LOUISIANA CYPRESS BAHA’I SCHOOL STANDARDS
To preserve and enhance group unity and respect the standards of our Faith, the Bahá’í School has adopted standards for all of us while at School. Each of these standards is designed to protect the Faith, the School, and the participants. They are fully obligatory for all attendees. Parents/Sponsors should make sure that children and youth understand the standards.
A. Class attendance is required for all ages
B. Please do not bring pets, tape, CD, MP3 players, or other electronic devices to Bahá’í School. (Except cell phones, see below)
C. Each child/youth under age 18 who attends the School without a parent must be accompanied by a sponsor who will be responsible for the child’s welfare and conduct. Sponsors should be 21 or older, considerably more mature than and of the some sex as those sponsored. The only exception is that a grandparent, aunt or uncle may sponsor a related child of either sex. No adult should sponsor more than two children in addition to his/her own. Sponsor and child must be housed together during the School.
D. Parents and sponsors of all children as well as of youth are completely responsible for their charges at all times when students are not in class. This includes meal times, free times, and evenings.
E. Accidents or illness should be reported to the First Aid coordinator or a School Committee member. Medical releases for minors (18 and under) are necessary, even if parents are on campus.
F. Visitors and day students should check in at Registration.
G. No smoking will be allowed in classrooms and no closer than 20′ of sleeping quarters.
H. A curfew of 9:30 p.m. is suggested for those ages 11 and under. Quiet Hours begin at 11:00 p.m. for all ages.
I. Camp facilities should be kept clean and in good order.
J. No drugs or alcohol will be tolerated.
K. No firearms or martial arts items will be permitted.
L. We will adhere strictly to the code of conduct and dress as prescribed by Shoghi Effendi. High standards of morality, courtesy, cleanliness and modesty of dress will be upheld.
M. Disobedience of these rules may result in dismissal from the School.
N. Questions on School standards may be referred to the School Committee.
O. Cell phones must be turned off during devotions and classes.