District Policy

 

NOTUS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 135

POLICY MANUAL

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

1000 Board of Trustees

Continuity of the Board

  • 1000  Legal Status and Operation
  • 1010  Organization and Classification

School Board Elections

  • 1100  Membership
  • 1110  Election
  • 1110P  Candidate Edification Procedure
  • 1120  Taking Office
  • 1120P  Oath of Office Procedure
  • 1130  Resignation
  • 1140  Vacancies

Organization and Government of the Board       

  • 1200  Annual Organization Meeting
  • 1205  School Board Powers and Duties
  • 1210  Qualifications, Terms, and Duties Of Board Officers
  • 1220  Clerk
  • 1230  Duties of the Treasurer
  • 1240  Duties of the Individual Trustees
  • 1250  Committees
  • 1260  Authorization of Signatures

Governance

  • 1300  District Policy
  • 1310  Administrative Procedures
  • 1320  Management Rights

Principals of Operations

  • 1400  Board/Staff Communication
  • 1402  School Board Use of Electronic Mail
  • 1410  Board-Superintendent Relationship
  • 1420  Trustee Expenses
  • 1430  Trustee Insurance
  • 1440  Board Participation in Activities

Board Meetings and Board Meeting Procedures

  • 1500  Board Meetings
  • 1500P  School Board Meeting Procedures
  • 1510  Open Meeting Law Compliance and Cure
  • 1525  Board Meeting News Coverage
  • 1530  Records Available to Public
  • 1530F  Public Records Request Form

Board Ethics, Growth and Development

  • 1600  Code of Ethics
  • 1610  Conflict of Interest
  • 1615  Trustee Spouse Employment
  • 1620  Annual Goals and Objectives
  • 1630  Evaluation of the Board
  • 1640  In-Service Conferences for Trustees
  • 1645  Board Development Opportunities
  • 1650  New Board Member Workshops

2000 Instruction

Curriculum

  • 2100 Curriculum Development and Assessment
  • 2110 Lesson Plan
  • 2120 Program Evaluation and Diagnostic Tests
  • 2125 K-3 Reading Intervention
  • 2130 Research Studies
  • 2140 Student and Family Privacy Rights
  • 2140F Student and Family Privacy Rights – Consent Form
  • 2150 Copyright
  • 2150P Copyright Compliance Procedure

Instructional Organization

  • 2200 School Year Calendar and Day
  • 2210 School Closure
  • 2210P School Closure Procedure
  • 2220  Pre-Kindergarten Programs
  • 2230  Grade Organization
  • 2335  Digital Citizenship and Safety Education
  • 2240  Class Size

Programs and Services

  • 2300  Guidance and Counseling
  • 2301  Nutrition Services
  • 2305  Nutrition Education
  • 2307  Physical Activities and Opportunities
  • 2310   Health Enhancement
  • 2320  Drivers Training Education
  • 2330  Community and Adult Education
  • 2340  Controversial Issues and Academic Freedom
  • 2340F  Parental Opt-Out Form for Sex Education
  • 2341  Speakers in the Classroom
  • 2341P  Controversial Speakers Procedure
  • 2350  Student Religious Activity at School
  • 2355  Release Time for Religious Instruction
  • 2370  Homebound, Hospital and Home Instruction
  • 2370P  Homebound, Hospital and Home Instruction Procedure
  • 2375  Service Animals in Schools
  • 2380  Elementary and Secondary Education Act Waiver
  • 2385  Supplemental Education Services
  • 2390  Limited English Proficiency Program
  • 2395  Idaho Digital Learning Academy Classes

Special or Alternative Instruction

  • 2400  Special Education (Reserved)
  • 2400P   Special Education (Reserved) Procedure
  • 2410  Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act Of 1973
  • 2410P  Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act Of 1973 Procedure
  • 2420  Title I
  • 2420P  Title I Procedure
  • 2425  Parental Rights
  • 2430  Gifted and Talented Programs
  • 2435  Advanced Opportunities
  • 2435F  Advanced Opportunities Participation Form
  • 2440  Alternative Credit Options
  • 2450  Contracted Student Services

