CKM values academic integrity as an essential component of
academic excellence. Students are expected to be truthful and
ethical in pursuing their learning and demonstrating their
knowledge and skills.
Academic dishonesty is an act of deception in which the student
claims credit for work or effort of another person or uses
unauthorized materials or fabricated information in any academic
The CKM Student Handbook lists school rules, policies, and
procedures that every student and parent need to know. The
handbook is printed in the front part of every student’s school
Listed below are excerpts from the handbook which answer some of
the most frequently asked questions posed by students and
School dress code
For specific guidelines on student dress at school, see “Dress
Code” on page 11 of the student handbook, which specifically
defines and addresses:
1. Students can wear hats. However, teachers in classrooms
can require students to remove
2. Students can wear tank tops as long as undergarments and/or
private areas are not
3. Shorts, dresses, and shirts must be length that ensures
undergarments and/or private areas and or midriff are not
4. Students cannot wear clothing that display or insinuate
weapons, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, nudity, profanity, sexual
innuendos, or gang affiliation.
CKM athletic team shirts, class shirts or any shirts or pants
with the CKM logo are allowed any day of the week. Solid red
clothing or clothing with red as the predominant color are not
allowed. Every Friday is School Spirit Day. Freshmen may wear
yellow, sophomores may wear green, juniors may wear blue and
seniors may wear cardinal/burgundy as a way of showing CKM school
Students who are inappropriately dressed will be (1) asked to
change; (2) asked to call parents to bring appropriate clothing;
or (3) placed in in-house suspension for the remainder of the
day. Repeated violation of the dress code may result in
additional disciplinary action.
Dance dress code and behavior
The school dress code is enforced at school dances. Students who
violate the dress code may be prohibited from entering the dance
venue. Inappropriate dancing and other suggestive movements are
strictly prohibited at dances. Students may be expelled from the
dance if they engage in inappropriate dancing.
For information related to attendance, see “Attendance Policy” on
page 8 of the Student Handbook.
For information on how to clear absences and avoid truancy
notifications, please see the letter
from the SCUSD Enrollment Center.
The Annual Parent and Student Rights Notification and Standards
of Behavior lists the district’s rules, policies, programs, and
procedures. The district follows uniform complaint procedures
when addressing complaints.