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Title I Parent and Family Compact Letters English & Spanish

Policy Compact 2019-2020

English

Crestview School  
Parent and Family Engagement Policy (U.S.C. 6318) 2019-2020 
 
Crestview School regards parental involvement vital to the academic success of students.  Parents are the primary teachers of their student and are partners with the school in helping them achieve academic success. 
 
Crestview School will inform parents of the school’s participation in Title I by:  
•    Sharing Title I information at Back to School, sending Title I information home in first day packets, showing the Title I presentation and offering flexible meeting times for parents to know about and be involved with Title I, and  
•    Involving parents and community council in developing and reviewing the School Improvement Plan (SIP), Title I 
Policy, and Title I School - Home Compact. 
 
Crestview School will provide program information and assistance, as appropriate, to parents on academic standards, assessments, and achievement levels by:   
•    Providing information on State/District standards and the district approved curriculum used at school, 
•    Conducting regular assessments and reporting results for individual students, school and district, and 
•    Describing proficiency levels students are expected to meet to make adequate growth throughout the year. 
 
Crestview School will provide materials and training to help parents work with their student by:  
•    Providing books and resources to support parents and students at home, and 
•    Providing parents nights on curriculum content (reading, math, science) to support their students.  
 
Crestview School will educate teachers and staff on effective ways to communicate with and reach out to parents by: 
•    Implementing Community Council and other parent programs such as Parent Teacher Association (PTA), •     Encouraging parents to attend and participate in Individual Learning Plan (ILP) conferences, and 
•    Communicating through printed notes, call outs, email, and social media. 
 
Crestview School will coordinate with other Federal, State and local programs that encourage and support parents in educating their student by:  
•    Providing information on Head Start, community centers in Davis, Davis Technical College (DTC), etc., and  
•    Providing classes and services as needed from Family Services to assist students and families. 
 
Crestview School will ensure that the policy and information related to school programs, meetings, and activities is sent home in a format and, to the extent practicable, language the parents can understand by:  
•    Translating the policy and key documents,  
•    Posting translated documents on the school website, and 
•    Updating documents periodically as needed. 
 
Crestview School will provide support for reasonable activities parents may request. 
 
 
 
 
Crestview Elementary School - Home Compact  2019-2020 
 
Crestview School, in conjunction with parents and students, have developed this compact to improve academic achievement and promote student success. 
 
Crestview School faculty and staff will provide quality instruction in an effective learning environment by:  
•    Providing quality engaging curriculum and instruction on academic standards in a supportive learning environment, 
•    Sending progress reports home throughout the year, 
•    Providing reasonable access to faculty and engaging in meaningful communication by written notes, email, or phone, 
•    Providing timely and meaningful feedback on assignments and homework,  
•    Communicating with parents during conferences to enhance Individual Learning Plans (ILP), and 
•    Providing opportunities and guidelines for parents to participate in decision making, observe, or volunteer.  
 
As the parents of a student at Crestview Elementary, we will be supportive of their learning by:  
•    Ensuring consistent and punctual school attendance, 
•    Communicating with teachers and attending Individual Learning Plan (ILP) conferences, 
•    Establishing, reviewing and supporting the academic goals of my student,  
•    Participating in activities, committees or volunteering when possible, and 
•    Establishing a place free of distractions and time to assist my student with homework. 
 
As a student of Crestview Elementary, I will take responsibility for my academic success by:  
•    Arriving on time and ready to learn, 
•    Listening, participating, and requesting assistance when needed, 
•    Respecting myself, other students, adults, and their property, 
•    Taking all communication home, completing and returning all homework, and  
•    Having a positive attitude and growth mindset. 
 
 
Teacher Signature ____________________________________Date ___________________ 
 
Parent Signature _____________________________________ Date  ___________________ 
 
Student Signature _____________________________________Date  ___________________ 
 
 

Spanish

Escuela Primaria Crestview 
 Reglamento de Participación del Padre/s y la Familia (U.S.C. 6318) Año Escolar 2019-2020 
 
La Escuela Primaria Crestview considera muy importante la participación del padre/s para que el estudiante tenga éxito en las materias escolares.  El padre/s es el primer maestro de su hijo/a y se asocia con la escuela para ayudar al estudiante a lograr éxito en las materias escolares. 
 
La Escuela Primaria Crestview informará al padre/s sobre la participación de la escuela en el Programa Title I al:  
•    Compartir la información del programa Title I en la actividad Back to School (Regreso de la Escuela), enviar información Title I al hogar en el first day packet (documentos del primer día escolar), mostrar la presentación del programa Title I y ofrecer horas de reunión flexibles para que el padre/s esté en conocimiento y participe en el programa Title I y  
•    Hacer participar al padre/s y el consejo de la comunidad en el desarrollo y la revisión del School Improvement Plan (SIP) (Plan de Mejoramiento Escolar), el Reglamento del Programa Title I y el School-Home Compact (Compromiso de la Escuela y el Hogar) del Programa Title I. 
 
