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Sumner County Schools

2020-21 Sumner County Schools Student Handbook

Important Policies for Parents and Students

Welcome to the 2020-21 School Year in Sumner County.

Please familiarize yourself with the expectations and requirements we have for students. Please take the time to read and discuss all the material in this online handbook with your children.

Keep in mind that this is not a complete listing of rules for students. Principals are authorized to enact and consistently enforce additional regulations to maintain good order and a quality learning environment. Should you have any questions about school rules, Board of Education policies, or other school matters, please feel free to contact your principal for additional information.

Family Engagement Program

Family Involvement

Student Communicable Diseases and Conditions

Homeless Students/Students in Transition

Student Attendance

School Admission

Student Use of Technology Resources

Visitors to the Schools

Use of Personal Communication Devices

Textbook Selection, Distribution & Care

SCS Inclement Weather Procedure

Student Conduct

Discrimination, Harassment, Bullying & Retaliation

Bus Conduct

Zero Tolerance Behaviors

Alcohol and Drug Use

Tobacco-Free Schools

Disciplinary Procedures

Student Suspensions

Guidelines for Dispensing Student Medications

Unsafe School Choice

Family Life Curriculum Notification

Student Records

Required No Child Left Behind Notifications

Notification of Rights under FERPA

Continous Notice of Nondiscrimination

Section 504 and ADA Grievance Procedures

Compulsory Attendance Notice

The online version of this publication is the governing document; therefore, all printed versions of this document are unofficial copies.

Sumner County Schools is a collaborative culture of high performing students, teachers, and school communities.