cards, notes home, etc.)
  6. Pushing and shoving (level III if an injury occurs)
  7. Improper use of the internet



Possible Actions Taken Prior to Office Referral

  1. Held conference with student.
  2. Reminded, redirected, reinforced
  3. Taught and modeled the expected behavior
  4. Provided additional practice
  5. Telephoned parent/guardian.
  6. Sent report home to parent/guardian which had to be signed and returned.
  7. Sent report home to parent/guardian through U.S. Mail.
  8. Held conference at school with parent\guardian.
  9. Lowered conduct grade.
  10. Denied recess.
  11. Given remedial work.
  12. Denied privileges.
  13. Isolated in the classroom.
  14. Given “time out” in another classroom.
  15. Changed seating arrangement
  16. Referred to Guidance Counselor
  17. Provided restorative intervention practices





These are offenses that always go to the office via referral


  1. Vandalism
  2. Flagrant, in your face, disrespect
  3. Leaving class without permission
  4. Leaving school grounds without permission
  5. Skipping school
  6. Profanity, vulgarity, inappropriate  gestures to students or adults
  7. Sexual harassment (verbal or physical)
  8. Possession of firearms, weapons, explosive devices
  9. Possession of tobacco, alcohol, drugs, or look-alikes
  10. Theft
  11. Verbal/written threat, harassment, intimidation, or extortion toward students or adults
  12. Fighting (punches thrown)