Instructional Materials

  • 2500  Library Materials
  • 2510  Selection of Library Materials
  • 2510P  Selection of Library Materials Procedure
  • 2520  Curricular Materials
  • 2530  Learning Materials Review
  • 2540  Selection, Adoption and Removal of  Curricular Materials
  • 2545  Technology Advisory Council
  • 2550  Field Trips, Excursions and Outdoor Education
  • 2550P  Chaperone Room Check Procedure
  • 2560  Contests for Students
  • 2570  Use of Commercially Produced Video Recordings
  • 2570F  Parent Opt-Out/Consent Form Re: Movies

Grading and Promotion

  • 2600  Promotion and Retention (K-8)
  • 2605  Advancement Requirements (7-9) Pirates Pathways to Promotion
  • 2610  Advancement Requirements (K-8)
  • 2615 Advanced Requirements (9-12)
  • 2620  Grading and Progress Reports
  • 2622  Credit by Examination
  • 2625  Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • 2630  Homework

Graduation

  • 2700  High School Graduation Requirements
  • 2700P  High School Graduation Requirements Procedure
  • 2705  Military Compact Waiver
  • 2710  Alternative Measures to the Idaho Standards Achievement Tests
  • 2710P  Alternative Route to Graduation
  • 2720  Participation in Commencement Exercises

Accreditation

  • 2800  Objectives

3000 Students

Enrollment and Attendance

  • 3000  Entrance, Placement and Transfer
  • 3010  Open Enrollment
  • 3010P  Open Enrollment Procedures
  • 3010F Open Enrollment Application Form
  • 3020  Enrollment and Attendance Records
  • 3020P  Enrollment and Attendance Records Procedure
  • 3030  Part-Time Attendance/Dual Enrollment
  • 3040  Compulsory Attendance
  • 3040F1  Compulsory Attendance Form 1
  • 3040F2  Compulsory Attendance Form 2
  • 3050  Attendance Policy
  • 3060  Education of Homeless Children
  • 3070  Students of Legal Age
  • 3080  Nonresident Student Attendance
  • 3090 Foreign Exchange Students
  • 3090P  Foreign Exchange Students Procedure
  • 3100  Programs for At-Risk/Disadvantaged Students

Students Rights and Responsibilities

  • 3200  Students Rights and Responsibilities
  • 3210  Uniform Grievance Procedure
  • 3220  Student Use of Building: Equal Access
  • 3225  Student Clubs: Equal Access
  • 3225B  Student Clubs Background
  • 3225F  Student Club Risk Management Plan Form
  • 3230  Student Government
  • 3240  Student Publications
  • 3250  Distribution and Posting Materials
  • 3260  Student Dress
  • Bring Your Own Technology Program(recommended 3260)
  • Bring Your Own Technology Program (recommended 3260F) Permission Form
  • 3265  Electronic Communication Devices Allowed With Controls
  • 3270  District-Provided Access to Electronic Information, Services and Networks
  • 3270P  Acceptable Use of Electronic Networks Procedure
  • 3270F  Internet Access Conduct Agreement Form
  • 3280  Equal Education, Nondiscrimination and Sex Equity
  • 3281  ●Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
  • 3285  Relationship Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
  • 3290  Sexual Harassment/Intimidation of Students
  • 3290F  Sexual Harassment/Intimidation of Students Form
  • 3295  Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Cyber Bullying, Menacing
  • 3295P  Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Cyber Bullying, Menacing Procedure
  • 3295F  Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Cyber Bullying, Menacing Form
  • 3296  Bullying Awareness Week
  • 3300  Drug Free School Zone
  • 3305  Prohibition of Tobacco Possession and Use
  • 3310  Gangs and Gang Activity
  • 3320  Substance and Alcohol Abuse
  • 3330  Student Discipline
  • 3335  Academic Honesty
  • 3340  Corrective Actions and Punishment
  • 3340P  Corrective Actions and Punishment Procedure
  • 3345  Use of Restraint, Seclusion, and Aversive Techniques for Students
  • 3350 Detention
  • 3360  Discipline of Students with Disabilities
  • 3365  Student Sex Offenders
  • 3370  Search and Seizure
  • 3370P  Search and Seizure Procedure
  • 3380  Extra-Curricular and Co-Curricular Participation
  • 3390  Extra and Co-Curricular Chemical Use
  • 3400  Extracurricular Activities Drug-Testing Program
  • 3400F  Extracurricular Consent Form
  • 3410  School Sponsored Student Activities
  • 3420  Student Fund Raising Activities
  • 3430  Distribution of Fund Drive Literature Through Students
  • 3440  Student Fees, Fines and Charges/Return Of Property
  • 3450  Student Vehicle Parking
  • 3450F  Student Vehicle Parking Application Form
  • 3460  Student Trip to Foreign Country

