Lloydminister Public School Division

(780) 875-5541 Fax: (780) 875-7829

5017 - 46 Street
Lloydminster, Alberta T9V 1R4

Administrative Procedures

Administrative Procedure 350

Student Conduct

Background

The Lloydminster Public School Division believes it has a responsibility to set standards of student conduct which develop and promote the growth of student self discipline and encourage responsible behavior.  The Lloydminster Public School Division also believes that parents/caregivers share the responsibility to promote appropriate student behavior and that the community has an inherent interest and role in reinforcing acceptable behavior of its youth.

The Director of Education supports staff in the maintenance of proper student behavior and discipline and believes that students, staff, and parents/caregivers must share the responsibility for student discipline in school.

The Lloydminster Public School Division believes all students have the right to be safe and secure in school.  With that right comes the responsibility to respect the rights of those around them, and to accept the rewards and consequences of their behavior.

Procedures

Students are expected to hold high expectations for personal behavior in regards to the following areas:

  1. Work ethic expectations:
    1. Students must attend school regularly and punctually;
    2. Students will complete all assignments and homework;
    3. Students will work to the best of their ability; and,
    4. Students will continually strive for excellence in all endeavors.
  2. Respect for self and others Expectations:
    1. Students will dress appropriately and use appropriate language and deportment;
    2. Students will respect the safety and well being of all the school; and,
    3. Students will contribute to a learning environment that is free from physical, emotional, and social abuse.
  3. Respect for Authority Expectations:
    1. Students will adhere to all Lloydminster Public School Division and school procedures;
    2. Students will cooperate fully with everyone authorized by the Lloydminster Public School Division to provide educational programs and services; and,
    3. Students will conduct themselves with respect for legal authority.
  4. Respect for Property Expectations:
    1. Students will respect school property; and,
    2. Students will respect the property of others.
  5. Every student is accountable: 
    1. To the teacher for their conduct on school premises during school hours or while engaged in authorized school activities conducted after school hours. 
    2. To the Principal and members of the teaching staff at any time that they are under the supervision of the school and place of residence.
    3. To the driver of a school bus, and any other person appointed by the Lloydminster Public School Division for the purposes of supervision during hours when students are in the personal charge of such employees, or persons appointed by the Lloydminster Public School division.  Those appointed persons shall be responsible to and report to, the Principal. 
  6. Students are expected to conform to the rules of the school, as set out by the Principal.
  7. Students are subject to discipline as would be exercised by a kind, firm, and judicious parent/caregiver. 
  8. When responding to unacceptable student behaviour, the following are to be considered: 
    1. The effect of the behaviour upon other students, staff, the school, and the community; 
    2. The nature of the action or incident that calls for disciplinary or intervention measures; 
    3. The student’s previous conduct and previous interventions; 
    4. The student’s age, maturity, and abilities; 
    5. The impact of the proposed action on the student’s future behaviour; and,
    6. The student’s learning needs. 

Reference
Section 85, 87, 150, 151, 175 Education Act, 1995

Revised
April 2018
August 2023