• Chemical Abuse


    A.  Alcohol               B.  Drugs               C. Drug Paraphernalia

     

     

            Each student has the right to learn in an environment free of drugs and alcohol.

     

    ALCOHOL AND ILLEGAL DRUGS FOR THE STUDENT ARE NOT PERMITTED.

     

    Use and/or Possession of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

            A student shall not possess, use, and/or distribute alcohol, tobacco, and/or tobacco products, or other drugs on school property, on school buses, or during school activities, on or off school property. This includes, but may not be limited to, smokeless tobacco, anabolic steroids, look-alike drugs, drug paraphernalia, and any prescription or nonprescription drug not possessed in accordance with policy JHCD.

            A student shall not possess, procure or purchase or attempt to possess, procure, or purchase, or be under the influence of (legal intoxication not required), or use or consume, any of the restricted substances listed in this regulation or what is represented by or to the student to be any of the restricted substances in this regulation.

            This regulation incorporates Policy JFCF.

     

    Restricted Substance

            Alcoholic drinks, marijuana, narcotic drugs, hallucinogens, stimulants, depressants, and anything else covered by the Drug Control Act referenced below, as well as any abusable glue, paint and similar materials, anabolic steroids both prescription and nonprescription drugs if they are not taken according to the prescription or directions on the package, and includes anything that a student represents to be a restricted substance or which a student believes is a restricted substance.

    Distribution or Sale of Illegal Drugs or Possession or Distribution with Intent to Sell

            Students shall not manufacture, give, sell, distribute or possess with intent to give, sell, distribute marijuana or other controlled substances as defined in the Drug Control Act, Chapter 15.1 of Title 54 of the Code of Virginia.

     

    Procedures for handling chemical abuse violations:

    Possession of Alcohol or Drug Paraphernalia

    First Offense

      1. parents and police or juvenile authorities shall be notified immediately according to Policy JFC, of the Greensville County School Board
      2. report to Principal and Guidance Counselor
      3. referral to an administrative school hearing chaired by Superintendent and/or designee
        1. minimum ten-day suspension from school and expulsion may be recommended
        2. 30-day exclusion from all extracurricular activities

    Subsequent Offense

    The following will be implemented:

      1. parents and police or juvenile authorities shall be notified immediately according to policy JFC, of the Greensville County School Board
      2. referral to an administrative school hearing chaired by Superintendent and/or designee
      3. Recommendation for Expulsion to the School Board

    Possession, Distribution or Attempted Distribution of Drugs (whether sale, gift, sharing, or receiving)

    Students shall not possess, give, sell, distribute, or receive marijuana, or other controlled substance as defined in Chapter 34 of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia on school property or at a school sponsored activity.

    The following shall be implemented:

      1. parents and police or juvenile authorities shall be notified immediately according to policy JFC, of the Greensville County School Board
      2. referral to an administrative school hearing chaired by Superintendent and/or designee
      3. Recommendation for Expulsion to the School Board

    The School Board may require any student who is in possession of or under the influence of drugs at school or school-sponsored activities to: (1) undergo evaluation for drug abuse and (2) participate in a drug treatment program if recommended by the evaluator and if the student’s parent consents.