USD 459 Bucklin Schools
Current Residence Information
The health, safety, and education of our students is the top priority for USD 459 Bucklin Schools. Due to the current issues with COVID-19, we are requesting input from parents and students regarding the different learning options.
Option 1: All On-Site Learning
Option 2: All Online Learning
If you and your child are interested in Option 2, you will be subject to an interview process and need approval by USD 459.
(Please note that we are trying to plan for all situations that might occur, but these options may be subject to change or be modified.)
OPAA! is diligently working hard to develop plans for meal service in the cafeteria, classroom, gymnasium, hallway, meal delivery or any other method needed.
Guardian Information (if different from above)
Emergency Contact 1
Emergency Contact 2
Physician and Medical Information
Race and Ethnicity Home Language Form
Migrant Education Program Information:
The Migrant Education Program (MEP) is authorized by Title I Part C of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). The MEP provides formula grants to local education agencies to establish or improve education programs for the children who may qualify for the Migrant Program. Please help us determine your child's eligibility for the Migrant Program by responding to the following questions.
Bucklin Schools and the parents of the students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I, agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve the State's high standards. This school-parent-student compact is in effect during the 2020-2021 school year.
School Responsibilities -
Bucklin Schools will:
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As a parent, I will:
Student Responsibilties -
As a student, I will:
Purpose: Over-the-Counter (OTC) pain relief mediciations can be obtained without a doctor's prescription and are used for the relief of pain symptoms on a temporary basis. Appropriate use of OTC pain relief medications at school can assist students to remain in school and continue to achieve in the classroom. The American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement for the Administration of Medication in School states "providing parent approved short-term medications, such as pain relievers, may provide symptoomatic improvements for the student, which enables attendance for learning and causes less classroom disruption."
I give permission to authorized office staff and coach staff to give my child acetminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) when determined to be needed for simple headaches, menstrual cramps, minor joint pain, or tooth/orthodontic pain.
(Please select a medication and dose to be given)
We are pleased to offer students of the USD 459 Public Schools access to the district computer network for electronic mail and Internet.
To gain access to e-mail and the Internet, all students must obtain parental permission and must sign and return this form to the schooloffice.
Access to e-mail and the Internet will enable students to explore thousands of libraries, databases and bulletin boards while exchanging messages with Internet users throughout the world. The purpose of computer usage and on-line services is to support research and education in and among academic institutions in the U.S. by providing access to unique resources and the opportunity for collaborative work. The use of computers, the Internet and other on-line services must be in support of education and research consistent with the educational objectives and the outcomes for USD 459.Families should be warned that some material accessible via the Internet may contain items that are illegal, defamatory, inaccurate or potentially offensive to some people. While our intent is to make Internet access available to further educational goals and objectives,students may find ways to access other materials as well. We believe that the benefits to students from access to the Internet, in the formof information resources and opportunities for collaboration, exceed any disadvantages. But ultimately, parents and guardians of minorsare responsible for setting and conveying the standards that their children should follow when using media and information sources. Tothat end, USD 459 supports and respects each family’s right to decide whether or not to apply for access.
Acceptable UseThe purpose of Internet access through USD 459 is to facilitate communications in support of research and education, by providing access to unique resources and an opportunity for collaborative work. Network access must be in support of and consistent with the educational objectives of USD 459. Access to the Internet is made possible through an appropriate provider to be designated by USD 459 at its sole discretion. All users of the Internet must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
Unacceptable Use• Sending or displaying offensive or anonymous messages or pictures• Using obscene language• Harassing, insulting, or attacking others• Damaging computers, computer systems, or computer networks• Violating copyright laws• Using another’s password• Trespassing in another’s folders, work or files• Intentionally wasting limited resources• Employing the network for personal advertising or solicitations
Users will agree that the use of the Internet is a privilege, not a right, and inappropriate use will result in the cancellation of thoseprivileges. Violations may result in a loss of access as well as other disciplinary or legal action.
Users will agree that administration, faculty, or staff will decide what is inappropriate use
The student laptop and charger that have been issued to you are the property of Bucklin School District, USD 459. This computer is on loan to you as a student, and must be used in accordance, both at home and at school, with the following Policies and Procedures, the District’s Acceptable Use Policy, and any applicable laws. Use of this computer, as well as access to the computer network, the Internet, and email are a privilege and not a right. These items are provided for educational purposes only, and are intended to support the learning objectives of Bucklin Public Schools USD 459. Only district computers/devices are allowed on the school network. All other computers/devices are prohibited.
General Use of the Computer
General Care of the ComputerStudents are expected to treat their laptop with care and respect. The computer and schoolissued charger are the property of the Bucklin School District USD 459, and should be kept clean and free of marks at all times. Placing stickers, writing or drawing on, engraving or otherwise defacing the laptop or charger are not allowed and will result in loss of privileges.
When transporting their laptop to and from school, students should always be sure it is placed in a backpack or bag, and the bag is fully closed. The laptop should not be placed in a bag that contains itemsthat may damage or destroy the laptop.
Students should not use their laptop while walking, on the bus, or otherwise being transported. Laptops should only be used while they are on a flat, stable surface such as a table. Laptops can be fragile, and if they are dropped they may break.
Students should protect their laptop from extreme heat or cold. Laptops should never be left in a car, even if the car is locked.
Computers should be protected from the weather, water or other liquid, food and pets. Students should never eat or drink while using their laptop, or use their laptop near others who are eating or drinking.
Heavy objects should never be placed or stacked on top of the laptop. This included books, musical instruments, sports equipment, etc.
Students should use care when plugging in their power cords.
Any inappropriate or careless use of a computer should be reported to a teacher or other staff member immediately.
If the computer is damaged or not working properly, it must be turned in to the District Technology staff for repair.
Parents/guardians/students are not authorized to attempt repairs themselves, or contract with any other individual or business for the repair of the laptop.
If a student’s class work is lost because of computer failure, the BHS Tech Department will make contact with the teacher/teachers from the classes affected on the same day that the issue is brought to thedepartment. Teachers will make the appropriate time adjustments for the student to redo the lost class work.
A record of this will be kept in the Tech Department and will be reported to building administration.
If the computer is lost or stolen, parents/guardians should immediately report the loss or theft to the administration and the Tech Department. A police report must be completed.
Any student who becomes ineligible during the school year will lose their laptop privileges until they become eligible. The student will turn their laptop into the library, and may only receive it back with teacher or administration approval.