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Student Handbook

HANDBOOK CHAPTERS

RECENT HANDBOOK CHANGES

2023-2024 Student Handbook Amendments

Please be aware that legislative, policy or programming changes may impact student handbook information.  Amendments may be made at any time during the school year without notice. It is the responsibility of parents/guardians to review any changes to information with their students.  

Chapter 1: Introductory Information and General Notices

School Operations During a Pandemic or Other Health Emergency
Student Handbook Acknowledgement
General Information
Visitors
Equal Opportunity and Sex Equity
Animals on School Property
School Volunteers
Invitations and Gifts [PK-8]
Treats and Snacks [PK-8]
Emergency School Closings
Video and Audio Monitoring Systems
Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
Students with Food Allergies
Care of Students with Diabetes
Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention
Accommodating Breastfeeding Students
Student Appearance
Awareness and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, Grooming Behaviors, and Boundary Violations
Faith's Law Notifications
Prevention of Anaphylaxis
Sexual Abuse Response and Prevention Resource Guide

Chapter 2: Attendance, Promotion and Graduation

Attendance
Student Absences
Release Time for Religious Instruction and Observation
Make-Up Work
Truancy
Grading and Promotion
Homework
Exemption from PE Requirements
Credit for Proficiency, Non-District Experiences, Course Substitutions and Accelerated Placement
Home and Hospital Instruction
Early Graduation [HS]
Complaints About Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Programs

Chapter 3: Student Fees and Meal Costs

Fees, Fines and Charges - Waiver of Student Fees
School Lunch Program

Chapter 4: Transportation and Parking

Bus Transportation
Bus Conduct
Parking [Visitor and Student]
Student Drop-Off and Pick-Up

Chapter 5: Health and Safety

Immunization, Health, Eye and Dental Examinations
Screenings
Student Medication
Guidance and Counseling
Safety Drill Procedures
Communicable Disease
Head Lice
Emergency Treatment
Chronic Health Conditions
Concussions 

Chapter 6: Discipline and Conduct

General Building Conduct
School Dress Code 
Student Behavior
Suspension Procedures
Expulsion Procedures
Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation and Harassment
Sexual Harassment and Teen Dating Violence Prohibited
Cafeteria Rules
Field Trips
Access to Student Social Networking Passwords and Websites
Student Use of Electronic Devices

Chapter 7: Internet, Technology and Publications

Internet Acceptable Use
Guidelines for Student Distribution of Non-School Publications
Guidelines for School-Sponsored Publications, Productions and Websites [HS]
Access to Non-School Sponsored Publications  
Parent Notice: Educational Technology Vendors > Student Online Personal Protection Act
Use of Artificial Intelligence

Chapter 8: Search and Seizure

Search and Seizure

Chapter 9: Athletics and Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular and Athletic Activities: Code of Conduct
Attendance at School-Sponsored Dances
Student-Athlete Concussion and Head Injuries

Chapter 10: Special Education

Education of Children with Disabilities
Discipline of Students with Disabilities
Exemption from PE Requirements [3-HS]
Certificate of High School Completion [HS]
Access to Classroom for Special Education Observation or Evaluation
Related Service Logs

Chapter 11: Student Records and Privacy

Student Privacy Protections
Student Records
Student Biometric Information
Military Recruiters and Institutions of Higher Learning [HS]

Chapter 12: Parental Right Notifications

Teacher Qualifications
Standardized Testing
Homeless Child's Right to Education
Sex Education Instruction
English Learners
School Visitation Rights
Pesticide Application Notice
Mandated Reporter
Unsafe School Choice Option
Student Privacy
Sex Offender Notification Law
Violent Offender Community Notification
Parent Notices Required by Every Student Succeeds Act
Uniform Grievance Procedure

Appendix - Elementary School Items

Appendix - Middle School Items

Appendix - High School Items