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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 2018-2019

Section Description Page
Parent Student Handbook Introductory Pages (PDF)
Section I ENROLLMENT / REGISTRATION (PDF)

New Student Registration, Permissions, Residency Guidelines, Open Enrollment

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Section II FEES / WAIVER BENEFITS / PERMITS (PDF)

Student Fees, Laptop Protection and Fine Overview, Charge and Refunds for Students Leaving the District, Student Permit to Drive to School, Iowa Child Labor Permit, Fee Waiver Benefits, High School Yearbook Guidelines

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Section III GRADUATION / SENIOR YEAR OPTIONS (PDF)

Graduation Requirements, Senior Year Plus Options

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Section IV HEALTH + WELLNESS (PDF)

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

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Section V PARENT INVOLVEMENT (PDF)

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

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Section VI NOTICES (PDF)

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act Notice (FERPA), Bus Video Monitoring Systems, 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

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Section VII SCHOOL BOARD POLICIES (PDF)

Anti-Harassment / Bullying #1001, Anti-Discrimination #1005, Anti-Harassment / Bullying / Discrimination Grievance Procedure, Abuse of Students by School District Employees #4606, Student Attendance #5107 + #5107 A1, Juvenile Justice System Information Sharing #5108, Homeless Children and Youth #5110, Student Behavior: Expectations and  Consequences #5200 + #5200 A1, Physical Restraint #5203 + #5203 A1, Participation Code for Activities #5305 + #5305 A1, Student Responsible Use of Technology #5504, Competent Private Instruction #6220 + #6220 A1, Public Conduct on School Premises #9005

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Section VIII STUDENT SERVICES (PDF)

Anytime, Anywhere Learning (AAL), Counseling Services, KcKinney-Vento Act, English Language Learner, At-Risk Programming

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Section IX TRANSPORTATION (PDF)

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

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Section X DUBUQUE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT FORMS  #
Health Assessment (PDF) 1
McKinney-Vento Questionnaire (PDF) 2
Proof of Residence (PDF) 3
New Student Enrollment Packet (includes Home Language Survey) (PDF) 4
Certificate of Dental Screening (PDF) 6
Preschool / Kindergarten Medical Examination (PDF) 7
Certificate of Immunization (PDF) 8
Information Release (PDF) 9
Certificate of Vision Screening (PDF) 10
Wellness Curriculum Student Exclusion (PDF) 11
Athletics Participation Required Forms (PDF) 12
Complainant Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Incident Report (PDF) 13
School Nurse Administration of Acetaminophen/Ibuprofen for MS/HS Students (PDF) 15
Request for Medication to be Given at School (Prescription and Over-the-Counter) (PDF) 16
Non-employee Background Check Packet (PDF) 17
Asthma or Airway Constricting Medication Self-Administration Consent (PDF) 19
Microsoft Office 365 for Education Opt Out Compliance Form (PDF) 21
2018-2019 Permissions (PDF) 22