• Student FAQs

  • Absences

    To excuse an absence send a note with your student on the day they return to school and drop off the note in the attendance office. You may also utilize the absence line to leave a message; (907)742-2169.


    Academic Honor Code

    Academic honesty is required at all times. Dishonesty in any form, including cheating, copying, giving answers, plagiarism (taking credit for the work of others), copyright violations, false authorship, and theft or pre-examination of tests, is forbidden. Sanctions may include classroom-level discipline by the teacher (such as zero credit for the test or assignment, requirement to resubmit work, zero credit for the class period, and/or parent conference), or by the administration (such as withdrawal/failing from the class, suspension from school, work details, and/or required parent conference), or other appropriate discipline decided by the administration.


    Book Bags

    All back packs, book bags, gym bags, tote bags, fanny packs, large purses, etc. must remain in students’ hall lockers from their arrival time until students leave the building. Students arriving late to school must bring their bags to their lockers immediately after checking into school at the office. Small purses less than 8" x 10" in size are allowed. Students who do not comply with the book bag rule may be subject to confiscation, parent pick up, work details or suspension.


    Cell Phones/Personal Electronic Devices

    See ASD BYOD Guidelines in the High School Student Handbook on page I-6. Headphones/Earbuds are to only be used before school, lunch, and after school. The use of both headphones/earbuds is prohibited during passing time.

    Continued misuse of individual electronic devices will result in confiscation and parent pick-up on each offense and may result in further disciplinary actions up to and including out-of-school suspension.


    Computer/Internet Use

    Students are required to complete and adhere to the Internet and Electronic Mail Student Agreement form before access to school computers will be authorized. Inappropriate actions by students may result in loss of computer privileges and/or sanctions. Inappropriate actions include, but may not be limited to, accessing Internet sites/ printing information which may be considered degrading, demeaning, sexual, or derogatory, sending or receiving inappropriate/dangerous mail, etc.

    1st Offense—Loss of Internet/computer privileges for 90 days Parent Conference after 90 days
    2nd Offense—Loss of Internet/computer privileges for 180 days/ contract for future use

    For either the first or subsequent offenses, the student may also be suspended from school, withdrawn/failing from class, recommended for expulsion from school, and/or subject to arrest from APD.


    Daily Bulletin

    ALL STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INFORMATION IN THE DAILY BULLETIN. Items to be included in the bulletin must be turned into the Student Services Office by 11 a.m. on the previous day. Daily Bulletin is posted outside the Activities Office and Student Services.


    Driving a vehicle to school is a privilege and not a “right’’. Students are expected to adhere to all the laws pertaining to the operation of

    vehicles. Failure to do so will result in denial to operate a vehicle on school property and/or vehicle impoundment and tickets.

    1. All vehicles must possess a current parking sticker. The sticker must be attached to the lower part of the front windshield on the driver side and be plainly visible.

    2. Students may receive parking tickets for

      • Failure to display sticker on driver side of windshield

      • Improper parking

    3. Driving privileges may be revoked for:

      • Operating a vehicle in an unsafe manner.

      • Speeding on school property. (Speed limit is 5 mph)

      • Pulling between buses.

      • Reckless driving.

      • Having restricted materials such as weapons, drugs and

        alcohol in the vehicle.

    4. All cars should be locked. Students are not allowed to be in the

      parking lot or to sit in parked cars during the school day.

    5. Tickets will be issued for operating/parking infractions on

      school property.

    6. In accordance with ASD policy, East High staff will conduct

      random car searches. The driver is responsible for any and all items inside the vehicle that violate ASD policy.


    Hall Decorum

    To facilitate student safety in the halls, students may not stand in halls, against walls, in doorways or other areas that potentially block the flow of traffic. Students who do not comply with these rules are subject to the following sanctions: verbal warning, detentions, work details, parental notification, suspension from school.

