All students have the right to an education in an environment that is conducive to learning. The Perry Township Schools Board of Education has adopted a code of conduct to maintain a culture of respect and safety for everyone. Students and parents/guardians are encouraged to read the Student Success Handbook to become familiar with the expectations set forth for all Perry Township students.

Southport Middle School 23-24

Bullying & Harassment Policy

Student safety is Perry Township Schools top priority, and we take reports of bullying and cyberbullying very seriously. Our administrators respond to reports of bullying and cyberbullying in accordance to the Indiana Department of Education’s guidelines. Reports of bullying should be made consistent with Perry Township Schools Bullying Policy found below.

Perry Township Schools Bullying Policy

Additionally, Perry Township Schools does not tolerate discrimination or harassment in its educational or work environments. Consistent with the policy below, any member of the school community is encouraged to report incidents of discrimination or harassment.

Perry Township Schools Anti-Harassment Policy

DISTRICT CONTACT


Jon Romine
Director of Student Services
jromine@perryschools.org
317-789-3961

Safety and Bullying Hotline:
English- 317.789.3905
Spanish- 317.789.3926

Dress Code

Perry Township Schools seeks to encourage a safe and positive learning environment that focuses on academic achievement and a sense of community. In order to promote school safety, improve student performance, encourage positive self-esteem, and focus on academic achievement instead of socioeconomic status, Perry Township Schools adopts the following student dress code for all students during the school day:

*Each school may need to make adjustments to its dress code expectations. The school will make every effort to effectively communicate changes to families. 

  1. Hats, head coverings, sunglasses, curlers, or slippers are prohibited. Students with a bona fide religious objection may apply for an exemption.
  2. Clothing and jewelry, which includes depictions or symbols of the following, are prohibited:
    a. sex or sexual innuendo
    b. lewd, vulgar, indecent, or plainly offensive speech, including profanity
    c. violence, destruction of property, or advocating the use of force
    d. urging violation of the law or school regulations
    e. alcohol, drugs, or tobacco
    f. anything which substantially or materially disrupts the school environment

  1. Solid color collared shirt (with sleeves) or turtleneck, tucked in.
  2. Black, khaki, navy or earthtone bottoms, no denim. No overt or distracting holes, rips, cuts, or frays are permitted. (Pants or skirts must be worn at the waist)
  3. Knee-length pants. Shorts may be worn up until Fall Break and after Spring Break.
  4. Dresses, skirts, shorts, and jumpers must be near knee length.
  5. Winter Wear—mostly solid color sweater or sweatshirt allowed; must be over collared shirt or turtleneck; should be an appropriate size.
  6. Student IDs should be worn and made visible at all times.
  7. No flip-flops or “wheelie” shoes. No hooded sweatshirts.
  8. School spirit wear determined by each building.

  1. Solid color collared shirt (with sleeves) or turtleneck.
  2. Black, khaki or navy bottoms, no denim. No overt or distracting holes, rips, cuts, or frays are permitted. (Pants or skirts must be worn at the waist)
  3. Knee-length pants. Shorts may be worn up until Fall Break and after Spring Break.
  4. Dresses, skirts, shorts, and jumpers must be near knee length.
  5. Winter Wear—solid color sweater or sweatshirt allowed; must be over collared shirt or turtleneck.
  6. Student IDs should be worn and made visible at all times.
  7. No flip-flops or “wheelie” shoes. No hooded sweatshirts.
  8. School spirit wear determined by each building.

  1. Pants or skirts must be worn at the waist.
  2. Pants must be knee length or longer and have no overt or distracting holes, cuts, tears, or frays.
  3. Dresses and skirts must be near knee length.
  4. Student IDs should be worn and made visible at all times.
  5. Pajamas or similar nightwear is prohibited.
  6. All tops must have sleeves.