Student Protection

  • 3500  Student Health/Physical Screenings/Examinations
  • 3505  Concussion Protocol
  • 3505F1  Acknowledgement of Receipt of Concussion Guidelines Form 1
  • 3505F2  Authorization to Return to Play or Participate In Student Sports Form 2
  • 3510  Student Medicines
  • 3510F1  Authorization for Self-Administered Medication Form 1
  • 3510F2  Indemnification/Hold Harmless Form 2
  • 3515  Food Allergy Management
  • 3515P  Food Allergy Management Procedure
  • 3515B  Food Allergy Management Background
  • 3515F  Emergency Care Plan Form
  • 3520  Contagious of Infectious Diseases
  • 3525  Immunization Requirements
  • 3530  Suicide
  • 3540  Emergency Treatment
  • 3545  Student Interviews, Interrogations or Arrests
  • 3550  Removal of a Student During School Hours
  • 3550P  Removal of a Student During School Hours Procedure
  • 3560  Video Surveillance
  • 3565  Termination of Driving Privileges
  • 3570  Student Records
  • 3570F  Student Records (Notification to Parents And Students) Form
  • 3570P  Student Records (Maintenance of School Student Records) Procedure
  • 3575  Student Data Privacy and Security
  • 3580  Relations with Non-custodial Parents
  • 3610  Records of Missing Children
  • 3620  Transfer of Student Records
  • 3630  Late Work
  • 3640  Meal Charging

4000 Community Relations

Public Participation

  • 4100  Public Relations
  • 4105  Public Participation in Board Meetings
  • 4105F  Request to Appear Before the Board Form
  • 4110  Public Complaints
  • 4120  Uniform Grievance
  • 4120F  Uniform Grievance Form
  • 4130  Public Access to District Records
  • 4140  Visitors to the Schools
  • 4150  Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
  • 4160 Notice to Parents Required by No Child Left Behind Act of  2001 (NCLB)

Public Access

  • 4200  School-Support Organizations
  • 4210  Community Use of School Facilities
  • 4210P  ●Community Use of School Facilities Procedure
  • 4210F1  Application and Agreement for Use  Of School Facilities Form 1
  • 4210F2  Hold Harmless Agreement for Use Of School Facilities Form 2
  • 4225  Equipment Usage
  • 4230  Use of School Property for Posting Notices
  • 4240  Distribution of Fund Drive Literature  Through Students
  • 4250  Educational Research in District Schools
  • 4260  Records Available to the Public
  • 4260F  District Record Request Form

Public Conduct

  • 4300  Conduct on School Property
  • 4310  Contact with Students
  • 4320  Disruption of School Operations
  • 4325  Abuse of School Personnel
  • 4330  Spectator Conduct and Sportsmanship for Athletic and Co Curricular Events
  • 4340  Spectator Attendance at Activity Practice And Events

