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5347 Benton Rd.     Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
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Top Dog Behavior System Description



=      All students start each 9 weeks with 100 points. Discipline offenses fall into one of six levels. Students lose points for misbehavior.

=      When a student’s points fall below the following pre-determined levels, he/she receives the designated consequence:

§   90-100 points–No punishment

§   80-89 points–3 days of Lunch Kennel

§   70-79 points–5 days of Lunch Kennel

§   60-69 points– ISD 3 days

§   50-59 points– ISD 4 days

§   40-49 points– ISD 5 days

§   30-39 points– ISD 8 days

§   20-29 points– ISD 10 days/ Alternative School

§   below 20 points– ISD/Alternative School/Suspension

=      Offenses such as disrespect, inappropriate language, disruptive behavior, etc. have varying levels of severity.  Administration may deduct more points or assign automatic consequences if deemed necessary.

=      Any student who is involved in a fight will receive 5 days of ISD at a MINIMUM.  That student’s point level will be dropped so that subsequent offenses will result in additional days of ISD.

=      Students assigned to ISD will not participate in any extra-curricular activities to include sports, club activities, dances, etc.

=      Any student who falls below 60 points will not be allowed to participate in OR ATTEND extra- curricular activities. This includes club activities, field trips, athletic events, dances, etc. Once a student falls below 60 points, no points can be earned back.

=      Students may earn points back but only from the teacher deducting points.  This is done by maintaining good behavior for a period of time, left to the teacher’s discretion. No points may be earned back during the last week of the nine weeks.

=      At the end of the nine week period:

       90 points per 9-weeks

       1st 9-weeks: Popsicles on the Playground, October 5

       2nd 9-weeks: Hot Chocolate and Cookies in the Cafeteria, December 21

Second Semester - 95-100 Points for  9 Weeks Rewards 

       3rd 9-weeks: Popcorn Party, March 29 (or last day of nine weeks)

       4th 9-weeks: Ice Cream Social (last week of school)

      ***Social event themes are subject to change.  

=      At the end of the year:

       Mike Miller Trip – 380 points, no D’s or F’s, no unexcused absences

       Holiday World Trip – 400 points, no D’s or F’s, no unexcused absences

Top Dog List of Infractions

Minor 5 Points

      · Unprepared for class (> two times)

      · Tardy (> two times)

      · Dress code violation- office referral

      · Sleeping/Off task

      · Hallway violation

      · Classroom Disruption

      · Computer misuse

      · Inappropriate language

      · Failure to comply


Minor 10 Points

      · Disrespect

      · Vandalism

      · Inappropriate display of affection

      · Cell phone violation

      · Cafeteria misbehavior

      · Bus Misbehavior


Major 15 Points

      · Cheating/Lying

      · Cell phone violation

      · Disrespect


Major 20 Points

      · Computer misuse (major)

      · Bullying/Harassment

      · Skipping Class

      · Vandalism (major)

      · Physical Altercation

      · Defiance

      · Theft


Major 50 points

      · Tobacco/Nicotine product


Major 100 Points

      · Drugs/Alcohol

      · Fighting

      · Weapons

      · Law violation

McCracken County Schools
District Office
5347 Benton Rd. Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
Nondiscrimination Statement
Students, their families, employees, and potential employees of McCracken County Schools are hereby notified that the McCracken County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex or disability in employment, vocational programs, or activities set forth in compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations. Any persons having inquiries concerning McCracken County Schools™ compliance with Title II, Title VI, Title IX and/or Section 504 may contact: Director of Special Education and/or Director of Personnel and/or Director of Pupil Personnel, 5347 Benton Road, Paducah, KY 42003, (270) 538-4000. The McCracken County School System offers the following career and technical programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex or disability in grades 9-12: Agriculture, Business and Office Technology, Technology and Pre-Engineering. Persons seeking further information concerning the career and technical education offerings and specific pre-requisite criteria should contact: Mr. Michael Ceglinski, Principal of McCracken County High School, 6530 New Highway 60 West, Paducah, KY 42001, 270-538-4300, To obtain this information in a language other than English, call 270-538-4000.
504/ADA | Director of Special Education and/or Director of Personnel
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
(270) 538-4000
Title IX | Director of Pupil Personnel
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY, 42003
(270) 538-4000
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5347 Benton Road
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phone:  270-538-4000
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