� To deter and prevent drug usage.
� To identify persons associated with
Academy who may be using illegal drugs.
� To insure any chronic dependency is recognized, addressed and appropriately treated.
� To promote the health and academic progress of each student.
� To encourage the development of responsible life styles and positive community role models.
Administrators, faculty, employees, and Board of Directors are all subject to random testing during the school year.
All students enrolled in grades 7 through 12 will be required to participate in the drug screening program. Each student in grades 8-12 will be tested at least once during the school year and subject to random testing at any time. Students in grades 7 will be randomly tested. Consent to the student�s participation is a condition of the enrollment contract. ANY STUDENT WHO REFUSES TO PARTICIPATE WILL BE DISMISSED FROM SCHOOL IMEDIATELY.
The primary method of testing is by hair analysis.
The collection and coding of specimen samples will be handled in such a manner as to insure confidentiality.
The hair samples will be collected and tested by a private laboratory utilizing the most modern methods. A positive result will automatically be retested utilizing a drug specific procedure to insure no error has occurred.