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Parent Student Handbook

This section contains everything you need to know to make important decisions on behalf of your child’s education. There are forms as well as rules and regulations.

The sections below are available to download, view and print in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF).

If you have difficulty in viewing or printing the document, please contact us at 563/552-3000 and we will make arrangements to have a printed copy available for pick-up at The Forum.

PARENT-STUDENT HANDBOOK 2016-2017

Parent Student Handbook Introductory Pages PDF
Section I ENROLLMENT / REGISTRATION

New Registration, Permissions, Residency Guidelines, Open Enrollment

1-2 PDF
Section II FEES / WAIVER BENEFITS / PERMITS

Student Fees for 2016-17, Charge / Refunds for Students Leaving the District, Fee Waiver Benefits, Student Work Permits, Student Driving to School Permits

3-6 PDF
Section III GRADUATION / SENIOR YEAR OPTIONS

Senior Year Plus Options, Graduation Requirements

7 PDF
Section IV HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Administration of Medication at School, Communicable and Infectious Diseases, Hawk-I Insurance for Children, Health / Dental / Vision Screening, Health Assessment Form, Immunizations, Lead Screening, Physical Examinations, Student Illness or Injury at School, Wellness Policy, Health Education Program, Iowa Youth Survey, Concussion Law

8-13 PDF
Section V PARENT INVOLVEMENT

Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences, Visiting Your Child’s School, Volunteering and Mentoring

14 PDF
Section VI PRIVACY ACT / PUPIL PROTECTION / NOTIFICATIONS

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act Notice (FERPA), Title 1 Reading Parent Notification Requirements, Release of Student Information, Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment Notice (PPRA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM), Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), The Children’s Online Privacy Act (COPPA) and Microsoft Office 365 for Education

15-19 PDF
Section VII SCHOOL BOARD POLICIES

Anti-Harassment/Bullying #1001, Anti-Discrimination #1005,
Anti-Harassment/Bullying/Discrimination Grievance Procedure, Abuse of Students by School District Employees #4606,
Student Attendance #5107, Juvenile Justice System Information Sharing #5108, Homeless Children and Youth #5110,
Student Behavior: Expectations and Consequences #5200, Physical Restraint #5203, Participation Code for Activities #5305,
Network/Internet Acceptable Use Policy #5504,
Competent Private Instruction #6220,
Public Conduct on School Premises #9005

20-50 PDF
Section VIII STUDENT SERVICES

Counseling Services, Homeless Families, Limited English Proficiency Program, At-Risk Programming

51-52 PDF
Section IX TRANSPORTATION

Dubuque Community School District,
City of Dubuque – The Jule Transit System

53-57 PDF
Section X DUBUQUE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT FORMS
Health Assessment 1 PDF
Homeless Student Questionnaire 2 PDF
Proof of Residency 3 PDF
New Student Information Form 4 PDF
Home Language Survey 5 PDF
Certificate of Dental Screening 6 PDF
Kindergarten Medical Examination 7 PDF
Certificate of Immunization 8 PDF
Information Release 9 PDF
Certificate of Vision Screening 10 PDF
Wellness Curriculum Student Exclusion 11 PDF
Athletics Participation Required Forms 12 PDF
Complainant Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Incident Report 13 PDF
School Nurse Administration of Acetaminophen/Ibuprofen for MS/HS Students 15 PDF
Request for Medication to be Given at School (Prescription and Over-the-Counter) 16 PDF
Non-employee Background Check Packet 17 PDF
Iowa Youth Survey Refusal of Consent 18 PDF
Asthma or Airway Constricting Medication Self-Administration Consent Form 19 PDF
Microsoft Office 365 for Education Opt Out Compliance Form 21 PDF
Permissions 22 PDF