Code of Conduct Article III: Student Conduct, Section G

G. Mandatory Suspension for Bringing a Firearm to School

Students Who Bring a Weapon to Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District Property or Functions

Any student found guilty of bringing or possessing a “firearm,” as defined above, onto Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District property will be subject to  suspension from Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District programs for at least one calendar year. Before being suspended, the student will have an  opportunity for a hearing pursuant to Education Law §3214. The  superintendent has the authority to modify the one- year suspension on a  case-by-case basis. In deciding whether to modify the penalty, the  superintendent may consider the following:

  1. The student’s age.
  2. The student’s grade in school.
  3. The student’s prior disciplinary record.
  4. The superintendent’s belief that other forms of discipline may be more  effective.
  5. Input from parents/persons in parental relation, teacher, and/or others.
  6. Other extenuating circumstances.

A student with a disability may be suspended in accordance with the  requirements of state and federal law.