Parents & Stakeholders
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Your participation & feedback is essential.
Strengthen the ties between school and community
Provide a voice for all major stakeholder groups
Create opportunities for collaboration and partnership in the educational system
Focus on a shared goal of improving student achievement and system’s accountability
SCC meetings are generally scheduled for 5-6 PM on the fourth Thursday of each school month at Kohala High School. Check the schedule below for the next meeting date.
Latest SCC News
Hawai`i statute and Board policy require that each School Community Council develop
Bylaws to guide their operations. Bylaws provide the framework from which the Council
operates. The SCC should review the bylaws at the beginning of each school year and
update them, if necessary. Bylaws should outline the following items orprocedures:
• Nomination, election and duties of SCC Members
• Election, term of office and duties of SCC Officers
• Procedures for committees
• Procedures for conducting meetings, including allowing public input on agenda
items Sample SCC Bylaws are included in Section 4 of the HIDOE SCC Handbook to guide the development of your bylaws.
Student Form Packet
Required forms for new students & the beginning of each school year.
All students and their families are required to complete:
Emergency Release Form
Device & Access
For ease-of-use, completing the forms in the order they are presented is recommended.
A copy of forms that require an email address will automatically be sent to you.
DeVice & Access
Responsible Use Guidelines
Cell Phone Policy
Required For Each Student
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Technical Problems or Questions?
Tech Responsible Use
Cell Phone Policy
MV1/ Housing Unstable
Free Lunch (optional)
Free & Reduced Price Lunch
The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program is administered locally by the Department's School Food Services Branch.
Hawaii Keiki Care Consent
HIDOE ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
for PUBLIC SCHOOLS
SCHOOL SEARCHES & SEIZURES REPORTING OFFENSES
POLICE INTERVIEWS & ARRESTS
RESTITUTION FOR VANDALISM
Hawaii has established and supports a statewide system of public education. The compulsory nature of school attendance ensures that a student shall have the opportunity for an education. In addition to the education provided during the regular school year, the department offers students the opportunity to receive additional instruction and educational services through a self-supporting summer school program on a voluntary attendance basis.
non-disclosure of student Information to military recruiters
OPT OUT FORM
The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) requires school districts to release the names, addresses, and telephone listings (including unlisted numbers) of secondary school students to military recruiters upon their request unless the parent/legal guardian of a student or an eligible student (18 years or older) requests that the student’s contact information not be released without the prior written consent of the eligible student or parent/legal guardian. If this form is completed, signed, and returned to the student’s school, the school and school district shall not release the student’s name, address, and telephone listing to military recruiters without prior written consent of the eligible student or the parent/legal guardian. To initiate the “opt out” request, this form should be completed and signed by EITHER the student’s parent/legal guardian OR the eligible student.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
is a federal law that gives parents certain protections with regard to their children’s education records, such as:
contact and family information,
and class schedules
The right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student's education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent. One exception that permits disclosure without consent is disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests.
The right to request the amendment of the student's education records that the parent, guardian, or eligible student believe are inaccurate or misleading.
The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the school to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
The right to inspect and review the student's education records within 45 days of the request