Lincoln High School 2019-2020 Policies
- The following policies apply to all classroom and school activities on or off campus.
- Disregard of any of the policies outlined in the Student Code of Conduct or of the policies listed below will result in a disciplinary referral to the administration.
- Violation of any policy may result in suspension from Lincoln High School. The length of the suspension is dependent on the nature and severity of the violation as outlined in the Bonneville Joint School District 93 Student Code of Conduct and Lincoln High School Policies.
- Students attending Lincoln High School agree to adhere to the Bonneville Joint School District #93 Student Code of Conduct.
- Referrals may be given for any violation of LHS policies or the Bonneville Joint School District #93 Student Code of Conduct.
- Students may be suspended from school upon receiving any referral dependent upon the nature of the disciplinary referral.
- Students will be suspended from school upon receiving a 3rd disciplinary referral in a Track. All class time missed due to a suspension from school will need to be made up as outlined in the attendance policy.
- LHS is a closed campus with the exception of the lunch break. Students may be suspended for leaving during the school day without parent permission and checking out in the main office.
- Texting during class is not allowed.
- Cell phone use is not allowed in the classroom without teacher permission.
- Teachers may require students to turn their cell phones in at the beginning of the class period. Cell phones will be returned at the end of class that day.
- Students must keep their grade at a C- (70%) or above to earn credit for the class.
- Students with a failing grade will receive a grade warning from the teacher and the parent/guardian will be contacted by the teacher.
Dress Code: See Student Code of Conduct Section 2.7 for complete details
Lincoln High School is focused on preparing students to be career ready upon graduation. Students are to wear clothing that meets career readiness standards. Clothing worn to school should meet those standards or the student will be asked to have appropriate clothing brought to school or be asked to return home to change into appropriate clothing. Tops must be at least 3 inches wide on the shoulder. Skirts, dresses, shorts, etc. may not be more than 5 inches above the front and back of the knee.
Absences should be avoided as student success is directly related to attendance. A student is absent if they are over 60 minutes late.
- If a student is going to be absent, the school must be notified by 8:00 a.m. on the day of the absence. A parent or guardian must call the school to verify the absence.
- 1st absence in the Track: No makeup time required.
- For all absences after the 1st in a Track, the time missed will need to be made up minute for minute.
- To earn a credit the student must meet the required class hours as established by the Idaho State Board of Education. Failure to do so will result in loss of the credit. (IDAPA 08.02.03.105)
- Students can make up time before or after school. Students staying after school will need to make arrangements for transportation home.
- All time that needs to be made up must be completed before the end of the Track in which the absence occurred. Failure to do so will result in loss of the credit.
- Students must be in attendance and on time the first day and the last day of the Track unless prior arrangements have been made with the administration.
Students who are tardy are a disruption to the educational process.
- Before going to class, students need to go to the office and pick up a tardy slip.
- Tardies 1-2 (up to 30 minutes): no makeup time.
- Tardies 1-2 (30 minutes or over): makeup time - minute for minute. (Ex: late 35 min = 35 min makeup time)
- Tardies 3-4: makeup time - minute for minute
- After 4 tardies, the makeup time will be minute for minute of the time missed plus an additional 30 minutes.
- Makeup time may be done in the eCenter 7:30-7:55 a.m. or after school 3:00-4:00 p.m. or in the classroom where the time is owed with teacher permission.
- Time must be completed during the track in which it occurred to receive credit for the class.
- Visitors must check in with the office upon arrival on school grounds and receive a visitor’s pass.
- Visitors who do not check in through the office may be cited for trespassing.
- A student who is not currently enrolled in Lincoln High School may not be on school grounds at any time.
Students are required to meet the Idaho State Board of Education minimum graduation requirements in each content area to earn a high school diploma. The current state requirements for graduation are 46 credits, a senior project, taking a college entrance exam and passing the required state tests.
- Each year students may donate to the student activities fund, $20.00, to help pay for transportation costs, field trip entrance, and end of the Track rewards.
- Parking permits are $5 and are required to be displayed in every student vehicle parked in the school parking lot.
The last school at which the student is enrolled full time and earns a credit is the school from which he/she is to graduate and receive his/her diploma.
Parking Lot Rules
For the safety of all who attend Lincoln High School we ask you to follow these parking lot rules:
Students who drive their cars to school must purchase a parking pass for $5.00.
- Any student vehicle must have a Lincoln High School parking permit visibly displayed in the front window. Tickets will be given to all cars without a visible parking pass.
- Drive slowly while in the parking lot. The speed limit is 5 mph.
- When entering and leaving the parking lot, drive the direction indicated by the one-way sign.
- When leaving the parking lot to go onto Lincoln Road, take the left entrance if you’re turning left and the right entrance if you’re turning right.
- When being dropped off or picked up from school use the designated areas in front of the school by the marquee and Lincoln Road.
- Students must park in designated areas. Students are not to park in the following areas:
- In any parking space marked “faculty parking”
- In front of the middle building
- On the street
- Pickups, SUVs, and large vehicles are to be parked along the back of the parking lot against the grass.
- Students will be given a referral for a violation and may also be given a ticket and fined. A student may also lose driving privileges.
Federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability in any educational programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance.