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230. PUBLIC PERFORMANCES BY STUDENTS


Date Adopted: April 27, 1981
Date Revised: December 17, 1990

1. Purpose
 

  1. The Board recognizes the value to students of sharing their talents and skills with the community through student participation and performances in public events.

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2. Authority
 
  1. The Board endorses such performances when:

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    1. they constitute a learning experience which contributes to the educational program;

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    3. when the circumstances of the event do not pose a threat to the health, safety and well-being of the students who will be involved.

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3. Delegation of Responsibility
 
  1. All requests for public performances by student groups shall require the approval of the principal. Parental permission shall be sought and received before students may participate.

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  3. No student shall be compelled to participate in a public performance or be penalized in any way for failure to do so.

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  5. No student, group of students or employees of this Board may receive compensation for the performance in public of students organized as a school representative.

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  7. Neither a school name nor that of the School District may be used without prior approval of the principal and the District Superintendent.

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  9. The interests of students shall be protected and guarded against exploitation.