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A. Foundations and Basic Commitments 

AA - School District Legal Status
AC - Non-Discrimination
AC-R - Non- Discrimination
ACE - Procedural Safeguards Non-Discrimination
AD- Philosophy of the Goffstown School District
ADA - School District Goals and Objectives
AE - Accountability
AEB - Recognition for Accomplishment

 B. School Board Governance and Operations

BA - Evaluation of School Board Operational Procedures
BA-R - Evaluation of School Board Operational Procedures
BAAA - School Board Policies and Administrative Procedures
BB - School Board Legal Status
BBA - School Board Powers and Duties
BBAA - Board Member Authority
BBBA - Board Member Qualifications
BBBC - Board Member or District Officer Resignation
BBBD - Board Member Removal From Office
BBBE - Unexpired Term Fulfillment
BBBE-R - Unexpired Term Fulfillment
BBBG - Board Elections
BCA - Ethics Policy Statement
BCA-R - Ethics Policy Statement
BCB - Board Member Conflict of Interest
BDA - Board Organizational Meeting
BDB - Board Officers
BDD - Board-Superintendent Relationship
BDD-R - Board-Superintendent Relations
BDE - Committees and Delegates
BDEA - Organization of Board Committees
BDF - Advisory Committees to the Board
BDG - School Attorney
BEA - Regular Board Meetings
BEAA - School Board Meeting Preparation
BEAB - Use of Technology for Communication
BEDB - Agenda Preparation and Dissemination
BEDC - Quorum
BEDD - Rules of Order
BEDG - Minutes
BEDG-R Access to Minutes and Public Records
BEDH - Public Participation at Board Meetings
BFE - Administration in Policy Absence
BG - Board Policy Development
BGA - Policy Development System
BGB - Policy Adoption
BGC - Policy Review and Evaluation-Manual Accuracy Check
BGD - Board Review of Administrative Regulations
BGE - Policy Dissemination
BHC - Board-Employee Communications
BHD - Board Communication
BHE - School Board Use of EMail
BIA - New Board Member Orientation
BIB - Board Member Development Opportunities
BIBA - School Board Conferences, Conventions and Workshops
BID - Payment for Services Rendered by School District Officers
BIDA - Board Member Compensation Denial
BIE - Board Member Indemnification
BJ - School Board Legislative Program
BK - School Board Memberships
BKA - Liaison With School Board Associations

C. General School Administration

CA - Administration Goals
CB - School Superintendent
CB-R - School Superintendent Duties
CBB - Appointment of Superintendent
CBF - Code of Ethics for Administrators
CBI - Evaluation of the Superintendent
CBI-R - Superintendent Evaluation Form
CH - Policy Implementation
CHA - Development of Regulations
CHB - Board Review of Regulations
CHC - Regulations Communication
CHCA - Approval of Handbooks and Directives

D. Fiscal Management

DA - Fiscal Management Goals
DB - Annual Budget
DBA - Budget System
DBB - Fiscal Year
DBC - Budget Planning
DBF - Budget Hearings and Reviews - Adoption Procedures
DBI - Budget Implementation
DBI-R - Fiscal Accounting and Reporting Regulations
DBJ - Transfer of Appropriation
DC - Taxing and Borrowing Authority - Limitations
DD - Funding Proposals and Applications
DEA - Revenues From Local Tax Sources
DEB - Revenues From State and Federal Tax Sources
DFA - Investment
DFD - Gate Receipts and Admissions
DFDA - Free Admission
DG - Depository of Funds
DGA - Authorized Signatures
DH - Bonded Employees
DI - Fiscal Accounting and Reporting
DID - Fixed Assets
DIE - Audits
DIH - Fraud Prevention and Fiscal Management
DI-R - Fiscal Accounting and Reporting Regulations
DJ - Purchasing
DJB - Purchasing Procedures
DJC - Petty Cash Accounts
DJC-R - Petty Cash Accounts
DJE - Bidding Requirements
DJE- R - Bidding Procedures
DJF - Local Purchasing
DJFA - Employee Equipment Purchases Through District
DKA - Payroll Procedures
DKC - Expense Reimbursements
DM - Cash in School Buildings
DN - Equipment and Supplies Sales

