2023-24 Mother or father/Pupil Handbook

An Introduction

Thanks for being part of the BJA household!

We all know that you’ve choices to your little one’s schooling and we’re grateful that you’ve chosen to companion with us. In any partnership it is very important talk expectations as clearly as potential so all events will be assured of a flourishing ongoing relationship. Speaking expectations is precisely what we intend to do with this handbook. Please look over the insurance policies and procedures thoughtfully and tell us when you’ve got any questions or considerations. We have now tried to be temporary and clear to deal with the primary areas that should be addressed in a faculty atmosphere, however we reserve the appropriate to change, add, and interpret insurance policies on the discretion of faculty management.

Considered one of our guiding ideas is to be Eternity Targeted. This implies we’re all the time methods to assist your little one know, love, and serve God. Lots of our insurance policies have this non secular basis, however others are merely designed so we are able to run a faculty effectively and with excellence. We additionally acknowledge that this handbook will not be impressed or excellent in its present state so we encourage ongoing conversations with you.

The guideline that we are going to be emphasizing this faculty yr is Rising. I stay up for seeing how God will develop every certainly one of us right here at BJA-spiritually, mentally, bodily, and relationally. Thanks for valuing our partnership and this dedication. Let’s see what God will do at BJA this yr!

For all of the BJA crew, Dr. Abels

Our Core Identification

A Temporary Historical past Having developed a burden for Christian schooling, evangelist Bob Jones Sr. based Bob Jones Faculty and Bob Jones Academy in 1927 in Lynn Haven, Florida. BJA started with 47 highschool college students and shared many sources with the faculty.

Together with the faculty, BJA moved to Cleveland, Tennessee, in 1933, after which—with what was to turn into Bob Jones College—to Greenville, South Carolina, in 1947. The College established a junior excessive in 1952 beneath the management of Bob Jones Jr. and an elementary faculty within the Seventies beneath the path of Bob Jones III.

In 2011 beneath Dr. Stephen Jones, the kid growth middle, elementary faculty, junior excessive (renamed the center faculty), and highschool had been consolidated into one faculty utilizing the title Bob Jones Academy.

Assertion of Religion and Key Place Statements

BJA is a distinctly conservative Christian faculty. Because the pre-college program of Bob Jones College, BJA will not be a part of a specific church or denomination. This doesn’t reduce, nevertheless, the significance we place on the church within the lifetime of the believer or the significance of elementary doctrines of the religion.

Bob Jones Academy affirms and teaches the inspiration of the Bible (each the Previous and the New Testaments); the creation of man by the direct act of God; the incarnation and virgin delivery of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ; His identification because the Son of God; His vicarious atonement for the sins of mankind by the shedding of His blood on the cross; the resurrection of His physique from the tomb; His energy to avoid wasting males from sin; the brand new delivery by way of the regeneration by the Holy Spirit; and the present of everlasting life by the grace of God.

Our assertion of religion above highlights the core truths that we affirm as a faculty. Bob Jones Academy/Bob Jones College place statements on present points can be found right here and body how we set coverage and function.

Mission Assertion

Bob Jones Academy exists to help like-minded Christian dad and mom in difficult college students to like Jesus Christ, to embrace God’s fact, to train integrity, to pursue excellence, and to serve others.

Philosophy of Christian Training

As a distinctly Christian faculty, BJA is dedicated to the assertion of religion based mostly on absolutely the truths as revealed by God within the revealed, inerrant Phrase of God. Past mere psychological assent, we’re additionally dedicated to constructing a faculty tradition the place we dwell out in loving, humble transparency biblical ideas within the every day operations of pre-college academic life. Just a few vital features of our Christian philosophy of schooling that relate to family-school interactions are detailed under.

  1. BJA and your own home. We imagine that the mandate for elevating kids within the nurture and admonition of the Lord falls to the dad and mom. Our mission is to companion with you as the first disciple-makers as we work collectively to coach and disciple your kids. We by no means intend to take the place of the dad or mum and try for ongoing communication that’s each well timed, eternity-focused and clear.
  1. BJA and your church. We observe that the Bible teaches that the native church household is significant to any believer’s well being and progress. Our expectation is that every BJA household be dedicated to common, involvement and submission to pastoral educating and care. BJA’s requirements for chapels, singing, and worship replicate institutional practices, not judgment or expectation to your church’s or your personal private practices.
  1. BJA and your little one’s discipleship. We imagine that the Bible teaches that the primary downside that everybody should take care of is the issue of sin within the coronary heart. This downside doesn’t go away as a result of a trainer, little one, or dad or mum is a believer. Due to this fact, all of us acknowledge the significance of constant, loving, truthful discipleship at age-appropriate ranges all through BJA. Each believer is in the midst of his sanctification till he’s with God in heaven so we anticipate college students, academics, and administration alike to wish applicable exhortation, correction, forgiveness, and love.
  1. BJA and teachers. As image-bearers of God, college students are to replicate His knowledge, creativity, and faithfulness within the pursuit of academic success. A holistic method to progress that features all features of a kid’s growth is what BJA academics use to instruct, problem, appropriate, and encourage college students to do all for the glory of God. Accepting each limitations and abilities as from God’s hand permits college students to do their finest as unto the Lord.
  1. BJA and scholar actions. As image-bearers of God, college students are additionally given all kinds of pursuits and talents outdoors of educational pursuits. BJA works to offer our college students alternatives for competitors, crew camaraderie, peer management, and particular person ability growth in quite a lot of athletic, positive arts, tutorial and social actions. Balanced and age-appropriate choices can be found as applicable for BJA as an academically rigorous and family-focused faculty.

Parental Help and Cooperation Settlement

Our mission assertion says that BJA exists to help dad and mom in features of the coaching of their kids. The partnership of dwelling and faculty will be profitable solely to the diploma that there’s mutual understanding and cooperation in finishing up faculty insurance policies.

We perceive that your private positions and preferences could differ from BJA insurance policies. In selecting to companion with us within the schooling of your little one we ask that you simply help the academics and administration, together with serving to your little one abide by and graciously reply to highschool insurance policies and selections. We, too, will try and work with you on this strategy of regular progress and growth of your little one by, as wanted, giving your little one reminders, clarifications, or, occasionally, corrections.

BJA’s administration reserves the appropriate to last interpretation of coverage. We welcome the chance to clarify our insurance policies to you on a person foundation and urge you to get clarification as wanted. We reserve the appropriate, although we are going to make each effort to keep away from exercising it, to dismiss a scholar if the administration determines that there’s a lack of help or cooperation by the coed or dad or mum.

We ask {that a} dad or mum in every household in addition to every scholar in grades 6-12 to learn this handbook in its entirety earlier than on-line check-in and to finish a Cooperation Settlement in the course of the check-in course of (K3-grade 12). You’ll find a replica of the Cooperation Settlement later on this handbook. This settlement is your indication that you simply perceive and can help the insurance policies discovered on this Mother or father-Pupil Handbook.

