Cheating Policy

Academic Integrity Policy

Academic Integrity Policy

The Academic Integrity Policy applies to all class activities on site as well as Advanced Placement Testing and other standardized testing exams, on or off site.

Cheating includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Plagiarizing or submitting material written or designed by someone else or something else (such as an artificial intelligence, Internet search results, translator software or other artificially generated sources) without giving the author/creator credit or naming the source, paraphrasing or summarizing someone else’s ideas without crediting the original source, or submitting work created by family, friends or tutors.

  • Putting your name on someone else’s project/paper

  • Copying another student’s answers on an individualized quiz/test/exam

  • Possession of or using a “cheat sheet” on a quiz/test/exam

  • Writing or dictating the exact wording of another student's individualized assignment/quiz/test or falsifying a grade

  • Tampering with a teacher’s grade records

  • Stealing and/or selling quizzes/tests/exams

  • Possession of or using teacher manuals/solution materials

  • Unauthorized use of electronic devices/cell phones during quizzes/exams

  • Talking/communicating during a quiz/test. No communicating is permitted until ALL quizzes/tests/exams are turned in

  • Receiving help from tutors, friends, or family members in which they write or dictate the direct wording of your assignment.

  • Additional methods and practices that are not listed, but fall within the parameters outlined here, may likewise be deemed unacceptable.

The first documented cheating offense will result in:

  • Referral to administration

  • Contacting the parent/guardian via phone or email

  • A grade of “F” on the work involved

Any subsequent offenses will result in the above interventions, and will additionally include:

  • Loss of Off-Campus privileges, if eligible

  • Restriction from co-curricular activities