Updated School Rules

General SchoolWide Rules

The rules of Pine Grove School are based on the life skill of RESPECT. Simply stated, students at Pine Grove are expected to show respect, courtesy, and concern to adults, fellow students, and their school. Rules must be followed for the safety and welfare of all students. 

The following general rules should be followed at all times:

  1. Students are to show respect to adults, including the property of adults.
  2. Students are to show respect to fellow students, including the property of fellow students.
  3. Students are to show respect to their school, including all school property.School property includes buildings, classrooms, restrooms, classroom furniture, textbooks, library books, school supplies, plants, and playground equipment.
  4. Once on the school grounds, students may not leave campus without authorization from the office.
  5. Once in the classroom, students may not leave the classroom without authorization from the teacher.
  6. The following are not permissible:

· Profanity and bad language

· Verbal or physical harassment

· Pushing or shoving

· Fighting

· Pre-fight behavior (e.g., threats and taunts)

· Play-fighting or wrestling

· In games, throwing at the head

· Tackle football

· Spitting or biting

· Throwing rocks, dirt, or other objects

· Weapons or other dangerous objects

· Stealing

· Unsafe balls or sports equipment

· Playing in unauthorized areas

· Yelling in hallways while class is in session

· Climbing on trees, fences, roofs, etc.

· Playing in or near restrooms

· Littering

· Jumping off the play structure

· Electronic toys and devices

· Cellphone use of any kind, during school hours

Student Dress

The general standard of appearance for students is that they be clean, neat and properly dressed. It is recommended that students wear athletic shoes to school. No baggy or gang-affiliated attire is allowed. Inappropriate school wear includes tank tops, bare-midriff tops, sandals, heels, nylons, make-up, temporary tattoos, temporary hair dye, and clothing with offensive graphics and words. Socks should be worn with shoes. Hats may be worn outside only, as protection from the sun. Hoods are not to be worn as a head covering while students are on campus. Students are encouraged to wear school sportswear on Fridays and to participate in “Spirit Days” designated by the Student Council.

Student Responsibility

Students are responsible for their behavior to and from school, at school and while attending school events.


The Orcutt Union School District does not discriminate against individuals based on actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation. Compliance Officer: Susan Salucci, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources/Discrimination/Equity & Title lX Compliance Officer, 500 Dyer Street, Orcutt, CA 93455, Email: ssalucci@orcutt-schools.net, Phone: 805-938-8909. See district policies at http://www.orcuttschools.net/district_information/legal_notices/title_IX