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Code of Conduct & Student Handbook

Lake County Schools Code of Conduct.  Please click here. 

Mascotte Charter School Student Handbook.  Coming Soon.

Child Abuse & Educator Misconduct Reporting

Look for the signs.  Please Report to Laurie Marshall.

Class Dojo

See Your Child's Day.

Communication:  Teacher & Parents

Offers Private communication between Teacher and Parent
Public communication between Teacher and Class Group
Parents can enable Spanish Translation

Download from APP Store (iTunes Opens a New Window.  / Google Play Opens a New Window. )

Additional Information: 

What is ClassDojo: Learn More 
How do I get started: 
Create a Parent Account: Link 
Download ClassDojo APP or access site from your computer
Enter the Code
Your Teacher will send home a letter with the Invitation Code
ClassDojo Resource for Parents: Link .
 

Photos of Students:  Please notify your Teacher in writing if you Do NOT want your child's picture posted in the Class Group. 

Corporal Punishment Policy

Mascotte Charter School’s policy on Corporal Punishment is as follows:

No School employee will administer corporal punishment for any reason. However Mascotte Charter School does believe in parental rights and options as related to discipline and may allow Parental Administered corporal punishment in lieu of other forms of school discipline when requested by the parent and deemed appropriate by the principal or his/her designees.

Dress Code

2018-2019
 
 
Students will follow the district dress code as outlined in Section V of the LCS Code of Conduct Opens a New Window. .


Jewelry:

Students are allowed to wear small post earrings only (no dangling earrings or hoops—for safety purposes).
Jewelry worn in pierced body parts shall be limited to the ears. Expensive and/or excessive amounts of jewelry such as necklaces, rings, and bracelets are not allowed.
 
Hair:

Should be clean and well groomed. Sweatbands, curlers, and picks are inappropriate. No beads or hair ornaments that obscure vision or otherwise provide distraction to the wearer or other students are allowed. Hairstyles should not obstruct vision. Only hair colors that occur naturally in humans are appropriate.
 

Hats / Sunglasses:

Caps, hats, headgear, visors, sunglasses, or bandanas shall not be worn while on campus during the school day, except for special days or for medical consideration approved by the administration. However, students may wear sunglasses, hats, or other sun-protective wear while outdoors during school hours, such as when students are at recess or in physical education classes; however, this excludes transition between classes [Section 1001.43(1)(b), Florida Statutes].
 

Fasteners:

All belts, buckles, straps, shoestrings, and zippers, and the like will be fastened as designed.
 

Clothing:

See-through, skin-tight pants (leggings), or low-cut clothing garments are not permissible. Shorts/skirts must meet the fingertip length. Pants/shorts will be worn with the waist band worn around the waist.

Shoes:

Enclosed shoes and tennis shoes are appropriate for school. Strapless sandals, flip flops and heels are not allowed. Tennis shoes MUST be worn on PE days.
 

Symbols:

Symbols on apparel, emblems, insignias, badges, or symbols that promote the use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco or any other illegal activity is prohibited; clothing with slogans or advertising which is controversial or obscene are prohibited. Apparel worn that may be gang or cult related is also prohibited. No tattoos, profanity, or hand-written graffiti on clothing or skin is permitted.
 

Make-up:

Make-up for elementary children is not allowed unless it is for a performance and requested by the school.

Drop-Off & Pick-Up Procedures "NEW" for 2019-2020

Enrollment Eligibility Policy

Equal Opportunity Disclaimer

Lake County Schools, FL and Mascotte Charter School, Inc. do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, or marital status in its educational programs, services, or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. The district or Mascotte Charter School, Inc. also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.

Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to:

Employee Relations 
Lake County Schools 
Phone: 352-253-6519

or

Principal Mrs. Tiffany MayhughRego

e.  mayhugh–regot@lake.k12.fl.us

Front Door Policy

We welcome parents who wish to visit the school. Visitors are expected to dress appropriately when visiting our campus. It is important to all children that classes are not disturbed and that visits add a positive dimension to the school day.

The entrance to the front office will be locked at all times. Once you arrive and are identified, the office staff will unlock the door. Once unlocked, please open the door and present your government issued picture I.D. to the office staff. They will process it through the Raptor Visitor Management System.