La Escuela Primaria Crestview ofrecerá, como corresponda, información y asistencia al programa sobre las normas de las materias escolares, evaluaciones y niveles de logro al padre/s al:   
•    Ofrecer información sobre las normas estándar del Distrito Escolar de Davis y el Estado y el programa de estudios aprobado por el distrito que se usa en la escuela, 
•    Dirigir evaluaciones regulares e informar los resultados del estudiante individual, de la escuela y el distrito y 
•    Describir el nivel de dominio o competencia que se espera que el estudiante logre para progresar en forma adecuada durante el año escolar. 
 
La Escuela Primaria Crestview ofrecerá lecturas y entrenamiento al padre/s para ayudar a trabajar con su hijo/a estudiante al:  
•    Ofrecer libros y recursos para apoyar al padre/s y el estudiante/es en el hogar y 
•    Ofrecer parent nights (noches de padres) sobre el contenido del programa de estudios (lectura, matemáticas, ciencias) para apoyar a su hijo/a estudiante.  
 
La Escuela Primaria Crestview educará a los maestros y empleados escolares sobre las maneras efectivas de acercarse y comunicarse con el padre/s al: 
•    Implementar el Consejo de la Comunidad y otros programas del padre/s, tal como la Asociación de Padres y Maestros (PTA), 
•    Animar al padre/s a asistir y participar en las reuniones del Individual Learning Plan (ILP) (Plan de Aprendizaje Individual) del estudiante y 
•    Comunicarse por medio de notas impresas, llamados por teléfono masivos, correo electrónico (email) y los medios de comunicación social. 
 
La Escuela Primaria Crestview coordinará con otros programas locales, del Estado de Utah y el gobierno federal que animan y apoyan al padre/s a educar a su hijo/a estudiante al:  
•    Ofrecer información sobre el programa Head Start, los centros comunitarios del Condado de Davis, Davis Technical College (DTC) (Universidad Técnica de Davis), etc. y  
•    Ofrecer clases y servicios, si es necesario, de Family Services (Servicios de la Familia) para apoyar al estudiante y la familia/s. 
 
La Escuela Primaria Crestview asegurará que el reglamento y la información relacionados a programas escolares, reuniones y actividades se envíen al hogar en el formato, el idioma que el padre/s puede entender, al punto práctico al:  
•    Traducir el reglamento y los documentos clave,  
•    Publicar los documentos traducidos en el sitio Web de la escuela y 
•    Actualizar los documentos periódicamente, si es necesario. 
 
La Escuela Primaria Crestview ofrecerá apoyo a las actividades razonables que el padre/s pueda solicitar. 
      
TITLE I – CRESTVIEW 2019-20 Policy-Compact                                                                                            SP 04/02/19-Spanish- 
Escuela Primaria Crestview  
Compromiso de la Escuela y el Hogar Año Escolar 2019-2020 
 
La Escuela Primaria Crestview, junto con el padre/s y el estudiante, han desarrollado este compromiso para mejorar el logro en las materias escolares y promover el éxito del estudiante. 
 
Los maestros y empleados de la Escuela Crestview ofrecerán instrucción de calidad en un ambiente de aprendizaje efectivo al:  
•    Ofrecer un programa de estudios que entusiasma e instrucción en base a las normas de las materias escolares en un ambiente de aprendizaje con apoyo, 
•    Enviar informes de progreso del estudiante al hogar durante el año, 
•    Ofrecer el acceso razonable a la maestra/os y comunicación significativa por medio de notas escritas, email (correo electrónico) o por teléfono, 
•    Ofrecer la opinión a tiempo y significativa sobre las asignaciones y las tareas del hogar (homework),  
•    Comunicarse con el padre/s durante las reuniones de padres y maestros para mejorar el Individual Learning Plan (ILP) (Plan de Aprendizaje Individual del estudiante) y 
•    Ofrecer oportunidades y pautas al padre/s para participar en la toma de decisiones, observar o ser un voluntario.  
 
Como padre/s de un estudiante de la Escuela Primaria Crestview, nosotros apoyaremos su aprendizaje al:  
•    Asegurar la asistencia escolar puntual y constante a la escuela, 
•    Comunicarse con la maestra/o y asistir a las reuniones del Individual Learning Plan (ILP) (Plan de Aprendizaje Individual del estudiante), 
•    Establecer, revisar y apoyar las metas de las materias escolares de mi hijo/a estudiante,  
•    Participar en las actividades, comités o ser un voluntario cuando es posible y 
•    Establecer un lugar libre de distracciones y el tiempo (la hora) para ayudar a mi hijo/a estudiante con las tareas (deberes escolares) en casa. 
 
