Respect Statute

  • St. Mary Parish School Board in compliance with state law will require all students in grades Pre-K-5 to address and respond to teachers, faculty and administrators using ma’am, sir, yes/no ma’am, yes/no sir, Mr., Mrs., or Miss. 

    Violators of the respect statute will have the following consequences imposed per semester/session:

    1. When a student receives three (3) violations, the teacher will contact the parent.
    2. When a student receives six (6) violations, the teacher will refer the student to administration for appropriate sanctions.
    3. When a student reaches nine (9) violations, the teacher will refer the student to administration, a parent conference is mandatory and appropriate sanctions imposed.

    NOTE: Students will not be suspended or expelled for violations.

     

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