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Drug and Alcohol Policy

  • Northern High School Drug and Alcohol Policy

    I will not sell, distribute, use, or possess any alcohol, tobacco, recreational or illegal drugs throughout my athletic career at Northern High School. I accept this agreement as morally binding and will honor each item in this agreement. Breaking this agreement will be grounds for actions indicated below, as well as, possible consequences for violating the DPS student code of conduct. I understand that any individual selling or under the false pretense of selling drugs will lose all athletic eligibility and will not be allowed to participate on any athletic team at Northern High School.

    Alcohol, Recreational Drug, Illegal Drug Offenses

    1st Offense: 

    1. Suspension of 20% of regular season games. If during playoffs, suspension of 20% of playoff
contests.

    2. Parent conference at NHS with head coach before participating in practices or games.
    
 3. Suspension from practices at coach’s discretion.

    2nd Offense:
    1. Suspension from 40% of the number of regular season games. If during the playoffs, suspension from 40% of playoff contests.

    2. Parent conference at NHS with head coach before participating in practices or games.

    3. Suspension from practices at coach’s discretion.

    3rd Offense: Ineligible for the remainder of athletic career at Northern High School.
Selling Drugs: Ineligible for entire career at Northern High School.

    Tobacco Offenses

    1st Offense: Parent conference at Northern High School with head coach before participating in practices or games.
    2nd Offense: Parent conference at Northern High School with head coach. Suspension from 1 game and practice suspension at coach’s discretion.

    Beyond 2nd Offense: Suspension from 2 games for each offense and practice suspension at coach’s discretion.
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