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Strawberry Hil Elementary "Rooted in Excellence, Ready for the Future" The Anamosa Community School District does not intentionally discriminate on the basis of gender, color, gender identity, religion, socioeconomic status (for programs), race, national origin, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, or disability in the District educational programs, activities or employment practices or as otherwise prohibited by statute or regulation. Approved by the Anamosa Community School Board – May 18th 2015 Anamosa Community Schools Jurisdictional and Behavioral Expectations Statement
This handbook and school district policies, rules and regulations are if effect while students are on school grounds, school district property or on property within the jurisdiction of the school district; while on school-owned and/or school-operated buses or vehicles or chartered buses; while attending or engaged in school activities; and while away from school ground if the misconduct directly affects good order, efficient management and welfare of the school district or involves students or staff. School district policies, rules, and regulations are if effect 12 months a year. A violation of a school district policy, rule, regulation or student handbook may result in disciplinary action and may affect a student's eligibility to participate in extracurricular activities, whether the violation occurred while school was in session or while school was not in session. Students are expected to comply with and abide by the school district's policies, rules, regulations and student handbook. Students who fail to abide may be disciplined for conduct which disrupts or interferes with the education program; conduct which disrupts the orderly and efficient operation of the school district or school activity; conduct which disrupts the rights of other students to obtain their education or to participate in school activities; or conduct which interrupts the maintenance of a discipline atmosphere. Disciplinary measures include, but are not limited to, removal from the classroom, suspension, probation and expulsion. Discipline can also include prohibition from participating in extracurricular activities, including athletics. The discipline imposed is based upon facts and circumstances surrounding the incident and the student's record. The school reserves and retains the right to modify, eliminate or establish school district policies, rules, regulations and student handbook provisions as circumstances warrant, including those contained in this handbook. Students are expected to know the contents of the handbook and comply with it. Mission
The mission of the Anamosa Community School District is to provide all students educational
opportunities to learn and achieve in a rapidly changing global society.
Our Values and Beliefs
We Believe . .
All students have intrinsic value to our district. Students deserve our best and consistent efforts regardless of their educational programming needs All students and staff deserve a safe and caring learning environment. We will provide a supportive and bully/harassment-free school All students can learn. Students will be provided opportunities to learn at various rates and in different All families are important partners in our students' education. Building strong relationships and implementing effective communication practices are essential to the success of our educational practices. We have a responsibility to all community stakeholders to provide the best education possible for our students. The involvement of the community in our school will strengthen the opportunities for our students' learning. All students benefit from highly qualified teachers and a rigorous and relevant curriculum. All teachers and administrators will be engaged in research based professional development with continuous processes to improve curriculum and instruction.
Our Learning Goals
The student will:
Develop a respect for themselves, others and their environment Work cooperatively with others in a variety of settings Be responsible citizens Acquire the skills necessary to provide a foundation for lifelong learning Develop the necessary skills to communicate effectively Solve problems in creative and positive ways Use technology appropriately as a tool for everyday life VAL DAILY - Principal LAURA SECRIST – Cornerstone 1st THERESA SAYRE – Para DENEEN JORDAN - Principal's Secretary KELSIE WENNEKAMP–Cornerstone 2nd ANNETTE SCHAU – Para DEB CARVER – Nutrition Services/Office Secretary BETSY NEVERMAN – Cornerstone 3rd BOBBIE SEELEY – Para DEB EILERS - School Nurse/Attendance JULIE AHRENDSEN – Cornerstone 4th ABBY SMITH – Para GRETA LUNDSGAARD-VAUGHN - Counselor KATY KASH – ELP KORI LEIGHTY – Counselor