Alcohol, Drugs, and Controlled Substances

For any student to possess, use, sell, distribute, procure, or to be under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or other controlled substances while on campus shall be in violation of the Board of Education policy.

For purposes of this policy, controlled substances include, but are not limited to: narcotic drugs, hallucinogenic or mind-altering drugs or substances, amphetamines, barbiturates, stimulants, depressants, marijuana, anabolic steroids, any other controlled substances as defined by law, or any prescription or nonprescription drug, medicine, vitamin or other chemical substances not taken in accordance with the Board of Education and TCR policy and regulations on administering medicines to students. This policy also includes substances that are represented to be a controlled substance or that the student believes to be a controlled substance.

This policy shall apply to any student who is on school property, in attendance at school, in a school vehicle, or taking part in any school-sponsored or sanctioned activity.

Students violating this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action, which may include suspension and/or expulsion from school and referral for prosecution. In accordance with Colorado State Law, suspension or expulsion shall be mandatory for the sale or distribution of drugs or other controlled substances.