Code of Conduct

Continuing Education Maple Ridge Pitt MeadowsContinuing Education
S.D. No. 42 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

Many different groups and individuals share our Continuing Education building. Every effort will be made to maintain an adult learning atmosphere where productive learning and personal growth will be encouraged, and respect for all people will be protected.

All students under the age of 19 will be required to sign a “Student Learning Agreement.” Anyone who violates the special privilege of attending Continuing/Adult Education classes by not observing the code of conduct will be asked to leave the premises. Repeated offences may result in loss of schooling privileges with Continuing Education.

Code of Conduct

  1. The student is expected to respect others by:
    • being courteous in word and action
    • using appropriate language
    • treating others as equals, regardless of colour, race, religion, sexual orientation or ability.
  2. The student is expected to respect the property of others. “If it doesn’t belong to you, don’t touch it without asking permission.”
  3. Anyone possessing or under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol will be asked to leave school property and may face loss of school privileges.
  4. Smoking in public buildings is prohibited by a public by-law in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. A designated area near the East parking lot is available, away from entrance areas.
  5. Food and drinks are NOT permitted in the Computer Lab.
  6. The use of pagers, cellular phones and walkmans that can be heard by others is not permitted in school buildings. These MUST be turned off or on mute during class time.
  7. Weapons or any implement used as a weapon will not be tolerated on school property and will result in immediate dismissal from Continuing Education programs.
  8. Students who intimidate, insult or threaten each other will be asked to leave.
  9. Appropriate dress is required in a learning environment.
  10. The use of the Internet in Continuing Education programs must be appropriate and abide by Code of Conduct and School District Policy. Violation will result in dismissal from Continuing Education programs.
  11. Plagiarism of any kind will result in loss of marks and the risk of dismissal from the program.

Code of Conduct – Process and Procedures

  1. Misdemeanours within classrooms are dealt with by classroom teachers.
  2. Repeated offences are to be referred to the District Principal or Vice Principal
  3. Serious offences will be referred to the District Principal or Vice Principal of Continuing Education and dismissal or expulsion may be the result.
  4. Appeals to the Code of Conduct procedures are to be forwarded to the District Principal.