• SEARCH  AND SEIZURE

    Students have the RIGHT:

    • To be present, whenever reasonable, when his or her property is being searched.  There may be occasions, however, when school officials believe it is in the best interest of the safety of the students or the general welfare of the school to conduct a search in a student's absence.

    Students have the RESPONSIBILITY:

    • To cooperate with school staff during all searches.
    • Not to bring dangerous weapons (or look alikes), unlawful drugs or other prohibited substances or items, constituting a potential threat to the health or safety of any person.

    AUTHORITY TO SEARCH

    If school officials have reasonable suspicion to believe that evidence of a violation of laws or school rules is contained on the person, in any locker, or other property utilized by students, including automobiles on campus, search thereof may be conducted under the general authority of the District in connection with the obligation to maintain the safety and welfare of all students.