Como estudiante de la Escuela Primaria Crestview, yo tomaré responsabilidad por mi éxito en las materias escolares al:  
•    Llegar a tiempo y estar listo para aprender en la escuela, 
•    Escuchar, participar y pedir ayuda cuando es necesario, 
•    Respetarme a mí mismo, a otros estudiantes, los adultos y su propiedad, 
•    Llevar todas las notas de comunicación al hogar, terminar y entregar todas las tareas (deberes escolares) en casa y  
•    Tener una actitud positiva y mentalidad de progreso. 
 
 
Firma de la maestra/o ___________________________________Fecha  ___________________ 
 
Firma del padre/s ______________________________________ Fecha __________________ 
 
Firma del estudiante ____________________________________Fecha ___________________ 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bullying/Hazing/Cyber Bullying

Parent Resources

It is the policy of the Davis County School District and Crestview Elementary to promote a safe and orderly school environment for all students and employees. Criminal acts or disruptive behavior of any kind will not be tolerated, and any individual who engages in such activity will be subject to school disciplinary action as determined by school administrators, District disciplinary action as determined by the Department of Students Services Case Management Team (CMT), police referral, and/or prosecution. In determining appropriate discipline, school officials will consider the totality of the circumstances, including the severity of the offense, as well as the individual’s age, disability status, intent, academic status, and prior disciplinary record.

Crestview Elementary follows Davis District policy (5S-100) and Utah state law (53A-11a-101) governing bullying and hazing. These sources provide specific definitions for terms and governance. 

Definition of Bullying (http://www.stopbullying.gov)

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time.  In order to be considered bullying, the behavior must be aggressive and include:

An Imbalance of Power: Kids who bully use their power—such as physical strength, access to embarrassing information, or popularity—to control or harm others. Power imbalances can change over time and in different situations, even if they involve the same people.

Repetition: Bullying behaviors happen more than once or have the potential to happen more than once.

Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose.

 Definition of Hazing

“‘Hazing” means intentionally or knowingly committing an act that:

endangers the physical health or safety of a school employee or student;

involves any brutality of a physical nature such as whipping, beating, branding, calisthenics, bruising, electric shocking, placing of a harmful substance on the body, or exposure to the elements;

involves consumption of any food, liquor, drug, or other substance;

involves other physical activity that endangers the physical health and safety of a school employee or student; or

involves physically obstructing a school employee's or student's freedom to move;

and is done for the purpose of initiation or admission into, affiliation with, holding office in, or as a condition for, membership or acceptance, or continued membership or acceptance, in any school or school sponsored team, organization, program, or event; or if the person committing the act against a school employee or student knew that the school employee or student is a member of, or candidate for, membership with a school, or school sponsored team, organization, program, or event to which the person committing the act belongs to or participates in.”

 Definition of Cyber-Bullying

“‘Cyber-bullying, means using the Internet, a cell phone, or another device to send or post text, video, or an image with the intent or knowledge, or with reckless disregard, that the text, video, or image will hurt, embarrass, or threaten an individual, regardless of whether the individual directed, consented to, or acquiesced in the conduct, or voluntarily accessed the electronic communication.”

 Definition of Harassment

“‘Harassment’ means repeatedly communicating to another individual, in an objectively demeaning or disparaging manner, statements that contribute to a hostile learning or work environment for the individual.”

Definition of Retaliate

“‘Retaliate’ means an act or communication intended 1) as retribution against a person for reporting bullying or hazing; or 2) to improperly influence the investigation of, or the response to, a report of bullying or hazing.”

Prohibitions

No school employee or student may engage in bullying or harassing a school employee or student: 1) on school property; 2) at a school related or sponsored event; 3) on a school bus; 4) at a school bus stop; or 5) while the school employee or student is traveling to or from a location or event

No school employee or student may engage in hazing or cyber-bullying a school employee or student at any time or in any location.

No school employee or student may engage in retaliation against: 1) a school employee; 2) a student; or 3) an investigator for, or a witness of, an alleged incident of bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, hazing, or retaliation.

No school employee or student may make a false allegation of bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, hazing, or retaliation against a school employee or student.

 Notification

The school is obligated to notify parents of: 1) a student's threat to commit suicide; and 2) an incident of bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, hazing, or retaliation involving the parent's student.

As per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), information regarding students, including disciplinary action taken, is restricted to school personnel and the students’ legal guardians.

 Prevention

School faculty and staff: 1) teach, remind, and rehearse appropriate behavior, including proper reporting; 2) take appropriate disciplinary action with consideration to the totality of the circumstances and the individual; 3) maintain up-to-date records of incidents and action taken; 4) communicate with parents regarding behavior issues; 5) provide supervision during school hours; 6) regularly assess times and locations when and where issues arise. The school counselor: 1) teaches regular classroom lessons to build social skills; 2) meets with students individually and in small groups; 3) assists teachers and other staff in the development of bullying and harassment prevention.

