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September 24, 2017
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SCHOOL-WIDE STANDARDS

 

At Hull students will:
1. Extend respect to staff, students, & property.
2. Follow directions.
3. Arrive on time.
4. Be prepared.
5. Be responsible.

 

 

SCHOOL-WIDE POLICIES

At Hull students will:
1. Use appropriate language.
2. Walk in the hallways.
3. Not spit.
4. Put trash in proper containers.
5. Not eat sunflower seeds or chew gum.
6. Be responsible for personal belongings. It is recommended students leave their personal
items at home. The school is not responsible for these items if students bring them to school.
7. Not ride skateboards, roller blades, or scooters on campus. If you ride these to school, you
must wear a helmet per

California Code CVC21212(a).

 

Infractions of these standards may result in consequences including:

  • Warning
  • Parent Contact
  • Detention
  • Campus Beautification
  • Saturday School Detention
  • Class Suspension
  • Parent visitation to school to monitor and/or observe student
  • Adjustment transfer to another school
  • Exploration from the Torrance Unified School District

ABSENT POLICY
When you return from an absence, bring absent note to the office. Put in the box and go straight
to class. Absent notes are required or else your absence will be turned into a truancy. Excused
absences are only due to doctor’s appointment, illness that is contagious like fever, throwing up,
chicken pox, etc.,. All other reasons students should be in school daily.

GUM
Absolutely no gum allowed on campus.
o 1st offense – Throw away, referred to office for 30 mins of trash pick up. Documented &
points removed
o 2nd offense – Saturday School (3 hours). Documented & points removed.

Multiple offenders may be given a week of trash pick up, gum scrapping, etc.

LIBRARY BOOKS/TEXTBOOKS
Books are available for students and can be checked out of the Hull Library.  The function of the Library is to provide library sercive, a study area, comuter laboratory and tecaher-directed materials to enhance student learning.

Place a book cover on all books. All books are barcoded and must be returned at the end of the school year. If you misplaced a book, report it to the teacher. You will then be instructed to see the librarian for one book replacement. If the book does not show up at the end of the year, you will have to pay for the lost book. Books cost between $60-$80.

TELEPHONE/ELECTRONICS
Students are permitted to use the school telephone.  Cell phone use is restricted to before and after school, not during the school day.  Cellphones must be off during class time. Best to leave cell phone in your locker during school hours. Other electronics like PSP, DS games, cameras etc. should not brought to school.
 

o 1st infraction – item confiscated, returned to student at the end of the school day with
warning notice, documented, and points removed.


o 2nd infraction – item confiscated, returned to parent and detention, points removed.

o 3rd infraction – item confiscated, Saturday school. Points removed.

o 4th infraction – item confiscated and student must check in the phone at the beginning of the school day and pick up after school. Points removed.

PDA
Public Display of Affection (PDA) in middle school is not appropriate. Administration and
teachers want our school to focus on a comfortable educational learning environment, not a
boyfriend/girlfriend peer pressure environment. School is a private place, and there is a time and
place for PDA; and school is not one of those. Therefore, there shall be no handholding, long
hugs, walking arms over shoulder, caressing, or kissing at school.
 

o First offense is a warning, and the teacher/staff will request your names. Documented
and points removed.
 

o Second offense, you will call home to explain to your parents what you were doing that
is not appropriate at school. Documented & points removed.
 

o Third offense, you will get Saturday School. Documented & points removed.

 

LUNCH & RECESS
Eat only in the lunch area only. Do not cross the line where the music room entrance and the 7 th
grade wing starts with food or drinks.
No rough housing on the grass area. If you do, you will be banned from the grass field.

TEACHER DETENTION
Teachers will assign class detention either during recess, lunch, or afterschool. If you cannot
attend due to doctor’s appointment or transportation issues, your parent must contact the teacher
directly to reschedule.

ADMINISTRATIVE DETENTION
This is held once a week for 45 minutes. You will receive a notice on the date/time. All
administrative detentions are documented in the student’s profile and 2 points are removed.

ADMINISTRATIVE SATURDAY SCHOOL
This is held almost every Saturday for 3 hours. You will receive a notice on the date/time. All s
Saturday Schools are documented in the student’s profile and 3 points are removed.

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