Acceptable Use & Chromebook Contract for Students & Parents
This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) fully outlines the expectations and guidelines when using district technologies or personally owned devices while on campus and/or school provided devices. The Chromebook Contract is for high school students and parents taking part in the Chromebook 1:1 Initiative.
Bullying and Harassment
The district prohibits bullying, including cyberbullying, as defined by state law. Use the STOPit App to instantly and anonymously report a school safety or bullying concern.
The district prohibits discrimination, including harassment, against any student on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Links to District Calendars (PDF)
Code of Conduct
The Code provides methods and options for managing students in the classroom and on school grounds, disciplining students, and preventing and intervening in student discipline problems.
Information on colleges/universities, financial aid, scholarships, and entrance exams.
Students are expected to adhere to the dress code at all times with the exception of designated days. Campuses may designate special days where changes to the dress code may be allowed in accordance with district guidelines.
Enrollment & Registration
Enrollment for all schools in the district is conducted through the enrollment center. Students who are seventeen years of age or younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to enroll.
Food Menus and My School Bucks
The entire cafeteria staff at each school and the district food service office takes pride in everything we do. Our main concern is taking care of your children. We go above and beyond to make sure each child is taken care of when they come into the cafeteria. We offer online account payment options through My School Bucks.
The school’s health services program is designed to assure a safe, healthy environment that is conducive to learning and to provide professional care for those who become ill or injured while at school.
Library services provided by Harrington Library Consortium
Parent Involvement Newsletter
Statewide parent and family engagement initiative provided through Region 16 service center. Home & School: Together We Can Make a Difference.
Parent Involvement Policy
We want to establish partnerships with parents and the community. Everyone gains if school and home work together to promote high achievement for our children.
Keep up to date with your child’s progress through TxConnect Parent Portal where you can view attendance, assignment grades, and cycle averages.
Each school (K-8) has a list of school supplies that the students are needing to bring in the first week of classes. Teachers will notify you if more supplies are needed during the year.
We are using the SchoolWay App to keep everyone informed and involved in what is going on at our schools and in our district. SchoolWay is available free for Apple and Android devices in the app stores. Search for SchoolWay and download, and then follow your school and/or the district!
See the Special Programs page for information on the following programs: Dyslexia, Gifted and Talented/PEGS, Reading Recovery, Section 504, and Transition.
Students handbooks are designed to provide basic information about each campus that you and your child will need during the school year. The handbooks are written to be in harmony with board policy and the Student Code of Conduct.
Texas’ student assessment program is designed to measure the extent to which a student has learned and is able to apply the defined knowledge and skills at each tested grade or course level. Students in grades 3-12 take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exams. The state also offers the STAAR Alternate 2 assessment for students who have significant cognitive disabilities and are receiving special education services and the Texas English Language Proficiency System (TELPAS) assessment for limited English proficient (LEP) students.
For questions concerning testing contact Sally Heaton, District Testing Coordinator, by phone at (806) 935-6461 or email: email@example.com.
The State Board of Education (SBOE) issued Proclamation 2019 at its April 2017 meeting. The adoption of materials under Proclamation 2019 is scheduled to occur in November 2018. The adopted materials are scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2019–20 school year.
Proclamation 2019 calls for instructional materials for English language arts and reading, grades K–8; Spanish language arts and reading, grades K–6; spelling (English and Spanish), grades 1–6; handwriting (English and Spanish), grades K–5; English Learners Language Arts, grades 7–8; and Personal Financial Literacy.