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New School Safety Policy & Video for Parents and Visitors

We require a "Volunteer Form" from every school day guest and volunteer

The school day safety procedure in place at every HPS school requires parents and guests to wait in the main school office for their student – and not walk down the hall to the classroom . This saves instructional time and improves . . .

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Everyone is welcome in Holland Public Schools!

Holland Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or transgender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, . . .

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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

FOIA Written Summary FOIA Procedures and Guidelines If you prefer to print or download, these files are available in pdf format. FOIA Written Summary FOIA Procedures and Guidelines FOIA Fee Itemization form

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New Food Related Policy Now in Effect

"New Smart Snacks in School Law" began July 1, 2014

Our new HPS Food Related Policy is based on the "New Smart Snacks in School Law" which took effect on 7/1/2014. There are new regulations covering the sale and distribution of "sugary and fatty" foods and . . .

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Wellness Policy

New rules for "food" during the school day. Sugars and fats greatly reduced.

Click here for a printable version of this policy Local Wellness Policy for School District of the City of Holland The District of the City of Holland is committed to creating a healthy school environment that enhances the . . .

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Bylaws and Policies

To access the policies of the Holland Public Schools Board of Education, please follow the links below. You will be redirected to the table of contents. Select the appropriate numbered category and scroll down the list to the specific . . .

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Anti-Bullying

The Board of Education is committed to providing a safe, positive, productive, and nurturing educational environment for all of its students. The board encourages the promotion of positive interpersonal relations between members of . . .

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Student Safety Data

The federal government now requires all schools and companies to list the chemicals used in operations. The chemicals used must be in the format you'll see  when you click this link.     (FYI staff - This . . .

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K-7 Handbook and Policies

The K-7 Handbook and Policies can be viewed online by clicking the links below, or a hard copy can be obtained by contacting any school office. K-7 Handbook K-7 Policies

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Asbestos and Lead Management Plan

In compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act, in the fall of 1988, Holland Public Schools had inspections performed in each of the district’s school buildings for asbestos and . . .

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ESSA School Year Statement

      Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law in December 2015 and is considered the nation's general education law. Our previous federal education law was No Child Left Behind. ESSA will require school . . .

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Family Educational Right to Privacy

The family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law which stipulates the maintenance and disclosure of students’ educational records in public schools.  Every parent (or student who is 18 or older) has these . . .

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Insect and Pest Management

         Holland Public Schools has adopted an Integrated Pest Management program. Inherent with this are the district’s efforts to reduce pesticide use as much as possible. While it may . . .

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Student Records Regulations

In compliance with federal regulations, the Holland Public School District has established the following guidelines concerning student records: Each student’s records will be kept in a confidential file located at the . . .

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