JILL SNITKO – Special Education JEANETTE CALLAHAN - Preschool KIM EAKER – Special Education CARRIE FELLINGER - Preschool BROOKE PETERSON - Preschool D. ERIC SCHULTZ – Special Education JOLENE BIERBRODT – Begindergarten MICHELLE EIMERS – Title I LYNN HOSTERT - Kindergarten LORI SCHULTE – Title I MICHAEL WOOLSEY - Housekeeper JACKIE JAEGER - Kindergarten BARB WILSON - Title I & ELL JESSE ALBAUGH - Housekeeper SHAUNA KENDALL - Kindergarten JULIE CONMEY-MILLER - Art SARA KLAASSEN - Kindergarten JEFF ALDERDYCE - PE KRISTY ROBERTSON - First JACK LEIGHTY - PE SARAH ANDRESEN - First LORI KNUTH – Music PAULA BLACK - First SANDY ANTONS - Library AMBER PITZ - Second KIANA EGGE - Second POLLY CHALSTROM - Para BETH WATERMAN - Second JENNIFER EDSON - Para AMY WILCOX - Kitchen BLAYNE WILLADSEN - Third RONNA ENGLISH – Para LEANNA SCHMIDT - Kitchen JEN PETERSEN - Third CECILIA FARMER – Para JUDY MEYER - Kitchen HEATHER WILCOX - Third JEANNIE FLAGEL – Para DEBBIE MERRITT - Kitchen NICOLE COLEHOUR – Fourth JOANN HINZ – Para KIMBERLY MIXDORF - Fourth PATTI TIMP – Fourth STUDENT ATTENDANCE
The school day begins at 8:20. Students who walk or are dropped off should not arrive until 8:00.
Supervision before school does not start until that time. Regular dismissal time is 3:15 for students who
are walkers or being picked up. Buses will arrive at Strawberry Hill at 3:25. For scheduled professional
development days, the early release time is 12:15 for walkers or those being picked up.
Schools are responsible for teaching your child. Regular school attendance is important to a child's
academic performance. When students come to school regularly and on time, they develop a sense that
school is important. When school is missed, activities such as class discussions, experiments, and
demonstrations cannot be fully re-taught. We understand that there are times when it is necessary for a
student to be absent. In these cases, please call the Strawberry Hill office at 462-3549 before 9:00 a.m.
each day. If we have not heard from you, we will call to verify an absence.
The school will respond to student attendance problems in accordance with board policy RP501.4.
Appropriate school personnel will make an effort to resolve attendance problems by:
1. Establishing direct contact with parents or guardians after the second unexcused absence within 2. Utilizing available support staff and maintain written documentation of suspected truancies
3. Involving the school nurse when illness is used as a reason for excessive absences
4. Informing the family in writing of the attendance issue after the sixth unexcused absence and/or
excessive tardies (unless the administrator has knowledge of long-term health issues) 5. Consulting with other agencies that may be involved with the family and make home visits where After a student has accrued eight (8) days of unexcused absences in the same quarter or fifteen (15) unexcused absences in an academic year, the building administrator will schedule a team meeting with the principal, team, parent, student, and counselor. If a student has ten (10) or more days of consecutive absences or pattern of absences, a doctor's excuse may be requested. A plan for remediation will be created and the compulsory attendance laws will be reviewed with the parent(s). If absences continue and the child has missed in excess of eight (8) unexcused days in a quarter or fifteen (15) unexcused days during the school year, the school administrator will inform the parent/guardian in writing that due to lack of improvement in the attendance of their child, the school will be referring the student and the parent/guardian to the District Truant Officer and/or Superintendent for a hearing. If the mediation hearing does not improve attendance issues, the Jones County Attorney will be contacted for further legal action. Absences are recorded in the following way: If a student becomes ill and leaves school before 10:00 a.m. or after 2:00 p.m., they will be recorded as absent for that half-day. If a student arrives late but before 10:00 a.m., they will be counted tardy. If a student is picked up after 2:00 p.m. they will not be recorded as absent. Late buses do not count as a tardy. Students Leaving School Early: If it becomes necessary to pick your child up from school during the
day, please call the office or send a note to the classroom teacher. For the safety of each student,
teachers are not to release a pupil from the classroom unless they have a written note or the parent has
called the office. No student will be released early to anyone other than parents, legal guardians, or
emergency contacts (proper identification may be necessary) without the express written consent or
phone consent from parents. Please come to the office, if picking your child up from school early.