Parents can help by: 1) setting an example of positive social interactions; 2) report incidents to the teacher first, then administration, as early as possible; 3) explain and practice with students how to deal with confrontational situations and difficult people; 4) encourage prompt and accurate reporting over retaliation.

 

 

 

 

Computers For Kids

English

 Davis Education  Foundation Computers for Kids  
 
In the interest of helping students to succeed and making the most of the taxpayer’s investment in our schools, Davis Education Foundation in cooperation with Davis School District is refurbishing computers that would be sold as salvage and making them available to students who would not otherwise have access to a computer in their home. While these systems are certainly not state-of-the-art, they will meet the needs for most students at home. We have a limited number of these computers and, therefore, wish to award them to students who have the greatest need and would make the best use of the gift.  Please do not apply if you already have a working computer in your home. 
 
 The computers are complete systems.  They include a CPU with CD-ROM, keyboard, mouse, and monitor.  The original operating system is installed, along with some personal productivity shareware and at least one or two gb RAM running Windows XP.  The systems have been thoroughly tested and are in good working condition, but are not warranted by Davis Education  Foundation, Davis School District or the manufacturer. 
 
To be considered for one of these systems, complete the following application and return it to your principal. 


   
             Davis Education  Foundation Computers for Kids  Application 
 
Student Name:
Student I.D. #
Parent/Guardian Name:      
Daytime Phone #:
Alternate #:       
School Currently Attending: 

    
 Please tell us about how you will benefit as a student by receiving a  computer: ______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

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I certify that my family has not previously received a Davis Education Foundation Computers for Kids system and I give my permission for my student to apply for and receive a Davis Education Foundation Computers for Kids system. 


Parent/Legal Guardian Signature: ___________________________________    Date:
    
Principal Signature: ______________________________________________  

Date:        

Principal Comments:  _____________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________     
 Office Use Only:  Received by: ____________________________________    Date:   
 
Service Tag #:                                             By:     

 

Spanish

Davis Education Foundation 
(Fundación de Educación de Davis) 


Computers for Kids - Computadoras para Niños 

 Con el interés de aprovechar al máximo la inversión del pagador de impuestos en nuestras escuelas y ayudar a los estudiantes a tener éxito escolar, la Fundación de Educación de Davis en cooperación con el Distrito Escolar de Davis está actualizando las computadoras que se venderían como artículo recuperado y las está ofreciendo a los estudiantes que no podrían de otro modo tener una computadora en su hogar.  Aunque estos sistemas de computación no son los más avanzados, cumplirán con las necesidades de la mayoría de los estudiantes en el hogar.  Nosotros tenemos un número limitado de estas computadoras, por lo tanto, deseamos entregarlas a los estudiantes que tienen más necesidad y harían el mejor uso de este regalo.  Si usted ya tiene una computadora que funciona en el hogar, por favor no presente un formulario de solicitud. 
 
Las computadoras tienen todo el sistema.  Consisten de un CPU (torre) con CDROM, teclado, mouse, parlantes, módem y monitor.  El sistema operativo original está instalado junto con algunos programas de computación de uso personal.  Usted podría esperar recibir una computadora Pentium con Windows XP y al menos 512 Meg RAM de memoria.  Estos sistemas han sido probados totalmente y se encuentran en buena condición para su uso, pero no están garantidos por la “Davis Education Foundation,” el “Davis School District” o la compañía manufacturera. 
 
Para ser considerado y recibir una de estas computadoras, complete el formulario de solicitud siguiente y entréguelo al director/a de su escuela. 
           
                                                                   
Davis Education Foundation 
(Fundación de Educación de Davis) 

Computers for Kids - Computadoras para Niños 

Formulario de Solicitud 
 
Nombre del Estudiante: _________________________________________  
N° de Identificación del Estudiante _________________________________ 
Nombre del Padre/s o Tutor Legal/es: _______________________________ 
#Teléfono de día: __________________ # Tel. alternativo: _____________ 
Escuela que asiste actualmente: ____________________________________ 
 
Por favor escribe cómo te beneficiarás tú, como estudiante, si recibes una computadora: 
____________________________________________________________ 
 
____________________________________________________________ 
 
____________________________________________________________ 
 
____________________________________________________________ 
 
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Yo certifico que mi familia no ha recibido anteriormente una computadora de Computers for Kids de la Fundación de Educación de Davis y yo doy mi permiso para que mi hijo/a estudiante presente un formulario de solicitud de una computadora de Computers for Kids de la Fundación de Educación de Davis. 
Firma del Padre/s o Tutor Legal/es: ___________________  Fecha: _________ 
Firma del Director/a: _____________________________   Fecha: _________ 
Comentarios del Director/a: ________________________________________ 
_____________________________________________________________ 
_____________________________________________________________ 
 
Office Use Only:  Received by:_____________________  Date:_____________     
                  Service Tag #:____________________ By:______________        
                                                                    

Before and After School Programs

Welcome to Crestview's Before and After School Program                                     

Before and After School Director: Jerrice Youngberg
801-402-3215
jyoungberg@dsdmail.net

After School Starts Monday August 26th.