E. Support Services

EB - Joint Loss Management
EBBB - Accident Reports
EBBC-JLCE - First Aid and Emergency Care
EBBC-R JLCE-R First Aid Directions
EBBD - Indoor Air Quality
EBC - Crisis Prevention and Response
EBCA - Emergency Response
EBCA-R - Emergency Plans
EBCB - Fire Drills
EBCC - Bomb Threats
EBCC-R Bomb Threats
EBCD - Emergency Closings
EBCF - Pandemic-Epidemic Emergencies
ECAF - Audio and Video Surveillance on School Buses
EC - Buildings and Grounds Management
ECA - Buildings and Grounds Security
ECAB - Access to School Buildings
ECAC - Vandalism
ECB - Buildings and Grounds Maintenance
ECB-R - Buildings and Grounds Maintenance
ECBA - Repairs
ECD - Custodial Services
ECE - Traffic and Parking Controls
EDB - Equipment and Supplies Management and Maintenance
EDC - Authorized Use of School Owned Materials
EDCA - Employee Use of Cellular Telephones
EDE - Recycling
EEA - Student Transportation Services
EEAA - Video and Audio Surveillance on School Property
EEAB - School Bus Transportation - Walkers and Riders
EEAE - School Bus Safety Program
EEAEA - Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing
EEAEA-R - Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers
EEAEC - Student Conduct on School Buses
EEAEC-R - Student Conduct on School Buses
EEAG - Use of Private Vehicles to Transport Students
EEBA - School Owned Vehicles
EEBC - Transportation for School Sponsored Events
EF - Food Service Management
EF-R - Student Meal Account Balances
EFE - Vending Machines
EGAD - Use of Copyrighted Material
EH - Data Management
EHB - Data-Records Retention 
EI - Risk Management
EIA - Insurance Program
EIB - Liability Insurance

F. Facilities Planning and Development 

FA - Facilities Development Goals
FB - Facilities Planning
FBA - A Building Needs Committee
FBB - Enrollment Projections
FCB - Retirement of Facilities
FD - Use of Capital Reserve Funds
FE - Facilities Construction
FEA - Educational Specifications
FEH - Supervision of Construction
FEJ - Project Administration and Supervision
FF - Naming of School Facilities
FF-R - Naming of Facilities
FFA - Memorials
FFB - Names on Buildings Plaques
FI - Public Dedication
FK - Leasing and Renting to Meet Expansion Needs

G. Personnel

GA - Personnel Policies Goals
GBA - Equal Opportunity Employment
GBAA - Sexual Harassment and Violence - Employees
GBB - Employee Involvement in Decision-Making
GBB-R - Teacher Involvement in Decision-Making
GBCD - Background Investigation and Criminal Records Check
GBCD-R - School Employee Background Investigation, Including a Criminal History Records Check
GBD - Board-Employee Communications
GBE - Employee Rights and Responsibilities
GBEA - Staff Ethics
GBEB - Staff Conduct
GBEBA - Staff Dress Code
GBEBB - Employee Student Relations
GBEBC - Employee Gifts and Solicitations
GBEC - Drug-Free Workplace Policy
GBED - Tobacco Products Ban Use and Possession In and On School Facilities and Grounds
GBEF - Goffstown School District Networks & Internet
GBEF-R Goffstown School District Networks & Internet
GBG - Employee Protection
GBGA - Staff Health
GBGBA - Use of Automated External Defibrillators
GBH - Staff Participation in Political Activities
GBI - Staff Community Relations
GBJ - Personnel Records
GBK - Employee Complaints and Grievances
GCA - Professional Staff Positions
GCB - Professional Staff Contracts
GCCAD - Staff Military Leave
GCCAE - Professional Staff Visitations and Conferences
GCCBC - Family and Medical Leave Act
GCEB - Administrative Staff Recruiting
GCF - Professional Staff Hiring
GCG - Substitute Staff Employment
GCH - Professional Staff Orientation
GCI - Professional Staff Development Opportunities
GCID - Professional Activities of Teachers
GCK - Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers
GCM - Professional Staff Work Load
GCNA - Supervision of Instructional Staff
GCO - Evaluation of Professional Staff
GCO-R - Evaluation of Professional Staff Regulations
GCP - Professional Staff Promotion-Reclassification
GCQC - Resignation of Instructional Staff Member
GCQE - Retirement of Professional Staff Members
GCR - Non-School Employment by Professional Staff Members
GCRC - Professional Personnel Consulting
GCRD - Tutoring For Pay
GDCB - Legal
GDF - Support Staff Hiring
GDL - Work Load For Staff
GDM - Support Staff Development Opportunities
GDO - Evaluation of Support Staff

