The board looks upon school buildings, school playgrounds and
athletic fields as community assets and believes that such facilities should be
fully utilized in promoting the health and welfare of the children, youth and
adults in the district. Almost invariably, however, the non-school use of
school facilities involves expenditures for heat, light, overtime custodial
services and other incidental expenses.
In order that fair and uniform treatment may be accorded all
parties who desire the use of school property, the superintendent will develop
and maintain a set of rules and regulations to govern the use of
facilities. The regulations will be calculated to permit and encourage
the use of school property for those activities which are worthwhile and in the
Whenever these regulations indicate cost to the user, such
figures will be based on the estimated actual cost involved in the use
contemplated. The board reserves the right to revoke or amend the regulations
at any time.
The board will make school facilities available for
recreational, educational and civic purposes which will not interrupt regular
school activities consistent with applicable rules and regulations.
School facilities may not be used for sectarian or religious
meetings that are more than seven days in duration, except when an established
church of the community suffers the loss of its basic facilities by fire or
natural disaster or when a church is in the formative stage. A church may
request of the board emergency use of school buildings in these
instances. The board will consider such requests and, if circumstances
warrant, will grant the use of specific facilities for such a time as the board
All requests for use of facilities should be addressed to the
building administrator (the school principal).
Policy KG Public Use of School Facilities and Regulation
AR KG-R Public Use of School Facilities give details and guidelines.
These may be found in our online policy manual.