One of our goals this year is to help our kids realize they are Unique and Special!  Our Theme for this year is "Making Magic Happen!". We are also really encouraging READING this year!  We are focusing on Leadership  "The Leader in Me".  We are wanting our student to rise above the rest.  For our talent show extravaganza we will be doing one of the 7 Habits.  The one we will be performing is Sharpen the Saw,  it is about how to balance everything in our lives.   We have a great fun filled year planned!  Join us this school year as we strive to help students develop lifelong skills by building upon their individual strengths and skills through social, academic and cultural learning experiences and by enriching our ties to our school, community and homes in a safe and nurturing environment.                                                  

If you would like to enroll your child in the Before or After School Program you can pick up an application in the school office or in the After School Program classroom in room #2.

**There is a $15.00 registration fee to sign up for after school per family.

This fee schedule applies to ALL the After School programs in the Davis School District. These fees are on a monthly basis.             

Families that DO NOT qualify for Free Lunch:                                                                                                 

$50.00 per child up to 3 (no charge for 4th child) for both Before & Afterschool
For morning program only $25.00 per child

Families that qualify for FREE OR REDUCED Lunch:

$30.00 per child up to 3 (no charge for 4th child) for both Before & Afterschool
For morning program only $15.00 per child

Parental Handbook - Before and After School Program

Crestview Elementary
Before and After School Program
2019-2020

Parent Handbook
Policies and Procedures

PHILOSOPHY

Crestview Extended Day program strives to provide qualified staff to care, nurture, teach and mentor youth. We want the children in ASP to experience academic success and gain personal confidence. In addition, we would like to provide students and families an opportunity to increase literacy, language skills, job skills, and acquire access to needed services.

Crestview After School Program Mission Statement 

In the Crestview Afterschool Program, we will strive to help students develop life long skills by building upon their individual strengths and skills through social, academic and cultural learning experiences and by enriching our ties to our school, community and homes in a safe and nurturing environment.                                                                                                                                                 Last Updated 9/8/15

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Welcome                                                         Page 3

a. Introduction
b. Responsibilities and Expectations

 General Information                                                                                    Page 4-5

a. Our Staff
b. Communication
c. Dress Code
d. Parent Involvement-Volunteer Information
f. Enrollment
g. Registration

 Homework Policy                                                                                          Page 5

 Program Information                                                                                    Page 6-7

a. Sign In/Out Procedure
b. Arrival to Program
c. Departure from Program
d. Daily Schedule
e. Snack
f. Healthy Practices

 Policies                                                                                                             Page 8-9

a. Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting Requirement
b. Communicable Diseases
c. Medication
d. Attendance
e. Transportation/Field Trips
f. Accident/Injury
g. Computer Use and Internet Safety
h. Grievance Process

 Behavioral Expectations                                                                                Page 10

 Emergency and Disaster Preparedness                                                      Page 10

 Fee Schedule                                                                                                   Page 11

 

Page 2

Welcome

Dear Parents/Guardians,

The staff at H.E.L.P would like to take this opportunity to welcome your family. We pride ourselves in creating an environment where students are encouraged to pursue their own interests, develop lasting friendships, and grow confidence, independence, and respect for themselves and others. This parent handbook outlines what you may expect from the D.E.D program and what the program expects from you in return. We hope it will be helpful and we welcome your suggestions and feedback.

Responsibilities & Expectations
As providers, WE agree to:

_ Provide a consistent, quality and respectful program
_ Provide a safe, wholesome and challenging environment
_ Listen to student’s concerns and answer their questions
_ Treat each student with respect and dignity
_ Respect each student and family’s confidentiality
_ Be sensitive to all cultures
_ Encourage creativity, growth, and foster self-esteem in each student
_ Assist each student in educational and recreational development
_ Provide positive reinforcement and mild consequences to the students for negative

Conduct
As a student, I agree to:

_ Listen and abide by all directions of staff and teachers
_ Be on time
_ Practice respect to ALL other students and staff
_ Practice respect of property
_ Stay with my group at all time
_ Try to resolve all conflicts or problems in a productive manner
_ Leave personal belongings at home
_ Remain drug, tobacco and alcohol free
_ Display a positive attitude, be kind and show appreciation
_ Have the right to feel safe
_ Not disrupt the program or jeopardize the health and well-being of students and staff
_ Have the choice of how I behave, with the full understanding of the consequences
    of my choices.
_ If a student chooses to bring games, puzzles, books, and personal items, parent must recognize that         the staff cannot be responsible for loss or damage of these belongings.

