The integrity of Senn High School depends upon strict adherence to ethical behavior and academic honesty by its students. Unethical behavior and academic dishonesty include:
Any student accused of academic dishonesty will have access to due process under the Uniform Discipline Code. In addition, one of the following may be recommended depending on the severity of the act:
At all times during research and writing, guard against plagiarism and collusion by documenting everything you borrow and by keeping careful notes that distinguish between your own thoughts and the material gathered from others. Forms of plagiarism include the failure to give appropriate acknowledgement when:
Cite your sources when directly quoting another or using another's ideas, theories, data, figures, graphs, or electronic information. In-text citations and Work Cited or Bibliography pages may be prepared using Writers Inc.
* Adapted from The Vade Mecum of the International Baccalaureate Programme, James Madison High School: School Policies