The contents of the 2016-2017 Family Handbook (formally the Parent/Student Handbook) are to be accepted by parents and students as essential parts of the contract between them and St. Cecilia Catholic School. Violation of its spirit, intent, philosophy, or rules will be just cause for administrative action. By becoming familiar with our procedures, you will be able to cooperate with the school in our endeavor to educate your children. The students are expected to become familiar with the policies and regulations of the school, which are all intended to be a positive and motivating part of your children’s education. The enrollment of a student at St. Cecilia Catholic School is considered to be an agreement on the part of a student and his/her parents/guardians that they will comply with all the school procedures, rules, and regulations as set forth in this handbook. The school and/or principal retain the right to amend, suspend, or add new rules or guidelines for just cause. The principal reserves the right to waive and/or deviate from any and all disciplinary regulations for just cause at her discretion. Parents will be given prompt notification if changes are made.