Notices

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Federal Educational Records and Privacy Act (FERPA)

  • Board Policies FL

  • Board Policy FL-R

Internet/Technology Information

Student Surveys/HATCH Amendment

Parent Bill of Rights

Residency

  • Board Policies FD

  • Board Policy FD-E

Transfers

  • Board Policy FE

Attendance

  • Board Policy FDC

Bullying

Student Suspension

Searches

  • Board Policy FNF

Cell Phones and Personal Digital Devices

  • Board Policy FNG

Student Drug Testing

Graduation

Extracurricular Activities

  • Board Policy FMA

Bus Stops

Visit our Transportation Department Website for details on bus stops.

Notice of Video Surveillance

Stillwater Public Schools uses surveillance cameras on district property and on school buses to ensure the safety and welfare of all employees, students, and visitors and to safeguard district facilities, vehicles, and equipment. Surveillance cameras may be used in locations as deemed appropriate by the district administration, but shall not be used in locations where there is a reasonable expectation of privacy. For further information concerning video surveillance, policy CLBD, Video Surveillance on the Stillwater Public Schools website. See board policy for additional information. http://policy.stillwaterschools.com/pdf/CLBD.pdf

Student Directory Information and Student Recruitment

Stillwater Public Schools has created a limited directory information policy and will limit access only to those parties and purposes as described in board policy CHE, Student Services Vendors. The school district has designated the following information as “directory information,” and it will disclose that information without prior written consent:

  • The student’s name;

  • The address of students in tenth grade or above;

  • The student’s grade level (i.e., first grade, tenth grade, etc.);

  • The student’s participation in officially recognized activities and sports;

  • The student’s degrees, honor and awards received;

  • The student’s weight and height, if a member of an athletic team;

  • The student’s photograph.

Each school year, the district will give notice as required by law the above list or a revised list of the items of directory information it proposes to designate as directory information. For students enrolling after the notice is published, the list will be given to the student’s parent or the eligible student at the time and place of enrollment.

After the parents or eligible students have been notified, they will have two weeks to advise the school district in writing to refuse to permit the school district to designate the items listed as directory information about that student.

At the end of the two-week period, each student’s records will be appropriately marked by the records custodian to indicate the disclosure or non-disclosure of the information about that student. This designation will remain in effect until it is modified by the written direction of the student’s parent or the eligible student.

Military services representatives shall have access to student directory information unless such access is specifically denied in writing by the parent, legal guardian, or student age 18 or over. Military services representatives shall have the same access to secondary school students as is provided to postsecondary institutions or prospective employers.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Stillwater Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals with disabilities, or in any aspect of their operations.

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STILLWATER SCHOOL DISTRICT

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

There will be no discrimination in Stillwater Public Schools because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender expression or identity, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, or genetic information in its programs, services, activities and employment. The following Administrator has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies:

  • Section 504/Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (for questions or complaints based on disability)

  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act (for question or complaints based on race, color and national origin)

  • Title IX (for questions or complaints based on sex, pregnancy, gender, gender expression or identity)

  • Age Act (for questions or complaints based on age)

  • In addition, any individual who has experienced some other form of discrimination, including discrimination not listed above, may contact:

Bo Gamble, Director of Human Resources

Stillwater Public Schools

314 South Lewis

Stillwater, OK 74074

405-533-6300, [email protected]

Outside assistance may be obtained from:

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights

One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320

Kansas City, MO 64106

(816) 268-0550; (816) 268-0599 (Fax); (877) 521-2172 (TTY)

E-mail: [email protected]

All district employees and students will be provided with age appropriate education regarding types of discrimination, harassment and bullying. Students and employees will also be advised of the district’s expectations regarding appropriate conduct. Any student who is experiencing difficulty fully accessing the district’s education programs should contact the Administrator identified above so a success plan can be developed for the student.

Racial discrimination shall include racial slurs or other demeaning remarks concerning another person's race, ancestry, or country of origin and directed toward an employee, a student or a visitor.

Stillwater Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender expression or identity, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or age in its employment, programs and activities.

Related Policies and Procedures:

Asbestos

ASBESTOS INFORMATION

“Notice: Under AHERA 40 CFR Part 763, Stillwater Schools has asbestos-containing materials. Periodic surveillance of the facilities is conducted during January and July with 3-year re-inspections conducted tri-annually. Building occupants and workers shall be informed when response actions take place. Documentation for such actions shall be posted on the designated school information board for review. Management plans for the facilities that contain asbestos are available for review in the superintendent’s office and at each school’s administration office.”

Smoking/Smokeless Tobacco

SMOKING/SMOKELESS TOBACCO

The Stillwater Board of Education recognizes that the use of tobacco has been shown to be linked to illnesses and disabilities and tobacco use is particularly addictive to children and youth. Federal and state law prohibits smoking in any indoor facility, or the grounds thereof, which is used to provide educational services to children. The Stillwater Board of Education intends to have a tobacco/smoke-free workplace at all times in district facilities, school events, and school-related activities.

Therefore, smoking, chewing or any other use of tobacco or tobacco/smoking paraphernalia by staff, students, and members of the public is prohibited at all times while on, in or upon any school property. Additionally, tobacco products 17 and products that simulate smoking will not be used by school personnel on duty at any school-sponsored event outside school premises or while in transport to or from an event in school-authorized vehicles.

Federal and state law prohibits smoking in any indoor facility, or the grounds thereof, which is used to provide educational services to children. Therefore, the board of education prohibits the possession or use of tobacco/smoke products by all students while on school property, or school sponsored events 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This includes, but is not limited to cigarettes, cigarette papers, cigars, snuff, chewing tobacco, electronic cigarettes or any other form of tobacco products and products that simulate smoking.

Additional notices may be located at https://www.stillwaterschools.com/District/LegalNotices.

Updates, Changes, or ClarificationPlease submit any updates, changes, reports of incorrect information or requests for clarification to [email protected].