Annual District Notices

  • Access to Student Records

    The Board recognizes the need for confidentiality of student records. Therefore, student’s records shall be available for inspection or release only with prior approval of the parent/guardian or adult student, except in situations where legal requirements specify release of records without such prior approval.

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  • Annual Notice to Parents and Eligible Students on Student Records and Data Privacy

    Pursuant to the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act and State Statute 118.125(1)(d) and (2)(j), the School District of New Richmond has identified selected information relating to students called Directory Information. This information is to be considered public information and may be released by the school district. Items considered to be Directory Information.

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  • Asbestos Notification

    Per the Environmental Protection Agency - Part 763 - Asbestos - Subpart E – Asbestos Containing Materials in Schools - 763.84 General local education agency responsibilities, (c) The local education agency must ensure that workers and building occupants, or their legal guardians, are informed at least once each school year about inspections, response actions, and post-response action activities, including periodic reinspection and surveillance activities that are planned or in progress.

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  • Attendance

    Regular attendance is necessary for your child’s success. It is necessary for you to call your child’s school if s/he is going to be absent or tardy. Absences/Tardiness: A doctor’s excuse may be needed for any student absent from school for more than 3 consecutive days.

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  • Bullying

    The Board of Education is committed to providing a safe, positive, productive, and nurturing educational environment for all of its students.

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  • Child Development Days/Screening

    This year, School District of New Richmond children ages 2 years, 9 months to 5 years old, 2.9-5 year old children new to the district, and 2.9-5 year old children who have not previously attended are invited to attend Child Development Days on November 16 and 17, 2017.

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  • Child Find/Referrals/Intervention

    The school district is obligated to locate all children between the ages of 3-21 with suspected disabilities who are residents of the district or enrolled under Open Enrollment and who have not graduated from high school. the district must also evaluate all parentally placed private school students attending private schools in New Richmond suspected of having a disability.

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  • Child Nutrition Programs

    In compliance with School Board Policy 8500, the Board of Education shall provide lunch and breakfast according to U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) child nutrition program regulations. Children unable to pay full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program may apply for free or reduced meals based on income eligibility. Applications for Free or Reduced meals were included in the Back to School Edition of the District Newsletter and can be obtained on our District Website at https://www.newrichmond.k12.wi.us/Page/4893

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  • Complaint Procedures

    The Board of Education is committed to providing an equal educational opportunity for all students in the District. The Board does not discriminate based on Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, age, sex, creed or religion, genetic information, handicap or disability, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, any other characteristic protected by law in its employment practices or on the basis of transgender status, change of sex or gender identity in any of its student programs and activities.

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  • Every Student Succeeds Act

    On December 10, 2015, President Obama signed into law a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Previously referred to as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the newly reauthorized ESEA is being referred to as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). States will be given a transition period to work through these changes, with much of the new law going into effect in the 2017-18 school year.

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  • Harassment

    In compliance with New Richmond School Board Policy 5517, the School District of New Richmond has developed and implements the processes, culture and systems to move progressively towards a culture without harassment of students, staff or community members.

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  • Indoor Environmental Quality Plan Notification

    The New Richmond School District would like to inform staff, students, parents, and the public of the district’s indoor environmental quality (IEQ) management plan. The plan was initially developed in 2012 and is reviewed as necessary.

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  • Locker Searches

    The Board of Education has charged school authorities with the responsibility of safeguarding the safety and well-being of the students in their care.

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  • Meningococcal Disease Information

    Public health authorities recommend that teenagers and college-bound students be immunized against a potentially fatal bacterial infection called meningococcal disease, a type of meningitis.

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  • Nondiscrimination Notice

    The School District of New Richmond is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex or sexual orientation, age, national origin, handicap, ancestry, color or any other factor provided for by state and federal laws and regulations.

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  • Notice of Suicide Prevention Resources

    According to section 115.365(3) of the state statutes, each school board must annually inform its professional staff of the resources available from the DPI and other sources regarding suicide prevention.

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  • Parent Rights and the Curriculum

    As stated in New Richmond School Board Policy 2416.01, the Board of Education recognizes the right of parents/guardians to inspect instructional materials and to deny their child’s participation in certain curricular activities in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations.

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  • Possession of Electronic Communication Devices

    According to New Richmond School Board Policy 5136, the Board of Education recognizes the value of students maintaining communication with their parents/guardians and other appropriate persons for health, safety and educational purposes.

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  • Section 504 Compliance

    The district assures compliance New Richmond School Board Policy 2412 and with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 794:

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  • Special Services

    The School District of New Richmond provides special education and related services to all students, ages 3-21, with identified disabilities who live in the School District or who attend under Open Enrollment.

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  • Student Alcohol and Other Drug Use

    Under the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989, School District of New Richmond students may not possess, sell, use, distribute or be under the influence of alcohol or other drugs while on school property or while involved in school-related activities.

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  • Student Assessment

    In compliance with New Richmond School Board Policy 2623, below are the state mandated assessments for the 2016-17 school year:

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  • Title I

    According to Board Policy 2261, the District shall annually assess the educational needs of eligible children, as determined by Federal and State criteria. Such assessment shall include performance measures determined by the District professional staff, that will assist in the diagnosis, teaching, and learning of the participating students.

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  • Video Surveillance

    In accordance with Board Policy 7440.01, the Board of Education authorizes the use of video surveillance and electronic monitoring equipment at various school sites throughout the District and on school buses.

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  • Website Accessibility

    It is the intent of the School District of New Richmond that the information on its website be accessible to individuals with disabilities in compliance with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 along with accompanying statutory regulations.

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