It is the policy of the Highline School Board to welcome and encourage visits to school by parents/guardians, family members, adult residents of the community and interested educators. The Superintendent shall establish written guidelines governing school visits to ensure orderly operation of the educational process and the safety of students and staff.
The Superintendent or staff member in charge will direct a person to leave immediately if the person:
- Is under the influence of illegal and/or controlled substances, including marijuana (cannabis), or alcohol
- Is disrupting or obstructing, or threatens to disrupt or obstruct, any school program, activity, or meeting;
- Incites another to imminently commit any act which would disturb or interfere with or obstruct any lawful task, function, process or procedure of any student, official, classified or certificated staff member or invitee of the school district
If such a person refuses to leave, the Superintendent or staff member in charge shall immediately call for the assistance of the Safety & Security department or law enforcement.
Parents' access to classroom or school sponsored activities - RCW 28A.605.020
Willfully disobeying school administrative personnel or refusing to leave public property - RCW 28A.635.020
Disturbing school, school activities, or meetings - RCW 28A.635.030
Interfering by force or violence - RCW 28A.635.090
Intimidating any administrator, teacher, classified employee, or student by threat of force or violence unlawful - RCW 28A.635.100
Volunteers - Policy 5630
Child Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Prevention - Policy 3421
Highline School District 401
Adopted by the Board: May 1983
Revised by the Board: 11.03, 1.15