Insurance policies

Teachers

Curriculum BJA operates a conventional academic program utilizing teacher-centered instruction. Courses embody Bible, English, historical past, math, phonics-based studying, science, and different historically taught lessons. The highschool’s college-preparatory program is designed to arrange college students for aggressive collegiate work.

Homework As a rule of thumb, when a scholar is attentive and diligent throughout class and concentrates nicely whereas doing homework, an evening’s homework ought to typically be capable to be completed in: K5—quarter-hour, Grades 1 and a couple of—half-hour, Grade 3—45 minutes, Grades 4 and 5—60 minutes, Grades 6 by way of 8—90 minutes, Grades 9 by way of 12—2 to 2.5 hours (extra for twin credit score or different extra superior programs). If you happen to discover that your little one spends extreme time on homework, please alert your little one’s trainer or an administrator in order that we are able to work collectively to determine and resolve any underlying points.

On Tuesdays academics typically have their gradebooks updated with grades for accomplished assignments. On Fridays academics let dad and mom know their plans for the approaching week’s homework, checks, and quizzes (K3—grades 5: trainer electronic mail; grades 6—12: exhibiting on FACTS task calendar).

Report Playing cards and Transcripts Report playing cards are calculated and posted in FACTS Household Portal. Report playing cards for elementary college students embody a last grade for every quarter. Report playing cards for center and highschool college students embody a last grade on the finish of every semester, with mid-term reviews indicating present grades half-way by way of every semester. Highschool transcripts posted on the finish of every semester and embody high quality factors and GPAs from the coed’s highschool lessons and twin credit score programs.

Our grading scale makes use of the next letter grades and share values.

A 90-100 Wonderful B 80-89 Above common C 70-79 Common D 60-69 Unsatisfactory F 0-59 No credit score given I Incomplete P Handed

Evaluation for the early grades contains S (Passable), U (Unsatisfactory), and N (Wants enchancment).

Commencement Necessities BJA’s commencement necessities meet or exceed the necessities of the South Carolina Division of Training for public highschool college students to graduate with a South Carolina highschool diploma. To earn a BJA diploma, a scholar should

  • Earn 24 highschool credit:
    • English—4 credit (English 9-12)
    • Math—4 credit (contains Algebra I and Geometry)
    • Science—3 credit (contains 1 bodily and 1 organic science)
    • Social research—3 credit (contains 1 U.S. Historical past, .5 Authorities, .5 Economics)
    • World Language*—1 credit score
    • Pc science—1 credit score
    • Bodily schooling—1 credit score
    • Electives**—7 credit *BJA recommends {that a} college-bound scholar earn 2 credit in a world language. **Contains Bible programs, that are required every semester a scholar is enrolled in BJA. Additionally contains twin enrollment alternatives at BJU—see the web site or tutorial advisor for qualification necessities and accessible programs.
  • Be a full-time scholar at BJA for his or her last two semesters.

Tuition and charges are to be paid in full earlier than commencement.

BJA recommends that college students take a university entrance examination earlier than commencement. Along with being a step in making use of for school, it permits the coed to be thought-about for quite a lot of scholarships, awards, and honors at each the faculty and precollege stage.

Integrity Integrity is a key side of Christlike character. College students exhibit tutorial integrity by being truthful about their very own tutorial work. Dad and mom are key in serving to their college students with integrity-we worth and admire the partnership of fogeys with faculty on this space.

With the intention to keep away from dishonest or plagiarism a scholar should:

  • Ask the Trainer: The scholar is answerable for understanding the trainer’s task insurance policies and checking the usage of any outdoors help with the trainer earlier than finishing an task. Outdoors help contains something from friends in school to synthetic intelligence (AI).
  • Present Credit score: The scholar could not signify concepts, work, or materials of another person (together with AI) as his/her unique work. Outdoors materials that’s allowed by the trainer should obtain correct credit score.
  • Perceive the Function: The purpose of assignments is to problem college students to hone expertise and construct on their stage of understanding. Utilizing data from one other supply as an alternative of finishing the task as directed will lower the task’s means to foster progress within the scholar.

Attendance

As a result of constant attendance is important to studying, college students are anticipated to reach on time and keep away from pointless absences.

College Hours The common faculty day begins at 8 a.m. College students enrolled within the K3-K5 half-day program are dismissed at 11:45 a.m. College students in K3-grade 5 are dismissed at 2:45 p.m., and people in grades 6-12 are dismissed at 3:10 p.m.

  • Morning drop-off: 7:15-7:55
    • College students could also be dropped off at their constructing as soon as trainer supervision is out there, which is at 7:15 a.m.
    • For scholar security, highschool college students ought to be dropped off solely from automobiles that are on the curb (not on the stadium aspect of the road) or within the Print Store car parking zone (the lot by the stadium and Exercise Heart).
  • Afternoon pick-up: College students in K3-grade 8 who are usually not picked up throughout automotive line or shortly after an official after-school exercise ends are to report back to late keep. Late keep is out there till 5:30 p.m. at an hourly fee to cowl the price of supervision. Highschool college students who’re nonetheless in school after 5 p.m. could also be in entrance of the Academy Essential solely (or in Markham Heart till 5:30 p.m.)
    • K3-Grade 5 automotive tags: For scholar security, dad and mom are given automotive tags to show when choosing up an elementary little one after faculty or from late keep. If somebody with no automotive tag will decide up a scholar on a specific day, please notify the workplace in writing and let the individual know that she or he might want to present photograph identification for pickup.
    • Grades 1-8 strolling dwelling: With a dad or mum’s written permission, college students could stroll dwelling to the instant neighborhood or to their dad or mum’s workplace on campus. Types can be found on the workplace. College students might not be anyplace on campus besides with their very own dad or mum.
    • Grades 6-8: Till 3:25 p.m. college students could also be picked up on the Utilized Research Constructing or the Center College. After 3:25 p.m. college students are to be at Late Keep (within the Center College) till their dad or mum arrives. For scholar security college students shouldn’t cross automotive line or a avenue with out assist of an grownup or crossing guard.
  • 6-8 schedule 1st hour 8-8:50 a.m. (Chapel MWF, Bible TTh) 2nd hour 9-9:50 a.m. third hour 10-10:50 a.m. 4th hour 11-11:50 a.m. Lunch fifth hour 12:30-1:20 p.m. sixth hour 1:25-2:15 p.m. seventh hour 2:20-3:10 p.m.
  • 9-12 schedule 1st hour 8-8:50 a.m.2nd hour 9-9:50 a.m. third hour 10-10:50 a.m. 4th hour 10:55-11:45 a.m. (Chapel, progress teams, and Bible lessons) Lunch fifth hour 12:30-1:20 p.m. sixth hour 1:25-2:15 p.m. seventh hour 2:20-3:10 p.m.
  • 9-12 Free hours: When a scholar’s semester schedule features a class interval with no class assigned to it, we name {that a} “free hour.” This could happen when a scholar has a twin credit score class on MWF, leading to free hours throughout that class interval on TTh. This could additionally happen when a scholar doesn’t have a category scheduled throughout a specific class hour for the semester. College students in grades 11-12 who’ve a free hour could use the Markham Heart, sit on the benches within the Quadrangle, or use college amenities such because the library. Permission from the workplace is required to go to the elementary or center faculty. College students could not use free hours or lunch to run errands off campus. Within the uncommon conditions the place a scholar in grades 9 or 10 has a free hour, the coed reviews to a supervised location, the Markham Heart, as for an everyday class.
  • 9-12 Particular occasions
    • Bible Convention: College students attend all daytime providers (please don’t schedule medical appointments or request pre-approved absences throughout service occasions).
    • Junior-Senior banquet: College students in grades 11-12 are to attend (see BJA’s present charges for the banquet payment).
    • College’s Live performance, Opera & Drama Sequence: non-obligatory; accessible at no cost
    • Fall senior journey, spring mission journey, and commencement: required of seniors incomes a BJA diploma (see BJA’s present charges for the senior payment).

