I. SCHOLASTIC RULES

  1. Residency
  2. Study residence in the UPRHS Junior High School (JHS) is limited to a maximum of five years. For transfer students, a maximum of four years study residence in the UPRHS is applied. For the Senior High School (SHS) Program (Grades 11-12), the maximum residency is three (3) years.

  3. Retention
  4. Any student who fails in three or more units at the end of the school year shall be dismissed. Any student who has been dismissed for poor scholarship shall not be reconsidered for readmission.

  5. Probation
  6. Any student who fails in two units is on probation. The student on probation has to enroll the number of units required for the school year plus the back subject and he has to pass all his subjects. If he fails in even one subject, though it is not the subject he failed before, he will not be allowed to enroll next school year.

  7. Validation
  8. No subject taken outside the UPRHS will be credited by the school except those subjects covered by the Rules on Validation. Students who lack not more than two (2) units to become regular Grade 10 students are allowed to take their subject deficiencies during summer/midyear after their Grade 9 level. Upon passing the validation examination/s, their subjects become credited so the students become regular Grade 10 students.

  9. Leave of Absence (LOA)
  10. A student may drop out of school and file a leave of absence for a valid reason (financial problem, sickness, maladjustments, etc.) before the second grading period (without evaluation) or not later than two weeks before the last day of classes during the fourth grading period (with evaluation).

    Prolonged leave of absence must be sought by a written petition to the Principal. The petition must state the reason for which the leave is desired and must specify the period of leave which must not exceed one academic year.

  11. Absence without Leave (AWOL)
  12. A student who drops out of school and does not file a leave of absence will not be readmitted in the next school year.

II. GENERAL POLICIES

  1. Honors and Awards
    1. Academic
    2. An outstanding Student Award for each year level from ALL levels shall be given to the student, who has the highest final academic average, provided that:

      1. The grades in all academic subjects taken by the student during the year have been included in the computation of the academic average; and
      2. The student has satisfied the following minimum requirements:
        • A final academic average of at least 90.00;
        • A final grade of at least 90.00 in Homeroom;
        • A final grade of at least 90.000 in Co-curricular participation (for Junior High School Level only);
        • No failing grade in any subject taken during the year; and
        • No record of cheating and any form of dishonesty in school work, i.e. plagiarism.
      3. A student shall be included in the Grade level honor roll if he/she satisfies the two provisions stated above
      4. For Senior High School, the academic distinction shall be given to students at the end of every semester who has qualified for the GWA range provided below:

        Principal’s List -------------------------90.00 – 94.99
        Dean’s List -----------------------------95.00 – 97.99
        Chancellor’s List -----------------------98.00 – 100.00

    3. Graduation with Honors
    4. GWA is computed by multiplying the grade by the unit of the subject and the sum will be divided by the total number of units. The over-all GWA is computed up to three decimal places.

      Students who complete the requirements for graduation (JHS and SHS) with the following general average shall be graduating with honors:

      With Honors ----------------------- 90.000 - 94.999
      With High Honors ---------------- 95.000 - 97.999
      With Highest Honors ------------ 98.000 - 100.000

      Provided that:
      1. The grades in all academic subjects prescribed in the curriculum have been included in the computation of the general average;
      2. The academic average will be computed to the nearest thousandths; and,
      3. The student has satisfied the following minimum requirements:
        1. a general average of at least 90.000 in Homeroom;
        2. a general average of at least 90.0000 in Co-curricular participation (for JHS only);
        3. no final failing grade in any subject ; and,
        4. no record of cheating and any form of dishonesty in school work, i.e. plagiarism.

      Students who are candidates for graduation with honors must have studied for at least three (3) years in the JHS Level and two (2) years in the SHS Level. In the computation of the general academic average, only resident credits should be included and the computation will be to the nearest thousandths.

    5. Co-Curricular Awards
    6. Co-curricular awards are given by UPRHS to recognize exemplary service rendered for at least two years, and for exhibiting good behavior, and exceptional talents put to good use during high school.

      CONDUCT AWARD
      This award is given to students (at any year level) who are recommended by batch mates (simple majority) and approved unanimously by the faculty. The student/s should have exhibited exemplary behavior/conduct at all times during the school year.

