TALBOT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
POLICY CODE- 9.12
EASTON, MD 21601
EXTRA CURRICULAR SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
I. The Talbot County Board of Education encourages the inclusion in its school activities and interscholastic athletics programs, policies and practices which:
A. Promote the intellectual, personal, and social growth of students;
B. Establish student activities as an integral part of the elementary, middle and high school program;
C. Provide equal student opportunities;
D. Provide equal access for all students;
E. Avoid stereotypes;
F. Promote and encourage student participation;
G. Establish written policies, guidelines and procedures for the governance of school - sponsored activities;
H. Establish that each Sponsor/Advisor of school-sponsored activities be approved by the Superintendent or designee and have the necessary preparation and interest;
I. Provide a variety of appropriate opportunities for students to learn and practice leadership;
J. Provide a variety of appropriate opportunities for students to be active, useful members of an organization; and
K. Provide appropriate opportunities for students to participate in community service.
II. The Superintendent shall establish appropriate procedures and guidelines consistent with this policy.
III. All decisions concerning this policy or related procedures shall be made by the Superintendent and shall be considered final subject only to appeal rights provided by regulation.