We will call your child to the office. If after school arrangements change, please notify the office at
least one hour before dismissal time.
Emergency Notification: Your phone number and an emergency number will be requested at registration. It is important for the school to have accurate, up-to-date information so you can be located in case of injury or illness. Please contact the office with phone numbers and/or address changes that occur throughout the year. A full-time school nurse is available to administer medications and first-aid. Parents will be contacted in case of illness or serious injury. If your child is badly hurt and needs a physician's care immediately, we need to reach someone who can give the permission for treatment. If you cannot be reached, someone needs to be able to care for your child until you can be reached. It is important to have a local number. Medications If your child is to take any type of medication at school, please comply with the following: 1. Prescription Medications must be in the correct pharmacy container. 2. Written permission from the parent and doctor is needed which includes the time and dose to be 3. Qualified school personnel will administer the medication. 4. Further questions should be directed to the school nurse. Protocol for Illness You can help safeguard the health of your student as well as other children in the same class by following the suggestions below: • Keep your child home when he/she has a temperature above 100 degrees, has vomiting, diarrhea or shows signs of other serious illness. • Your child should stay home until they have been free from fever, vomiting and diarrhea for 24 hours. They should be free from fever WITHOUT the use of any fever-reducers, such as Tylenol, Advil, Motrin or generic forms of acetaminophen or ibuprofen. They should be able to keep food or drink down without vomiting for 24 hours before they return to school. • Your student needs adequate sleep. Ten to twelve hours of sleep each night is recommended. • Please call the elementary school if your child is sick or has a contagious illness so other students may be watched more closely. Otherwise a note should be sent to the teacher explaining the reason for each absence. Contact the school if your child is suspected or known to have a communicable disease. The school nurse will talk with you as to when your student can return to school. Examples of diseases that should be reported are chicken pox, head lice, pink eye, and impetigo. SUN SAFETY
The Anamosa Community School District Health Services, along with the Iowa Department of Education, the Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among other organizations recognize that the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation can cause skin cancer. Exposure to UV radiation during childhood and adolescence plays a role in the future development of both melanoma and basal cell cancers. To help prevent the development of skin cancer, students shall receive instruction, encouragement, and environmental support to avoid overexposure to the sun when they are outdoors. Hats and Protective Clothing Students shall be allowed to wear articles of sun-protective clothing, including hats, when outdoors. Schools may specify the type(s) of clothing and hats that are, or are not, permissible on campus. Sunscreen and Lip Balm Students shall be allowed to use sunscreen or/or sun–protective lip balm, if brought from home. Parents will be encourage to apply sunscreen and/or sun-protective lip balm at home before students come to school as well. Sunglasses When students are outdoors they shall be allowed to wear sunglasses that protect the eyes from US rays. HEALTH SCREENINGS
The school nurse will coordinate all health screenings such as BMI, dental, vision and hearing screens. Parents will be notified of all screening results. Parents, please notify the school nurse in writing if you do not want your child to receive health screenings. Nutritional Services Information
All Anamosa Community School District students will have the option to eat breakfast & lunch at school.
Each month the menu is posted on the school website and a copy is sent home with each student. All
school lunches are designed to meet the nutritional guidelines established by the USDA. You will find
that we serve all whole grain rich foods, offer only fat free or low fat milk, serve a variety of fresh fruits &
vegetables, and we limit calories based on the age of children being serve to ensure proper portion size.
While we encourage parents to eat lunch with their children, we ask that no outside food from local
eateries are brought into the cafeteria. The school has strict nutritional guidelines to follow and the
outside food may not meet those guidelines.
Adult Lunch: $3.55
5 day $13.00
20 day $52.00
Breakfast tickets: (Breakfast will not be served on late starts)
Single day $0.45
20 punches $9.00 A new application for free or reduced meals must be submitted each school year. All meal choices
are available for ALL students, regardless of their status. Information regarding eligibility for free or
reduced meals is confidential. Students are not identified as eligible for free or meals through ID cards or
choice of meals. Cashiers at the point of service are not able to determine if a student is eligible for free
or reduced meals
FREE AND REDUCED MEAL APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR IN ALL
SCHOOLS. BE SURE TO CONTACT US IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE.
