6020 - Safety
PLAYGROUND SUPERVISION POLICY
The principal of each elementary school in the school district where students are let out during the school day for "recess" or for any recreational activity shall beresponsible for the supervision of students during the school day. The principal shall designate a teacher or teachers to supervise students during any recess period as reasonable and necessary to provide adequate supervision for such students. The teachers shall be notified of any supervisory responsibilities by a written schedule at the beginning of each week during which school is held. Each principal of each school in the school district shall be responsible to inspect and maintain playground equipment in a reasonably safe condition. Each principal shall make regular inspections of the schools, grounds, and equipment and take measures reasonably necessary to replace or remove any unreasonably dangerous equipment or condition.
At the beginning of each year, all children will be taught the proper use of playground equipment, and proper play on the playground. Children shall be instructed where to go to obtain first aid in the event of any accident which occurs while on school property.
Elementary students who are on school property shall be under the supervision of school authorities from the time school doors open--fifteen (15) minutes before the starting bell sounds--until the end of the school day.