Policy KFA Public Conduct on District Property

File: KFA

Public Conduct on District Property

Persons using or upon school district property, including all district buildings, parking lots, and any district vehicle used to transport students, shall not engage in the conduct described below.

Any person considered by the superintendent or designee to be in violation of this policy shall be instructed to leave district property and law enforcement may be contacted. Any person who has engaged or district officials reasonably believe will engage in conduct prohibited by this policy may be excluded from district property.

The following conduct by any person is prohibited:

  1. Any conduct that obstructs, disrupts or interferes with or threatens to obstruct, disrupt or interfere with district operations or any activity sponsored or approved by the district.
  1. Physical abuse or threat of harm to any person or school district property.
  1. Damage or threat of damage to district property regardless of the location, or property of a member of the community when such property is located on district property.
  1. Forceful or unauthorized entry to or occupation of district facilities, including both buildings and grounds.
  1. Use, possession, distribution or sale of drugs and other controlled substances, alcohol and other illegal contraband on district property, at district or school sponsored functions, in any district vehicle transporting students or within 1,000 feet of the perimeter of the grounds. For purposes of this policy, “controlled substances” means drugs identified and regulated under federal law, including but not limited to marijuana, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine (PCP) and amphetamines (including methamphetamine). Persons known to be under the influence of alcohol shall not be permitted to enter the district buildings or grounds.
  1. Unlawful use of any tobacco product.
  1. Unlawful possession of a deadly weapon, as defined in state law, on school property or in school buildings.
  1. Profanity or verbally abusive language.
  1. Violation of any federal, state or municipal law or Board policy.

Adopted: December 14, 1993

Revised: August 9, 2005

Revised: January 27, 2009

Revised: September 23, 2014

LEGAL REFS.: C.R.S. 18-1-901 (3)(e) (definition of deadly weapon)

C.R.S. 18-9-106 (disorderly conduct)

C.R.S. 18-9-108 (disrupting lawful assembly)

C.R.S. 18-9-109 (interference with staff, faculty or students of educational institutions)

C.R.S. 18-9-110 (public buildings – trespass, interference)

C.R.S. 18-9-117 (unlawful conduct on public property)

C.R.S. 18-12-105.5 (unlawful carrying/possession of weapons on school grounds)

C.R.S. 18-12-214 (3)(a) (person with valid concealed handgun permit may have a handgun on school property as long as hand gun remains in his or her vehicle and if, while the person is not in vehicle, the gun is kept in a compartment and the vehicle is locked)

C.R.S. 18-18-407 (2) (crime to sell, distribute or possess any controlled substance on or near school grounds or school vehicles)

C.R.S. 25-1.5-106 (12)(b) (possession or use of medical marijuana in or on school grounds or in a school bus is prohibited)

C.R.S. 25-14-103.5 (tobacco use prohibited on school property)

C.R.S. 25-14-301 (Teen Tobacco Use Prevention Act

CROSS REFS.: ADC, Tobacco-Free Schools

GBEB, Staff Conduct

GBEC, Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace

JICH, Drug and Alcohol Involvement by Students

JICI, Weapons in School

KI, Visitors to Schools

Huerfano School District Re-1, Walsenburg, Colorado