Page 3

General Information

Our Staff

H.E.L.P.strives to hire and train the best qualified staff. All staff must be highly qualified according to the Davis School District. Our staff are committed to providing engaging opportunities to the youth participating in our program.

 Communication

H.E.L.P. utilizes many different ways to communicate and pass on information to our families. The use of phone trees, emails,newsletters and flyers will be used throughout the school year to get information to our families.

 Dress Code

As students participate in activities, it is important for them to have proper dress for the occasion.  Please make sure you provide appropriate clothing for weather activities.   The staff will follow the District’s policy on dress code.

 Parent Involvement

Parent concerns, opinions, and suggestions are encouraged at any time. Communication with the site director, or staff assistants is encouraged. The D.E.D. is continually building community partnerships. We are always looking for parent involvement in building community awareness in the importance of after school programs.

Parents are encouraged to participate and volunteer in the program at anytime.

A Parent Center will be available at the program site. It will display parent calendars and newsletters, which will inform parents of what is happening in their student’s program.

The center will make available information on upcoming events and additional parenting resources. It will also have a schedule for the day as well as current contact information.

 

Volunteer Information

H.E.L.P. operates with the help of many volunteers in the community. These volunteers are required to sign in and out and review the program goals. We do not allow our volunteers to be alone with the students at any time. There is always a paid staff present to provide supervision.

Enrollment

Enrollment in the program shall be granted without regard to race, sex, religion, color,

national origin, or ability to pay. Enrollment is open to any student who has a need for an extended day program. Student grades K-6 are eligible to participate in the Davis Extended Day and are enrolled on a “first come, first served” basis or referral by a teacher or the principal.

Children with special needs (physical, emotional or mental disabilities) are eligible to participate in H.E.L.P. as long as existing staff are able to provide adequately for the student’s needs in the Extended Day setting. We are not able to accommodate students who do not have age appropriate hygiene skills. We also cannot accommodate students who are unable to follow the Roles & Responsibilities.

Parents of students with special needs are required to make an appointment with the site director prior to registering the students in the program.

The D.E.D enrollment will be open to all students attending the school site. The enrollment capacity will be established by the site director and principal according to the needs and space available at the school.

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Registration

Before your student can begin participation in H.E.L.P. a registration packet must be completed. The registration packet includes:

1. Youth Information
2. Parent/Legal Guardian Information
3. Emergency Contacts
4. Special Health Needs (allergies, medical needs, etc.)
5. People other than the parent/guardian who are authorized to pick up the youth
6. Fieldtrip/Transportation Release
7. Emergency Medical Treatment Release
8. A Computer and Internet Acceptable Use Agreement(on file in school office).

A Current emergency information and medical treatment form will be kept on file for each student. It will also be copied and taken on all field trips. It is the parent's responsibility to keep the program informed of any change in their child’s emergency, medical or physical conditions. In case of serious illness or injury, the staff will follow parental instructions written on the student’s medical treatment release form. However, in all cases, staff will call for emergency assistance in situations that are deemed to be serious enough in nature as to cause harm to your child’s life.

Homework Policy

Students are required (per grant specifications) to work on homework for 30 minutes during program hours.  This may include classroom reading or other homework provided by the classroom teacher.  Each staff will assist students with any homework on a daily basis during that 30 minutes.  If students do not complete daily homework during that time, it will be sent home and become the parent’s responsibility to help their student complete it.  If you have any specific homework needs for your child that the D.E.D program can help with please contact the site director.

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Program Information

 

Sign In/Out Procedure

The following procedures will be followed when youth arrive or leave the program.

• Each youth must be signed in and out of the program by an authorized person listed on the registration form. When signing out you must include the date and time the youth arrives or leaves.

• Persons signing youth in or out of the program shall use identifiers, such as a signature or initials and have photo identification if they are unknown to the provider.

Only parents or persons with written authorization from parents will be allowed to take youth from the program. In emergency situations, the parent may give verbal authorization to the program staff. The staff will question anyone that is unfamiliar  to them and check their authorization to pick up a student. If someone else is picking up the student, notification to the site director is required in writing.

Parents are required to provide their own transportation for the student’s pick-up each day. Whenever a student is picked up, a responsible adult must go in and sign the student out on their student’s sign-out sheet.

