HANOVER PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT

403 Moul Avenue      Hanover PA 17331

     Telephone (717) 637-9000 ∙ Fax (717) 630-4617

    www.hpsd.k12.pa.us

ANNUAL NOTICES FOR PARENTS & GUARDIANS

Hanover Public School District invites parents and guardians of students to review the following Annual Notices for Parents/Guardians. Please do not hesitate to contact your school principal with any questions or concerns about the information contained in these notices.

Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA)

The Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) requires school districts to inspect their buildings for asbestos-containing building materials and develop, maintain and update an asbestos management plan. Hanover Public School District provides the following Annual Notice for parents and guardians of Hanover Public School District students, in accordance with the regulations set forth by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA).

It is the intention of Hanover Public School District to comply with all federal and state regulations controlling asbestos and to take whatever steps are necessary to ensure students and employees a healthy and safe environment in which to learn and work. You are welcome to review a copy of the asbestos management plan in school district administrative office or administrative office of the school during regular business hours. Mr. Timothy Kress is our designated asbestos program coordinator, and all inquiries regarding the asbestos plan and asbestos-related issues should be directed to Mr. Kress at (717) 637-9000 extension 6051.

Child Find (Special Education)

Hanover Public School District provides the following Annual Notice to parents and guardians of Hanover Public School District students to describe the special education programs and services that are available, the process by which each of the school entities screens and evaluates students to determine eligibility for special education services, gifted services, or Chapter 15/504 services, and information regarding the confidentiality of student educational records. If you would like a copy of this notice in a language other than English, please contact Hanover Public School District at (717) 637-9000 extension 6040 or email lgunnet@hanoverpublic.org for assistance.

Annual Notice of Special Education Services

Child Nutrition Programs

Hanover Public School District provides the following Annual Notice for parents and guardians of Hanover Public School District Students, in accordance with the regulations set forth by the Free and Reduced Lunch Program and the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which reauthorized the School Lunch Programs of the Child Nutrition Act.

Notice of Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Link to Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Hanover Public School District has adopted a School Wellness policy in accordance with the law. (Policy 246)

Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Hanover Public School District provides the following Annual Notices for parents and guardians of Hanover Public School District students, in accordance with the regulations set forth by Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Notice of Title I Parental Involvement (District Policy No. 918)

Notice of English as a Second Language/Bilingual Education Program (District Policy No. 138)

Notice of Parents Right to Know Teacher and Paraprofessional Qualifications (District Policy No. 524)

Middle School Parent Notification

ELL Parent Notification

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Hanover Public School District provides the following Annual Notice to parents and guardians of Hanover Public School District students in accordance with the regulations set forth by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). If your family speaks a home language other than English and you need assistance translating these documents beyond that provided by Google Translate, please contact us at (717) 637-9000 extension 6016, or by email at sseiple@hanoverpublic.org.

FERPA Notice

Policy 216 (Students Records)

Policy 800 (Records Management)

Policy 801 (Public Records)

Policy 830 (Breach of Computerized Personal Information)

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Hanover Public School District provides the following Annual Notice to parents and guardians of Hanover Public School District students, in accordance with the regulations set forth by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). If you would like a copy of this annual notice in a language other than English, please contact (717) 637-9000 extension 6016 or email sseiple@hanoverpublic.org.

IDEA Notice

McKinney Vento Act (Homeless Students)

Hanover Public School District provides the following Annual Notice to parents and guardians of Hanover Public School District students, in accordance with the regulations set forth by the McKinney Vento Act (Homeless Students). If you need assistance translating this document or information beyond what is provided by Google Translate, please contact us at (717) 637-9000 extension 4001, or email mhershner@hanoverpublic.

Annual Notice Regarding Homeless Students

Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA)

Hanover Public School District provides the following Annual Notice to parents and guardians of Hanover Public School District students, in accordance with the regulations set forth by the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA).

(PPRA) Notice

Policy 209

Policy 235.1

Title IX Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Hanover Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts or other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination in school and classroom practices:  Dr. Susan Seiple, Assistant to the Superintendent, 403 Moul Avenue, Hanover, PA 17331 (717) 637-9000 extension 6016. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination in employment and contact practices:  Mrs. BJ Frock, Director of Human Resources, 403 Moul Avenue, Hanover, PA 17331 (717) 637-9000 extension 6013.

Policy 103

Policy 504

Additional Annual Notices for Hanover Public School District

Residents, Parents & Guardians

Hanover Public School District provides parents/guardians with annual notice of the following policies and procedures in accordance with our District Policy Manual:

Annual Report

Policy 006 - Meetings

Policy 103 - Nondiscrimination in School and Classroom Practices

Policy 103.1- Nondiscrimination - Qualified Students with Disabilities

Policy 104 - Nondiscrimination in Employment Practices

Policy 113 - Special Education

Policy 114 - Gifted Education

Policy 123 - Interscholastic Athletics

Policy 123.2 - Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Policy 138 - English as a Second Language/Bilingual Education Program

Policy 142 - Migrant Students

Policy 143 - Standards for Persistently Dangerous Schools

Policy 144 - Standards for Victims of Violent Crimes

Policy 146 - Student Services

Policy 200 - Enrollment in District

Policy 203 - Immunizations and Communicable Diseases

Policy 204 - Attendance

Policy 209 - Health Services/Examinations/Screenings

Policy 209.1 - Food Allergy Management

Policy 210 - Use of Medications

Policy 211 - Student Accident Insurance

Policy 216 - Student Records

Policy 218 - Student Discipline

Policy 218.2 - Weapons

Policy 222 - Smoking and the Use of Tobacco

Policy 226 - Searches

Policy 235 - Student Rights & Responsibilities

Policy 235.1 - Surveys

Policy 236 - Student Assistance Program

Policy 237 - Electronic Devices

Policy 246 - District Wellness

Policy 247 - Hazing

Policy 248 - Unlawful Harassment

Policy 249 - Bullying/Cyberbullying

Policy 250 - Student Recruitment

Policy 312 - Evaluation of Superintendent

Policy 324 - Personnel Records

Policy 604 - Budget Hearing

Policy 619 - District Audit

Policy 621 - Local Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Policy 705 - Safety

Policy 707 - Community Use of School Facilities

Policy 716 - Integrated Pest Management

Policy 806 - Child Abuse

Policy 808 - Food Services

Policy 810 - Transportation

Policy 815 - Acceptable Use of Information Technology

Policy 904 - Public Attendance at School Events

Policy 906 - Public Complaints

Policy 918 - Title I Parental Involvement