Relations with Government Agencies

  • 4400  Relations with Law Enforcement and ChildProtective Agencies
  • 4410  Investigations and Arrest by Police
  • 4420  Sex Offenders
  • 4420F1  Letter to Parents Regarding Sex Offenders Form 1
  • 4420F2  Letter to Employers and Contractors  Regarding Sex Offenders

Gifts

  • 4500  Public Gifts/Donations to the Schools
  • 4500R  Public Gifts/Donations to the Schools  Regulations
  • 4510  Public Gifts to the Schools: Donations Of Material/Equipment Affecting Building Structure or Maintenance                           
  • 4510R  Public Gifts to the Schools: Donations  Of Materials/Equipment Affecting Building Structure or Maintenance Regulations
  • 4520  Soliciting and Accepting Grants and Donations

Volunteers

  • 4600  Volunteer Assistance
  • 4600P  Volunteer Procedure
  • 4600F1  Volunteer Application Form 1
  • 4600F2  Volunteer Criminal History Records Fingerprint Check Request Form 2
  • 4600F3  Volunteer Code of Confidentiality Form 3

5000 Personnel

Hiring

  • 5100  Hiring Process and Criteria
  • 5100P  Procedures for Obtaining Personnel Records For Applicants
  • 5100F1  Authorization for Release of Information Form 1
  • 5100F2 Request to Employer Form 2
  • 5100F3  Request for Verification of Certificate Form 3
  • 5105  Certificated Personnel Reemployment
  • 5107  Informal Review
  • 5110  Criminal History/Background Checks
  • 5120 Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
  • 5125  Reporting New Employees
  • 5130  Administrative Leave

Employee Rights, Responsibilities and Conduct

  • 5200  Applicability of Personnel
  • 5205  Job Descriptions
  • 5210  Work Day
  • 5220  Assignment, Reassignment and Transfers
  • 5230  Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
  • 5235  Health Examinations
  • 5240  Sexual Harassment/Sexual Intimidation In the Workplace
  • 5240F  Sexual Harassment/Sexual Intimidation In the Workplace Form
  • 5250  Staff Complaints/Uniform Grievance
  • 5260  Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
  • 5260F  Report of Suspected Child Abuse,  Abandonment or Neglect Form
  • 5265  Employee Responsibilities regarding Student Harassment, Bullying
  • 5270  Report of Suspected Child Abuse,  Abandonment or Neglect
  • 5280  Personal Conduct
  • 5281  Professional Standards Commission (PSC) Code of Ethics
  • 5285  Solicitations
  • 5295  Professional Employee Representation for Purposes of Negotiations
  • 5300  Political Activity Staff Participation
  • 5310  Tobacco Free
  • 5320  Drug-Free Workplace
  • 5320P  Drug and Alcohol Abuse Testing Program And Procedure
  • 5320F  Drug and Alcohol Abuse Testing  Acknowledgement Form
  • 5325  Employee Use of Social Media Sites, Including Personal Sites
  • 5325P  Recommended Practices for Use of Social Media Sites, Including Personal Sites
  • 5330  Employee Electronic Mail and Online Services Usages
  • 5330F  Computer Use Agreement Form
  • 5335  Employee use of Electronic Communication Devices
  • 5340  Evaluation of Certificated Personnel
  • 5350  Certified Personnel Resignation (Release from Contract)
  • 5360  Dress and Appearance
  • 5370  Non-School Employment by Professional Staff Members
  • 5380  Professional Research and Publishing

Compensation and Benefits

  • 5400  Leaves of Absences
  • 5405  Proof of Illness
  • 5410  Family and Medical Leave
  • 5410P  Family and Medical Leave Procedure
  • 5412  Jury Duty
  • 5413  Witness for Court Appearance Leave
  • 5420  Long-Term Illness/Temporary Disability/Maternity Leave
  • 5420P  Long-Term Illness/Temporary Disability/Maternity Leave Procedure
  • 5430  Insurance Benefits for Employees/Trustees
  • 5440  School Holidays
  • 5450  Vacation Leave
  • 5460  Workers Compensation Benefits
  • 5470  Leaves of Absence-Military Leave
  • 5480  Leadership Premiums
  • 5490  Tuition Reimbursement
  • 5490P  Tuition Reimbursement Procedure