All children must be signed IN to the before school program each morning.  The school works with the fire and police department to set up a safe walking path to school with lights and cross guards.  This is not the case in the early before school hours.  If this will not work with your family please consider asking another before school parent to assist with this issue, or have your child wait and just walk to school when it is going to start.  Remember that these programs are an option and for the good of your child.  Please help support us with this.

 

Arrival to Program

Youth in grades K-6th will arrive to the cafeteria from their school day classrooms on their own. They are to walk directly to the extended day program immediately following the school bell.

The staff will take a roll within the first 15 minutes of the program.  Any child unaccounted for will have a call to home to check on the child.  If no answer the staff will then go down the contact list to find a responsible adult to verify the whereabouts of the child.  In an event that no parent or contact is available the staff will make a written note of the efforts on their sign out chart and the local police will be contacted.  Remember that early efforts to locate the child will also include talking to the principal, checking the school absent list, talking with the school teacher and other children in the program.

Departure from Program

Each youth’s registration form indicates that the only available departure from the program consists of an authorized person signing the child out.  There will be NO walking home from the program without that signature.  You may have a friend of the family, neighbor, or other sibling (as long as they are in jr.high and listed on the approval to sign out list) sign out your child.  This is for the safety of your child and the program. 

We release your student as indicated on their registration form. Please contact the D.E.D program office in the event that a departure option has changed.

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Daily Schedule

(Here is an example. Make sure all these components are included. Include your own here) 

Monday-Thursday

3:30-3:45 Sign In and Welcome/free choice/greeting
3:45-4:00 Wash Hands and Snack
4:00-4:15 Outside Recess
4:15-4:45 Homework time
4:45-5:30 Daily Enrichment Activity Choices
5:30-5:45 Clean Up
5:45-6:00 Parent Pick Up

Friday

1:30-1:45 Sign In and Welcome/Greeting
1:45-2:15 Free choice
2:15-3:45 Friday Special Activity
3:45-4:00 Wash Hands and Snack
4:00-4:15 Outside Recess
4:15-4:45 Homework Time
4:45-5:30 Group Activity
5:30-5:45 Clean Up
5:45-6:00 Parent Pick Up

 Snack

The D.E.D will provide a daily nutritious snack. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to inform the program if their child has any food allergies.(see health form) The program will provide appropriate snack options for those with special dietary needs.  Snacks are provided by the USOE therefore we must comply with their regulations.  USOE mandates that we provide a drink and snack each day to every child enrolled in the program.

 Healthy Practices

Staff and youth will wash their hands with liquid soap and warm running water at the following times:

• After using the toilet
• Before eating
• Before and after food preparation

We encourage hand washing at these additional times throughout the day:

• Upon returning from outdoor activities
• After wiping noses
• After handling animals
• Before and after food preparation during cooking clubs

Hand washing procedures will be posted throughout the program area. All areas utilized for food preparation or eating will be sanitized prior to use. We also have hand sanitizer available at all times.

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Policies

 

Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting Requirements

 Utah law requires any person who has reason to believe that a child has been subjected to abuse, neglect, or dependency to immediately notify the nearest Office of Child and Family Services, a peace officer, or a law enforcement agency.  Abuse, neglect, or dependency of a child can be physical, or sexual.

 Exclusion of Staff and Youth

If a youth has a communicable disease, the youth must be removed from the program until the proper treatment has been completed and/or the doctor releases the student.

Youth with any of, but not limited to, the following symptoms should not attend the D.E.D Program:

• Fever
• Diarrhea
• Vomiting
• Undiagnosed Rash
• Inflamed or Matted Eyes
• Severe cold, cough, and/or sore throat

We do not care for ill youth. If your student shows signs of illness after arriving at the facility, we will separate the him/her from the other youth. If your student becomes ill during program time, the Site Director will contact you and require you or an authorized person to pick the student up from the program. If a parent cannot be reached, the youth’s emergency contact numbers will be called. (see “Should I send my child to school? Form)

 Medication

We prefer not to give any medication to youth, but if a youth is to receive any medication during the hours of the program, the following policies must be adhered to. Our program will administer medication to a youth only after receiving a completed Authorization for School Personnel to Administer Medication form.  If your child is in need of medication during D.E.D program hours you may receive the Administration form from your site director.

 Attendance Policy

For the safety of your student, we ask parents to notify the Davis Extended Day Office if their youth will not be attending the program according to registration guideline In the event of illness, vacation or other activities on a regularly scheduled attendance day. The D.S.D Program site director needs to be notified by parents either through a  written note or personal phone call. If the youth has attended the school day and has not arrived to the program, staff will attempt to notify a parent or emergency contact. If parents, guardians, and emergency contacts cannot be reached and the child is not located, local law enforcement will be called. (include your own school attendance specifics)

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Transportation / Field Trips

At our program we do not transport after the program. Our program policies apply to the transportation of youth to and from off-site activities through the school district.

