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Student Rights and Responsibilities 


In adhering to West Virginia Policy 4372, the Handbook Summary Statements of the West Virginia Student Handbook-Student Rights and Responsibilities are included here:


Section I:  RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF STUDENTS

Rights and responsibilities go hand in hand.  As a student in West Virginia, you have basic rights and responsibilities.  As a student, it is your responsibility to obey rules and regulations and to cooperate with school authorities who enforce these rules and regulations.


Section II:  A THOROUGH AND EFFICIENT EDUCATION

Regardless of race, religion, national origin, language, gender, disability, marital status, parenthood, or pregnancy, you have the right to an education and the responsibility to pursue it.


Section III:  STUDENT INQUIRY AND EXPRESSION

The United States and West Virginia constitutions guarantee certain freedoms and the responsibilities that go with them, including freedom of religion, speech, the press, to assemble peaceably, and to petition the government.


Section IV:  CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, language, gender, disability, marital status, parenthood, or pregnancy, you have the right to participate in extracurricular activities.


Section V:  PERSONAL APPEARANCE

As a student, you have the right to choose reasonable styles of dress and hair.


Section VI:  PRIVACY

You have certain privacy rights in your school records.


Section VII:  CONTRABAND; ALCOHOL, DRUGS, TOBACCO, DEADLY WEAPONS

You may not possess or use alcohol, drugs, tobacco or deadly weapons.  Students may view a copy of the entire Student Handbook in the main office, the principal’s office, in the counselor’s office, or in the library.


Note: All policies, rules, and regulations contained in this handbook are subject to revision.  As changes are made, students will be notified via the announcements and NMHS.  North Marion High School adheres to all county and state regulations and policies.  Policies may be found online at http://www.neola.com/marion-wv/