District Wide Vaping Procedures

DISTRICT WIDE VAPING PROCEDURES
All students who uses or possesses tobacco, including electronic cigarettes and ALL nicotine delivery systems will be given a Discipline Consequence according to TPSS’s policy. This is to include all school sponsored activities and events. Students from ages 10 years to 17 years will be given a citation by the TPSO in addition to a discipline consequence.

Middle/High (grades 6-12)

1st Occurrence

  1. Mandatory Conference with Parent.
  2. 3 days OSS.
  3. RS 14.91.8 Citation with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office (Ages 10-17).
  4. Field test for a banned substance by School Resource Officer (If Available).
  5. Recommended Counseling.
  6. Mandatory Drug Test within 24 hours at North Oaks Outpatient Clinic or Southeast Community Health.
  • If test is NEGATIVE, student may return at the end of the suspension.
  • If test is POSITIVE, the student will be recommended for removal to TAS ad referred to FINS/Drug Court. The student will be removed according to LA R.S. 17.416.
  • Failure to comply will result in a recommendation for removal to TAS.

2nd Occurrence

  1. Mandatory Conference with Parent.
  2. 5 days OSS.
  3. RS 14.91.8 Citation with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office (Ages 10-17).
  4. Field test for a banned substance by School Resource Officer (If Available).
  5. Mandatory Counseling.
  6. Mandatory Drug Test within 24 hours at North Oaks Outpatient Clinic or Southeast Community Health.
  7. If test is NEGATIVE, student may return at the end of the suspension.
  8. If test is POSITIVE, the student will be recommended for removal to TAS and referred to FINS/Drug Court. The student will be removed according to LA R.S. 17.416.
  9. Failure to comply will result in a recommendation for removal to TAS.

3rd Occurrence

  1. Recommendation for Expulsion.

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