If you are staying on campus, you will receive an ID Sticker. The ID sticker must be worn and visible at all times while on campus. Faculty and staff have been instructed to approach the visitor if the badge is not visible and request that you return to the office for a badge.

When you leave, please exit through the front office and return your ID Sticker to the Office Staff.  If you are not staying on campus, your ID will be processed and you’ll wait in the office until your child comes in to meet you.

Nondiscrimination Notification and Contact Information

Lake County Schools, FL does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, genetic information, age, pregnancy, disability, or marital status in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. The district also provides access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act, or any other youth group listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society. 
An employee, student, parent, or applicant alleging discrimination with respect to employment, or any educational program or activity may contact:
 
Katherine Falcon, SHRM-CP
Supervisor, Compensation and Employee Relations
Equity Coordinator 
Lake County Schools
Phone: 352-253-6554
falconk@lake.k12.fl.us

 

Parent Conflict Resolution Process

When a parent at Mascotte Charter School has a conflict to resolve, the following procedure must be followed:

1.  First contact your child’s teacher if the conflict is a student or a classroom issue. If satisfaction is not reached, contact the Assistant Principal, Radean Johnson.  If satisfaction is not reached at the Assistant Principal level, contact the Principal, Tiffany Mayhugh-Rego.  Finally, if the conflict is still not resolved, contact the Chairperson of the Mascotte Charter School Board, Dr. JoAnne Jones (Email Address; Phone: 352-394-7282).

 

2.  If the conflict is not a classroom issue, contact the Assistant Principal, Radean Johnson.  If satisfaction is not reached at the Assistant Principal level, contact the Principal, Tiffany Mayhugh-Rego.  Finally, if the conflict is still not resolved, contact the Chairperson of the Mascotte Charter School Board, Dr. JoAnne Jones (Email Address; Phone: 352-394-7282).

Parent Involvement Facilitator

The Governing Board of Mascotte Charter School has appointed Mrs. Tiffany Mayhugh-Rego, Principal, as the representative to facilitate parental involvement, provide access to information, assist parents and others with questions and concerns and resolve disputes. 
 
She can be reached at 352-429-2294.

Parent Notification Policy

The charter school principal or the principal’s designee shall immediately notify the parent of a student who is removed from school, school transportation, or a school-sponsored activity and taken to a receiving facility for an involuntary examination pursuant to s.394.463. The principal or the principal’s designee may delay notification for no more than 24 hours after the student is removed if the principal or designee deems the delay to be in the student’s best interest and if a report has been submitted to the central abuse hotline, pursuant to s.39.201, based upon knowledge or suspicion of abuse, abandonment, or neglect.

Skyward Family Access

Already enrolled, please click here then log in.
Need to enroll?   There are four (4) steps to complete.
Print Form
Complete the form
Take the form to our school office (office hours).  
Bring your Government Issued Picture I.D. 
If you cannot come to the office, please complete the form in front of a Notary then mail the completed form to:
Mascotte Charter, 460 Midway Ave, Mascotte, Florida 34753
 
Not sure what to do once you enroll?
Once we receive your form, we will enter the information in Skward.
Once we are done, you will receive an email from "do.not.reply@lake.k12.fl.us"  The email will have directions to complete the set-up process.
Click here for directions on how to access Skyward Family Access.
Click here for FAQ's Opens a New Window.
Contact our school Opens a New Window.  (352-429-2294) if you have questions.

Student Admission and Registration Policy

Zone for Attendance

Lake County Schools, Attendance Boundary Maps (LCS)
 

Volunteer

Parents Volunteering in their Own Child's Classroom.

Parents are encouraged to volunteer in classrooms including their own child’s classroom, under the volunteer guidelines policy and with the following restrictions.

Parents will not be allowed to volunteer in their own child’s class during the first month of school. 
 
After the first month of school parents who have had volunteer clearance through our Volunteer Coordinator Margarita Lopez-Nazario will be permitted to volunteer up to 5 hours per week in their own child’s classroom.
 
A volunteer schedule is to be designed between the teacher and the parent.  This schedule must be in strict adherence.
  
Volunteers must remain in assigned areas at all times, and may be removed from volunteering in their child’s classroom if the learning environment is hindered by their presence.