to develop their full potential as lifelong learners.
The Mackinac Island Public School Code of Student Conduct has been created through the
cooperative efforts of the teachers, Superintendent, and Board of Education. Final approval of the
Code of Student Conduct rests with the Mackinac Island Board of Education, which reserves the
right to amend the Code of Student Conduct at a regular public meeting. If the Board wishes to
consider amending a portion of the Code of Student Conduct, notification must be given in writing
to the President of the Teachers' Association one week prior to that public meeting and allow said
parties the right to express themselves at the meeting.
The primary purpose of the
opportunity to develop themselves and their skills to the fullest extent of their ability through our
resources. In order to maintain such an environment, it is necessary to implement a code of student
conduct, which recognizes the dignity and worth of each individual and which provides reasonable
and clear processes for resolving problems.
The Mackinac Island Board of Education believes that the policies and regulations encompassed in
this Code of Student Conduct are reasonable and necessary to preserve the environment conducive to
learning. Individual student’s rights will be protected but no individual has the right to interrupt the
learning environment of other students. The teachers are required to maintain a suitable environment
for learning and administrators have the responsibility for maintaining and facilitating the
The Board of Education and Superintendent not only have the power but the responsibility of
making and enforcing rules and regulations for the conduct of
made by the Board and Superintendent if such rules are reasonable, not arbitrary, and are not
discriminatory. Conversely, no student has the right to decide which rules or regulation they will
obey. Anyone having questions or requiring further explanation is asked to call the school at 847-3376.