Date Approved: October 09 2007
Date Reviewed/Amended: August 22 2016
In compliance with Section 2.2 of the Tobacco Control Act smoking is prohibited by all parents, staff, students and visitors anywhere on school property at any time, whether or not school is in session. This prohibition applies to school buildings, parking lots, sports fields, driveways, courtyards, and private vehicles in school parking lots. It applies to school vehicles, wherever they may be at any time.
Anyone contravening the legislation can be fined in accordance with the provisions of the legislation.
The smoking ban is in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and applies to anyone present on School District property, in School District buildings and vehicles and at school and district sponsored activities.
For purposes of this policy, "smoking" means all combustive uses of tobacco, including cigars, cigarettes, pipes and e-cigarettes.