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Code of Behaviour

Toronto District School Board (TDSB) schools are safe, nurturing, respectful, and positive learning environments that enable all students to succeed to their full potential. They are violence-free environments that promote a sense of belonging for all students. While at Central Technical School , students and staff will show respect for each other, for the school, and for themselves. Students are provided with sound academic programs, are informed of the expectations and evaluation procedures for each course, and are provided with regular and accurate information about their academic progress.

Students have the responsibility to:

Inappropriate conduct will not be tolerated on Board property, on school buses, or at Board-sponsored events. Prohibited conduct includes:

Consequences for inappropriate behaviour include the following:

Standard of Dress

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Use of the Internet Agreement

Acceptable uses of the Internet include accessing:

All users of the TDSB Internet access points are forbidden to actively seek out materials that are not appropriate in an educational setting. Inappropriate materials include, but are not limited to texts, images, graphics, sound clips, videos, or animations which:

Inappropriate use will result in the cancellation of those privileges and disciplinary action.

Sexual Harassment Policy

All persons must be allowed to work and learn in an environment free from sexual harassment.

Definition of Sexual Harassment:

Sexual harassment means any conduct, comment, gesture or contact of a sexual nature such as:

Sexual Harassment Includes:

Sexual Harassment Is Not:

If you are comfortable with what you hear, see, or feel, it is not sexual harassment. However, you should complain if you find yourself in a situation where someone's conduct or comments intimidate you, threaten you, or make you feel uncomfortable.

Your Reaction Matters! What You Can Do:

Tell the person who is bothering you that the behaviour is not acceptable to you. Sometimes this will be enough to make it stop. But if it continues, or circumstances make it difficult to take this measure, act and seek help immediately.

Complaint Procedures:

You should seek help from a trusted staff member, school principal or vice-principal. These people will tell you how to make a formal complaint and, if necessary, will help you contact your Superintendent of Schools.

Racial and Ethno-cultural Harassment Policy

Racial Harassment is based on a person's race or colour.

Ethno-cultural Harassment is based on a person's ancestry, place of origin, ethnic or national origin, citizenship, creed or faith, or any expression thereof.

You may recognize Racial and Ethno-cultural Harassment as:

How to Report a Complaint:

What Happens When You Complain:

The person on staff to whom you take your complaint must respond to your complaint. The complaint may be resolved through an informal process. A formal process however is always available. Details of the complaint will be kept confidential. Parents/Guardians must be involved if the student is under 18 years old. Parents/Guardians, a trusted friend, or an advocate can represent students 18 and over.

How a Complaint is Managed:

Informally

The person who has complained can:

Formally

Resolution

If there is evidence of harassment:

Academic Eligibility Policy For Activities

This policy applies to any co-curricular activity that requires a major commitment of out-of-class time and missed classes.

Student Eligibility

To be eligible to participate on school teams, clubs, or in performances, a student must:

Examination Information for Students

Reports

Four report cards will be issued during each academic year. Two will be followed by parent-teacher interviews in November and April.

Semester 1 November and February
Semester 2 April and June

Students in Grade 11 and 12 taking Technical Packages and students taking more than 1 credit from the same Technical Department will be evaluated on the basis of the full year. These students receive 3 report cards.

Term 1 November
Term 2 April
Term 3 June

Parent-Teacher interviews are held at Central Technical School in November and April from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This is a chance for parents and guardians to meet teachers to discuss their child's progress within the classroom.

Full Disclosure

All marks for Grade 11 and 12 courses will appear on the student's Ontario Student Transcript. If students do not want a mark to appear, then they must drop the course within the five days after the first formal reporting period. If special circumstances apply after this drop date, a percentage grade is still recorded.