Absences/Tardies For functions of record-keeping and administration, absences are categorized as Excused or Unexcused in FACTS Household Portal.

Generally, excused absences are both school-related or are tough or inconceivable for the household to manage. Once they turn into extreme (e.g., prolonged sickness), they’re reviewed by the principal who will work with the household in figuring out an applicable resolution within the explicit scenario.

The next conditions are handled as excused absences and are dealt with as famous.

  • Medical/dental appointments
    • Mother or father notifies workplace prematurely
    • Verified by physician’s word submitted inside 2 days of the absence
  • Sickness/damage
    • Mother or father notifies workplace by 8:30 a.m. every day of absence
    • Verified inside 2 days of the coed’s return
      • For temporary, non-chronic diseases (e.g., 24-hour flu): dad or mum could contact a faculty nurse or submit a physician’s word
      • For longer or power diseases: dad or mum submits a physician’s word
    • A scholar who misses lessons because of sickness shouldn’t take part in extracurricular actions that day.
  • Loss of life in instant household
    • Mother or father notifies workplace as early as potential
    • Mother or father confirms date of return when potential
  • Absences accepted by principal because of excessive hardship: Approval ought to be prearranged when potential.
  • College-related absences (e.g., area journey; faculty athletic crew journey; faculty suspension)

Unexcused absences typically contain extra alternative. Although the selection could also be an excellent one (see under for examples), penalties outcome from extreme unexcused absences.

The next conditions are handled as unexcused absences and are dealt with as famous.

  • Absence for private functions: particular circumstances akin to household journey or academic alternative
    • Mother or father ought to talk with the principal as quickly as potential to coordinate the small print of the absence.
    • For grades 9-12, the final week of faculty every semester ought to be prevented (last exams).
  • Absence of a scholar with out the information of his or her dad and mom: additionally incurs important self-discipline penalties
  • Tardy accumulation: an unexcused day’s absence is calculated for each 5 tardies to/from faculty (see under).

Over the course of the varsity yr, the next penalties apply for unexcused absences:

K5-grade 5

  • After 5 days: dad and mom notified by the workplace
  • After 7 days: dad and mom meet with the principal
  • After 10 days: promotion is jeopardized
  • After 15 days: scholar is withdrawn from faculty

Grades 612

  • After 5 absences from one class: dad and mom notified by the workplace
  • After 7 absences from one class: dad and mom meet with the principal
  • After 10 absences from one class: the coed is withdrawn from/doesn’t obtain credit score for the category
  • After an accumulation of 15 days of absences from faculty: scholar is withdrawn from faculty

Tardies to/from faculty:

  • As much as 10 minutes late to highschool or early decide up: labeled as tardy
  • Greater than 10 minutes: counted as absent (K5-grade 5: half-day absence; grades 6-12, class absence).
  • 5 tardies are calculated as an unexcused absence

Tardies in the course of the faculty day (grades 6-12):

  • As much as 10 minutes late to class
  • Dealt with by academics by in-class penalties and/or demerits
  • 5 tardies from a category are calculated as an unexcused absence for that class.
  • Greater than 10 minutes: counted as absent

Please word the next extra objects.

  • Arriving/leaving in the course of the faculty day: The scholar ought to examine in/out on the workplace.
  • K3-K4 attendance: There aren’t any attendance necessities for K3 or K4 college students. Dad and mom ought to examine the coed in/out on the workplace in the event that they do come to highschool late or depart early. (We do admire realizing in case your little one will likely be absent.)
  • Summer time faculty (rising grades 9-12): As a result of the highschool’s summer season faculty condenses a full yr’s coursework for one topic right into a six-week interval, summer season faculty college students attend every single day besides within the case of sickness
  • Twin credit score programs (grades 11-12): BJU’s attendance insurance policies apply to College lessons taken by Academy college students.

Sickness College students want to remain dwelling if they’ve any of the next signs: fever of 100 levels or increased, vomiting, frequent diarrhea, frequent cough, widespread rash, or extreme headache. College students ought to be symptom-free (together with being fever-free with out fever-reducing drugs) for no less than 24 hours earlier than returning to highschool.

Detailed details about when to maintain a scholar out of faculty and when a scholar could return after an sickness is given within the College Sickness Pointers chart on the finish of this handbook.

Inclement Climate/College Closure When Greenville County Faculties (GCS) shut or delay faculty because of inclement climate, we do likewise on the preliminary day until there’s a compelling motive to do in any other case. In fact dad and mom ought to all the time assess situations in their very own areas and decide whether it is secure to journey—whether or not or not BJA or GCS have closed.

We talk closure or delay by way of our Fb web page and native media (WYFF 4 and Fox Carolina 21). We additionally talk it on to our households utilizing the rapid-alert messaging system which is a part of FACTS SIS; dad and mom ought to maintain their contact data up to date in FACTS Mother or father Portal.

Apparel

College Uniforms Our uniform coverage was created to supply households with high quality, traditional choices to advertise a centered and useful campus atmosphere. Uniform objects required to be from Land’s Finish should even be logoed by way of Land’s Finish.

See our Uniform Buy Information for uniform choices and insurance policies.

College students not in uniform could also be despatched dwelling; missed days or class durations are thought-about unexcused absences.

Particular gown pointers for particular days and official BJA teams (e.g., athletic groups, performers in class live shows) will likely be communicated as wanted.

Costume for After-Class Actions on Campus The next pointers assist you recognize common gown expectations for after-class actions on campus, when varied kinds of exercise/contexts affect appropriateness. We talk any particular expectations for occasions earlier than the occasion.

