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AP 3 – 10: Hazing and Froshing

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Exhibits:
Initial Approval:
Last Amended:
Last Reviewed: 2019 November 26


PURPOSE

The Division believes hazing / froshing are detrimental to individual students and schools climate and are therefore prohibited. The Division believes that hazing is an abusive and humiliating activity and expects that students will neither initiate, participate or encourage hazing / froshing.


SCOPE

This procedure applies to all staff and students.


DEFINITIONS

Hazing / Froshing Activities - any activity that results in bullying, humiliation or harassment.


PROCEDURES

  1. Any activities that encourage hazing should be eliminated.
  2. The Division supports the concept of schools organizing supervised welcoming activities that engender a sense of belonging for all students.


REFERENCE AND LINKS

Education Act


HISTORY

2018 July 03 Reviewed
2019 Nov 26 Reviewed