ST. LOUIS BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULATION
ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND SECONDARY
Conduct - Drugs/Intoxicants/Paraphernalia
The illegal possession, use, distribution and sale of drugs, including unauthorized prescription drugs, inhalants, intoxicants of any kind (whether or not the primary intended purpose of the intoxicant is intoxication), controlled substances or imitations of any of these on school premises is not permitted. The possession, use, distribution and sale of drug-related paraphernalia is also prohibited. Anyone found in violation of this regulation shall be subject to suspension and/or expulsion from school in the manner provided by board policy and regulation and any other applicable provisions of the law.
Upon determining a student has possessed, used, distributed or sold any substance under this Regulation, the principal shall (1) recommend a program of prevention through drug education, (2) refer the student for therapy with parental involvement, and (3) report to law enforcement authorities the possession, use, distribution or sale of illegal drugs on school premises.
Employees observing students using, selling, distributing and/or possessing any substance under this Regulation on school premises will report the student to the school principal or designee.
For purposes of this Regulation, “school premises” means any district facility or property including but not limited to schools, school playgrounds, school parking lots, school buses, administrative buildings and school activities, whether on or off school property.
cf: Board Policy and Regulation P5114 and R5114.1 Suspension and Expulsion of Students
Legal: Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act
Regulation approved: June 26, 1990
Revised: December 07, 1999
Revised: September 10, 2002