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1500 Governing Principle - Safe, Orderly, and Inviting Environment

A system of excellent schools creates and maintains a safe and orderly environment where staff and students are focused on and excited about learning. The Wilkes County Board of Education’s vision for creating and maintaining a safe, orderly and inviting environment is expressed through the following board policies:
Policy 1510/4200 Student Safety
Policy 1710/4021/7230 Prohibition Against Discrimination Harassment and Bullying
Policy 3320 School Trips
Policy 3430 School Improvement Plan
Policy 3431 Conflict Resolution 
Policy 3470/4305 Alternative Schools
Policy 3530 Citizenship
Policy 4000 Focus on Students
Policy 4210 Release of Students from School
Policy 4230 Communicable Diseases
Policy 4300 Student Behavior Policies
Policy 4301 Authority of School Personnel
Policy 4302 School Plan for Management of Student Behavior
Policy 4310 Standards of Expected Student Behavior
Policy 4315 Orderly Environment
Policy 4320 Tobacco Products
Policy 4325 Narcotics, Alcoholic Beverages and Stimulant Drugs
Policy 4335 Criminal Behavior
Policy 4342 Investigations
Policy 4345 Student Discipline Records
Policy 4352 Removal of Student During the Day
Policy 4353 Long-Term Suspension, 365 Days Suspension, Expulsion
Policy 4362 Requests for Readmission of Expelled Students
Policy 5020 Visitors to the Schools
Policy 5040 News Media Relations
Policy 5050 Emergency Closings
Policy 5100 Relationship with Other Governmental Agencies
Policy 5120 Relationship with Law Enforcement
Policy 5220 Collections and Solicitations
Policy 6220 Operation of Student Food Services
Policy 6300 Goals of Student Transportation Services
Policy 6305 Safety and Student Transportation Services
Policy 6315 Drivers
Policy 6321 Bus Routes
Policy 6340 Transportation Service/Vehicle Contracts
Policy 6510 Organization of Equipment, Materials and Supplies Services
Policy 6540 Hazardous Materials
Policy 7240 Drug-Free Workplace
Policy 7241 Drug and Alcohol Testing of Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators
Policy 7250 Smoking and Tobacco Products
Policy 7300 Staff Responsibilities
Policy 7425 School Administrator Contracts
Policy 9000 Planning for Facility Needs
Policy 9020 Facility Design
Policy 9200 Care and Maintenance of Facilities
Policy 9210 Care and Maintenance of Grounds and Outdoor Equipment
Policy 9220 Security of Facilities
Legal Reference:  G.S. 115C-36

Cross Reference:  Governing Principles (Policy 1100), Board and Superintendent Relations (Policy 2010), Adoption of Policies (Policy 2420)

Adopted:  January 9, 2006

Revised:  January 31, 2011