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Mead students experience reading with a simulated vision disability

What does it feel like to have a disability? The Margaret Mead Elementary School PTSA wanted students to be able to empathize with their peers who face mobility, learning or other challenges. As part of Disability Awareness Month, they set up a Disability Awareness Fair with eight learning stations.

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Community Use of School Facilities

File: KG-R

General Procedures and Board Regulations

  1. Applications for use of school facilities shall be made to building principals. Information concerning district facility usage shall be available through the Public Information Office.
  2. The superintendent shall determine and approve all fees for use of district facilities. The fee shall be the additional direct cost to the school district. Costs for heat and lights may be charged when deemed appropriate.
  3. Sponsoring organizations shall provide sufficient competent adult and/or special supervision, and the amount of adequate supervision shall be agreed upon at the time the authorization is issued.
  4. Alcoholic beverages, narcotics and dangerous drugs shall not be permitted in school facilities or on school property at any time.
  5. All applicants for use of district facilities shall hold the Lake Washington School District free and without harm from any loss or damage liability or expense that may arise during or be caused in any way by such use or occupancy of district facilities. Also, in the event that property loss or damage is incurred during such use or occupancy of district facilities, the amount of damage shall be decided by the superintendent and a bill for damages shall be presented to the group using or occupying the facilities during the time the loss or damage was sustained.
  6. Any and all use of the district facilities shall be totally free from commercial and/or personal use unless approved by the Board of Directors.
  7. The superintendent possesses the authority to make the final decision for non-commercial use of school facilities by a group.

Approved:
06/05/67

Revised:
04/21/75
10/03/77
08/12/85
05/07/90
09/01/92
06/07/10

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Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

General School Administration (Reference Code C)

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Policies about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration. Here, you will find the personnel policies that pertain to one the superintendent. See the Personnel section below for all other personnel policies.

Fiscal Management (Reference Code D)

Support Services (Reference Code E)

Facilities Development (Reference Code F)

Personnel (Reference Code G)

School principal and staff members working together in a classroomThe personnel policies are divided in three main subdivisions: topics that pertain to all employees; policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; and policies pertaining to all other personnel.

Negotiations (Reference Code H)

Staff members working together on a laptopThese policies pertain to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

Instruction (Reference Code I)

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Students (Reference Code J)

A group of diverse students sing during assemblyPolicies concerning students are found here: admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline and health and welfare services. Policies pertaining to the curriculum, instruction of students, and extracurricular programs are in the Instruction section.

School-Community Relations (Reference Code K)

Community volunteer works with elementary school studentPolicies affecting relations with the general public and with community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups.

Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)