Guidelines and By-Laws 相關守則

家長須知 Parents Guidelines

School hours on Sunday afternoon are from 2:30 to 5:00. Children must be picked up before 5:10 p. m. After 5:10 p.m., penalty will be $1/minute. Please be on time.

Please remind your child to obey school rules and to follow the instructions of teachers and parents on duty.

Emphasis should be placed on attendance and punctuality. Any child who is absent more than 5 times a semester must obtain a permission from the
principal in order to return to school the following semester. Any child who has been absent 5 times without giving any notices to the school will be
dismissed, and no tuition will be refunded.
1) If your child is going to miss a class, you are required to send a notice of absence to his/her teacher before class. If that is not possible, a written
explanation is due the following week.
2) If your child needs to leave before dismissal time, you must notify his/her teacher in advance.
3) The above rules also apply to culture activity classes.

Please remind your child to make sure all textbooks, homework, pencils, and erasers are brought to class every school day and are properly taken
care of. Should your child lose his/her textbooks, extra copies are available in the office for a nominal fee.

Please check your child’s backpack every school day and read every notice and newsletter. Also make sure that your child has completed the
assigned homework before its due date.

You are expected to perform parent duty at least twice a year. The school will inform you of the dates that you should perform the duty. Parents should come to Cafeteria to sign up for duty. Those who do not perform parent will be charged $25 each time. Parents on duty must report
to the office half an hour before school starts. If you cannot make it, please arrange a substitute and notify the parent liaison committee of the change ahead of the time.

Vehicles must be parked at parking lots. Please exercise caution when entering and exiting the parking lots. Please be advised that traffic rules must be obeyed at all times.

Please do not linger around classrooms or hallways during school hours. Please make sure your child does not participate in horseplay in the school.

It is mandatory for parents to attend the Parents’ Meeting twice a year.

Based on his/her grade report, your child will be placed in an appropriate class. If you have any suggestions or comments, please mail them to school before the end of each semester, The staff will do their best to meet your child’s need.

學生須知 Students Guidelines

The following is a Student Code of Conduct that we ask both parents and students to review carefully. Parents and children over ten years old need to sign PCLS Student Code of Conduce Consent Form and return it with the registration form. The student registration will be deemed incomplete without a signed copy of this document.

It is of utmost importance that we respect Princeton Day School’s properties and that students exhibit proper behavior towards teachers and fellow classmates. Both students and parents are not permitted to touch, play with, or damage Princeton Day School properties in classrooms and hallways. The use of Princeton Day School’s computers for any purpose is strictly forbidden. Other inappropriate behavior including but not limited to cheating, fighting and stealing will not be tolerated. Disciplinary actions, including expulsion, will be considered for violation of the rules listed in the Student Code of Conduct.

Student Code of Conduct

The following behaviors are considered inappropriate for students. However, these are only examples of inappropriate behaviors; other offenses will be dealt with on an individual basis.

LEVEL 1
Playing or tempering with Princeton Day School’s properties in classrooms and hallways
Tardiness
Unexcused absence(s)
Classroom disruptions (talking or walking around the room without permission)
School disruptions (misbehaving in the cafeteria, hallways, or on school grounds)
Running in hallways; throwing objects
Entering unauthorized sections of the school

LEVEL 2
Use of Princeton Day School’s computers
Damaging and/or destroying school property (toys, supplies, etc.) or school displays (including but not limited to art displays, student projects)
Stealing; possessing stolen property on school grounds
Harassment: making or writing comments about someone’s race, national origin, religion, color, sex, or handicap to make him or her feel bad or scared
Failure to comply with warnings or instructions
Having or using tobacco products or look-alikes
Engaging in aggressive behaviors such as fighting, pushing, hitting, etc.
Leaving class/campus without permission
Violation of campus or classroom safety rules
Repeated LEVEL 1 violations

LEVEL 3 (Serious Misbehavior)

Vandalism of Princeton Day School’s computers
Damage caused by use of Princeton Day School’s computers, such as installing harmful or illegal files or using the computer for illegal activities
Fighting or any careless/harmful action which causes injury to a person or persons; or damaging property
Threatening school staff or students with violence
Using, selling, or possessing alcohol, drugs, drug-related items, or look-alikes on school grounds
Possessing weapons or dangerous objects
Setting fire on any part of school property
Sending bomb threats or false fire alarms
Committing crimes or illegal conduct at school or at school activities
Repeated LEVEL 2 violations

Consequences
The school’s administrators will consider the seriousness and cause of the offense as well as the attitude of the student when determining the consequences for students who break PCLS rules. The following disciplinary consequences will be among those used:

LEVEL 1, 2 or 3
Correction and/or counseling by the teacher
Telephone call or letter to the parents by the teacher
Referral to guidance counselor or other school personnel
Referral to principal who may counsel the student and/or contact the parents
An agreement among the student, the parent(s), and PCLS officials of specific behavior improvement and changes
Detention
Reimbursement of cost suffered by Princeton Day School or PCLS

LEVEL 2 or 3
Suspension (removal from school for a period of time without tuition refund)

LEVEL 3
Referral to law enforcement officer
Expulsion (permanent removal from school without tuition refund)

Please make sure to sign Student Code of Conduct Consent Form in PCLS registration packet

Travel Policy

This policy is designed to clarify what costs PCLS will incur when members of the school community travel to represent the school at outside events.

Mileage

If a teacher or parent (transporting students) travels more than 15 miles one way to attend an event as a representative of our school, we will reimburse (via expense report) $0.50/mile.

Meals

If a teacher or student spends 5 hours or more (consecutively) at an event as a representative of our school, we will reimburse (via expense report) $10 per person for a meal. One parent per household, if providing transportation, is also eligible.

We will not reimburse if the school is providing food for the event.

Approval

In general, the principal, academic director and/or culture director should approve attendance at the event in advance. Expense reports should be approved as follows:

Person requesting reimbursement Approver
Attendee at an academic event Academic Director
Attendee at a cultural event Culture Director
Academic or Culture Director Principal
Principal Board Chair
Board Chair Principal

Expense Report Form

This policy was approved by the PCSL Board on November 18, 2007 will be in effect from January 1, 2008. It is subject to change by the PCSL Board at any time and without notice unless the pre-approval has been obtained.