Certified Personnel Records

  • 5500  Personnel Records
  • 5500P  Releasing Personnel Records to Hiring School Districts

Employee Health and Welfare

  • 5600  Staff Health
  • 5610 Prevention of Disease Transmission

Employee Practices

  • 5700  Substitutes
  • 5710  Teacher’s Aids/Para educators
  • 5720 Volunteers/Contractors
  • 5725 Private Service Providers/Consultants
  • 5730  Volunteer-Authorization to Release Information
  • 5740  Reduction in Force
  • 5740P  Reduction in Force Procedure
  • 5750  Employing Retired Teachers and Administrators

Classified Employees

  • 5800  Classified Employment, Assignment and Grievance
  • 5800P  Classified Employment, Assignment and Grievance Procedure
  • 5810  Compensatory Time and Overtime/ Classified Employees
  • 5815  Employee Compensation Non-Annualized Election
  • 5820  Evaluation of Non-Certified Staff
  • 5830  Drug and Alcohol Testing for Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers
  • 5830P  Drug and Alcohol Testing for Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers Procedure

6000 Administration

6100  Superintendent                                                                                                                                                

  • 6100P  Board/Superintendent Relations Procedure

6200  District Organization           

  • 6200P  District Organizational Chart 

Administrative Staff

  • 6300  Duties and Qualification of Administrative Staff other than Superintendent
  • 6310  Employment Restrictions for Administrative Personnel
  • 6320  Evaluation of Administrative Staff
  • 6330  Professional Growth Development
  • 6400  Principals

7000 Financial Management

  • 7000  Goals
  • 7010  Equivalence in Instructional Staff and Materials

Budget

  • 7100  Budgeting and Program Planning
  • 7110  Budget Implementation and Execution
  • 7120  Budget Adjustment

Accounting System

  • 7200  Accounting System Design
  • 7210  GASB Statement 34 Accounting System
  • 7218  Federal Grant Financial Management Systems
  • 7220  Documentation and Approval of Claims
  • 7225  Financial Fraud and Theft Prevention
  • 7230  Financial Reporting and Audits
  • 7235  IDEA Part B Expenditures
  • 7235F1  IDEA Part B Expenditures Form 1
  • 7235F2 IDEA Part B Expenditures Form 2
  • 7235F3  IDEA Part B Expenditures Form 3
  • 7235P  IDEA Part B Expenditures Procedure
  • 7237  Retention Record Relating to Federal Grants
  • 7240  Federal Impact Funds
  • 7240B  Federal Impact Funds Background
  • 7240P  Federal Impact Funds Procedure
  • 7250  Fund Accounting System
  • 7260 Student Activity Funds
  • 7270  Property Records

7300 Revenues                                                                                                                                                            

  • 7305  Investment of Funds
  • 7310  Advertising in Schools/Revenue
  • 7320  Allowable Uses for Grant Monies
  • 7320P1  Determining Necessity and Reasonableness Of Expenses Procedure 1
  • 7320P2  Selected Items of Cost Procedure 2

Expenses

  • 7400  Purchases
  • 7400F  Purchasing Form
  • 7400P1  Procurement Under a Federal Award Procedure 1
  • 7400P2  Procurement Methods Under a Federal Award Procedure 2
  • 7400P3  Requirements and Restrictions for  Procurement Under a Federal Award Procedure 3
  • 7400P4  Federal Contract Administration Procedure 4
  • 7405  Public Works Contracting and Procurement
  • 7407  Public Procurement of Goods and Services
  • 7410  Petty Cash Funds
  • 7420  Personal Reimbursements
  • 7430  Travel Allowances and Expenses
  • 7440  Credit Cards
  • 7450  Federal Cash Management
  • 7450P1  Timely Obligation of Funds Procedure 1
  • 7450P2  Program Income Procedure 2

