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3.31 Campus Disorders and Trespassing

3.31 Campus Disorders and Trespassing

Chapter 3.00: School Administration




I. No person who is not a student in good standing, teacher, or employee of the School Board or any person who is not required by his/her employment to be on a school campus or school grounds shall enter upon said school campus or school grounds without first registering at the principal’s office and obtaining a visitor’s pass or otherwise receive permission for access to school grounds.

II. A student who is suspended or expelled is not in good standing and is not permitted on any school campus, on any school grounds, or at any school sponsored activity.

III. This policy shall apply not only during school hours, but at any time students in good standing, teachers, employees and other such persons are on the school campus or school grounds, and shall also apply for all school activities which are held after school hours.

IV. Any person on a school campus or school grounds not in accordance with this policy is hereby declared to be a trespasser and shall be asked to leave immediately by any staff member. Each principal shall keep a log of such incidents which shall provide the name of the person asked to leave and other pertinent information. If said person shall again be seen upon the school campus or school grounds, any staff member shall immediately notify the principal or appropriate local law enforcement officials without further warning.

V. Individuals who enter School Board property without a legitimate reason and create a disturbance or refuse to leave the property when asked by the principal or person in charge are subject to criminal penalty as provided in Florida Statutes. The principal shall contact appropriate law enforcement officials in cases of disruptive activity or refusal to leave the school grounds and take appropriate action to have the offender punished as prescribed by law. The Superintendent shall be notified immediately of any such action.

VI. No person, except law enforcement and security officers, may have in his/her possession any weapon, illegal substance, or dangerous substance while on school property or at school-sponsored events. Any confiscated weapon or illegal substance shall be turned over to law officials as soon as possible.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: 1001.37(3), 1001.43, 1001.51, 1006.062, 1006.07, 1006.145,

1013.03, F.S.


HISTORY: Adopted: 07/14/1998

Revision Date(s): 02/11/2003

Formerly: New