      GAWAD-LINGKOD
      This award is given to students with at least two years of exemplary participation in one school organization, or in another organization/s, if exemplary active membership is less than two year.

      NATATANGING GAWAD-LINGKOD
      This award is given to students who showed significant and exemplary contributions to more than two student organizations for at least two years.

      GAWAD PANDAY-DUNONG
      This award is given to students who obtained a total of 75 to 99 points for representing the school in academic or non-academic competitions.

      NATATANGING GAWAD PANDAY-DUNONG
      This award is given to students who obtained at least 100 points for representing the school in academic or non-academic competitions.

      ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
      The award is given to graduating students with the following qualifications:

      1. recommendable for any service award according to set requirements that gave honor to the school,
      2. graduating with honors,
      3. exhibited outstanding service in performing on stage/presenting papers/exhibitions like posters/researchers, in various fora/media, and,
      4. has given honor to the school by winning a significant number of victories in contests participated in by the school.

      LEADERSHIP AWARD
      This award is given to graduating student/s who:

      1. demonstrated great leadership abilities to initiate, implement, supervise or direct club, school or community-related activities or functions for at least two years,
      2. influenced and inspired others to develop a positive attitude towards assigned tasks, where honor and excellence were focused, and,
      3. a recipient of Natatanging Gawad-Lingkod.

      AWARDS (for implementation starting Grade 7 onwards, effective AY 2016-2017, approved by the UPRHS Faculty on June 10, 2016)

      SERVICE AWARD
      The award is given to graduating students who meet the following requirements:

      1. an average of at least 90.00 in Homeroom from each Program Level
      2. no record of disciplinary sanctions and/or suspension

      GAWAD LINGKOD
      The award is given to graduating students who obtained a Co-Curricular Average Grade of 93.000-96.999.

      NATATANGING GAWAD LINGKOD
      The award is given to graduating students who obtained a Co-Curricular Average Grade of 97.000-100.000.

      LEADERSHIP AWARD
      The award is given to graduating students who:

      1. demonstrated great leadership abilities to initiate, implement, supervise or direct club, school or community-related activities or functions for at least two years,
      2. influenced and inspired others to develop a positive attitude towards assigned tasks, where honor and excellence were focused,
      3. a recipient of Natatanging Gawad Award,
      4. has an academic average grade of at least 87.00,
      5. received a simple majority vote from the faculty, and,
      6. recommended by three (3) faculty members, i.e. club adviser, grade level coordinator, homeroom adviser.

      The CO-CURRICULAR COMMITTEE presents all the candidates for Co-Curricular Awards to the UPRHS Faculty for approval.

  2. General Provisions
      1. Grading System (JHS Level)
        1. The UPRHS Grading System shall be cumulative for all subjects except for the final Homeroom and CAT-I (which is computed by averaging the grades in the four quarters). A student’s General Weighted Average (GWA) in a quarter (second to fourth grading period) shall be computed as follows: one-third of the student’s grade from the previous quarter plus two-thirds of his actual performance in the present quarter.
        2. In the cumulative grading system, the student’s 4th quarter grade is the final grade in the subject.
        3. Grades in any quarter shall be rounded off to the nearest tenths. Universal rule in rounding off shall be followed. (If the number rounded off is followed by 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9, the number is rounded up. Example: 89.38 rounded to the nearest tenths is 89.4. If the number rounded off is followed by 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4, the number is rounded down).
        4. The highest possible grade that can be given to a student in any subject in any quarter is 100.0, while, the lowest is 65.0, and any grade below 75.0 is failing.
        5. No final grade of incomplete will be given to any student in any subject.

      2. Grading System (SHS Level)
        1. Grades in any semester same shall be rounded off to the nearest tenths. Universal rule in rounding off shall be followed. The highest possible grade that can be given to a student in any subject at the end of the semester is 100.0. The lowest is 65.0 and any grade below 75.0 is failing.
        2. No grade of incomplete will be given to any student.