    Hall Passes

    All students in the halls during class time must have a hall pass which identifies the student, the time the student left the classroom, the student’s destination, the date, and the name of the teacher who issued the pass. It is the student’s responsibility to have a hall pass when leaving the classroom. Failure to have a proper hall pass will result in a work detail or detention.

    False Pass

    A pass used at a later time or date, a fake pass or writing a false name will result in a suspension.


    Identification Cards

    Each student is issued an identification card free of charge. You may be required to identify yourself as a student at school activities, athletic events, and at any time on school premises. You are required to show your ID card to check out books from the library or upon request of any member of the Anchorage School District staff. A lost ID card may be replaced for a fee of $5.00.


    Lockers are issued from the Student Services Office. Students are expected to use only the locker officially assigned to them. Students must understand that lockers are not fully secure and that valuables should not be stored in them. Students who do not have their lockers empty and clean on the designated day will be subject to at least a $10.00 cleaning fee.


    Lost and Found

    If you find an item, please return it to the Attendance office immediately. Using and/or distributing an item you find will be treated as theft. All items turned into Lost and Found and not claimed will be disposed of after 30 school days. E.C.D.’s are to be taken to Student Services.



    To help resolve student conflicts, staff or peer mediation services are available through either Student Services Office or the Counseling Office.


    Student Dress

    Each student shall attend school clothed in a manner which is clean, not hazardous to the safety of self or others, and which does not distract from the required educational environment. Clothing worn by students that is, in the reasonable opinion of the school administration, inappropriate is forbidden. Things not allowed at East include:

      • Items displaying tobacco, alcohol, drugs, sexual references or profanity.

      • Sexually provocative or revealing attire (i.e. bare midriff, spaghetti strap tops, low- cut/plunging neckline/revealing tops, tube
        tops, halter tops, tank tops, short skirts, or any item showing undergarments.)

      • Chains hanging from pockets or spiked necklaces.

      • The wearing or displaying of color rags or bandannas or any item

        displaying the bandana print pattern to include, but not limited

        to, shirts, pants, shoes, etc.

      • Sagging pants (waist must be above the buttocks).

      • Items displaying confederate flags.

      • Any items that are gang related or that display gang graffiti.

      • Headwear is not permitted to be worn in the building. Individuals may request exceptions to this rule for religious reasons.

      • Health masks are permitted, but a student's eyes must be visible.

    *This list may change or evolve as circumstances dictate. An announcement will be made.
    Students who do not comply with the student dress rules are subject to the following sanctions: warning/cover-up/removal, work detail and parent contact, out-of-school suspension.


    Tardy Policy

    Students must be in class, prepared to learn when tardy bell rings. A detention will be assigned for every 6 tardies. Chronic tardies will warrant further discipline actions including work detail, parent conference or in-school suspension.


    Tobacco Policy

    The use of or possession of tobacco in any form by students on school property is prohibited. Any offense may impose a ticket from the SROs. Student who do not comply with the tobacco policy are subject to the following sanctions:

    1st offense – Three work details and parent contact

    2nd and subsequent offenses – Out of school suspension



    A student with an unexcused absence will be considered truant.
    1st offense – work detail
    2nd offense – Parent conference/in-school suspension
    3rd offense – Parent conference/in-school suspension

    4th and subsequent offense – out-of-school suspension/parent conference


    Vending Machines

    Vending machines dispensing snacks and juices are available throughout the building. Students may not use the machines during class time, passing time, or lunch.



    Visitations within the school require advance arrangements and approval by the administration. Persons having business with the school should report to the office for proper clearance. Student visitors are not permitted. Parents desiring to visit a class in which their student is enrolled may contact an Administrator in advance and make arrangements to visit.


    Weapons Reporting Policy

    Students are required to report the presence of a weapon or other dangerous objects or situations on campus or on the school bus. Such reports must be made immediately to any staff member. The identity of the student making reports will be held in confidence. Students who knowingly withhold information are subject to disciplinary action.