Investigating/Reporting Alcohol or Drug Use Employee Responsibilities 4-67.1

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-67.1


Investigating/Reporting Alcohol or Drug Use - Employee Responsibilities

  1. The principal and staff members should have a knowledge of and be thoroughly familiar with School Board regulation on drug-free schools and should interpret this regulation to the staff members, students, and parents. The principal should be aware of all local, state, and federal laws relative to the use, sale, and possession of drugs.
  2. The principal will be notified of all suspected drug-related incidents in the school. Students referred because their appearance or behavior seem symptomatic of drug abuse will be sent to the school nurse. If necessary, parents will be notified to remove the student from school.
  3. In cases where immediate medical attention is necessary, the principal will inform the student's parents and make arrangements to transfer the student to a local hospital.
  4. Accurate and detailed records on all drug incidents will be maintained by the principal and will be treated as confidential.
  5. The principal will report all suspected drug-related incidents to the superintendent.

Approved by Superintendent: July 16, 1991
Revised by Superintendent: January 18, 1994