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5880 AdmGuide_Public Performances by Students

The Board of Education in its Policy 5880 has recognized the value to students, the District, and the community of
students sharing their talents and skills with the community through participation and performances in public
General Guidelines
    A. At the beginning of each school year, staff members in charge of student groups who wish to perform out of
        the District at local events as an integral part of the instructional program shall submit the plan to the
        principal for approval. If the performance involves an overnight or extended trip, the request shall be submitted
        to the Superintendent by the principal in accord with AG 2340C.
        The request for local performances should include the information requested on the Field Trip Request Form.
    B. When public performances are scheduled as a regular part of a course of study taken for credit, students
        shall be informed in advance of the obligation to participate and will be excused from participation only in
        accordance with the rules and administrative guidelines governing school attendance.
    C. No student, group of students, or employees of this Board may receive personal compensation for the
        performance in public of students organized for a school activity but may collect a donation to an approved
        student activity fund.
    D. All non-district performances shall be under the supervision of the professional staff of the District.
    E. Parents will be notified of school sponsored performances. When students are performing at non-school
        sponsored events, parent permission is required.
Approved/Adopted:  July 13, 2009
Approved/Adopted:  August 1, 2013
Sharon Weinstock,
Dec 20, 2013, 6:55 AM