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One of the main goals of Townsend Harris High School is to assist in your educational and social development.   Our code of discipline is designed to promote a sense of the rights and responsibilities of a citizen in a democratic society.   This is implicit in the Ephebic Oath which is respected by all Townsend Harris students.    Expectations include:

  • Respect for oneself
  • Respect for others and their rights and property
  • Respect for the property of the Townsend Harris community
  • Respect for the legally constituted authority and the legal responsibility of those in authority

The Townsend Harris Code of Behavior is a supplement to the Citywide discipline Code.   With the cooperation of the Townsend Harris High School community, the Code of Behavior and Discipline Code will provide a positive and fair approach to dealing with unacceptable behavior.