Decatur County Community Schools
Bylaws & Policies
 

5850 - SOCIAL EVENTS

The School Board recognizes the value of student social events in enhancing and enriching the educational experience for the children of this community.

The Board will make school facilities available and provide appropriate staff for the conduct of social events within the school facilities which have been approved by the Superintendent and/or the principal.

School social events which take place outside school facilities must be approved by the Superintendent.

As voluntary participants in school social events, students shall be held responsible for compliance with rules set forth for their conduct, and infractions of those rules will be subject to the same disciplinary measures applicable 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 rules of the school.

The Superintendent shall develop administrative guidelines for the conduct of student social events which shall include:

 A.designation of a staff member who shall be the Board employee responsible for the event;

 B.provisions for chaperonage, adult supervision, and/or police protection required by the circumstances of the event;

 C.provisions for the safety of all students and adults involved.