If you have questions regarding applying for free or reduced meals, please contact Tammy Seeley,
Nutrition Services Director, at (319) 462-3553.
Cash or checks may be sent to school daily. Please make checks payable to Anamosa Community School District On-line credits may be entered at https://www.payschools.com this site is also located on the home page of the school website. Meal Charge Policy
No charges are allowed. Students must have a sufficient account balance to make a purchase
and is expected to have money in in their meal account at all times. A low balance notice will be
sent home with elementary students when the balance becomes negative. When a student becomes
negative $10.00, a substitute sandwich such as a cheese sandwich & milk will be served until all charges
are paid in full. Families can provide an email address to receive email communication when the
account balance is low.
School Dinning System
The district uses SDS, an internet based system, to provide families with up-to-the minute information
regarding student meal accounts. Student account history for purchases and deposits is easily
accessible. Additionally, the program provides e-mail notifications when meal account balances are
low. You may also block items on your child's account or put a spending cap on their account. You will
need a user name and password to access SDS. You may get these from Deb Carver at
dc[email protected] Please provide the first and last name, and grade of your student(s).
Milk is served daily with breakfast and lunch. Milk is also offered as a snack to elementary students in
the afternoon (PK-4). For your student to have milk in the afternoon the cost is $.45/carton. If you want
your student to have milk in the afternoon, please sign a Milk Permission form and return it to Deb Carver
at the Strawberry Hill Office. This offer will last throughout the year unless we hear otherwise from
you. Milk may only be purchased with funds that are available in the meal account.
USDA requires that beverages substituted for milk in the National School Lunch Program must be
nutritionally equivalent to milk. Students at Anamosa may request lactose-free milk proving we have a
current physician's statement on hand, documenting the allergy/intolerance. Documentation from your
physician must be updated annually.
If you would like lactose-free milk available for your child, please contact the school nurse, or Nutrition
You are always welcome to send an alternative beverage with your child. We encourage another milk
substitute or 100% juice. Please do not send soda as an alternative beverage.
Parking There can be a problem with traffic congestion during arrival and dismissal times. In order to provide the safest environment for your children during this time, we ask that you follow the guidelines for parking and loading or unloading your child(ren). We are constantly working to increase the safety and security for our children and decrease the traffic congestion around Strawberry Hill. Please be patient and courteous during arrival and dismissal. Severe Weather Whenever it is necessary to call off school because of bad weather or impassable roads, you can be notified through our automated system. If using Media, the stations utilized for these announcements are: WMT AM 600; KCCK AM 106.9 or FM 88.3; KHAK AM 1360 or FM 98.1; KRNA FM 94.1; or KCRG TV Channel 9, KWWL TV Channel 7, and KGAN TV Channel 2. We strongly recommend that families sign up for the district automated announcement system, Power Announcement. You will receive a text or e-mail alerting you to changes in the school schedule. Working parents should develop an emergency plan for early dismissals, discuss it with their child(ren), and share the plan with the classroom teacher. STUDENT EXPECTATIONS
High expectations are held for students both academically and behaviorally at Strawberry Hill. We expect the following expectations for our students and encourage parents to support their children to meet them with integrity. • Be responsible for their own actions. • Observe all safety rules for the security of themselves and others. • Respect themselves, other students, and adults as well as the property of others. • Exhibit trustworthiness in all situations. • Follow classroom expectations within the classroom as they are set. • Refrain from harassment and bullying of others as it is stated in the Anamosa Board Policy. • Engage in classroom activities and academic tasks. • Become independent learners and effective communicators. • Respect the differences in others. • Achieve at the highest level of their capacity for learning. STUDENT DISCIPLINE Strawberry Hill Elementary will provide a safe and orderly school environment. The purpose of school is to provide an environment where students can be successful academically, socially, physically, and emotionally. School staff is responsible for maintaining a safe learning environment where all students can learn and be successful. There are instances when consequences will be enforced due to inappropriate behavior or conduct. The administrators are ultimately responsible for managing and overseeing the school wide discipline plan and will communicate with students, parents, and teachers as it is necessary to assist with resolving behavior issues on school property and during school time. A five level system is in place to help define inappropriate behaviors