ACADEMIC HONESTY

 

Academic honesty is an integral part of the educational process.  Appropriate moral and ethical development must include students’ placing a genuine value on honesty.

Cheating is a form of academic misconduct, which results in the misrepresentation of student ability and achievement.  It includes, but is not limited to:                  

  • Copying (homework, quizzes, tests, projects, assignments, computer discs, etc.)
  • Giving or obtaining assistance on quizzes and tests (or attempting to do so
  • Using unauthorized help materials
  • Possession of test questions an/or answers in advance of or during a test
  • Substituting for a test-taker
  • Collusion on tests, projects, etc.
  • Plagiarism

Parent contact will be made and further disciplinary action could result, depending on specific circumstances.  Penalties for cheating will be determined by the teacher, and when necessary, the Principal or Assistant Principal.