SHS Weekly News October 22, 2018
Vaping and Juuling
- Juuling or Vaping is included in our tobacco use policy and is not allowed on the campus of our school regardless of age.
- Juuling and vaping is against the law for anyone in Rhode Island who is under 18
- Scituate High School has incorporated electronic tobacco use products in our 9-12 health curriculum over the past two years.
Students who are suspected of Juuling or Vaping by means of a report to administration, an adult observes a student vaping or Juuling, or there is the smell of Juuling in an area of the school where your teenager is present.
If suspected, administration will take the following steps.
- The student is brought into an administrator's office and is asked to empty pockets and bags are searched with at least one administrator and another adult present
- If a Juul or electronic vaping device is found, the device will be confiscated
- Parents are contacted, student receives one day of ALC (Alternate Learning Center) and a letter of reprimand is placed in their student file
- Student receives at least one day of out of school suspension, and parents are requested to come into the school for a meeting immediately and a letter of reprimand is placed in their student file
Any student is who caught juuling or vaping and is an athlete will follow the life of an athlete policy CLICK HERE
- Be suspended from games and practices
- Meet with the school resource officer
- Be required to meet with a substance abuse counselor
- Will apologize to the entire team and coaches
If an investigation determines that students are selling juuls or pods, students will be suspended out of school and will be charged by the Scituate Police Dept. and brought before the Juvenile Hearing Board.From Officer Parenti:
The Juvenile Services Division of the Scituate Police Department recently met with School Administrators. The purpose of the meeting was to develop progressive strategies to address the use of nicotine delivery devices by students in school buildings. The use of these devices creates a distraction from academics and is detrimental to school climate.
School administrators will continue to support prevention models such as the “Life of an Athlete” policy. They will also employ school sanctioned discipline for students in possession or suspected to be in possession of nicotine delivery devices. Types of discipline include but are not limited to in-school suspension and out-of-school suspension.
Lastly, school administrators will now have the ability to refer students found in possession of a nicotine delivery device to the Scituate Police Department. This will result in the confiscation of the device and may result in the student be charged with Rhode Island General Law (11-9-14) Use of Tobacco by Minors. The Scituate Police Department urges you to impress upon your child the serious consequences their poor decision could create.
We Need Your Help with Juuling
Also, encourage your teenagers to report any use within school to a teacher or administrator.
Please review an article for parents below.
End of Quarter One Fast Approaching
Yearbook Announcement *Attention Seniors*
ATTENTION SENIORS who have not had their picture taken for the YEARBOOK:
Gene Hutnak will be here on Thursday, October 25th from 8:00 - 10:00 am to take pictures of ANY SENIOR WHO HAS NOT HAD THEIR PICTURE TAKEN for the YEARBOOK.
ATTENTION ALL FALL STUDENT ATHLETES:
FALL SPORTS TEAM PICS WILL BE TAKEN AT 10:00 on THURSDAY, 10/25 during period 9 please be in uniform! LOCATION TO be Determined.
Scituate High School Pink Out Day
ALL Students are encouraged to wear pink on Friday, October 26th!
From HOSA Club
From Unity Club
From Biomedical Scientists
CTE Biomedical Pathway students completed an activity learning about the various locations in the brain responsible for vision, reasoning, language and a variety of other functions. Students then illustrated these locations onto a swim cap. The end result is the formation of the new Scituate Spartans Swim Team!
School Counseling Dept.
College Visit Schedule to Scituate HS
From Scituate Organizations
Clayville's Annual Harvest Fest is Coming!
STEAM in Scituate!
From Our Health and Wellness Committee
Red Pumpkin Project
From Student Council
he class of 2020 is doing a Yankee Candle Fundraiser. To place an order please contact a member of the Junior class, Mrs. Charon, or shop online. Visit https://www.yankeecandlefundraising.com, select “seller login” in the top right corner, then enter our fundraiser group #: 999985757.
Orders placed by November 5th will arrive in time for the holidays.
The more the class fundraises the more affordable future class events will be.
Contact Mrs. Charon with questions, 401-647-4120 or by email: Greer.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Fall Athletic Yearbook Pictures
Thursday, October 25th at 10:00 AM
Students should wear their uniform to school on this day
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