Inquiries or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX may be directed to the office of the Superintendent of Schools. Grievances will be processed as follows:
- Any complaint from or on behalf of any person employed or served by the schools shall be submitted in writing, using the form provided,
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State of New Hampshire Department of Safety
Richard M. Flynn, Commissioner
Office of the State Fire Marshall
10 Hazen Dr.
Concord NH 03305
(603) 271-3294, Fax (603) 271-1091
Information Bulletin 99-2 August 1999
FIRE EXIT DRILLS IN EDUCATIONAL OCCUPANCIES
The 1997 edition of the NTFPA 101 Life Safety Code has been adopted as part of the New Hampshire State Fire Code (Section SAF-C 8008.03),
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The procedures set forth below are designed to safeguard access to ConVal Schools for individuals who have legitimate reasons for being in the schools. These procedures have been established to properly identify all visitors to District buildings and regulate access in an effort to protect all students and staff. An effective access control policy will enhance the overall security of District buildings and prepare each building to respond to an emergency event.
Read More: ECA-R – Safe School Procedures
The following operating procedures include clear areas of responsibility for the conservation of electricity and fuel in ConVal District schools. Those areas are administration, building maintenance, building improvements, and transportation.
In all cases, operating procedures will be continually reviewed in an effort to achieve the most efficient use of energy resources.
Each school principal is responsible,
Read More: ECF-R – Energy Management & Conservation
Procedure for Requesting Bus Stop Change
- Complete form and send to Student Transportation of America (STA) at:
364 Hancock Rd
Peterborough, NH 03458
- The proposed stop evaluation will be completed by the bus company.
- You will be notified within ten days of decision,
Read More: EEA-R — Student Transportation Services
School bus and commercial vehicle drivers shall be subject to a drug and alcohol testing program that fulfills the requirements of the Code of Federal regulations, Title 49, Part 382.
Other persons who drive vehicles designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver, are likewise subject to the drug and alcohol testing program.
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USE OF PRIVATE VEHICLE FORM
ConVal School District
Use of Private Vehicle Form
All drivers transporting Contoocook Valley School District students to and from curriculum and extra-curricular activities must follow the minimum requirements and provide an original document* (for photocopying items 1-3) and indicate confirmation of items 4 &
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LOCAL RECORDS RETENTION SCHEDULE
On receipt of notice from legal counsel representing the District that a litigation hold is required, the routine destruction of governmental records, including paper and electronic records, which are or may be subject to the litigation hold shall cease. The destruction of records subject to a litigation hold shall not resume until the district has received a written directive from the attorney representing the district authorizing resumption of the routine destruction of those records.
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ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE TO ACCOMPANY POLICY IHBG
HOME EDUCATION PARTICIPATION IN DISTRICT PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
A. “Home Schooler” shall mean a “child” as defined in RSA 193-A:1 who resides within the towns of the ConVal District and participates in a home education program. However, this policy may, at the discretion of the Superintendent,
Read More: IHBH-R — ConVal High School Extended Learning Opportunities Course Criteria and Application Procedures
REQUEST FOR EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIP
At least two weeks before the proposed day of any field trip if transportation is involved, the teacher shall supply the following information to the principal in duplicate.
School: _____________ Grade: _______________ Date: ____________
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A. Complete an application form describing their skills, interests and availability.
B. Serve in the capacity of assistants and not be assigned to roles which require specific professional training. Instructional services shall be rendered under the supervision of certified staff.
C. Sign a confidentiality agreement, and refrain from discussing the performance or actions of a student except with the student’s teacher,
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General Statement of Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment
The School District maintains a firm policy prohibiting all forms of discrimination based on
sex. Sexual harassment and sexual violence against students or employees is sex discrimination. All
persons are to be treated with respect and dignity. Sexual violence, sexual advances or other forms
of personal harassment by any person,
Read More: JBAA-R Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Report Form
Note: These procedures do not apply in the case of School Choice, as it relates to No Child Left Behind.
For students Residing in the District:
Parent(s)/Guardians will submit written requests for student enrollment transfers to the home and receiving building principal. The written request will include a summary of the unique circumstances leading to the request for transfer.
Read More: JCA-R Procedures for Grades K-8 Student Enrollment Annual Transfers
After three days absent (unexcused) no matter what grade, a letter is sent to the parent/guardian. This letter refers to:
New Hampshire state law, RSA 193:1 Duty of Parent; Compulsory Attendance by Pupil…requires:
A parent of any child at least 6 years of age and under 18 years of age shall cause such child to attend school …
Read More: JH-R: Unexcused and Excessive Excused Absences — Process
The School Board and staff members are very concerned about safety as we transport pupils. Cooperation from both parents and students is requested as we attempt to keep the buses safe for all concerned.
Students using district transportation should understand that they are under the jurisdiction and code of conduct/disciplinary rules of the school from the time they board the bus until they are deposited as school or are deposited at the stop nearest their home.
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STUDENT CONDUCT, DISCIPLINE AND DUE PROCESS
The School District rules relative to student conduct, discipline and due process in the schools are to be adapted from the Rules of the New Hampshire State Board of Education. See Ed 317. The discipline rules of the School District shall be reviewed no less that annually in order to determine continued conformance with the State Board rules and other applicable statutes and regulations as they may from time to time be amended or superseded.
Read More: JICD-R — Student Conduct, Discipline and Due Process – Memorandum of Understanding
Treatment is focused first on the student, and then the environment
A. Treatment of hair as directed by your Primary Care Provider (PCP) – if using an over-the-counter product, repeat per label instructions
● Daily head check – under good lighting
● Use appropriate comb
● Manually remove nits
● Remove live lice –
Read More: JLCC-R Head Lice Checklist for the Home
Obligations of the District/Administration/School Nurse
On the day of identification, the school nurse, principal, or delegatee will:
- notify parent/guardian
- provide the parent/guardian/adult student, or send home with the student –
- “Guidelines On Head Lice – ConVal School District” brochure
- Head Lice Checklist for the Home
- advise parent/guardian/adult student to contact health-care provider or pharmacist regarding treatment options
- advise parent/guardian/adult student to notify close contacts as per brochure
- at the discretion of the school nurse,
Read More: JLCC-R: Head Lice Procedure
Contoocook Valley School District
Mandated Reporting Protocol Outline
Any school employee “having reason to suspect that a child has been abused or neglected” must “immediately” report that suspicion to the New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) ” by telephone or otherwise.” This initial report must be “followed within 48 hours by a report in writing,
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