Because education is a lifelong
process extending beyond the school, it is important that students recognize
that learning occurs in the home and community. Homework is one means of
teaching the necessary skills of independent study and learning outside the
A broad definition of homework is considered here to
include not only written work, but also related activities such as viewing
specific television programs, news reporting, recreational reading, and other
activities related to classroom work, which are assigned to be done at home.
dress need not be a major issue in student's education. The parents should be
as concerned as the school staff in the fact that the student's dress reflects
his/her pride in school and his/her family.
The school environment is part of their preparation for the future, so
we have traditionally maintained that a student comes to school in much the
same dress he/she is expected to wear in a typical business environment.
The following ARE EXAMPLES OF INAPPROPRIATE
DRESS and ARE NOT TO BE WORN AT SCHOOL:
other clothing or any jewelry with vulgar words, pictures, or phrases that
promote sex, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gang activity or advocate violence
dirty or wet clothing;
that are not outer wear quality.
be worn with the bill forward.
If it is
determined that the student is wearing inappropriate clothing, he/she will be
required to change into the appropriate clothing. If a student is asked to change their
clothing, call home for assistance, or require time away from class to change, the
time missed will be recorded as an unexcused absence for the time missed. The
decision concerning appropriateness of dress remains with the
administration. Repeat offenders will be
considered to be in defiance of authority and the appropriate penalty
shall be imposed.
Regardless of color, any article of
clothing displaying gang colors, or affiliation in any manner, is prohibited.
Willows High periodically utilizes the services of the Glenn County
Sheriff's Department to provide school-wide canine patrols and searches for
drugs and alcohol. These scheduled activities are unannounced to students
and coordinated through the Principal's office throughout the year.