831 Smoking and Tobacco Use
In accordance with state law and as well as to provide an educational experience for students and to promote the wellness of students and employees, smoking and other use of tobacco products by students, employees and others is prohibited on premises owned or rented by or under the control of the board and in all vehicles owned or leased by the district. In addition, smoking and other use of tobacco products by students is prohibited while participating in or attending school-sponsored activities or events that take place off school premises (e.g. hockey games)
Students who are observed violating this policy shall be disciplined according to provisions in the student handbook. Employees who fail to abide by this policy shall be subject to progressive disciplinary measures.
Spectators or visitors who fail to abide by this policy shall be reminded by the principal, supervisor or his/her designee, of the board’s smoking and tobacco use policy. If a spectator or visitor refuses to stop smoking or using tobacco products, he/she shall be asked by the principal, supervisor or his/her designee to leave school premises.
Posted notices shall be used to inform spectators and visitors of the board’s policy on smoking and tobacco use.
For purposes of this policy, smoking means carrying a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other lighted smoking equipment.
Legal Ref: Section 101.123(h), 120.12(20) WI Statutes
Cross Ref: 447.2 Suspension/Expulsion of Students, Current Employee Agreeements