Fees

  • 7500  New Fees or Increase of Fees

Financial Management

  • 7600  Declaration of Financial Emergency
  • 7600F  Declaration of Financial Emergency  Resolution Form
  • 7600P Declaration of Financial Emergency Procedure

8000 Non-Instructional Operations

8100 Transportation                                                                                                                                                  

  • 8105  Extracurricular Transportation
  • 8105P  Extracurricular Transportation Discipline Procedure
  • 8105F  ●COSSA Transportation Liability Waiver Form
  • 8110  Safety Busing
  • 8115  Maximum Drive Time
  • 8120  Bus Routes, Stops and Non-Transportation Zones
  • 8130  Transportation of Students with Disabilities
  • 8140  Student Conduct on Buses
  • 8150  Unauthorized School Bus Entry
  • 8160 Contracting for Transportation Services
  • 8170  District-Owned Vehicles
  • 8170P  District-Owned Vehicles Procedure
  • 8180  Driver Training and Responsibility
  • 8185  Use of Wireless Communication Devices by Bus Driver
  • 8190  Emergencies Involving Transportation Vehicles
  • 8195  District Vehicle Idling

Wellness                                                                                                            

  • 8200  Healthy Lifestyles
  • 8210  District Nutrition Committee
  • 8220  Food Services
  • 8230  District Nutrition Standards
  • 8235  Water Consumption/Water Bottle
  • 8240  School Meals
  • 8250  Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales
  • 8270  Teacher-to-Student Incentive

Emergencies

  • 8300  Emergencies/Disaster Preparedness
  • 8300P1  Emergencies/Disaster Preparedness Procedure 1
  • 8300P2  Explosion or Fallen Aircraft Procedure 2
  • 8300P3  Hazardous Material Spill Procedure 3
  • 8300P4  Bomb Threat Procedure 4
  • 8300P5  Violent or Criminal Behavior Procedure 5
  • 8300P6  Earthquake Procedure 6
  • 8300P7  Severe Weather Emergency: Tornado or Lightning Procedure 7
  • 8300P8  Natural Gas Leak Procedure 8
  • 8300P9  Broken Water Main Procedure 9
  • 8300F  Bomb Threat Report Form
  • 8310  Automated External Defibrillators
  • 8310P  Automated External Defibrillators Procedure
  • 8310F1  Automated External Defibrillators-Certified  Users Form 1
  • 8310F2  Automated External Defibrillators-Inspection And Inventory Form 2
  • 8310F3  Automated External Defibrillators-Incident Report Form 3
  • 8320 Fire Drills and Evacuation Plans   

  • 8320P  ●Emergency Drills, Rules and Procedures

  • 8400 Activity Trips                                                                                                                                                     

  • 8500 Risk Management                                                                                                                                           

  • 8510  District Safety
  • 8520  Inspection of School Facilities/Emergency Evacuation Plan
  • 8530  Property Damage

8600 Records Management                                                                                                                                 

  • 8605  Retention of District Records
  • 8610 HIPPA

8700 Computer Software                                                                                                                                        

9000 School Facilities

  • 9000  Goals
  • 9100  Acquisition, Use and Disposal of School Property
  • 9200  Contractor License, Surety Bonds and Insurance
  • 9300  Operation and Maintenance of District Facilities
  • 9400  Safety Program
  • 9500  Security
  • 9600  Facility Operations
  • 9610  Waste Management and Recycling
  • 9700  District Wide Asbestos Program
  • 9705  Hazard Mitigation-Chemistry Lab Disposal
  • 9800  Naming of School Facilities
  • 9805  Memorials on School Grounds

 





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