    1. Homeroom Grade
    2. The final Homeroom grade of a student comes from the final weighted average grade from all the Subject Teachers and the Final Grade from the Homeroom Adviser. The grade is computed as follows:

      1. Subject Teachers’ Grade: Subject teachers assess student’s behavior in terms of whether the students have manifested expression of the following traits: honesty, helpfulness, cooperation, initiative, resourcefulness, courtesy, attentiveness, responsibility, leadership, gratefulness and other basic expected attributes. Point system is applied using a Base Grade of 89. The grades of all subject teachers within the year level are averaged and half of this grade is included in the computation of the student’s final Homeroom grade.
      2. Homeroom Adviser’s Grade: Half of the student’s final grade in Homeroom comes from the grade of the Homeroom Adviser. This grade is computed based on the following criteria: Attendance and behavior during flag ceremony, Homeroom beautification and maintenance, proper wearing of uniform, journal writing, general attitude and participation in Homeroom activities.

    3. Co-Curricular Grade
    4. The Co-Curricular Grade is based on the student’s participation in various co-curricular activities. This grade is computed as follows: From the co-curricular grades obtained by the student from the different school organizations. This grade is given by the respective club advisers.

    5. Student Progress Report (SPR)
    6. The SPR is a quarterly (JHS)/semestral (SHS) formative evaluation report that provides an on-going and descriptive evaluation to communicate student progress, in order to help students focus their efforts to improve performance before the quarterly (JHS)/semestral (SHS) assessment. The SPR is issued at least two weeks before the scheduled final exams of a given grading period or semester. It also includes student deficiencies in terms of subject requirements such as quizzes, projects, occasional papers, laboratory reports, among others. Parents/guardians are highly encouraged to set an appointment with the subject teacher/s for any clarifications to address their concerns.

    7. Report Card
    8. Report cards are issued every after every grading period (JHS)/semester (SHS). A Parent-Teacher Conference (PTC) is conducted during the release of the report cards, for parents/guardians and teachers to discuss the student’s performance. Parents are required to sign the report cards and to return them (through their child) on the day determined by the adviser.

III. UPRHS RULES AND REGULATIONS ON STUDENT CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE

As stated in the University Code, the basis of discipline is that the student shall at all times observe the laws of the land and the rules and regulations of the school. Where the disciplinary case is NOT covered under the school rules, the school may recommend to follow the Rules and Regulations of the University.

The UPRHS student is expected to observe the following minimum standards of behavior:

  1. honesty at all times;
  2. respect and courtesy towards others;
  3. observance of peace and order within the school and University premises;
  4. care and protection of all school and University property; and,
  5. observance of school and University rules and regulations.

UPRHS PROCEDURE IN DISPENSING DISCIPLINARY CASES

Consistent with the University Code on Student Conduct and Discipline, UPRHS follows the following procedures in dispensing disciplinary cases.

  1. The Principal receives official written report specifying the acts or omissions constituting the misconduct or any violation of the rules and regulations from the faculty, staff, student or any individual concerned.
  2. The Principal meets with the students reportedly involved in the case.
  3. The Principal meets with the Student Discipline Committee (SDComm) to determine whether complaint or report is sufficient to warrant a formal investigation.
  4. In cases where the report is found sufficient to warrant an investigation, parents concerned will be informed and called for a conference with the Principal and the Chairman of the SDComm to discuss the report and procedure.
  5. The Principal forms the Investigating Committee composed of the SDComm members, one student representative (President, Student Government) and one parent representative whose child is not in the same year level as the respondent/s and complainant/s, if possible.
  6. The student or faculty/staff whether complainants or respondents, shall be required to give a narrative about the case being heard. In cases where students are involved, the students’ narrative statements should bear the signature of their parents or guardian.
  7. The Investigating Committee conducts further investigation and shall submit written report with recommendations to the Principal not later than two weeks after the date of the receipt of all narrative statements. The recommendation should be signed by the majority of the members of the committee and shall include a brief statement of the findings of the case and the specific rule or regulation on which the recommendation is based.
  8. The Principal and the Guidance Counselor record in their official file the date of receipt of the report of the Investigating Committee and schedule a faculty meeting to act on the case.
  9. The investigating Committee presents report and recommendations to the faculty.
  10. The UPRHS faculty acts on the submitted recommendation.
  11. The faculty secretary provides the Principal the minutes of the meeting where the action on the case was taken.
  12. The Principal submits faculty recommendation together with all relevant documents (narrative statements, interviews, minutes of the faculty meeting, etc.) to the authorities concerned.

    College Dean- suspension of more than ten days to one month; University Chancellor (Through Channels)- suspension of more than one month; and UP President- Expulsion

    Action of the Dean- the Dean upon the report of the recommendations of the faculty through the Principal shall take appropriate action.

