All students and employees must wear a current-year ID badge during school. ID badges must be worn around the neck on the provided lanyard. If the ID badge is lost or forgotten an additional ID badge must be purchased for $5.00.
GHS students are required to wear their GHS ID badges while attending classes at the G. Frank Russell Career Center, Emerald High School, Genesis and at Piedmont Technical College.
If a teacher has a student reporting to class without an ID badge, the teacher is required to send the student to the Attendance Office to obtain a new ID badge. Students will not be allowed to enter a classroom without wearing an ID.
Students who purchase additional ID badges will receive the following consequences:
1st offense Warning
2nd offense After School Detention
3rd offense In School Suspension (ISS); Parent Conference
4th offense Out of School Suspension (OSS); Parent Conference
Offenses beyond five will result in additional suspensions and intervention meetings.
Students who deface an ID badge will be required to purchase a new ID badge. A defaced ID badge is any badge on which the picture, ID#, year, barcode or status has been changed, altered, or obstructed.
Any student who wears another student's ID badge will be punished according to the Student's Rights and Responsibilities handbook. Students are to wear only one badge which must be for the current year.
Students who fail to give correct identification will be punished according to the Student's Rights and Responsibilities handbook.