CHCA is committed to fostering academic excellence in a Christ-centered environment that is safe, and drug and alcohol free. Essential elements of the learning climate are honesty, respect, safety, compassion, and support. We expect all members of our learning community, whether child or adult, to refrain from bringing these substances or engaging in these activities on school property or at any school related activities.

Devices and Substances

Possession, distribution, or use of any of these devices and/or substances is expressly forbidden.

  • Explosives
  • Fireworks
  • Weapons
  • Sexually Oriented Materials
  • Tobacco Products
  • Alcohol
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Prescription and/or Over-the-counter Drugs (unless facilitated by the school nurse)


These activities on school property or at any school related activities are expressly forbidden.

  • Bullying: Drawing from a significant variety of expert resources, CHCA defines bullying as a written, verbal, electronic or physical act that is intentional, repeated, pervasive, malicious, sufficiently severe, and targeted toward another student which causes mental or physical harm. While other negative behaviors will continue to be corrected with appropriate discipline, not all such behavior shall be considered “bullying” unless it is consistent with this definition.
  • Fighting, gossiping, slander and lying
  • Inappropriate Written or Verbal Communication including:
    • Cursing, swearing, or taking the Lord’s name in vain
    • Offensive gestures
    • Racial slurs
    • Suggestive or offensive clothing
    • Vulgar language
  • Leaving School Grounds during School Hours: Students may not leave school grounds during school hours without a written request by parents submitted to, and approved by, event sponsor, teacher, or building Principal
  • Leaving a School Sponsored Event: Students may not leave school sponsored events before scheduled dismissal without a written request by parents submitted to, and approved by, event sponsor, teacher, or building Principal
  • Stealing including:
    • Taking another person’s property without their consent
    • Taking food from the cafeteria without paying or giving false payment information to cafeteria personnel
    • Taking school-owned material without permission
  • Inappropriate Use of Social Media
    • The act of sending messages of a sexual nature via a cell phone, computer, or other digital device.
    • Refer to CHCA’s Technology Responsible Use Policy handbook section for more information.
    • Students are asked to immediately report any such activities to a teacher or a school administrator.
  • Truancy: See the Attendance Policies handbook section for your specific program for more information.
  • Vandalism
    • Willful destruction of, or damage to, property at CHCA or at another school.
    • Examples include but are not limited to:
      • Tampering with fire alarms, fire and threat extinguishers
      • Defacing lockers, tables, desks, or any physical equipment or supplies
      • Drawing vulgar images on school property is considered vandalism
      • Vandalism includes lost or damaged books
    • In addition to discipline consequences, vandalism may require restitution and should be paid prior to issuance of final grades.
Last modified: 2 December 2023


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