Debts Owed for Loss or Damage to District Property
Students with outstanding Modesto City School debts (K-12) will not be allowed to participate in extra-curricular activities as well as senior trips; high school prom; senior graduation ceremonies until the debt is paid or until the student completes a program of voluntary work as provided by the Education Code 48904 in lieu of payment.
Notification to the parent/guardian regarding the debt will be made in writing.
The effective date to determine eligibility shall be 3 days after the issuance of the notification letter.
Loss of privileges includes participation in the graduation ceremony if the parent/guardian is notified of the debt at least three days prior to the ceremony.
Note: Attendance, substance abuse, behavior, and classroom citizenship eligibility consequences shall not carry over from junior high to high school.
However, any student who owes for outstanding school debts will remain ineligible to participate in extra-curricular activities, until the debt is paid or until the student completes a program of voluntary work as provided in Education Code 48904 in lieu of payment.
The District reserves the right to exclude a student from the graduation ceremony or other activities for a flagrant infraction to the Student Conduct Code irrespective of the student's citizenship status.