231.  SOCIAL EVENTS AND CLASS TRIPS - Pg.

231.  SOCIAL EVENTS AND CLASS TRIPS

1.        Purpose

The Board recognizes the value of student social events and class trips in enhancing and enriching the school experience for students.

2.        Authority

        SC 511

The Board shall make school facilities available and provide appropriate staff for social events within the school facilities that have been approved by the building principal.

        SC 517

Class trips and social events that take place outside of school facilities require approval by the Board.

3.        Guidelines

        SC 510

As voluntary participants in school social events and class trips, students shall be held responsible for compliance with District policies and rules. Infractions of those policies or rules will be subject to the same disciplinary measures applied during the regular school program.

Participation in school events is not a right and may be denied to any student who has demonstrated disregard for the policies and rules of the District or the school.

4.        Delegation of

        Responsibility

The Superintendent or designee shall develop procedures for the conduct of student social events and class trips which include the following:

        SC 511

  1. Designation of a staff member who shall be the Board employee responsible for the event.

  1. Provision of adequate adult supervision or police protection, as required by the circumstances of the event.

  1. Formulation of rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of all participants and distribution of such rules and regulations to all students and adults involved.

School Code

510, 511, 517

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