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Policy 513 Alcohol and Drugs

Policy Statement

It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board to prohibit the possession and use of alcohol and drugs by all students while on Board property, school buses, and while attending school and at Board-sponsored events. The Board will discourage and reduce the use of alcohol and drugs among students through the Ontario Curriculum and its expectations, the promotion of healthy lifestyles and the provision of early, ongoing and appropriate interventions. The Board supports the administration of progressive discipline (including suspension and expulsion) for students in accordance with its policies and procedures, and the Education Act and its regulations.


First adopted: April 2004
Revision history: June 2016, October 2018, November 2018 (513-A Appendix A only)