  13. Upon receipt of the action of the authorities concerned, the Principal shall prepare and send letter to the student/s concerned through their parents informing them of the action taken.
  14. The parents concerned, upon receipt of the letter of the Principal regarding the action on the disciplinary case, may appeal within 10 calendar days after receipt of the letter to the approving authority for reconsideration of the disciplinary measure/s through the Office of the Principal. If no appeal is made within the specified period, the disciplinary measure will commence.

RULES ON CONDUCT

  1. Making noise or any form of distraction of classes within the school premises is strictly prohibited.
  2. 1st offense - Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling.
    2nd offense - Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference.
    3rd offense - Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference and 10 points will be deducted from the adviser’s Homeroom grade for the student(s) for the quarter.

  3. Entering or staying in offices, the industrial shop, kitchen laboratory, inside the canteen working area and any area prohibited to students without official permission is not allowed.
  4. 1st offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling.
    2nd offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference.

    3rd offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference and 10 points will be deducted from the adviser’s Homeroom grade for the quarter.

  5. Gambling in any form and bringing of gambling paraphernalia inside the school premises are strictly prohibited. Paraphernalia will be confiscated.
  6. 1st offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling.
    2nd offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference and 10 points will be deducted from the adviser’s Homeroom grade for the quarter.
    3rd offense – Student(s) will be suspended for not less than 2 school days and will be given a final Homeroom grade of 65.

  7. Smoking within the school premises is strictly prohibited. Cigarettes and lighters found in students’ possession will be confiscated.
  8. 1st offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be informed of the misdemeanor.
    2nd offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference and 10 points will be deducted from the adviser’s Homeroom grade for the quarter.
    3rd offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference; will be given a final failing Homeroom grade of 70.

  9. Cheating/dishonesty in any school work, such as examination, written report and other academic requirements, is punishable.
  10. 1st offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference; Grade of 65 in the particular school work; Homeroom grade of 70 for the quarter.
    2nd offense – Student(s) will be suspended for at least 10 school days but not more than one calendar month; grade of 65 in the particular school work; will be given a Homeroom grade of 65 for the quarter.
    3rd offense – Student(s) will be dishonorably dismissed.

  11. Stealing of any form (plagiarizing, shoplifting, etc.) is prohibited within the school premises and outside the school/university premises during school hours.
  12. 1st offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the guidance counselor for counseling; parents will be called for conference; grade of 70 in the Homeroom for the quarter.
    2nd offense – Student(s) will be suspended for at least 10 school days but not more than one calendar month; will be given a Homeroom grade of 65 for the quarter.
    3rd offense – Student(s) will be dishonorably dismissed.

  13. Willfully and wantonly destroying school property or vandalism is punishable by law and by the school authorities.
  14. Writing/carving on walls, post or on any other property or facility used by the students during school activities, against teachers, students and staff members or writing/ carving one’s name or that of his organization or group or destroying decorations and meddling with school announcements are strictly prohibited.
    The student(s) will be required to repair or replace the destroyed things and clean/erase/repair the writings/carvings.
    1st offense - Student(s) will be warned and sent to the guidance counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference; Homeroom grade of 70 for the quarter.
    2nd offense – Student(s) will be suspended for at least 10 school days but not more than one calendar month: will be given a Homeroom grade of 65 for the quarter.
    3rd offense – Student(s) will be dishonorably dismissed/expelled

  15. Drinking or bringing liquor to school and during school functions within the school or university premises and/or areas covered by the municipal ordinance is strictly prohibited.
  16. 1st offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; will be given a Homeroom grade of 70 for the quarter.
    2nd offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference: will be suspended for 3 school days; will be given a Homeroom grade of 65 for the quarter.
    3rd offense – Student(s) will be suspended for at least 10 school days but not more than one calendar month; will be given a final failing Homeroom grade of 65.

    Student accomplices proven to be bringing liquor to school will be equally penalized.

  17. Quarreling which may result in serious brawls will be settled immediately with the help of a faculty member. However, bullying, ganging up and other serious cases as rumbles shall be dealt with more severely.
  18. The student(s) will be suspended for one week or more or dishonorably dismissed depending upon the gravity of the case.

