Detention Guidelines


Shikellamy High School

Detention Guidelines


 

1.    Detention will be held in room 172 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week that school is in    session.
 
2.     Detention begins promptly at 2:50 pm.  Student are expected to be in the detention room, signed in, and seated in their assigned seat by that time.
 
3.     Students will be permitted to enter detention till 3:10 in the event that a teacher has assigned them consultation.  The student must present a pass from the teacher with the date and time.
 
4.     Detention student are to be working on schoolwork at all times during detention.  If a student runs out of work or has no work upon arrival they may read a book.  They cannot read a newspaper of magazine.   If they do not have a book they may borrow one from the detention library.  Any detention student who does not comply will be asked to leave and will not be given any detention credit.  The principals will be emailed about this infraction.
 
5.     All cell phones are to be turned off or on silent, not vibrate, during detention.  Any detention student who does not comply will be asked to leave and will not be given any detention credit.  The principals will be emailed about this infraction.
 
6.     If a detention student needs to use the lavatory, they will be timed and must stay double any time they miss, after the other detention students are dismissed.
 
7.     Detention is assigned for one hour; therefore the normal dismissal time will be at 3:50 pm.  If all students follow the detention guideline, they will be dismissed at 3:40 pm.