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  • BHS Cell Phone Policy

    We believe students should be fully engaged in their learning.  For that reason, neither students nor staff should be using cell phones during class for non-academic reasons.  Teachers are expected to address this off-task behavior just as they would any other off-task behavior by utilizing the steps outlined below.

     

    District 27J Cell phone Policy - JICI

    Use of Cell Phones on School Grounds:

    Student use/possession of a cell phone depends on the grade level of the student.  The following categories outline the grade levels and authorized use/possession of cell phones by students. No student, at any grade level, shall use a cell phone or electronic device to engage in, promote or facilitate any other conduct that violates the student code of conduct, other superintendent policies or regulations, or state or federal law. If the building principal or designee believes a student’s possession or use of a cell phone or other electronic devices may involve a violation of the law, the building principal or designee may also refer the matter to

    law enforcement.

     

    1. Elementary Schools: Student use of cell phones is prohibited.  If a student is asked to carry a cell phone by parents (ie the student walks home and phone is for safety), the phone must be kept in a secure location until the end of the day.
    2. Middle Schools:  Students may use cell phones before and after school, as long as they do not create a distraction or a disruption.  Use of cell phones during the school day is prohibited and they will be powered completely off, concealed and secured.
    3. High Schools: Students may use cell phones before and after school, as long as they do not create a distraction or disruption.  Students may also use cell phones during passing periods and during the lunch break, as long as they do not create a distraction or a disruption or cause the student to be tardy for the next period.  During the entire class period, cell phones will be secured in lockers, backpacks, or vehicles.




    Brighton High School Cell Phone Policy Expectations

    General Reminder given by the teacher daily. This can be a whole class verbal reminder, slide, set of general class expectations etc... 

     

    1st Offense -Warning given one on one to student by the teacher.

    2nd Offense - Teacher takes cell phone until the end of the class and calls home to parents/guardians and documents the incident in IC Response to intervention log.

    3rd Offense - Teacher takes cell phone and sends it to the office (not with a TA/Alternate student). Student can pick up at the end of the day. Teacher calls home and documents in the IC Response to Intervention Log. 

    4th Offense - Teacjer takes phone and sends it to the main office to be picked up by a parent (not with a TA or alternate student). Teacher calls home and documents in the IC Response to intervention log. 

     

    More than four offenses in the same class will result in a referral at which time adminsitration will determine the results and contact parents/guardians. 

     

     

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  • Advancing Colorado’s health and protecting the places we live, learn, work and play 

    Dear parents/guardians of students in Colorado kindergarten – 12th grade schools for the 2021-22 school year: 

    We know you’re thinking of all the things you need to do to make sure your student is ready for school. Getting vaccinated is an important part of their school readiness and keeps children from catching and spreading diseases that can make them sick. We wish you and your student a healthy school year! 

    Required and recommended vaccines 

    • Colorado law requires students who attend a public, private, or parochial kindergarten - 12th grade school to be vaccinated against many of the diseases vaccines can prevent, unless a certificate of exemption is filed. For more information, visit cdphe.colorado.gov/schoolrequiredvaccines. Your student must be vaccinated against: o Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTaP, DTP, Tdap) 

    o Hepatitis B (HepB) 

    o Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) 

    o Polio (IPV) 

    o Varicella (chickenpox) 

    • Colorado follows recommendations set by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Students entering kindergarten must receive their final doses of DTaP, IPV, MMR and varicella. Students entering 6th grade must receive one dose of Tdap vaccine, even if they are under 11 years of age. You can view recommended vaccine schedules at cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/parents-adults/resources-parents.html
    • Vaccines are recommended for hepatitis A, influenza, meningococcal disease and human papillomavirus, but are not required. 

    Exclusion from school 

    • Your student may be excluded from school if your school does not have an up-to-date vaccine record, certificate of exemption, or in-process plan for your student on file. 
    • If someone gets sick with a vaccine-preventable disease or there is an outbreak at your student’s school and your student has not received the vaccine for that disease, they may be excluded from school activities. That could mean lost learning time for them and lost work and wages for you. For example, if your student has not received a MMR vaccine, they may be excluded from school for 21 days after someone gets sick with measles. 

    Have questions? 

    • You may want to talk to a healthcare provider licensed to give vaccines or your local public health agency about which vaccines your student needs or if you have questions. You can read about the safety and importance of vaccines at SpreadTheVaxFacts.com, ImmunizeForGood.com, and 

    cdphe.colorado.gov/immunization-education

    Paying for vaccinations 

    • If you need help finding free or low-cost vaccines and providers who give them, go to COVax4Kids.org, contact your local public health agency, or call the state health department’s Family Health Line at 1-303-692-2229 or 1-800-688-7777. You can find your local public health agency at 

    cdphe.colorado.gov/find-your-local-public-health-agency

    Vaccination records 

    • Please take your student’s updated vaccine record to school every time they receive a vaccine. Need to find your student’s vaccine record? It may be available from the Colorado Immunization Information System. Visit COVaxRecords.org for more information. 

    Exemptions 

    • If your student cannot get vaccines because of medical reasons, you must submit a Certificate of Medical Exemption to your school, signed by a health care provider licensed to give vaccines. You only need to submit this certificate once, unless your student’s information or school changes. You can get the form at cdphe.colorado.gov/vaccine-exemptions
    • If you choose not to have your student vaccinated according to the current recommended schedule because of personal belief or religious reasons, you must submit a Certificate of Nonmedical Exemption to your school.

    Nonmedical exemptions must be submitted annually at every new school year (July 1st through June 30th of the following year). There are two ways to file a nonmedical exemption. 

    File the Certificate of Nonmedical Exemption WITH a signature from an immunizing provider, OR File the Certificate of Nonmedical Exemption received upon the completion of our online education module. 

    Downloadable certificates and our online education module are available at 

    cdphe.colorado.gov/vaccine-exemptions

    How’s your school doing on vaccinations? 

    • Some parents, especially those with students who have weakened immune systems, may want to know which schools have the highest percent of vaccinated students. Schools must report immunization and exemption numbers (but not student names or birth dates) to the state health department annually. Schools do not control their specific immunization and exemption rates or establish the Vaccinated Children Standard described in C.R.S. 25-4-911. Schools must include their MMR immunization and exemption rates from the most recently completed school year in this letter. Schools may choose to also include immunization and exemption rates for other school-required vaccines. Additional immunization and exemption rates can be found at COVaxRates.org.

    School Name 

    2019-2020 MMR Immunization Rate 

    REQUIRED IN LETTER

    2019-2020 MMR Exemption Rate 

    REQUIRED IN LETTER

         

    Schools may also include the rates for the school-required vaccines shown below in this annual letter to parents/guardians

    Vaccinated Children Standard 

    95% Immunization Rate for All School-Required Vaccines

    2019-2020 DTaP 

    Immunization Rate

    2019-2020 DTaP 

    Exemption Rate

       

    2019-2020 HepB 

    Immunization Rate

    2019-2020 HepB 

     Exemption Rate

       

    2019-2020 IPV 

     Immunization Rate

    2019-2020 IPV 

     Exemption Rate

       

    2019-2020 Varicella 

    Immunization Rate

    2019-2020 Varicella 

    Exemption Rate

       



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  • BHS Website

    Welcome back to school #BHS students and families! Enroll with Kids First now for your well child checks and sports physicals at the Kids First SBHC located on the BHS campus. Visit their website to enroll at: https://www.kidsfirsthealthcare.org/

    *The school-based health center (SBHC) is a unique resource offered to enrolled students that attend #BHS. The SBHC is not a replacement for the students’ regular doctor or their health insurance.

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