  19. Carrying deadly weapons to school except for tools required/needed in class/school activities is prohibited. Such weapons will be confiscated.
  20. Serious cases will be reported to the UPLB Police Force. The student(s) will not be admitted to classes until cleared by the authorities and will be given a Homeroom grade of 65 for the quarter.

    Subsequent offenses will be reported to the law agencies and the said student(s) will be turned over to the authorities and will be dishonorably dismissed.

  21. Taking drugs without a doctor’s prescription or consent of the parents and supplying such are strictly prohibited.
  22. Student(s) taking prohibited drugs or showing signs of taking drugs or caught in possession of drugs will be investigated and if found guilty will be turned over to the law enforcers. Parents/Guardians will be summoned immediately for a conference.

    The student(s) will not be admitted to classes until cleared by the authorities and will be given a Homeroom grade of 65 for the quarter.

    Subsequent offenses would mean dishonorable dismissal.

  23. Embarrassing school authorities, oral/written defamation or any form of disrespect, unreasonable disobedience, and defiance inside or outside the school premises especially when the student(s) are in the prescribed uniform are not tolerated.
  24. The student(s) will be warned, suspended or possibly dismissed depending upon the gravity of the case and the number of times the offenses was committed. The student(s) will be required to apologize in public/in writing noted by the parents, to the person(s) concerned.

  25. Displaying unbecoming behavior with the same or opposite sex inside or outside the UPLB campus especially when the students are in the prescribed U.P.R.H.S. uniform is not tolerated.
  26. 1st offense – Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling;
    2nd offense- Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents of both students will be called for a conference; 10 points will be deducted from the adviser’s Homeroom grade for the quarter.
    3rd offense - Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents of both students will be called for conference; will be given a final failing Homeroom grade of 70.

  27. Reading, making obscene drawings, and bringing materials not suited for minors are strictly prohibited.
  28. 1st offense - Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference
    2nd offense - Student(s) will be warned and sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; Homeroom grade of 65 for the quarter; Student(s) will be required to make a written apology, duly signed by parents/guardian, addressed to Principal, Faculty and Guidance Counselor.
    3rd offense –Student(s) will be suspended for 3 school days; will be given a final Homeroom grade of 65; written apology addressed to the Principal, Faculty and Guidance Counselor

    Further offenses will be acted upon more severely.

  29. Forging signatures and tampering with school records are punishable.
  30. 1st offense - Student(s) will be warned and will be sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference; will be suspended for 3 school days; will be asked to write a letter of apology to the Principal, Faculty and Guidance Counselor duly signed by the parents/guardian; and will be given a Homeroom grade 65 for the quarter.
    2nd offense -Parents will be called for a conference; student(s) will be suspended for 5-10 school days depending on the gravity of the case; will be given a Homeroom grade of 65 for the quarter.
    3rdoffense – Student(s) will be suspended for 10 days to dishonorable dismissal; and will be given a final Homeroom grade of 65.

  31. Carrying/lighting explosives within the school premises or in school functions are punishable.
  32. Student(s) will be suspended or dishonorably dismissed depending on the gravity of the case; will be given a Homeroom grade of 65 for the quarter.

  33. Joining fraternities, sororities and organizations not recognized by UPRHS is strictly prohibited.
  34. Student(s) found guilty will be sent to the Guidance Counselor for counseling; parents will be called for a conference; Homeroom grade of 65 will be given for the quarter; students will be compelled to write a letter of resignation from the said organization noted by the parents. In case of non-compliance the student(s) will be dishonorably dismissed and will be given a final Homeroom grade of 65.
SUBSEQUENT OFFENSES WILL RESULT IN THE STUDENT/S BEING BARRED FROM ADMISSION TO THE UPRHS THE FOLLOWING ACADEMIC YEAR.
(Approved by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of the University of the Philippines at Los Baños for implementation effective 1st semester schoolyear 1988-1989.)

IV. SCHOOL POLICIES

  1. RULES ON ATTENDANCE
  2. Parents/Guardians are required to notify the school immediately whenever their child is/will be absent.

