Responsibility of Students• Attend school daily, be prepared for class and complete assignments to the best of their abilities.• Follow the Code of Student Conduct and school-based rules.• Model and practice the expected behaviors and character traits.• Notify school staff about any dangerous behavior, bullying or activity that occurs on school grounds, or off school grounds when it may result in disruption to the educational setting.• Accept and respect individual differences and people.• Bring only those materials to school that are allowed.• Keep parents informed of school-related issues and ensure communications are brought home.EXPECTED BEHAVIORS• Treat others with respect and honesty.• Prepare for class by bringing paper, pencil, pen, books, and other needed supplies.• Complete all class work and homework.• Use class time properly.• Take home and return necessary forms.• Follow rules and regulations, including those for field trips.• Take care of and return all textbooks, library books, or other school-owned materials loaned to them.• Act responsibly on campus, on buses, on field trips, and at all school-sponsored events, regardless of location.• Wear properly fitted safety-rated helmets when riding a bicycle. DISRUPTIVE INCIDENTS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO) • Disturbing the class or school by: being disrespectful or rude, refusing to obey any staff member, failing to follow classroom rules, running in the halls, throwing objects, possessing or igniting fireworks or firearms, fighting, gambling, or bringing distracting items to school. Examples of distracting items include, but are not limited to: skateboards, scooters, in-line skates/roller blades/heelies (sneakers with wheels), toys, playing cards, games, cigarette lighters, radios, audio recorders, or laser pointers/pens and other laser devices.• Sole possession of a wireless communication device is not a violation of the Code of Student Conduct. However, the possession of a wireless communication device which disrupts the educational process; the use of a wireless communication device during school hours; except as indicated below; the use of a wireless communication device on school buses in the absence of an emergency concerning safety-to-life issues (defined as a bus accident, mechanical breakdown which delays the normal route, and/or thirty (30) minutes or more in a route delay); and the possession or use of a cellular telephone (other than text messaging that does not disrupt the bus driver), would be a violation of the Code of Student Conduct, subjecting violators to progressive discipline.
Cambridge International Academy admits students of any race, color, gender, nationality, religion and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Cambridge does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality, religion and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and other school-administered programs.