Federal regulations require that schools be inspected for the presence of asbestos, a toxic material that has been used in the construction industry for a number of years. This school has been inspected for asbestos containing materials and the results of the inspections are contained in the Asbestos Management Plan. This plan is available for your preview at this school, the District Office, or a copy of the plan can be provided to you for the cost of reproduction.
DISTRICT MEDICATION POLICY
The District Policy on Medication at School is as Follows:
- All arrangements are to be made only with the school principal or designated personnel.
- A signed authorization form is required from the parent or guardian requesting that school personnel administer the medication.
- The authorization form must be filled out and signed by the student’s doctor including the time, date, dosage, name of medication, method of administration and a statement of necessity.
- A parent/guardian or an authorized adult (not a student) must bring the medication to school in a container properly labeled by the pharmacist. The label must include name of student, doctor, date, dosage, name of medication and method of administration. Medication improperly labeled on the container cannot be accepted and/or administered to the student. Students in violation of the Medication Policy may be subject to disciplinary action under the Safe School Policy.
- All over-the-counter medications will require a prescribing practitioner’s statement and parental or guardian consent before administration.a) The medication must be in the original container. b) These drugs will follow the same protocol as prescription medications.c) Use the authorization form for over-the-counter medications.
- Students in kindergarten through grade 6 may not self-administer medications except for asthma inhalers or insulin. Inhalers may be carried on the person. Inhalers and insulin may be administered by the student in elementary school if the parents and medical provider sign and return the forms to self-administer inhalers and insulin.
Weber School District offers a voluntary student accident insurance plan underwritten by Security Life Insurance Company. This plan offers a cost-effective alternative for families who need insurance. This insurance offers several enrollment options designed to fit your individual needs. It is supplemental accidental bodily injury insurance. You may enroll anytime by contacting the head secretary at the school.
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS FOR MEETINGS
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations (including auxiliary communicative aids and services) during school meetings should notify Joanne Hobbs, Principal of North Park Elementary, at least three working days prior to the meeting at 452-4344.
CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES (SECTION 504 ADA)
It is the policy of the Board of Education of Weber School District to provide a free appropriate education to each student with disabilities within its jurisdiction. It is the intent of the district to ensure that students who are disabled within the definition of Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act are identified, evaluated, and provided with necessary accommodations for the appropriate educational services. Due process rights of disabled student and their parents under Section 504 are guaranteed in Weber School District. Our staff is available to assist you in understanding you rights and is available on request to provide you with any further explanation of these rights, as needed. It is the parent’s responsibility to advise the school district of any known needs for a disabled student.
SCHOOL CHOICE CONDITION
Students who wish to attend a school in the Weber School District other than their home school (“non-resident school”) must complete and return the proper application form to the requested school during the month of January. This one month window will be the only period that “option” registration will be authorized. Special needs may be reviewed without regard to the general guidelines. Forms are available from the schools or the district office.
NOTICE TO STUDENTS, PARENTS, EMPLOYEES, PATRONS, VISITORS, UNDER 504 ACCEPTANCE OF DISABILITY
“The District does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Contact Art Hansen at the Weber District Office (476-7900) with any questions or concerns.”
WEBER DISTRICT COMPLIES WITH ALL OF THE FOLLOWING LAWS:
- Title VI of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in federally funded programs on the basis of race, color, or national origin. All vocational opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex or disability.
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
- Title IX of the Education Amendments prohibits discrimination in federally funded programs on the basis of sex.
- The age Discrimination Act of 1075 prohibits discrimination in federally funded programs on the basis of age except under defined circumstances such as where age is a factor necessary in the normal operation of a program.
- The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits employment discrimination and discrimination by a public entity against a qualified person with a disability.
- The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires the District to find and serve qualified students with disabilities residing in the District.
Specific employees are designated to help with information about and complaints under each law. Call 476-7800 to find out who can help you further. More information on each law is also posted at the District Office.