as well as identify possible consequences that would suit the infraction of school rules. Each level increases with intensity of the behavior as well as the consequence and guides decision making for discipline referrals. It is ultimately the duty of the teacher to maintain an orderly classroom and to enforce classroom expectations as well as implement consequences for inappropriate behaviors. Teachers are expected to communicate with parents concerning misbehavior. The administration will only become involved in instances when the behavior causes serious disruption to the classroom, greatly diminishes the safety of the student and others, threatens the immediate safety of the learning environment, and when the behavior is a consistent disruption of others' learning. OLWEUS: Bullying Prevention Program
Bullying Defined: A person is bullied when he or she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more persons, and he or she has difficulty defending him or herself. Strawberry Hill students: • will not bully others. • will try to help others who are bullied. • will try to include others who are left out. • will tell an adult at home and at school, if we know someone is being bullied. Students should report any instances of bullying behavior to their teacher. Any conflict or inappropriate behavior can be handled quickly by the classroom teacher. With young children, it is often difficult to determine if a situation is a conflict between students OR bullying behavior. Strawberry Hill uses a screening tool when a bullying complaint is brought forward. This tool is aligned to the policy of the Anamosa School Board which is aligned to state law. When the situation meets criteria for bullying, an investigation will occur. Students will be required to participate during the investigation of a bullying situation. SPECIALIZED SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES • Title One Reading: A federally funded supplemental program designed to help students improve
• Child Study Team: A team of educators who work collaboratively along with parents to discuss
concerns about a child's progress academically, socially, behaviorally, or emotionally and to develop a plan to create conditions that will help the child be successful. • Cornerstone Classrooms: An alternative multi-age program for elementary students in grades
one through four. • Early Childhood Special Education: A fully inclusive program designed for preschool children
with identified special needs. • Extended Learning Program (ELP): The gifted and talented program for identified students,
which emphasizes problem solving and thinking skills. • School Counselors are available to students in our building to work with individually, in small
groups and/or in the classroom for prevention and intervention activities. • Reading Recovery: An intervention approach to reading that targets low achieving students in
• Family Resource Center (Lutheran Services in Iowa): A service located at Strawberry Hill to
help connect families with necessary resources to provide support, set goals of prevention, family
preservation and enhance family strengths. It offers a Family Resource Library, parenting support
and classes; childcare provider networking and training and other services. Call 462-5318 for
• Anamosa Raiders Kids Club: A before and after school program housed at Strawberry Hill. Call
Grant Wood Area Education Services: • Speech services are provided individually or in small groups for students who need help with
articulation, language, voice, and fluency. • Psychologist is available to provide consultation and assessment for students who have school-
related learning, emotional, social, and behavioral problems. • School Social Worker provides evaluation, counseling, and consultation to families to help solve
problems that interfere with a student's education and development. • Occupational Therapy is provided for those students with physical disabilities to improve motor
skills in the school environment that focus primarily on upper extremity skills. • Physical Therapy provides services to student with physical disabilities to improve motor skills
that focus on mobility.
TESTING AND GRADING
Your child's progress will be discussed at parent/teacher conferences in the fall and spring. Report cards
will be distributed at the end of each semester.
FAST (Formative Assessment System for Teachers) are a set of assessments used for universal
screening and progress monitoring in grades K-4. They are standardized, efficient and extensively
researched. FAST provides a suite of assessments that tests students' performance in the following
areas: phonological awareness, sounds, words, text reading and reading behaviors.
Cognitive Abilities (CogAT) is scheduled for third grade students in January. The test measures
individual reasoning abilities to work with the three cognitive domains – verbal, quantitative, and non-
Iowa Assessments will be administered to students in first through fourth grades in October. This test is
a measure of student's skills in the areas of reading, math, language, science and social studies. The
scores from this assessment are reported to the state in grades 3 and 4.
Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) will be given to students in second through fourth grades in
the fall and spring to measure student growth in the areas of math and reading.