  • Enterprise Informal Apparel (afternoon/night musical live shows; any faculty occasion on campus moreover athletic occasions)
    • Younger Males
      • Collared shirt (tucked in)
      • Khaki or chino pants
      • Belt, crew socks, and informal or athletic sneakers
      • Crewneck sweatshirts (with out writing/graphics; a small emblem is appropriate)
      • College uniforms may additionally be worn.
    • Younger Women*
      • Clothes and tops with sleeves
      • Khaki, cotton, or artificial materials pants (two inches above the ankle or longer)
      • Dressy t-shirts freed from writing or graphics
      • Informal or athletic sneakers
      • Crewneck sweatshirts (with out writing/graphics; a small emblem is appropriate)
      • College uniforms may additionally be worn.
    • Objects not included in enterprise informal: sweatpants or athletic pants, denims, shorts, leggings, non-uniform hooded sweatshirts, bathe sneakers, Crocs, hats, camouflage
  • Formal Apparel (BJU Live performance, Opera, & Drama Sequence; Jr-Sr Banquet)
    • Younger Males
      • Coat and tie with a button-up shirt and gown pants (avoiding khaki or denim cloth)
      • Costume sneakers with socks
    • Younger Women*
      • Costume
      • Dressy skirt and high
      • Costume sneakers
  • Informal Apparel (spectating at athletic occasions, faculty workdays, sure area journeys, Christmas Celebration)
    • Younger Males
      • Denims or athletic pants (loose-fitting)
      • Shorts (inside two inches of the knee)
      • T-shirt
      • Hooded or crewneck sweatshirt
    • Younger Women*
      • Denims or athletic pants (loose-fitting)
      • Shorts (inside two inches of the knee)
      • T-shirt
      • Hooded or crewneck sweatshirt
  • Athletic Apparel (sports activities practices; Spirit Week actions; utilizing health/athletic amenities on campus)
    • Shorts (inside two inches of the knee), t-shirts with sleeves, athletic sneakers

For athletic actions, scholar spectators could use the health club locker room to vary into after-class apparel. Athletes altering for practices and video games may have precedence.

Athletes coming from their apply or sport could stay in apply/uniform shorts as spectators for athletic occasions.

*Tops ought to be excessive sufficient and lengthy sufficient to be modest (e.g., no cleavage or midriff exhibiting; no crop tops) and be sleeved. Clothes/skirts ought to contact the kneecap. Pants ought to be well-fitting however not tight. Undergarments shouldn’t be seen.

Equipment College students are welcome to decorate in ways in which keep away from distraction or drawing undo consideration to oneself.

  • Hats/hoods: appropriate solely outdoors the buildings (apart from particular events and at athletic occasions)
  • Younger males: Finger rings, wristbands, and a single necklace beneath a shirt are appropriate. College students are to not get any henna, physique artwork, or tattoos (everlasting or momentary). Earrings and different piercings are usually not appropriate.
  • Younger women: College students are to not get any henna, physique artwork, tattoos (everlasting or momentary) or piercings aside from within the ear. Bars or gauges within the ear are usually not appropriate.
  • Leggings could also be worn beneath skirts or PE shorts.

Hair Pointers Hair ought to be neat {and professional}.

  • Younger women: Hair ought to be neat {and professional}, a pure coloration, and a distinctly female model. Shaved types are usually not appropriate.
  • Younger males: Hair ought to be neat {and professional}:
    • One pure coloration and masculine model
    • Off the collar, ears, and eyebrows
    • Sideburns no decrease than the underside of the ear
    • Clear shaven
    • Manbuns, ponytails, and mullets are usually not appropriate.

Apparel ought to be clear, in good situation, and sized to suit.

We reserve the appropriate to approve any alteration or adjustment made on a uniform garment in addition to to find out the appropriateness of any non-uniform garment, accent, hair model/reduce, and so forth.

Self-discipline

Self-discipline is an anticipated a part of the educational course of as younger minds and hearts are nurtured into bodily and non secular maturity. We take critically our partnership with our faculty dad and mom on this endeavor and due to this fact talk any self-discipline scenario in a well timed method and ask for parental involvement and help.

A overwhelming majority of all self-discipline is dealt with by the person classroom trainer utilizing age-appropriate strategies to de-escalate battle and defend an efficient studying atmosphere for all college students. We encourage your direct dialogue and suggestions on these strategies together with your little one’s academics, particularly if questions come up. Academics will talk dwelling about patterns of habits so we are able to companion collectively to higher help your little one’s studying and success.

When a scenario warrants an escalated intervention past the classroom, a principal (grades K3-5) or Help Committee (grades 6-8, grades 9-12) will talk and collaborate with dad and mom, making a path ahead to deal with the difficulty.

The Help Committees, consisting of grade stage academics and workers, implement handbook insurance policies, obtain appeals, and handle interventions together with suspensions, probations, habits contracts, lack of eligibility and follow-up help conferences. Principals evaluate disciplinary selections and make the ultimate determination within the uncommon case of expulsion.

Evaluate the 1-5 Self-discipline Overview and 6-12 Self-discipline Overview for extra particulars.

Resulting from South Carolina Division of Social Companies laws, dad and mom of K3 and K4 college students will yearly full a press release of cooperation with the varsity’s self-discipline insurance policies.

Know-how

Whereas know-how modifications quickly, our God is similar yesterday, in the present day, and ceaselessly (Heb. 13:8), and BJA encourages college students to consider leveraging know-how for the Kingdom. BJA considers a scholar to be answerable for the content material she or he and others put up on his or her social media accounts, blogs, and so forth., as if it had been spoken or displayed in public.

Private Communication Gadgets (cell telephones, smartphones, good watches, and so forth.)

  • K3-grade 5: Gadget ought to be given to the classroom trainer or left within the workplace till the kid is leaving faculty for the day. Cellphone calls could also be comprised of the varsity workplace.
  • Grades 6-8: Gadgets are to be saved within the scholar’s locker (within the scholar’s backpack throughout late keep); with permission could also be used within the faculty workplace. Good watches have to be in airplane mode and could also be used as timepieces solely.
  • Grades 9-12: Gadgets could also be carried by the coed and could also be used earlier than 8 a.m. and after 3:10 p.m., in addition to with particular permission from a trainer or workers member. Throughout different occasions units have to be off or in airplane mode.

Google Classroom Accounts (grades 6-12) College students ages 13 and above obtain Google Classroom accounts which embody electronic mail (@BJALearn.web). Dad and mom of scholars who’re beneath 13 give their permission earlier than accounts are created for the coed. College students in grades 9-12 additionally obtain a school-issued laptop computer.

College electronic mail ought to be checked frequently. A scholar shouldn’t share his username and password with anybody besides dad and mom (or workers aiding in accessing a locked account).

Directions for requesting technical assist (e.g., forgotten password, locked account) are situated at itsupport.bju.edu. College students have to know their scholar ID quantity to show their id when requesting help.