    IN CASE OF ILLNESS
    A student who is absent should present a formal letter duly signed by parents/guardians to the Guidance Counselor to process an Excuse/Admission Slip. Before a student could be admitted to class, the Excuse/Admission Slip should be presented by the student on or before the second meeting after reporting back to school and have the Excuse/Admission slip countersigned by the teacher/s. If the absence exceeds two (2) days, a medical certificate should accompany the letter.

    IN CASE OF PERSONAL REASONS
    If a student has missed class due to personal reasons such as family affairs or a need to secure pertinent documents/papers and the like, the student must first present a letter requesting permission or a letter duly signed by a parent or guardian to the Guidance Counselor and Homeroom Adviser before admission to class.

    IN CASE OF CUTTING CLASSES
    Cutting class is defined as skipping class for a part of the day, and may be classified as excused or unexcused.

    If the absence is excused, the student should submit a letter duly signed by his/her parent or guardian to the Guidance Counselor for validation and to process an Excuse/Admission Slip before admission to class.

    If the absence is unexcused, no make-up work will be given for any missed activity or quiz/exam. The parent or guardian will be called for a conference with the Guidance Counselor and Homeroom Adviser.

    The bracket system will be used in determining the equivalent number of days absent for each instance that the student committed cutting of classes.

    NO. OF CUT CLASSES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    EQUIVALENT NO. OF DAYS ABSENT 0.5 0.5 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4

    IN CASE OF EXCESSIVE ABSENCES
    Absences are considered excessive when the total accumulated number of hours lost by unexcused absences of a student exceeds 20% of the total class hours per quarter. i.e.

    NO. OF HOURS PER WEEK TOTAL NO. OF CLASS HOURS / QTR 20% OF CLASS HOURS
    3 24 4.8
    6 40 8

    If a student has excessive absences in a given quarter, the student shall automatically be given the lowest possible grade in the particular course/subject for the quarter and will be subject to counseling by the Guidance Counselor. The parent or guardian concerned will also be called for a conference with the Guidance Counselor, Homeroom Adviser and Subject Teacher concerned.

    It is the responsibility of the student to inquire and make necessary arrangement/s for the missed class activities with the subject teachers concerned.

    TARDINESS

    FLAG CEREMONY
    Flag ceremony marks the start of the school week for the UPRHS community. Students are requested to assemble at the JSLS Gym at 7:00 am every Monday, with attendance being noted by the Homeroom Advisers and assigned class monitors. The ceremony promptly begins at 7:15 am.

    The number of offenses are counted per semester. The following sanctions will be given to all latecomers:

    First Offense: Warning
    Second Offense: One hour constructive work to be rendered within the week. Parents or Guardians will be notified. For second and succeeding offenses, latecomers will be scheduled to lead the flag ceremony.
    Third Offense: Two hours of constructive work to be rendered within the week. Parents or Guardians will be asked to come for a conference with the Guidance Counselor/Homeroom Adviser.
    Fourth Offense: Four hours of constructive work to be rendered within the week. The student and his parents or guardians will be asked to come for a conference with the Principal and the Guidance Counselor/Homeroom Adviser. The student will be considered absent for the day and no make-up for any missed work will be given.
    Fifth Offense Five hours constructive work to be rendered within the week. Automatic deduction of 5 points in the final Homeroom Grade. Student and parents will be asked to come for a conference with the Principal, Guidance Counselor and Homeroom Adviser. The student will be considered absent for the day and no make-up for any missed work will be given.

    Succeeding offenses will be dealt with accordingly. A faculty will be assigned to supervise constructive work.

    REGULAR CLASSES (including Varsity Practices) A student who comes in late (15 min after the scheduled class time) for class or varsity practice should report directly to the Guidance Counselor to secure an Admission/Excuse Slip. If a student has incurred more than two (2) cases of tardiness, the student concerned together with the parents/guardian will be called for a conference with the Guidance Counselor and Homeroom Adviser.

  3. RULES ON SCHOOL UNIFORM
  4. Only students who wear the proper/prescribed uniform will be allowed to enter the school premises. If the student could not wear the proper uniform due to reasonable circumstances, a letter duly signed by the parent/guardian should be submitted to the designated member from the Student Welfare Committee (SWO) before admission to class.

