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8361 - Loans of School Owned Equipment Policy

Policy 8361


Loans of School-Owned Equipment and Books
School-owned equipment shall not be loaned for nonschool use off school property, with the following exceptions:

A. Use of specific items of equipment may be granted on the written request of the intended user and approval by the superintendent and only when such equipment is unobtainable elsewhere.  In such instances, the user shall be fully liable for any damage or loss occurring to the equipment during the period of its use and shall be responsible for its safe return.

B. School equipment may be removed from school property by students or staff only when such equipment is necessary to accomplish tasks arising from their school or job responsibilities.  The prior approval of the principal is required for such removal.  Removal of school equipment from school property for personal use by staff or students is prohibited.  School books may be used by students during vacations when permission is granted by the building principal.

C. School telephone calls shall normally be restricted to school business only.  Long distance calls for personal purposes are prohibited.

D. School-owned equipment may be used in conjunction with rental of a school facility.

E. School-owned equipment such as folding chairs and tables may be rented at a minimal fee to service clubs and/or other similar non-profit groups for activities beneficial to our community.




Cross Reference:         Board Policy 4330                  Use of school facilities

Adoption Date:           May 28, 1996