St. Arnold's High School    
ST. ARNOLD'S HIGH SCHOOL & JUNIOR COLLEGE
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
RULES RELATING TO PUPILS  
   
Parents and guardians are earnestly asked to co-operate with the school Authorities and see that their children or wards are on the assembly ground 15 minutes before the first warning bell.
All the students-must be clean and tidy in their person, dress and manners. Parents are requested to send their children to school tidily dressed. They should always keep their books clean and neatly covered with names written on them.
Books should be provided within one week from the opening of the school.  
Pupils are forbidden to leave the school premises without the special permission of the Principal.  
It is important that all pupils come to school neatly dressed wearing their complete uniform as follows:
Boys : Navy Blue Pants & Sky Blue Shirts.
Girls : Navy Blue divided Skirt & Sky Blue Blouses.
All should wear black canvas shoes and black socks and girls should wear black hair bands, ribbons & Tights blue. Students are expected to wear navy blue sweators in cold Weather.
 
After the morning assembly, the pupils led by the monitors, proceed to their respective classrooms in perfect order and in silence.  

The supervising monitor must pay particular attention to the rule that no talking or moving about is allowed during the change over of periods. In the absence of teacher he/she will be responsible for order and discipline.

 

During the recess, the supervising monitor should see that no one remains in the class room and no one leaves the school premises without permission. For the purpose of refreshments, the school has its own canteen on the premises.

 
Students are not allowed to move around along the corridors during class hours without teacher's note.  
For breach of the school rules, a pupil may be fined or otherwise punished at the discretion of the Principal. Pupils are made to realise that they are responsible to the school authorities not only for their conduct in the school but also for their general behaviour outside (G.I.A.C. 1956 for Sec. School Rules 56).  
  The following students may be sent home.  
  Latecomers  
  Those without school calendar  
  Those who are not properly dressed in the school uniform.  
  Those who do not comply with the school regulations.  
An absentee must, on return to school, produce a letter from his parents or guardians duly explaining the cause of absence. The school disclaims all responsibility, if through failure to produce such a certificate, a student is sent home during school hours.  
All students should be particularly careful not to litter in the school premises. They should use the bins specially provided for the purpose in the classrooms and outside.  
No articles that are liable to be a source of disturbance may be brought into the school premises without the Principal's sanction.  
No money collection for any purpose whatsoever be made in the school without the previous sanction of the Principal.  
Presents or other means of appreciation to teachers also require previous sanction from the Principal.  
The school is not responsible for books, money etc. lost by students.  
Every student should endeavour to keep up the standard of the school by excelling in good manners and deportment.  
Although the school is not responsible for the behaviour of its students outside its premises, due notice will be taken of reports of misbehaviour and disciplinary action will be taken against them if the report is substantiated on proper enquiry.  
Irregular attendance in the school, habitual laziness, disobedience, dishonesty or conduct injurious to the moral tone of the school inside or outside the school are sufficient reasons for the dismissal of a student.  
Any damage done in the class or the school property has to be made good by those responsible for the damage. Pupils must take care of the equipment that has been lent for their use.  
The School authorities will not be responsible for the loss, damage or robbery of pupil's belongings. It is not advisable for the pupil to carry money or valuables to the school.  
No Pupil shall be exempted from extracurricular activities such as singing, dancing, games and sports, gardening etc. unless a medical certificate is produced from a qualified doctor showing valid reasons for the students abstinence.  
Pupils of this school are strictly forbidden to buy anything from the street hawkers. No child should leave the school premises during short recess.  
     
  RELATING TO PARENTS  
     
Parents or Guardians are given to understand that they cannot dictate to the management and that the management has a right to say on what conditions they will admit or retain pupils in their school.' (G.I.A.C. 1966 Rule 56)  
Each time a leave of absence is desired, the special form provided at the end of this calendar for applying for the same, should be made use of. Leave, without the prior sanction of the Principal may be treated as 'absent'. If no information is given for one week, the pupil's name is liable to be struck off the rolls.  
Sickness should be promptly reported as early as possible and leave asked for.  
Parents are hereby informed that some special pages have been provided for teacher-parent communication. ALL SUCH COMMUNICATIONS MUST BE SIGNED BY THE PARENT.  
Deserving students will be granted free-concession.  
Fees are payable as long as pupil's name remains in the rolls.  
Habitual late coming, irregular attendance unexplained or unjustified absence for more than seven working days, habitual idleness, insubordination, serious misbehavior, obscenity in any form, dishonesty, theft, frequent failure to obtain "SATISFACTORY" for conduct or application in reports; etc. are reasons for attracting punitive remark from the principal or teacher.  
No student suffering from any contagious disease will be allowed to attend school. The students are expected to submit themselves to inoculation and vaccination or periodic medical checkup should the school authorities feel it necessary to arrange for the same in the school premises.  
Students are not permitted to enter another classroom during the free or recreation time.  
English is the medium of instruction in the school and hence all students should speak English in the school and in their private conversation.  
Reports on Conduct, Application and progress are issued as provided in the calendar whenever necessary on the request of parents. The day after they are issued they are to be shown to the teacher, duly signed by the parent or guardian.  
Every student must have a complete outfit of everything that is necessary or prescribed by the school authorities. They must use their own materials and are also responsible for the same.  
Catholic students are responsible to the principal for the due performance of their religious duties. It is obligatory on their part to attend the Sunday Catechism classes and take part in yearly retreats when arranged.  
Students and parents must not use the school telephone without permission. This permission will be granted in urgent cases only.  
     
  RULES FOR FEES  
     
New Pupils as well as Primary Section Students going to the Secondary School must pay their entrance fee which is equal to one month's fee and the fees for first month in advance.  
Notice of withdrawal should be given in writing before the 15th of the month else the fees for the following month will be charged. Such notice should be given by the person responsible for the pupil, not by the pupil herself/himself.  
All fees will be entered in the Fee Card attached in the Calendar. Card lost or misplaced will be replaced by a duplicate on payment of a fine.  
Small Children should not be entrusted with the payment of fees.  
No reduction in fees will be made for periods of absence.  
Pupils will not be allowed to sit for any of the school examinations until all dues to the school are paid.  
Fees for the month of May are to be paid in advance in April even by those who are leaving school in April.  
Parents and guardians are requested to verify the entry in the fee card after payment.  
Bus fees according to distance are arranged by the bus contractors. Bus fees must be paid from June to May. In case of transfer or change of residence, the service may be discontinued only after one full calendar month's notice is given in writing.  
Lessons in Karate, Music, Singing and dancing and any other Extracurricular activity once started should be continued throughout the academic year and payment must be made fully.