Policy on Controlled Substances - Disciplinary Action
Edison undertakes to make a good faith effort to continue to maintain a drug-free environment through the implementation and adherence to this policy.
The unlawful manufacture, solicitation, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of illegal drugs, prescription drugs or drug paraphernalia is strictly prohibited by Edison. Students who violate this provision will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including recommended expulsion.
Any student who reports to school (on the school campus or while conducting school-related activities offsite) under the influence of any drug (including alcohol) which is not prescribed to the student by authorized medical personnel will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including recommended expulsion.
Any student undergoing medical treatment with a prescribed drug that may affect the individual’s ability to effectively perform his/her school duties must report this fact to his/her teacher and front office administrative assistant.
Any student who voluntarily requests assistance in dealing with a drug or alcohol problem may talk to any appropriate staff member/counselor who will report the issue to the parents and collaboratively assist in connecting appropriate resources.