503.7 Initiations

Code No. 503.7

INITIATIONS

Initiations into school approved organizations and clubs shall be conducted in such a manner as to have educational value to those involved.  Ceremonies shall be dignified and shall in no way have a degrading effect upon initiates.  Plans for all initiations are to be approved by the building administrator.

Hazing of students by staff and/or students is specifically prohibited.  This includes any formal or informal attempts to force students to undergo ridiculous, humiliating or painful ordeals which may endanger the physical or mental health or safety of a student.

 

 

Date of Last Review:  June 2013

Date of Revision:

July 15, 2013                          

 

 

Legal References:

 

279.8, 708.10, Code of Iowa                                    
 

 

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DECORAH COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS