19 ASB Middle School Handbook
• Allowing another person to do one’s work.
• Turning in the same papers for credit in more than one course without permission from
the course instructors.
• Allowing another person to copy one’s work or sharing work with another person when
they have the same assignment.
• Turning in material that, in part or whole, is not written by the student (and is not
• Using photographs or other digital media without citing sources.
• Making up information and presenting it as fact.
4. Obtaining an unfair advantage
• Stealing, reproducing or circulating any information about tests and quizzes.
• Stealing, destroying, defacing or hiding library materials with the purpose of keeping it
• Working with other students on any assignments without the teacher’s permission.
• Retaining, possessing, using or giving away exam materials without the teacher’s
• Intentionally interfering with another student’s work.
• Doing anything with the purpose of creating or obtaining an unfair academic advantage
over other students or their work.
5. Helping others be dishonest
• Helping others to do any of the things mentioned earlier.
6. Changing documents and permission slips
• Changing any school papers concerning the student’s results.
• Forging anyone’s signature or giving any false information of any kind including
7. Looking at or tampering with any official school documents
• Viewing or altering computer records.
• Modifying or deleting files from assignments or transferring folders without permission.
• Modifying computer programs or systems.
• Interfering with the use or availability of computer systems or information.
A possible set of consequences would be:
• First incident will be dealt with at the teacher level and reported to parents as well as
the Associate Principal/Principal. The work must be completed successfully to earn the
appropriate result. The teacher has the discretion to modify the consequences for the first
offense in order to take advantage of a “teachable moment”.