Archive for January, 2016
Regarding alcohol use: About 5,000 people under the age of 21 die each year from injuries caused by underage drinking More than 4 in 10 people who begin drinking before age 15 eventually become alcoholics Teens who drink heavily are 3 times more likely to hurt themselves than those who don’t drink Regarding general drug/alcohol/tobacco […]
Twice this year my Middle Schooler has been faced with movies being shown in class that are questionable. We have addressed these things directly with teachers, but I’d like to know, bigger picture, how movies and media are evaluated? Do they need to go through any evaluation process or approval process with anyone? Thanks.
A. The district is not allowed to show movies without a license solely for entertainment purposes such as student rewards, holiday events, family movie nights, and before/after school programs. Pursuant to the Federal Copyright Act (Title 17, United States Code, Public Law 94-553, 90 Stat. 2541) that governs copyrighted materials, in order for a movie […]
A. Teacher recommendations were mailed on January 22nd. This mailing included a letter from Principal Don Flint, which included the February 10th HSW parent/student orientation info. If a parent did not receive this mailing they should contact their child’s counselor.
No new courses are recommended for next year.
A. It is impossible to sterilize a school. Staph is present everywhere. We send out a notice so that parents are aware in case their child shows symptoms.