High School 9-12
All students are expected to:
- Engage with honesty and integrity in their academic life.
- Attend NHS ready to learn and in their learning demonstrate the ability to discern right from wrong.
- Know which academic behaviors are acceptable and which are dishonest.
- Produce work that is their own or give credit when the work is not their own.
All parents/guardians are expected to:
- Adopt the spirit as well as the letter of this academic integrity policy.
- Review the policy with their child and encourage their child to practice ethical behavior.
- Refrain from completing assignments for their child.
All teachers are expected to:
- Review the academic integrity policy with students as often during the school year as appropriate.
- Teach the skills necessary to prevent a violation of academic integrity.
- Enforce the policy in all instances of academic dishonesty following the procedures below.
All administrators are expected to:
- Support the spirit of the academic honesty policy with students, parents/guardians, and staff members in conferences and in classrooms.
- Follow the student disciplinary process as outlined in the academic honesty policy.
Incidents of academic dishonesty will be cumulative for 4 years. The procedures whereby a student will be held accountable for infractions of the academic honesty policy are as follows:
- The teacher will address the student with evidence when the infraction occurs and notify parents/guardians.
- The student can receive a zero on the assignment, but may arrange a time to meet with the teacher and set up an opportunity to re-do the assignment with supervision.
- All of the disciplinary action of the first offense will occur.
- The student will receive an automatic zero on the assignment or test and no make-up work will be offered to compensate for lost points.
The teacher will file an incident referral form with the Assistant Principal, who will conference with the student and notify parents/guardians.
To review academic eligibility for student activities, refer to the Co-Curricular Handbook.
Last modified: June 16, 2023