Students 128 DANGEROUS WEAPONS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY
Dangerous weapons, such as, but not limited to, firearms, explosives, incendiaries, martial arts weapons (as defined in RSA 159:24), electronic defense weapons (as defined in RSA 159:20), clubs, bullies, metallic knuckles or containers containing chemicals such as pepper gas or mace, or the use of any object as a weapon are not permitted on school property, on school vehicles or at school-sponsored activities. Students who violate this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action which may include, but not be limited to, suspension or expulsion and notification of the police.
In addition, any student who is determined to have brought a firearm (as defined by 18 USC 921) to school shall be expelled for not less than one year (365 days). This expulsion may be modified by the Superintendent upon review of the specific case in accordance with other applicable law.
Weapons under control of law enforcement personnel are permitted.
Statutory & Regulatory References:
RSA 193-D (Safe School Zones)
RSA 193-13 (Suspension and Expulsion of Pupils)
Ed. 317(DOE Rules for Suspension and Expulsion of Pupils)
NHSBA Code JICI
First Reading Coordination: 11/14/01
Second Reading and Approval BOSC: 12/10/01