13.9.3 - Detention13.9.3 - Detention<p><span style="font-weight:bold;">​Detention</span>​</p><p>​No student shall be required to remain in the classroom during any recess or lunchtime.<br><br>Detention before or after school hours is considered an appropriate means of discipline.<br><br>A student shall not be detained in school for disciplinary or other reasons for more than one hour after the close of the school day.<br><br> ​The school must give a notice of the detention to the parents/guardians verbally by phone, in writing (hard copy or electronic), or in person during a conference. Under no circumstances shall a student be detained at school without the knowledge of the parents/guardians, who should also be informed of the reason for detention and the exact time the period of detention will begin and end.</p><p>7-16-21​</p>