JL: Student Welfare

Supervision of Students

Staff members assigned supervision are expected to act as reasonably prudent adults in providing for the safety of the students in their charge.

In keeping with this expected prudence, no teacher or other staff member will leave his/her assigned group unsupervised except as an arrangement has been made to take address an emergency.

During regular school hours, students will be released only into the custody of parents or other persons authorized in writing by a parent or guardian and all district and school procedures will be followed.

Reporting to Authorities Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect

Any school official or employee will report any suspected child abuse or neglect as required by state law and regulation.

In accordance with the law, the district will establish the necessary regulations and procedures to ensure compliance, consistent with the district’s responsibility to students, parents, staff members, and the community.

Student Safety

Instruction in accident prevention will be provided in any courses where it is deemed by the Superintendent to be necessary and/or appropriate, including but not limited to science, engineering, and technology; fine and performing arts; and health and physical education.

Safety instruction will precede the use of materials and equipment by students in applicable units of work, and instructors will teach and enforce all safety rules.

Safety on the Playground and Playing Field

The district will provide safe play areas. Precautionary measures required by the district include:

*          A periodic inspection of each school’s playground and playing fields by     the principal of the school and others as may be deemed appropriate

*          Instruction of students in the proper use of equipment

*       Supervision of both organized and unorganized activities


MSC first vote: 11/18/14
MSC second vote: 12/9/14