Expectation of Students:
- take responsibility for your learning;
- participate in conferences via radio, telephone and computer;
- seek assistance when required.
Plagiarism includes the following:
- a student copying/submitting work done by another student.
- a student copying extensively from a text, report, document, or any other resource and then presenting it as his/her own original work.
- a student using internet web sites to download pre-written essays and reports.
Teachers shall provide instruction suitable to his/her subject area(s) to ensure that students understand and use acceptable practices when using various resources to complete his/her assignments. The teachers shall also provide instruction suitable to his/her subject area(s) to ensure that students use appropriate methods of documentation and attribution when quoting from text.
Plagiarism shall be treated as a very serious academic offense. Teachers who have determined that a student has knowingly and deliberately plagiarized will bring the incident to the attention of the principal. Where possible, copies of the plagiarized material will be obtained for examination by the principal. Following consultation with the student and teacher, the principal shall determine the most appropriate course of action. This could range from the student being asked to re-do and resubmit the assignment(s) in question to the student receiving a grade of 0% on the assignment(s) in question.
Late and Missing Assignments:
Following consultation with the student and teacher, the principal may approve the student being given a specified amount of extra time to complete missing assignments and /or to submit late assignments.