    The proper school uniform should be in accordance with the following specifications:

    1. MONDAYS –THURSDAYS
    2. Boys

      • white polo with plain white undershirt neatly tucked - the sleeves of the undershirt should not be longer than the polo uniform (JHS only)
      • white polo (with UPRHS seal) with plain white undershirt - the sleeves of the undershirt should not be longer than the polo uniform (SHS only)
      • black pants
      • black school shoes with medium length white socks
      • school ID
      • hair - should be neatly combed, and should not touch the collar of the polo and cover the ears and eyebrows
        DESCRIPTION FOR HAIRCUT: The prescribed haircut for boys shall be 2x3 inches; hair at the nape should be at least an inch above the tip of the shirt collar; the fringe when combed/straightened down must NOT go beyond the eyebrows; any inappropriate hairstyles including but not limited to undercut, skinhead/semi-skinhead, Mohawk and shaved style or pattern is strictly prohibited.
      • hair dying is allowed (if necessary for medical reason) only up to solid medium brown color. Ombre and highlights are not allowed

      Girls

      • white blouse (JHS)/white blouse with UPRHS seal (SHS)
      • aquamarine blue pleated skirt (two (2) inches below the knee)
      • black school shoes with medium length white socks
      • hair should be neatly combed; hair dying is allowed (if necessary for medical reason) only up to solid medium brown color. Ombre and highlights are not allowed
      • school ID

    3. FRIDAYS
      Students are allowed to wear civilian clothes on Fridays. However, they are NOT allowed to wear the following: blouses with spaghetti straps, tube tops, backless shirts, sleeveless shirts, indecent tight-fitting blouses/shirts, hanging blouses, sandos, rubber slippers, ear piercing for boys, more than one pair of earrings for girls. For the Senior High School level, wash day/s will be designated depending on the schedules of laboratory classes.

    4. For PE, LSE, CAT-I classes and varsity practices, students should wear the prescribed uniform in these subjects. Students are STRICTLY PROHIBITED to loiter around or enter classes wearing civilian clothes, except on Fridays or during school programs requiring civilian clothes, among others.

    5. Proper decorum should be observed while wearing the school uniform.
      1. The school uniform should be properly worn at all times during regular classes and within the school premises.
      2. Students may request from the PEHM Department to use sports facilities during vacant periods, provided they wear the prescribed PE uniform.
      3. The school uniform should NOT be worn during PE class or while playing any ball games.
      4. No student is allowed to loiter in public places wearing the school uniform.
      5. No other blouses may be worn with the UPRHS skirt uniform.
      6. Ear piercing is limited to one pair for girls and is strictly prohibited for boys. Any other forms of body piercing is not allowed.
      7. Tattoos are strictly prohibited.

  5. RULES ON WEARING OF I.D.
  6. For security purposes, the school upholds the NO ID-NO ENTRY policy. However, if the student violates this policy for the first time, the student must proceed to the designated Student Welfare Committee (SWC) and follow the proper guidelines for lost ID.

    PROPER WEARING OF ID
    Students are required to wear their own ID properly at all times within the school premises. The ID strap should be hung from the neck with the picture in front, and the ID case should be free from stickers and other paraphernalia. If a student is caught not wearing his ID properly, his attention will be called and will be asked to see the designated member of the SWC. Students should properly tap their IDs at the Student Attendance Tracking System (SATS) portal upon entering/leaving school.

    LOST and MISPLACED ID
    If a student loses his ID within school premises, he should follow the given guidelines:

    1. Get a temporary ID from the SWC. This temporary ID will be valid until the availability of the new ID.
    2. Apply for the processing of a new ID from the SWC.
    3. New IDs will be released through the respective Homeroom Advisers.

  7. BRINGING GADGETS TO SCHOOL
    1. Students are allowed to bring cell phones and tablets, but are NOT allowed to use these gadgets during classes, unless otherwise allowed by the subject teacher.
    2. Students are prohibited from using cell phones and tablets for games and movies during breaks.
    3. Students should accomplish gadget/musical instrument/sports equipment PERMIT FORM from the designated member of the SWC, before they are allowed to bring the said gadgets to school. The school will NOT be held liable for misplaced/lost items. It is the responsibility of the student to take proper care of such items brought to school.
    4. Students are strictly prohibited from charging electronic gadgets anywhere in the school.
UP Rural High School, Paciano Rizal, Bay, Laguna
(049) 573 – 0093 / 501 – 0389
upruralhs@uplb.edu.ph