Love for God and others ought to encourage college students’ use of know-how. This contains

  • responsibly caring for gear,
  • obeying copyright legal guidelines, license agreements, and so forth. on software program and information on the pc,
  • not modifying the gadget or making an attempt to “hack” or bypass the community or filter,
  • not accessing, storing, or disseminating any inappropriate materials (contains, however will not be restricted to, any slanderous, sensual, worldly, sacrilegious or obscene content material).

BJA supplies accountability and safety on the BJA community. This contains an lively filtering system that catalogs the websites visited in addition to time on every web site. College students who by chance entry inappropriate content material whereas in school ought to instantly contact a trainer.

A scholar who willingly disregards know-how pointers will face disciplinary penalties which embody, however are usually not restricted to, a warning, restricted use of the digital gadget, reimbursement of half or all the buy value of the school-owned gear, and self-discipline factors. As well as, violations of copyright legal guidelines, license agreements, and so forth., on photographs, software program, audio information or paperwork can result in federal prosecution.

Data and Procedures

Athletic Occasions

Followers and gamers present respect for the officers, rivals, and different followers, as a way of displaying a love for God and others in all that’s communicated on and off the sector or courtroom.

  • College students in K3-grade 8 who’re attending academy or college video games ought to be supervised by an grownup or by a sibling who’s no less than 16 years previous.
  • College students in grades 9-12 could use the Academy Gymnasium throughout scheduled lessons and for different official actions. They might be within the Davis Discipline Home throughout scheduled occasions and when attending or competing in a scheduled athletic occasion.

Bible Variations

At school and chapel we use the King James Model, New King James Model, New American Normal Bible, and English Normal Bible.

Communication Instruments

Along with pre-planned and as-needed face-to-face conferences, these instruments help communication with households.

  • BJA web site: Our web site contains hyperlinks to FACTS Household Portal, a faculty calendar, and all kinds of different vital sources for our households. School and workers photographs and electronic mail addresses are additionally accessible from the web site.
  • FACTS Household Portal: In FACTS Household Portal you’ll find your scholar’s grades, attendance/self-discipline reviews, billing, assortment of tuition and charges, functions for needs-based scholarships, and extra.
    • Logging in: BJA’s District Code is BJA-SC; retrieve a forgotten password from the login web page and a forgotten username by contacting a faculty workplace.
    • Receiving rapid-alert messages (e.g., faculty closure due to snow): maintain your contact data up to date in FACTS.
    • Please add these to your safe-senders listing (because of FACTS)
      • electronic mail@renweb.com (Emails coming through FACTS are from electronic mail@renweb.com “on behalf of” the workers member sending the e-mail.)
      • Mail Chimp (The Lion’s Roar e-newsletter is shipped utilizing Mail Chimp.)
  • The Lion’s Roar: Throughout the faculty yr the central workplace emails a weekly e-newsletter, The Lion’s Roar, to households in addition to to college students in grades 6-12. The e-newsletter highlights vital present data and upcoming occasions in addition to shares latest information.
  • Friday Folders (K3-5): The Friday Folder contains the elementary scholar’s graded assignments for the week in addition to different pertinent data. Get together invites may additionally be included—this helps households in communication with others within the little one’s class whereas additionally defending privateness. Academics additionally electronic mail dad and mom a weekly classroom e-newsletter.

Class Events/Discipline Journeys (K3-5)

Every elementary classroom holds varied events all year long. Dad and mom are welcome to ship treats in honor of a kid’s birthday—please coordinate with the trainer when you plan to take action. In case you are enthusiastic about sponsoring or main different kinds of faculty events or occasions, please coordinate with a trainer or administrator.

Dad and mom are invited to volunteer to be chaperons for elementary area journeys. Classroom academics coordinate and decide tasks of dad or mum chaperons. At the least every week forward of the journey, dad or mum chaperons should full volunteer paperwork which features a background examine.

Eligibility Necessities for Extracurricular Alternatives (6-12)

A scholar should keep a optimistic Christian testimony, together with not being restricted by disciplinary pointers, and keep passing grades in all topics at quarterly checks (October, December, March, Could) to check out for or take part in interscholastic sports activities or to run for or maintain any elected, appointed, or auditioned extracurricular place.

Amenities

As a part of good stewardship, college students are to deal with buildings and gear with care. For instance:

  • College students ought to use the sidewalks or gravel paths, avoiding taking short-cuts throughout the grass.
  • Gum might not be chewed in any class, chapel, or program.
  • College students could have water in spill-proof containers for consuming in school. Different drinks ought to be restricted to designated lunch and snack occasions and areas.

Flag Elevating (9-12)

College students meet within the Quadrangle on designated days—climate allowing—to take part in a flag-raising ceremony. Throughout the ceremony in addition to another time the flag is being raised or lowered, every scholar ought to cease and provides respectful consideration to the method.

Lockers/Ebook Luggage (6-12)

Bookbags are really useful and could also be carried into most school rooms. College students in grades 6-8 will likely be assigned a locker, and college students in grades 9-12 could request one. Lockers/combos shouldn’t be shared with different college students. Lockers have to be saved clear. Solely magnets could also be used to hold objects contained in the lockers, and nothing ought to be placed on the outside of the locker.

Lunch/Lunchtime Guests

BJA’s K3 and K4 packages should adjust to sure laws of South Carolina’s Division of Social Companies (DSS). Rules stipulate, “Spherical, agency meals shall not be supplied to kids youthful than 4 years previous. Examples of such meals embody sizzling canine, grapes, exhausting sweet, nuts, peanuts, and popcorn. Sizzling canine could also be served if reduce lengthwise and quartered; grapes could also be served if reduce in halves.” Please plan accordingly when getting ready the lunch or snack of a K3 or K4 scholar, whatever the scholar’s delivery date.

Sizzling lunches can be found by way of Aramark, BJU’s meals service supplier and, for highschool college students, additionally by way of the Markham Heart. See the Sizzling Lunches webpage for particulars.

  • K3-grade 8: Dad and mom and, with a dad or mum’s written permission, different family of a scholar are welcome to affix the coed for the lunch interval. Visits ought to be coordinated with the varsity workplace the place the visitor will check in and obtain a nametag earlier than assembly the coed.
  • Grades 9-12: College students could eat in supervised areas in and across the Quadrangle in addition to on the eating widespread, The Den, or Culinary Arts. College students might not be in unsupervised areas throughout lunch. Relations, pastoral workers, and different friends are welcome to eat with their college students within the Quadrangle after signing in on the workplace and receiving a nametag. With a dad or mum’s written permission, a scholar could go off campus for lunch with a grandparent, pastor, or youth pastor or could stroll dwelling for lunch. The scholar ought to take a look at and examine again in on the workplace.

Misplaced and Discovered

All a scholar’s private property ought to be labeled. Misplaced and located objects are positioned within the following areas: Major Heart workplace, Elementary Essential constructing again hallway, center faculty workplace, highschool Markham Heart, and Academy Gymnasium.

