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Discipline is defined as the training that helps students acquire specific character or pattern of behavior.
It is designed to help the students learn responsible behavior.it is expected of the student to fulfill
his/her obligations and responsibilities as a member of the QCN community and the society as a whole.
In line with this, it is imperative that a student abides the rule of conduct and discipline imposed by the
school, thereby transforming him/her into a mature, self-directed, righteous, morally upright and one
who has developed a sense of responsibility and accountability for his/ her actions.


The committee on discipline is composed of the Principal, the Assistant Principal, the Guidance
Counsellor, and Class Adviser. The members convene for deliberations regarding probations, re-
admission, exclusion, or expulsions/ dismissal of students. The decision of the Committee on the
Discipline is final, except in cases of expulsion, which is subject to the approval of the Secretary of


Quezon Colleges of the North believes that any act committed by the students that demonstrate lack of
discipline, immaturity in attitude or irresponsibility may prove detrimental to the learning process. This
may eventually lead to infringement and violations of rules and regulations set by the School. As such,
QCN has listed down what it considers as offenses and has prescribe corrective measures/ penalties to
make learners realize that they must take full responsibility for their own actions and misdemeanors.
The disciplinary sanctions stipulated here however are considered more appropriately as deterrents and
corrective actions and not penalties.

Students are subjected to the School’s disciplinary policies under any of the following conditions:

 Inside the school premises

 School vicinity
 Wearing the school uniform regardless the distance and/or place away from school
 During school related activities held outside the school campus, like field trips, competitions,
representations and any other similar events.
 Whenever, it is clear to an observer that the student committing an offense is a student from
QCN in another school campus or place.


The sanctions are simple consequences to improper behavior to students who violate the code
of discipline. Infraction of the rules and regulations of the school will be sufficient grounds for
disciplinary action. Upon investigations, the Principal decide whether or not the behavior is a
violation of the Code of Discipline and determine the appropriate sanction to such offense.
Disciplinary actions are administered based on the frequency and or gravity off the offense.

 Verbal Warning- this refers to a short conference between the class advisers and
the offender regarding the incident and outcome of the conference through
telephone call.
 Written Warning- this refers to the written communication letter given by the Class
Adviser to the offender and warning him/her not to repeat the offense committed.
The parent will be given a copy and will be requested to acknowledge the receipt of
the copy of the document.
2. SUSPENSION- this refers to a formal prohibition issued to a student after due process,
preventing him/her from reporting to school during class days and requiring him/her to do
and finish activities, assignments, and reports while at home.
3. DISMISSAL- this refers to the dropping of the name of erring students from the roll of
students for committing a grave offense or major offense r4epeatedly. No good moral
certificate will be issued by the School.


The degree of offenses is group into minor , major, and grave. The degree determines the corrective
measures imposed on the students upon the resolution of the case.

1. MINOR OFFENSES- this refers to the student’s misbehavior which can be corrected after
receiving a verbal or written warning. Minor offenses repeatedly or habitually done will be
categorized as major offense.
2. MAJOR OFFENSE- this refers to the student’s misbehavior which can be corrected once
suspension is given as corrective/disciplinary measure on the first count the offense committed.
This is to make him realize the gravity of the offense he/she committed. Major offense or
habitually done will be categorized as grave offense.
3. GRAVE OFFENSE- this refers to student’s misbehavior which the school believes can only be
corrected in a new environment. His/ her continued presence in the school might destroy,
dishonor, or discredit name and good image of the school or might influence other students.

Minor offenses are less serious offenses that require simple, regular interventions to correct the
behavior. In as much that a lot of these offenses are part of growing up, teaching them
prudence will definitely aid in their character development. Consequence for minor offenses
range from an oral reprimand to a maximum penalty of parent conference.

Students are expected to be attentive as well as participative in class in order to benefit from
the learning experience in the classroom. Such examples of positive behavior are expected in
order to have a positive learning atmosphere in the classroom. Therefore, any action that a
student does which impedes the atmosphere of learning inside the classroom misbehavior.
Expected students behavior includes the following: