Kent City Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines
 

5513 - CARE OF PROPERTY

The following guidelines shall be followed to ensure proper implementation of Board of Education policy.

 

A.

Furniture and Equipment

 
 

1.

Furniture or equipment is not to be moved from its assigned location without the permission of the principal.

 
 

2.

Students shall operate school equipment only when authorized by the principal or supervising staff member and only if the student has been properly trained in both the operating and safety procedures associated with the equipment.

 
 

B.

Personal Property

 
   

From time-to-time students and teachers use personal equipment to enrich the educational program. It is the teacher's responsibility to inform his/her principal so that arrangements can be made for safekeeping such property. The District is not responsible and cannot obtain insurance to cover such property. All such equipment shall be inspected to ensure its safety for classroom use.

 
 

C.

Security Deposit

 
   

Each year, each student shall be required to maintain a deposit as security for any loss or damage to District property and equipment. The amount of the deposit shall be determined by the principal. The deposit balance is to be returned to the student at the close of the school year or when the student transfers or withdraws from the school.

 

D.

Textbooks

 
 

1.

Teachers shall keep a written account of all textbooks issued to students. The accounting shall include the following:

 
 

a.

name and number of book

 
 

b.

condition

 
 

c.

student's name

 
 

When textbooks are returned at the end of the school year, they shall be checked against the record.

 
 

2.

In the case of the students being graduated, no student may participate in graduation activities until all obligations are met.

Parents and adult students shall be liable for any damages to or loss of school property caused by the student.