Music

The music we current and use at BJA is deliberately conservative in model, avoiding, for instance, rock/pop, jazz, nation, and rap/hip-hop. Music utilized by college students whereas on campus, akin to for sophistication displays, ought to be accepted forward of time.

Clapping after sacred music numbers is appropriate because it affirms the message and reveals appreciation for the messenger.

Bodily Contact

College students are to keep away from extended or inappropriate bodily contact with college students of both intercourse. Abusive, sensual, or harassing habits of any type won’t be tolerated and ought to be reported to an grownup instantly. We will likely be fast to offer the advantage of the doubt however ask that college students comply with the spirit of scripture to be innocent and innocent kids of God in a crooked and perverse world.

Prohibited Objects

College students in K5-grade 5 shouldn’t deliver objects akin to the next to highschool: gum; dwell animals; collector objects together with playing cards; digital and gaming units; harmful objects or actual or toy weapons (knives, lighters, lasers, airsoft weapons, and so forth.)

College students in grades 6-12 shouldn’t deliver objects akin to the next to highschool: earbuds (besides as required for sophistication or with administrative permission); musical devices (apart from music class/classes or with administrative permission); skates, boards, scooters, and so forth.; harmful objects or actual or toy weapons (knives, lighters, lasers, airsoft weapons, and so forth.)

Solicitation/Fundraising

For the sake of our households, nobody could survey or promote to the academy group on faculty grounds. For objects akin to invitation posters for non-Academy actions, please contact an administrator for permission. Fundraising efforts ought to first be licensed by the administration.

Textbooks/College-Issued Computer systems/ID Playing cards

Textbooks, workbooks, BJA-issued computer systems, and different supplies offered to college students belong to the varsity. They’re turned in on the finish of the varsity yr. A cost could also be assessed for uncommon put on or negligence of BJA property.

College students in grades 9-12 obtain an identification card which can be utilized at BJU areas such because the library in addition to for BJA functions together with entry to the Markham Heart. ID playing cards might not be loaned or borrowed.

Guests

We encourage our present households to ask potential college students to go to BJA. Day-long visits are finest organized prematurely by contacting the Academy’s admission workplace. On the day of the go to, the potential scholar checks in on the faculty workplace and secures a customer’s tag for the go to.

For K3-grade 5, observations by dad and mom or friends will be organized by contacting the principal prematurely.

Security and Authorized Necessities

Fundamental Security Expectations

For the sake of fundamental security, college students could enter rooms solely when and the place assigned or permitted. College students shouldn’t enter amenities together with the parking storage until they’re particularly licensed to enter. They might by no means be in unsupervised areas of campus. They need to use crosswalks, all the time cooperating with crossing guards.

Baby Abuse/Obligatory Reporting

The state of South Carolina requires faculty personnel to report allegations of suspected little one abuse to the Division of Social Companies (DSS) when there may be trigger to suspect bodily, sexual, or psychological abuse by an grownup or one other scholar. Whereas the varsity is mostly anticipated to speak with dad and mom concerning the well-being of their little one, in a scenario of suspected abuse the legislation requires faculty personnel to behave on behalf of the kid and to chorus from contacting dad and mom prematurely of constructing a report back to the DSS. College personnel will make such reviews in one of the best curiosity of the kid and don’t, as soon as trigger to suspect is established, have any authorized various besides to make a report back to the DSS for his or her investigation and evaluate.

Bullying

Bullying is repeated and purposeful abuse of energy or place to intimidate or management one other individual. Bullying could also be verbal, bodily, or social and should happen in individual or on-line. We acknowledge that not all disagreeable experiences or interpersonal conflicts are because of bullying and can talk with dad and mom to coordinate the suitable instruction and intervention. Nonetheless, bullying, harassment, or unkindness of any form won’t be tolerated at BJA. Relying on its severity, bullying could lead to expulsion and referral to applicable authorities the place arrest and/or prosecution is feasible. BJA is a ministry of Bob Jones College, so complaints may additionally be investigated in accordance with the BJU Discrimination and Harassment Grievance Procedures in its compliance with Title IX. The insurance policies and procedures could also be discovered at bju.edu/security.

Emergency Drills

BJA maintains a complete emergency disaster plan that features the involvement of BJU’s Workplace of Public Security and native legislation enforcement, fireplace and medical professionals. We use “I Love U Guys” Basis’s Normal Response Protocol (SRP). We frequently practice, apply, and drill the protocol to deal with quite a lot of emergency conditions.

Medicine

Normally when your little one wants remedy in the course of the faculty day, the dad or mum might want to submit a type and the remedy in its unique container to a college workplace. Particulars and types can be found on our Drugs at College webpage.

For over-the-counter drugs (OTC’s)

  • for K3-grade 5 fundamental OTC’s are provided;
  • for grades 6-8 dad and mom provide the OTC’s together with a drugs type;
  • and for grades 9-12 college students could carry their very own OTC’s.

Underneath federal legislation, prescription remedy will be taken solely by the individual for whom it’s prescribed. Misuse of prescription remedy (together with giving or receiving it) could lead to suspension or expulsion.

As a result of robust scents can set off bronchial asthma assaults, complications, and allergy signs, please keep away from or reduce use of important oils or scented lotions in your little one.

Security and Privateness

We worth each the security and the privateness of our college students at BJA. As finest we all know how, we’re dedicated to signify our dad and mom’ pursuits whereas their kids are in our care. Accordingly, we talk on the very earliest any data or considerations we could uncover concerning a toddler’s well-being or security. As educators, BJA’s administration has a compulsory duty to and can alert legislation enforcement officers of authorized violations occurring on or off campus.

Pupil Drivers

College students who drive to campus should register their automobiles (together with bikes and bicycles) with BJU’s Workplace of Public Security and should comply with directions for parking tag placement in addition to parking areas.

Academy college students are to park their automobiles within the Print Store lot solely. This lot is situated subsequent to the Alumni Stadium and the Exercise Heart, throughout from the Print Store.

Earlier than and after faculty college students could not loiter of their car or across the parking space. Throughout the faculty day college students shouldn’t go to or use the car besides with particular permission from the workplace.

Automobiles shouldn’t be borrowed or loaned to different college students and should by no means be used for cross-campus transportation.

College students ought to examine with the highschool workplace about getting the suitable parking tag or a brief go after they drive a special or new car to campus, together with a car registered to a dad or mum who’s a BJ worker.

Supplemental Pupil Accident Insurance coverage

The college supplies particular person supplemental scholar accident insurance coverage. This insurance coverage capabilities as a secondary insurance coverage to pay any portion of the unpaid steadiness for accidents that happen in school. Contact a faculty workplace for extra data in case your scholar has medical claims due to a college accident.

