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Tuesday, May 15

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    SMOKING ON SCHOOL PREMISES
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    products and e-cigaretteselectronic cigarettes, electronic cigars, electronic pipes or other similar products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization, within the
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    during school-sponsored activities,activities is also
    A staff member determined to be in violation of this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action.
    A student determined to be in violation of this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action pursuant to the student discipline code.
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Friday, March 9

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    STUDENT TRANSPORTATION IN PRIVATE VEHICLES
    School buses will be used for the transportation of students participating in co-curricular or extracurricular activities. However, when buses are not available, private vehicles may be permitted to transport students to or from school activities that fall within the academic day or extend the school day provided all of the following conditions are met:
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Thursday, January 18

  1. page ACAB edited ... 2. Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employ…
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    2. Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment or education decisions affecting such individual.
    3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or educational performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.
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    Grievance Officer: [Judy Paolucci,[Marilyn Tencza, Superintendent, 1078
    The committee will annually appoint a sexual harassment grievance officer who will be vested with the authority and responsibility of processing all sexual harassment complaints in accordance with the procedure set out below:
    Complaint Procedure:
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Monday, January 8

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    Overnight accommodations should be made in advance with student safety and security in mind. Whenever possible, trip schedulers should avoid planning student travel between the hours of midnight and 6:00 a.m., due to the increased risk of vehicular accidents during this time period.
    Whenever possible, overnight trips should be scheduled on weekends or during school vacations to minimize lost classroom time. Non-academic field trips are considered “optional school programs” and do not count toward meeting structured learning time requirements. (Refer to the Massachusetts Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education publication Student Learning Time Regulations Guide)
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    with federal hour-of-servicehours-of-service requirements and
    Trip scheduling should take into account the likelihood of delays due to weather, traffic, stragglers, and other unanticipated factors.
    If substantially all members of a class are participating in a trip, the school should provide appropriate substitute activities for any students not participating.
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    If students are charged individual fees for participation, every effort should be made to provide scholarships where needed.
    4. Participants Portion
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    current students (matriculating both immediately before and immediately after the trip dates) or chaperones.
    Additional Resources
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
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Tuesday, December 19

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Thursday, December 14

  1. page JJF edited The School Committee will be reviewing the following policy at its December 12, 2017, meeting. …

    The School Committee will be reviewing the following policy at its December 12, 2017, meeting.
    STUDENT ACTIVITY ACCOUNTS
    Student funds may be raised to finance the activities of authorized student organizations. Student activity funds are considered a part of the total fiscal operation of the District and are subject to policies established by the School Committee and the Central Office. The funds shall be only for the benefit of students and managed in accordance with sound business practices, which include accepted budgetary, accounting, and internal control practices. The Superintendent shall ensure that, annually, all principals and student organizations receive a copy of this policy as well as a copy of established procedures for control of receipts and expenditures that meet or exceed DESE guidelines.
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    1. Authorizes the principals to accept money for recognized student activity organizations, which currently exist, or as from time to time may be added. All funds received for student activities must be deposited into the Student Activity Agency Account and no funds shall be directly deposited to a Student Activity Checking Account except from the Student Activity Agency Account.
    2. Authorizes the Town or District Treasurer to establish and maintain a Student Activity Agency Account(s) which is to be audited annually by the Director of Finance and Operations, and once every 3 years by an outside auditing firm. The interest that is earned on such accounts shall be maintained in the Agency Account and distributed as directed by the procedures established by the Superintendent.
    3.a. Interest Income from Student Activity Accounts may be used as follows:
    Enable students to attend an event who, in the opinion of the Principal, is unable to pay
    Support school spirit events
    Refreshments for parent/student activities and for volunteers who have helped to support student programs
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    balance of $5,000$1,500 for Leicester
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    to the Principal, Superintendent,Principal and Treasurer.
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    Assistant Principal, threshold for two signatures $1,000.
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    Shall annually,
    Graduating Class Funds
    Funds held on behalf of graduating classes are to be held within the Student Activity Account for the high school. Such funds shall be designated by the class' Year of Graduation, such as Class of 1998, etc.
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    will be forfeitedgifted by the
    Inactive Accounts
    Any student activity organization inactive for a period of three (3) years or more, and for which there has been no receipts or disbursements recorded on their behalf, shall require the following actions to be closed:
    1) WrittenWritten notification by
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    LEGAL REF.: M.G.L. 71:47
    SOURCE: MASC
    ADOPTED: February 23, 2009
    REVISED: June 2016December 2017

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Wednesday, December 13

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    Parent(s) or guardian(s) are entitled to all due process rights with regard to this policy and with regard to any procedures followed and taken. During any resolution process the parent(s) or guardian(s) may continue, but not commence, the education of their child/children at home.
    ADOPTED: Prior to 2013
    REVISED: November 21,December 12, 2017
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  2. page EEAG edited This policy will be reviewed as a second reading by School Committee at the January 9, 2018, mee…

    This policy will be reviewed as a second reading by School Committee at the January 9, 2018, meeting.
    STUDENT TRANSPORTATION IN PRIVATE VEHICLES
    School buses will be used for the transportation of students participating in co-curricular or extracurricular activities. However, when buses are not available, private vehicles may be permitted to transport students to or from school activities that fall within the academic day or extend the school day provided all of the following conditions are met:
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    3. The parents of students to be transported in this manner will be fully informed as to this means of transportation and will sign a statement to this effect.
    Adopted: October 14, 2014
    Reviewed: December 2017
    SOURCE: MASC
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    The School Committee will be reviewing the following policy at its December 12, 2017, meeting.
    STUDENT TRANSPORTATION IN PRIVATE VEHICLES
    School buses will be used for the transportation of students participating in co-curricular or extracurricular activities. However, when buses are not available, private vehicles may be permitted to transport students to or from school activities that fall within the academic day or extend the school day provided all of the following conditions are met:
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    3. The parents of students to be transported in this manner will be fully informed as to this means of transportation and will sign a statement to this effect.
    Adopted: October 14, 2014
    Reviewed: December 2017
    SOURCE: MASC
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