General Information

Address/Telephone Number Change

If there is a change to a student’s address or telephone number, notify the Attendance Office (Room 450) immediately. Documentation of a new address is required (ex. Utility bill). The school needs this information to update Blue Cards in case of an emergency.

ID Card/Replacement

Students must have their school ID Card to enter the building and they are expected to carry it with them at all times. Your ID card must be produced when requested by any staff member or School Safety Agent. Failure to produce identification is a serious matter that will be met with disciplinary action. If a student misplaces his/her I.D. Card it must be replaced immediately during lunch or after-school in Room 410 for a fee of $2.00.

Metrocard/Replacement

Student Metro-Cards are distributed in the beginning of September and in the beginning of February during lunch and after school. The Metro Cards are valid for days when school is in session from 5:30 am until 8:30 pm. If a student misplaces his/her Metro-Card a replacement card will only be issued to the parent/legal guardian of the student.. Replacement Metro-Cards are distributed by Ms. Sanchez in Room 486. If the student misplaces it or loses the card again, the student will have to wait until the next time Metro-Cards are distributed (September or February) to obtain a new card. Be aware that the cost for each metro card is $1,350.

Elevator Pass

To use the elevator a student must have a valid elevator pass/key card. Medical documentation must be provided to obtain an elevator pass/key card. If a student misplaces the elevator key he/she must purchase a new one.

Illness/Injury

If a student needs to see the Nurse he/she must obtain a pass from the classroom teacher and then obtain a pass from the Main Office (Room 486). This school has a medical/health clinic staffed by St. Luke’s Hospital. Please complete the St. Luke’s participation form to enroll in the clinic and submit in Room 450. Medical care is provided at no cost to those enrolled in the clinic.

Leaving School Early

Once a student is in school, they may not leave for any reason prior to the end of their programmed school day without being picked up by a parent/guardian.

Lost Textbooks

Books and other materials are loaned to students by the school and are school property. These materials are to be treated with respect so that other students will be able to use them in the future. If you lose a text book or other school materials you will be required to pay for the lost materials. Failure to pay will mean failure to receive a report card, books/materials the following year and/or diploma.

Cell Phone Policy

SCHOOL-BASED POLICY OF THE  MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. EDUCATIONAL CAMPUS FOR USE OF CELL PHONES, COMPUTING DEVICES, AND PORTABLE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY

 Cell phone usage while on school property set forth below.

 During the school day:

  • Cell phones will be collected by campus staff when students enter the school building and stored in a designated location until the end of the school day.
  • Cell phones may not be turned on or used while on school property.
  • Cell phones may not be used in bathrooms or locker rooms at anytime.
  • Cell phones may not be turned on or used during instructional time, except for instructional and educational purposes with the explicit written approval of the Principal.

During after-school, school-sponsored programs or activities:

  • Cell phones will be collected by campus staff when students enter the school building and stored in a designated location until the end of the school day.
  • Cell phones may not be turned on or used while on school property.
  • Cell phones may not be used in bathrooms or locker rooms at anytime.
  • Cell phones may not be turned on or used during instructional time, except for instructional and educational purposes with the explicit written approval of the Principal.

Portable music and entertainment system usage while on school property set forth below.

During the school day:

  • Portable music and entertainment systems will be collected by campus staff when students enter the school building and stored in a designated location until the end of the school day.
  • Portable music devices and entertainment systems may not be turned on or used while on school property.
  • Portable music devices and entertainment systems may not be turned on or used during instructional time, except for instructional and educational purposes with the explicit approval of the Principal.

During after-school, school-sponsored activities:

  • Portable music devices and entertainment systems may not be turned on or used while on school property.
  • Portable music devices and entertainment systems may not be turned on or used during instructional time, except for instructional and educational purposes with the explicit approval of the Principal.

 

MLK Campus Policy for use of Electronic Devices 2015 – 2016

SCHOOL-BASED POLICY OF THE  MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. EDUCATIONAL CAMPUS FOR USE OF CELL PHONES, COMPUTING DEVICES, AND PORTABLE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY

Confiscation and return of electronic items:

Failure to comply with the campus policy for electronic devices will result in confiscation of the device.  Based on the nature of the violation confiscated devices will be handled on a case by case basis.  Where appropriate, the following measures will be instituted in a progressive fashion:

  • Warnings/ confiscation of item and return at end of school day
  • Confiscation of item and return following parent conference
  • Revocation of privilege to bring item to school.

 

Discipline:

Students who use cell phones, computing devices, and/or portable music and entertainment systems in violation of any provision of the DOE’s Discipline Code, the school’s policy, Chancellor Regulation A-413, and/or the DOE’s Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy (“ISUSP”) will be subject to discipline in accordance with the guidance interventions and disciplinary responses set forth in the Discipline Code.