Cooperation Settlement

By enrolling a toddler at BJA, dad and mom agree that if any fee will not be made inside 25 days of the date due, the varsity could, at its possibility, droop the coed and is beneath no obligation to supply academic providers or actions after fee turns into overdue, together with offering report playing cards, transcripts or a diploma. A late payment of $25 is assessed on any unpaid portion of a required fee.

Withdrawals In case of withdrawal (leaving after the semester begins), tuition will likely be prorated to withdrawal date and withdrawal payment assessed. Most charges are nonrefundable. At the moment textbooks and another faculty property have to be returned, together with highschool ID card and school-issued laptop computer, and car registration stickers eliminated.

Help and Partnership Honoring the Lord by caring for the non secular, psychological, bodily, and tutorial welfare of every scholar is of main concern. Insurance policies have been designed for scholar progress, environment friendly operation, and security.

BJA’s little one growth middle is registered with the Division of Social Companies (DSS) and complies with its laws.

Days and Hours of Availability The CDC is open Monday by way of Friday, from 7:30 a.m. till 5:30 p.m., and youngsters ought to be dropped off at their very own school rooms. Throughout the common Academy faculty yr, early drop off is out there from 7:15 till 7:30 a.m. within the foyer. A late pickup payment will likely be charged for any little one not picked up by 5:30 p.m.

BJA’s faculty calendar, accessible on the web site, contains vacation and trip closings. The CDC follows BJA’s faculty closure calendar in the course of the faculty yr however stays open in the course of the summer season.

When a dad or mum retains a toddler dwelling in the course of the summer season, for maternity depart, and so forth., we maintain the kid’s spot in school when tuition funds proceed to be made. In any other case, a dad or mum can withdraw the kid and later re-apply for an open place (if accessible).

Arrival and Departure A dad or mum, authorized guardian, or sibling (no less than 18 years previous) ought to deliver the kid into the constructing. Youngsters are launched solely to a dad or mum or authorized guardian until the trainer has written notification from a dad or mum or authorized guardian of a selected different grownup who will decide up the kid. If the trainer doesn’t acknowledge the individual choosing up a toddler, photograph ID will likely be required.

At arrival and once more at departure, a dad or mum ought to notify the kid’s trainer and clock the kid in or out. For security functions we ask that youthful kids be dropped off after and picked up earlier than older kids, that kids who stroll maintain an grownup’s hand from the car to their classroom door, and that kids not be left within the automotive with out an grownup even throughout drop-off/pick-up.

Placement and Day by day Actions The kid’s age is the first foundation for sophistication placement, however placement will also be affected by DSS laws concerning room sq. footage per little one. After a toddler has been in a brand new classroom for a month, the location is reevaluated for appropriateness for the kid, and placement could also be adjusted. The administration makes last selections concerning promotion and sophistication placement.

The every day schedule is rigorously designed to advertise growth and studying by way of age-appropriate actions that steadiness free play and teacher-directed plans. Bible time is included for youngsters 18 months and older. Every classroom posts a person schedule, and youngsters be a part of within the common classroom schedule each time they arrive.

  • Directions
    • Toddler rooms: When dad and mom drop off their little one every day, they let the trainer know any specifics concerning consuming, sleeping, and so forth.
    • Older kids: A everlasting chart is compiled based mostly on a dad or mum’s directions at first of every semester and summer season. Modifications ought to be given to the trainer in writing.
  • Clothes and Private Belongings: Youngsters play outdoors virtually every single day and youngsters ought to be dressed appropriately for lively, creative, and out of doors play, together with sneakers (ideally athletic sneakers) and socks as soon as a toddler begins to stroll. A whole additional set of seasonally applicable clothes, together with socks, ought to be saved within the little one’s cubby or backpack.
    • As a result of detachable earrings or barrettes, necklaces, and bracelets current a choking hazard, kids beneath age two could not put on them.
    • If the kid wants a consolation or transition merchandise, a dad or mum ought to speak with the kid’s trainer. Lecture rooms are stuffed with age-appropriate toys, and private toys are usually not wanted besides on introduced “sharing days.”
  • Snacks and Meals: For well being and security functions, DSS regulates practices associated to snack and mealtimes. Agency, spherical meals (akin to complete grapes, exhausting sweet, nuts, and popcorn) can’t be supplied to kids within the CDC. Leftover components, juice, or meals can’t be re-served however could also be saved for folks to take dwelling. If left in a single day, it have to be discarded. Dad and mom could not ship meals that has already been supplied to the kid. Breakfast (together with a bottle for infants) ought to be completed earlier than drop-off.
    • Meals allergy symptoms have to be laid out in writing on the annual DSS well being type and could also be up to date at any time.
    • Youngsters beneath one yr previous are fed based on the schedule requested by the dad and mom. Child components, juice, and meals served in a bottle or jar ought to be labeled with the kid’s title, able to feed, and packaged for single use. Breastmilk bottles ought to be labeled with the kid’s title and date. Meals ought to be reduce in items one-quarter inch or smaller.
    • Youngsters one yr previous and older have morning and afternoon snacks in addition to lunch. Foods and drinks ought to be labeled with the kid’s title, packaged for single use, and situated in that little one’s room. Every little one must also have a water bottle. Meals have to be reduce in items one-half inch or smaller—grapes halved, sizzling canine reduce lengthwise and quartered.
    • A microwave is used to warmth meals, apart from breast milk and components bottles.
    • See the classroom trainer for a suggestion about bibs.
  • Potty Coaching and Diapers: Resulting from DSS laws for dealing with of material diapers and human waste, the CDC permits solely disposable diapers. The CDC supplies wipes until a toddler requires a selected kind or model.
    • When your little one is exhibiting indicators of curiosity in potty coaching, can talk his or her wants, and you’re prepared to start potty coaching, please let the classroom trainer know. Disposable coaching pants ought to be used in the course of the potty-training course of and till the kid has been accident-free for 2 weeks.
    • A toddler must be absolutely skilled previous to beginning K3.