The Parent-Teacher Organization meets the first Tuesday of each month and is a group of parents who
volunteer to help raise funds and use their collective abilities to support both supplemental and academic
programs. The PTO is always looking for more parent members and volunteers to assist throughout the
We encourage volunteers in our school and provide those in the community the opportunity to see first-hand the outstanding opportunities that are provided to students at Strawberry Hill. Opportunities for involvement within the school can best be described as reading to students, one on one tutoring, assisting teachers within the classroom, running a program that directly benefits students, etc… If you are interested in volunteering at Strawberry Hill Elementary, please call the office at 462-3549. Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) Watch D.O.G.S. is an innovative program being used by schools across America which helps students
to be positively impacted by the committed involvement of fathers and father-figures in their lives. Dads
and father-figures may volunteer to spend at least one day at school to be a positive male role model
and to provide an extra set of eyes and ears. An information night is held each fall or contact the school
office for more information.
The following policy was adopted by the Anamosa School Board on November 5, 2012:
WATCH D.O.G.S. volunteers are considered Level Two Volunteers within the Anamosa School Board Policy. WATCH D.O.G.S. must give 48 hours' notice before being allowed to volunteer. All WATCH D.O.G.S. will be required to supply the last 4 digits of their social security number. The number will be used to run a background check. Websites (Iowa Courts Online, Iowa Department of Corrections, and Federal Bureau of Prisons) will be used to review records of WATCH D.O.G.S. If the background check uncovers any of the following convictions, a volunteer will be barred from the WATCH D.O.G.S program as stated below: Drug possession charges – must wait one year from conviction date before volunteering. Assault causing bodily injury, willful injury, domestic abuse causing injury, child endangerment, carrying weapons, manufacturing a controlled substance or possession with intent to deliver/delivery of a controlled substance charges; will prevent a WATCH D.O.G. from volunteering indefinitely. Any WATCH D.O.G. with a pending criminal case will not be able to volunteer until the case is closed and another background check is completed. GENERAL PARENT INFORMATION Birthdays:
Students may bring store bought treats to share with their classmates. Students having a summer
birthday should make arrangements with their teacher if they wish to acknowledge their birthday during
the school year. Please DO NOT have balloons or flowers delivered to the school. Invitations to
personal birthday parties need to be handled out of the school setting and will not be allowed to
be distributed at school. This is requested to eliminate hurt feelings. Please note that we do not give
out names and addresses of our families.
Cell Phones/Telephone Use by Students:
Students may have cell phones at school, but they must be turned off and stored in book bags or lockers
during school hours. If a cell phone owned by any student causes disruption in learning for themselves or
any other student, it will be confiscated and stored until an adult can retrieve the phone. The cell phone
will be stored in the principal's office. Please call the office to leave a message for students. The school
secretaries will relay the information to the classroom teacher. Students may not use school phones
unless given permission. Students are not encouraged to call home unless it is an emergency.
Visitors are welcome in our school. We are eager to share the individual and group activities that make
up the Strawberry Hill educational program. Please use the following procedures when setting up a visit
to the classroom:
1. Make an appointment with the classroom teacher. 2. Level One volunteers will complete a Volunteer Disclosure Statement before volunteering. 3. Sign in and out in Strawberry Hill Office. 4. Wear a nametag at all times. 5. Please observe, work with students as assigned, or work on teacher assigned projects. 6. Limit your visit to two hours maximum per visit unless otherwise agreed upon with teacher.
Computer Usage on School Property:
All individuals that use the computers, computer networks, and other technology related items of the
Anamosa Community School District shall comply with the District's computer use policy. All individuals
shall assume responsibility for their actions regarding this policy. Each student and parent will be
required to review the policy and sign it at the beginning of each school year.