H. Negotiations

HA - Negotiations
HP - Employee Job Actions
HPA - Employee Job Actions - Unauthorized Employee Absences

I.  Instruction

IB - Academic Freedom
IC - School Year
ICA - School Calendar
ID - School Day
IF - Instructional Needs of Each Individual Student
IGA - Curriculum Development
IGD - Curriculum Adoption
IGE - Exceptions to Use of Specific Course Materials
IGE - Regulations
IHA - Basic Instructional Program
IHAE - Physical Education
IHAH - World Languages Program
IHAK - Citizenship Education
IHAM - Health Education
IHAMA - Teaching About Alcohol, Drug and Tobacco
IHAMB - Teaching About Self-Protection
IHAN - Driver Education
IHAO - Environmental Education
IHAQ - Occupational Education
IHAQ-R - Occupational Education Regulations
IHBA - Programs for Pupils With Disabilities
IHBAA - Determination of Eligibility of Specific Learning Disability
IHBB - Programs for Gifted Pupils
IHBBA - Limited English Proficiency Instruction 
IHBCA - Pregnant Students
IHBF - Homebound Instruction
IHBG - Home Education Instruction
IHBG-R - Home Education Participation in District Activities
IHBH - Extended Learning Opportunities
IHCA - Summer Activities
IHCD - Advanced College Placement
IIB - Class Size-Instructional Groups
IJ - Instructional Materials
IJ-R - Use of Videotapes and Other Media Regulations
IJJ - Textbook Selection and Adoption
IJL - Library Instructional Material
IJL-R - Library Materials Selection and Adoption-Reconsideration
IJLA - Maintenance and Control of Instructional Materials
IJO-KA - School, Community and Home Relations
IJOC - Volunteers
IJOA - Field Trip Request Form
IJOA - Field Trips and Excursions
IJOC-R - Volunteers Regulations
IK - Earning of Credit
IKA - Grading System
IKACA - Parent-Student-Staff Conferences
IKB - Homework
IKB-R - Homework Regulations
IKE - Promotion and Retention of Students
IKE-R - Promotion and Retention of Students Regulations
IKF - High School Graduation
IKFA - Early Graduation
IKFA-R - Early Graduation Regulations
IKG - Awards and Scholarships
IL - Evaluation and Curricular Programs
ILBA - Assessment
ILBAA - High School Competency Assessments
ILD - Educational Questionnaires, Surveys and Research
ILD-R - Educational Questionnaires, Surveys and Research Forms
IMA - Teaching Methods
IMAB - Teachers Teaching Their Own Children
IMAC - Teaching About Religion
IMAH - Health Education - Daily Physical Activity
IMB - Teaching About Controversial Issues
IMBA - Distance Education
IMBD - High School Credit for 7th/8th Grade Coursework
IMC - Speakers
IMDA - Patriotic Exercises
IMDB - Flag Displays
IMDB-R - Flag Displays Regulations
IMG - Animals in School
IMGA - Service Animals