Data and Procedures

  • Accidents/Emergencies: Our workers will do every thing cheap to safeguard the youngsters in our care. Accidents that do occur are documented. Academics can reply questions on minor scrapes or bruises. Within the occasion of a critical accident or emergency, we are going to contact Emergency Medical Companies and BJU’s Workplace of Public Security along with the kid’s dad and mom. Please tell us instantly of any change in cellphone numbers, place of employment, or dwelling tackle.
  • Biting: For the security of all the youngsters in our care, we don’t allow ongoing biting on the CDC. If a toddler is bitten, the trainer will clear the location and notify a dad or mum, not sharing the title of the kid who bit. We may also contact the dad and mom of the kid who bit and work by way of these corrective methods:
    • Infants and toddlers: present applicable teething actions to consolation and soothe gums
    • Biting because of frustration: redirect to a special exercise, give an alternate method to ask for what they need, encourage use of language to precise desires and desires
    • Biting twice in someday: on the discretion of the CDC Director the dad and mom could also be requested to take away the kid for the remainder of the day.
    • If all makes an attempt to cease biting fail, we reserve the appropriate to droop the biting little one briefly or completely from the CDC.
  • Self-discipline and Steerage: We want that kids develop a tender-hearted love for God and others and work to assist kids develop patterns of habits which might be per scripture. Academics promote acceptable habits by modeling and by reinforcing it by way of optimistic feedback and reward. We notify the dad and mom if a toddler’s habits is unacceptable. The CDC Director may also be concerned in coping with conditions that contain persistently unacceptable habits. This may increasingly embody some supervised time in a “pondering seat” (day out) or a short suspension from a favourite exercise. Per DSS laws dad and mom should yearly full a Assertion of Cooperation with the varsity’s self-discipline insurance policies.
  • Immunization Information: Dad and mom submit an immunization report on the time enrollment begins. Please frequently submit any up to date data. Dad and mom who select to not immunize their kids should submit a accomplished South Carolina Certificates of Non secular Exemption, accessible from the well being division.
  • Misplaced and Discovered: Every little one’s belongings ought to be labeled. Misplaced and located objects are within the cupboard beneath the time clock in every foyer or on the workplace. On the finish of the varsity yr, objects are donated to charity.
  • Sickness: See the appendix for details about when a toddler ought to keep dwelling from the CDC.
  • Medicine: A prescription or over-the-counter remedy administered on the CDC have to be within the unique container, clearly labeled with the kid’s title, and given to the trainer together with the suitable non-prescription drugs or prescription drugs type (types can be found right here and in school places of work). Drugs for youngsters beneath two have to be accompanied by a physician’s word specifying correct dosage. A toddler with an epinephrine injector on the CDC will need to have a accomplished Anaphylaxis Medicine Authorization type on file together with an emergency motion plan from the doctor who prescribed the epinephrine injector. Drugs are saved in a locked remedy field or cupboard. Medicine or particular medical procedures will likely be administered solely when there’s a written, signed, and dated request from a dad or mum. Expired drugs can’t be administered.

Half-time College students (Grades 1-12)

Half-time college students are college students who’re supplementing their homeschooling by taking three or fewer lessons at BJA.

Half-time college students abide by regular faculty insurance policies, together with gown expectations, and are eligible to take part together with full-time college students in standardized testing, most faculty journeys, particular occasions, and so forth.

Half-time college students in grades 6-12 attend one chapel every week, usually on Friday. College students in grades 9-12 additionally attend three Bible Convention providers.

Whereas quite a lot of extracurricular alternatives can be found to part-time college students, part-time college students are usually not eligible for interscholastic sports activities (besides cross nation) or for elected, appointed, or auditioned positions (besides speech and debate).

As a result of communication turns into more and more difficult when college students are usually not on campus all through the day, college students in grades 6-12 ought to take additional care to learn every day electronic mail bulletins.

Half-time college students could transition to full time after submitting essential grade reviews. College students should attend BJA full-time for each semesters of the senior yr to graduate from BJA.

College Sickness Pointers

(as of July 20, 2023)

Sickness/An infection/Symptom Ought to You Keep at House? When You Could Return Rooster Pox Sure With dad or mum word; when all pox have scabbed over and are dry Chilly No (with out fever) Sure (with fever) See fever pointers Cough A toddler with a frequent cough shouldn’t be delivered to the CDC When cough is managed with out remedy COVID-19 publicity or optimistic check Sure Please contact the varsity nurse for steering on when to return Croup Sure Freed from fever for twenty-four hours, cough managed, and capable of take part within the regular classroom routine Diarrhea (2 or extra unfastened stools in a 24 hour interval) Sure Symptom free for twenty-four hours Ear An infection No (until fever is current or signs prohibit regular classroom routine) Fever Infants 4 months or youthful with a rectal temp of 101º; Infants and youngsters over 4 months with an axillary temp of 99º or an oral temp of 100º Sure Freed from fever for twenty-four hours with out fever-reducing remedy (with a fever of a number of days, take into account 48 hours as an alternative of 24) Fifth Illness If fevered or with habits modifications Freed from fever for twenty-four hours and capable of take part within the regular classroom routine Hand/Foot/Mouth Illness Sure (with fever, blisters in mouth, and quite a lot of blisters within the diaper space) With dad or mum word; when no new blisters seem, freed from fever for twenty-four hours, and capable of take part in regular faculty actions Head Lice Please notify the varsity nurse so any essential precautions will be taken in school. After remedy and elimination of all nits in accordance with our “No Nit Coverage” Impetigo Sure, till after 24 hours of antibiotic remedy or so long as lesion is draining and can’t be coated Mother or father word stating that antibiotic remedy has been initiated for twenty-four hours Measles Sure With medical word; 4 days after onset of rash and when the kid is fever free Molluscum No Any bumps not coated by clothes have to be coated with a watertight bandage. Any bumps within the diaper/ underwear space of a kid needing help with the lavatory have to be coated with a watertight bandage. Mumps Sure With medical word; when all swelling is gone and no less than 5 days after the onset of parotid gland swelling Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Sure After 5 days of antibiotics and cough is well-controlled Pink Eye—Bacterial Sure With medical word, remedy has began, and eye is not draining Pink Eye—Viral Sure When signs are gone Pinworm Sure 24 hours after preliminary remedy Ring Worm of the Physique No With dad or mum word documenting that remedy has been began Ring Worm of the Scalp Sure With medical word documenting initiation of oral anti-fungal remedy Roseola Sure After rash and fever are gone or with physician’s word RSV Sure Freed from fever for twenty-four hours and coughing and different signs are beneath management Rubella (German Measles) Sure 7 days after onset of rash or with medical word Salmonella Sure With medical word or when diarrhea resolves; 3 damaging stool cultures are required for Salmonella Strep Throat Sure With medical word stating return date; and freed from fever for twenty-four hours and capable of take part in regular faculty actions Thrush No, however remedy ought to be sought Unidentified weeping rash Sure When rash is gone, until a doctor approves readmission Vomiting Sure 24 hours after the final vomiting and capable of take part in actions

College Hours and Contact

Central Workplace (864) 770-1395 bja@bobjonesacademy.web www.bobjonesacademy.web

Baby Improvement Heart: (864) 770-1390 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Drop off: classroom Early drop off (throughout Academy faculty yr): 7:15-7:30 a.m. foyer

Major Heart (K3-K5): (864) 770-1391 8 a.m.-11:45 a.m. (half day) 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. (full day) Drop off: 7:15-7:55 a.m.

Elementary Essential (Grades 1-5): (864) 770-1392 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Drop off: 7:15-7:55 a.m.

Center College (Grades 6-8): (864) 770-1393 8 a.m.-3:10 p.m. Drop off: 7:15-7:55 a.m.

Excessive College (Grades 9-12): (864) 770-1394 8 a.m.-3:10 p.m. Drop off: 7:15-7:55 a.m.

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