1. Hats or other headgear not approved as necessary for a student's well-being will not be allowed to be worn within the school building. 2. Clothing with suggestive printing or advertising about alcoholic beverages, drugs or obscenities will not be allowed. The student's parent(s) will be called to notify them of the infraction and requested to bring more appropriate attire for their child. 3. Clothing that can be considered revealing or is inappropriate for the school environment will need to be covered or changed. 4. WINTER WEATHER ATTIRE: Winter coats, snow pants, winter hats, gloves, and boots are required for students to play in the snow. If a student does not have boots or snow pants, they may not play in the snow but can be on the concrete areas for recess. If a student does not have appropriate winter weather attire in any combination, they may be required to stay indoors for their safety. Field Trips:
Each grade level takes at least one field trip each year. Parents often accompany children on field trips
and we appreciate the extra hands and supervision. If you are planning on attending a field trip, we ask
that siblings and younger children stay back. The purpose of chaperones is to provide additional
supervision, which can be difficult when there are additional children to watch. It is also a special time for
you to share with your child who is on the field trip.
Teachers will send home notes and explain the procedure for signing up as a chaperone for field trips.
Often the seating on the bus is limited so parents who have checked in with teachers will drive separately
to the location to join the class.
Leaving School Grounds:
Students are NOT allowed to leave school grounds during school hours. If a student leaves school
grounds without permission, local law enforcement will be notified immediately to assist in the search of
the student. Parents will be notified immediately.
If your family or child is involved in a legal issue that involves custodial rights or any other matter that
affects the health and well-being of the child, please notify the office immediately with the appropriate
legal documentation so that the school can put in place procedures to ensure the safety and security of
the child. Please highlight the sections within the document that are essential for the school to know. We
will not become involved in matters not directly related to the child's educational needs.
Lost and Found:
A lost and found area is located in each hallway. As soon as a student realizes that an item is missing,
he/she should check these areas as well as the office immediately. We strongly urge that all clothing and
personal property be labeled with the student's name.
If a parent has a concern regarding their child at school, they must speak with the appropriate school
personnel. Please speak with your child's classroom teacher first. The school nurse and counselors are
available to speak with you about health, social, and emotional concerns. All concerns regarding
school personnel need to be reported to school administration.
Restricted Personal Items or Goods:
• Knives, guns, or any look-alike toy weapons are strictly prohibited on school property. (These items will be confiscated immediately and may result in disciplinary action, including possible suspension from school.) • Toys or valuable items should stay at home. The school is not responsible for any lost or stolen • Gum, candy, or pop are not allowed during instructional or lunch time unless the teacher has determined them appropriate for a special classroom celebration or occasion. • Pets or animals are allowed when permission is granted by the classroom teacher or principal.
Solicitation and Fundraisers:
Students will not be allowed to sell items or conduct fundraisers during school hours.
Winter Outdoor Recess:
If the temperature is at 0˚ or below with or without the wind chill, students will be required to stay inside to
participate in indoor recess.
POLICIES & PROCEDURES
Tobacco/Nicotine* Free Environment
Policy 403.9 and RP403.9
Purpose: To provide guidelines for tobacco/Nicotine* free, District campus, facilities, and vehicles.
