From the Shady Side Academy Senior School Handbook:
Academic Integrity Plagiarism, lying, cheating, stealing, etc. are alien to the Guiding Principle of Honesty and are unacceptable. The principle of academic integrity is the cornerstone of a school community. Cheating or giving and receiving unacknowledged assistance in academic work are unacceptable behavior in this community. Such actions will likely result in disciplinary actions. (page 29)
pla·gia·rize | \ ˈplā-jə-ˌrīz also -jē-ə- \
: to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source
Plagiarism.org Examples of Plagiarism:
Use noodletools.com and the steps below to help you avoid Plagiarism
To Paraphrase means to take a short segment of information and put it in your own words while not changing the original meaning. Paraphrasing is not a summary of information. When you paraphrase you need to include an intext citation or footnote.
Paraphrasing is an alternative to using quotes in your research. It is a way to show that you understand the information by putting it in your own words.
See the Plagiarism Tips and examples below from Scribbr.com
The five steps to paraphrasing may seem straightforward, but writing an idea in a different way than the published version can be difficult. These are four tricks you can apply to help you do so.