Academic Integrity is a fundamental value of teaching, learning, and behavior. Maintaining high standards of academic integrity ensures the sustainability of the OPS educational process. Therefore, students are expected to commit to and be responsible for demonstrating the five fundamental values, even in the face of adversity:
The following show a lack of of academic integrity: cheating, collusion, falsifying records, lying, plagiarism (including electronic - see turnitin.com below). alteration of materials, forgery, or providing or using external assistance relating to an examination, test, quiz, or daily assignment, without the expressed permission of the teacher, including looking at another student's work, sharing answers, or copying another student's work or any act designed to give unfair academic advantage to the student.
turnitin.com is a paid service available to North High students. It's primary purpose is the prevention of plagiarism and its use, in some classes, is mandatory.