Policy: In an effort to provide a healthy learning and working environment for employees, students and
visitors; all District buildings, school grounds, property and vehicles shall be kept tobacco and nicotine*
free. No student, staff member or school visitor is permitted to use or display any Tobacco/Nicotine*
product at any time:
• In any building, facility, or vehicle owned, maintained, leased, rented or chartered by the district. • On any school grounds or property owned, maintained, leased, rented or chartered by the district, including athletic fields, sidewalks and parking lots. • At any school-sponsored or school-related event on-campus or off-campus. The policy may permit tobacco products to be included in instructional or research activities in public school buildings if the activity is conducted or supervised by the faculty member overseeing the instruction or research and the activity does not include smoking, chewing, or otherwise ingesting the tobacco product. Enforcement of Tobacco/Nicotine* Free School Environment The success of this policy will depend upon the thoughtfulness, consideration and cooperation of tobacco and non-tobacco users. All employees on school premises share in the responsibility for adhering to and assisting in compliance with this regulation. Persons failing to abide by the policy shall be required to extinguish and/or dispose of the tobacco/nicotine* product in a safe manner and/or leave the school grounds and property immediately. Students who willfully violate the policy will be treated in accordance with Good Conduct Regulation and Procedure RP502.1A and/or Possession and use of Controlled Substances, Code No. 502.3. Employees who willfully violate the policy will be considered as demonstrating insubordination. Their conduct will be treated through due process procedures. Visitors or Community members who rent school facilities will be required to sign a statement indicating their assumption of the responsibility to adhere to the tobacco free school environment policy as required in Guidelines for Community Use of District Facilities, RP1004.1A. It will be their responsibility to supervise their own activities to accomplish a Tobacco/Nicotine* free environment. Violation of this policy by the members of a group may effect adversely that group's future utilization of school grounds and property. *"Nicotine products" means any product containing nicotine or other preparation of tobacco and any product or formulation of matter containing biologically active amounts of nicotine. "Nicotine product" does not include any cessation product specifically approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in reducing, treating, or eliminating nicotine or tobacco dependence. Student Directory Information
Code No.: RP805.2
Student directory information is designed to be used internally within the school district. Directory
information is defined in the annual notice. It may include the student's name, grade level, participation
in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of
attendance, degrees and awards received, the most recent previous educational agency or institution
attended by the student, photograph and other likeness, and other similar information. Student is
defined as an enrolled individual, PK-12 including children in school district sponsored child-care
Prior to developing a student directory or to giving general information to the public, parents (including
parents of students open enrolled out of the school district and parents of children home schooled in the
school district) will be given notice annually of the intent to develop a directory or to give out general
information and have the opportunity to deny the inclusion of their child's information in the directory or in
the general information about the students.
It is the responsibility of the superintendent to provide notice and to determine the method of notice that
will inform parents.
Use of Directory Information
Code No.: RP805.2
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a Federal law, requires that Anamosa School District, with certain exceptions, obtain your written consent prior to the disclosure of personally identifiable information from your child's education records. However, Anamosa School District may disclose appropriately designated "directory information" without written consent, unless you have advised the District to the contrary in accordance with District procedures. The primary purpose of directory information is to allow the Anamosa School District to include this type of information from your child's • A playbill, showing your student's role in a drama production; • The annual yearbook; • Honor roll or other recognition lists; • Graduation programs; and, • Sports activity sheets, such as for wrestling, showing weight and height of team members. Directory information, which is information that is generally not considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if released, can also be disclosed to outside organizations without a parent's prior written consent. Outside organizations include, but are not limited to, companies that manufacture class rings or publish yearbooks. In addition, two federal laws require local educational agencies (LEAs) receiving assistance under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to provide military recruiters, upon request, with the following information - names, addresses and telephone listings - unless parents have advised the LEA that they do not want their student's information disclosed without their prior written consent If you do not want the Anamosa School District to disclose directory information from your child's education records without your prior consent, you must notify the District as part of online registration on the parent permissions page or in writing to the school office your child attends by September 15. Anamosa Community School District has designated the following information as directory information: • Student's name • Grade level • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports • Weight and height of members of athletic teams • Dates of attendance • Degrees and awards received • The most recent previous educational agency or institution attended by the student • Photograph and other likeness and other similar information
Authorization for Releasing Student Directory Information
The Anamosa Community School District has adopted a policy designed to assure parents and students the full implementation, protection and enjoyment of their rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). A copy of the school district's policy is available for review in the office of the principal of all of our schools. This law requires the school district to designate as "directory information" any personally identifiable information taken from a student's educational records prior to making such information available to the public. You have the right to refuse the designation of any or all of the categories of personally identifiable information as directory information with respect to your student provided that you notify the school district in writing not later than September 15 of this school year. If you desire to make such a refusal, please complete and return the slip attached to this notice. If you have no objection to the use of student information, you do not need to take any action. RETURN THIS FORM
Anamosa Community School District Withhold Student/Directory Information for Education Purposes 20 _ - 20 _ school year. Student's Name: Date of Birth _ School: _ Grade: _ Parent/Legal Guardian/Custodian: _ _ This form must be returned to your child's school no later than September 15th of the current school year. Additional forms are available at your child's school.
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