Decatur County Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines
 

5880 - PUBLIC PERFORMANCES BY STUDENTS

The Board of Education in its Policy 5880 has recognized the value to students, the School Corporation, and the community of students sharing their talents and skills with the community through participation and performances in public events.

General Guidelines

 

A.

Staff members in charge of student groups who wish to perform out of the Corporation at local events as an integral part of the instructional program shall submit the plan to the principal for approval. If the performance involves an overnight or extended trip, the request shall be submitted to the Superintendent by the principal in accord with AG 2340.

     
   

The plan for local performances should indicate the following information requested in the Student Performance Report Form 5880 F1:

     
 

1.

date submitted

     
 

2.

school organization

     
 

3.

instructor

     
 

4.

sponsoring organization

     
 

5.

location of the performance

     
 

6.

purpose of the performance

     
 

7.

fee (if any) and reimbursement costs

     
 

8.

estimated loss of instructional time

     
 

9.

benefits to the students, the student organizations, and the Corporation

 

B.

Any outside group may also request a performance by an individual student, by a group of students not established as an approved school organization, or by an approved school organization when the performance is not part of the approved performance plan described above.

     
 

C.

In such cases, a student or staff member shall submit the request to the principal for approval. Each request is to be submitted on the Student Performance Request Form 5880 F1.

     
 

D.

This guideline will also apply to students in art education, industrial arts, or other programs where students are requested to exhibit works at locations outside the Corporation.

     
 

E.

When public performances are scheduled as a regular part of a course of study taken for credit, students shall be informed in advance of the obligation to participate and will be excused from participation only in accordance with the rules and administrative guidelines governing school attendance.

     
 

F.

No student, group of students, or employees of this Board may receive personal compensation for the performance in public of students organized for a school activity but may collect a donation to an approved student activity fund.

     
 

G.

All noncorporation performances shall be under the supervision of the professional staff of the Corporation.

     
 

H.

Costs and expenses directly associated with the performance shall be borne by the sponsoring organizations other than transportation.

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