For youth attending any field trips, a transportation release form will need to be signed by the parent or guardian (included on registration process).

If there are delays with the return of a field trip, a program staff member on the field trip will notify the program office, then parents or legal guardians will be notified by a program staff on site.  The program cell phone will be taken on all field trips.

 Accident/Injury

If a minor accident or injury (a scrape, cut, bump, etc.) occurs with a youth during program times the staff person attending to the youth will administer minimal first aid.  If a more sever incident occurs (hitting their head, open wound etc) an incident report will be filled out. A copy of the report, including how the incident occurred and steps taken will be given to the parents upon pick up of their child.

 Computer Use and Internet Safety

It is the policy of H.E.L.P. to permit students to have internet access. An Acceptable Use Contract must be signed by the student and his/her parent or guardian. This contract is maintained in the school office.

Grievance Process

The D.E.D. program is an equal opportunity employer, and holds that all employees, parents, and youth shall be free from all forms of discrimination and conduct which can be considered harassing, coercive, disruptive, or in violation of any civil rights.

• Employees, parents, and youth wishing to appeal decisions and/or actions made by the D.E.D. Program shall first discuss the complaint with the Site Director. The Site Director shall conduct an investigation into the complaint as deemed necessary.

• The Site Director may also include the school principal, counselor, or your child’s school day teacher if needed to help resolve the issue.

• You may always use the suggestion box to address any problems, concerns or ideas of the program.

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Behavioral Expectations

It is the goal of the D.E.D. Program to guide youth in becoming happy, responsible, cooperative participants through positive, non-threatening teaching techniques. We want to increase youth’s respect for themselves by guiding them to become responsible for their own actions, and to help them grow in their respect for the rights and feelings of other people. It is our policy to avoid forms of discipline that might impair the youth’s self-respect. The staff’s role is one of a strong leader and role model helping youth grow towards self-discipline and self-direction. Every effort will be made to obtain information that will help us understand your youth. This may include conferences with parents, classroom teachers, site director, staff assistants and school principals. When behavior problems arise, youth will be given options. We will find out what works best for each youth. The program uses discipline to encourage the youth’s self-control and reduce risk of injury and any adverse health effects to self or others. The program will use the following positive discipline measures:  (Example)(Please include your own discipline and reward policy here)

o Listen to youth’s concerns and answer their questions
o Respect each youth’s point of view
o Encourage creativity, growth and foster self-esteem in each youth
o Provide positive reinforcement and mild consequences to the youth for negative conduct
o Redirection
o Encourage problem solving and critical thinking

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Our program has an emergency and disaster plan which follows the schools procedures for reporting emergencies and evacuating the facility. This written plan is at the school and immediately accessible to all staff, substitutes and volunteers. Evacuation plans are posted in prominent locations of each room or area that the D.E.D program operates in. The program holds quarterly emergency drills which are documented. The program is inspected annually by the local fire authority and maintains fire extinguishers with a current tag.

Evacuation site: If there is an emergency or disaster which requires us to leave our site, we will evacuate to _________________________________. If that site does not work out, our back up evacuation site is ________________________________.

We will transport the youth to the evacuation site by walking.
The program emergency and disaster plan is as follows:

• The person in charge is the Site Director.
• The person with decision making authority is the Program Director.
• People who will be notified in an emergency are the School principal,Program        Manager and parents.

Emergency telephone numbers:

• Emergency medical personnel 911
• Fire Department LOCAL NUMBER
• Ambulance Service LOCAL NUMBER
• Police LOCAL NUMBER
• Poison Control 1-800-222-1222

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Crestview Afterschool Fee Schedule for 2018-2019

 

*Acceptance Fee:  $10.00 per family required upon acceptance into the program

Monthly Tuition: 

Full- $50.00 for each child up to 3 enrolled. The 4th child is free
Reduced- $30.00 for each child up to 3 enrolled. The 4th child is free
Free- $30.00 for each child up to 3 enrolled. The 4th child is free
 

For Morning Program only:
Full-$25.00 for each child up to 3 enrolled. The 4th child is free
Reduced/Free-$15.00 for each child enrolled up to 3. The 4th child free

(Example: Mrs. Smith would like to enroll her three children into the program.  She qualifies for the reduced rate. She would pay a total of $30.00 per month for her children- $30.00 + $30.00 + $30.00 = $90.00)

PLEASE NOTE:  We try to go on a field trip every other month.  In order for your child or children to participate in the field trip, their account must be paid in full.

(Example:  In October, we attend Black Island Farms to pick pumpkins. In order to attend, we must have received payment for September and October by the Thursday before the field trip.)

If you have questions about the after school program, please contact Jerrice Youngberg at jyoungberg@dsdmail.net or 801 402-3215

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