J. Students 

JBAA - Sexual Harassment and Violence - Students
JCA - School Assignment-Change of School Assignment
JEB - Age of Entrance
JEB-R - Administrative Procedure for Requesting a Waiver of School Entrance Age Regulations
JEC - Manifest Educational Hardship
JFAA - Admission of Resident Students
JFAB - Admission of Non-Resident Students
JFABB - Foreign Exchange Students
JFABD - Admission of Homeless Students
JFD - Admission of Post-Secondary Students
JG - Assignment of Students to Classes and Grade Levels
JH - Student Absences and Excuses
JH-R - Student Absences and Excuses
JHC -Student Release Precautions
JHCB - Released Time for Religious Instruction
JI - Student Rights and Responsibilities
JIA - Student Due Process Rights
JIB - Student Involvement in Decision-Making
JIB-R - Student Involvement in Decision-Making
JIBA - Student Government
JIC -Student Conduct
JICA - Student Dress Code
JICA-R - Student Dress Code
JICB - Care of School Property by Students
JICC - Student Conduct on School Buses
JICC-R - Student Conduct on School Buses Regulations
JICD - Student Conduct, Discipline and Due Process
JICD-R - Student Discipline Regulations
JICE - Student Publications
JICFA - Hazing
JICG - Tobacco Products Ban
JICH - Student Drug-Alcohol Abuse
JICI - Dangerous Weapons on School Property
JICI-R - Weapons Expulsion Regulations
JICK - Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention Policy - Bullying
JICK-R Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention Investigation Form
JICL - Goffstown School District Networks & Internet
JICL-R - Goffstown School District Networks & Internet Regulations
JII - Student Complaints and Grievances
JJ - Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Programs
JJA - Student Organizations
JJB - Student Social Events
JJC - Student Performances
JJE - Student Fund Raising Activities
JJF - Student Activities Fund Management
JJG - Contests for Students
JJG-R - Contests for Students Regulations
JJI - Athletic Policy
JJI-R Objectives of the Athletic Program Regulations
JJIF - Guidelines for Proper Sportsmanship
JKA - Corporal Punishment
JKAA - Use of Restraint, Seclusion, and Physical Contact
JKB - Detention of Students
JKD - Long Term Suspension or Student Expulsion
JLA - Student Insurance Program
JLC - School Health Services
JLCA - Physical Examinations of Students
JLCB - Immunizations of Students
JLCC - Communicable Diseases
JLCD - Administering Medicines to Students
JLCD-R - Administering Medicines to Students Regulations 
JLCF - District Wellness
JLCG - Exclusion of Students from School for Illness
JLCG-R - Exclusion of Students from School for Illness Regulations
JLCH - Do Not Resuscitate Orders
JLCJ - Concussions and Head Injuries
 JLF - Reporting Suspected Child Abuse and or Neglect
JLF-R - Reporting Suspected Child Abuse and or Neglect Regulations
JLIA - Supervision of Students
JLIE - Student Automobile Use
JM - Student Awards
JO - Employment of Students
JP - Student Gifts and Solicitations
JQ - Student Fees, Fines, and Charges
JRA - Student Records and Access
JRA-R - Student Records and Access Regulations

K. School, Community - Home Relations 

KA-IJO - School, Community and Home Relations
KB - Title I Parent Involvement in Education
KBA - Family Involvement Policy
KBA-R - Family-School Compact
KCB - Community Involvement in Decision-Making
KCD - Public Gifts to the Schools
KE - Public Complaints
KEA - Complaints About School Policies
KEB - Complaints About School Personnel
KED - Public Complaints About Facilities or Services - Grievance Procedure - Section 504
KF - Community Use of School Facilities
KF-R - Use of School Facilities Regulations
KFA - Public Conduct on School Property School Activities
KH - Public Solicitations in the School
KHB - Advertising in the Schools
KHD - Sales Calls and Demonstrations in School
KI - Visitors to the School
KJ - Relations with Parent Organizations
KJA - Relations With Booster Organizations
KL - Relations With The Governmental Authorities
KLE - Relations With Health and Welfare Authorities
KLF - Relations With Recreation Authorities
KLG - Relations With Police Authorities and Fire Department
KLJ - Relations With Planning Authorities
KLK - Relations With Local Government Authorities
KLL - Relations With State Government Authorities

Volunteer Fingerprinting

FingerprintSAU #19 continues to host fingerprinting opportunities throughout the school year on the first Wednesday of each month from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Volunteers do not need to make an appointment during these open times, just check in with the receptionist at the SAU office. You will need a photo identification and a personal check or money order for $20.75 made payable to State of NH - Criminal Records (which per-Goffstown policy can be reimbursed once you document five hours of volunteer time). Cash payment will no longer be accepted.

Bus Routes

BusThe Goffstown Truck Center has provided Bus Routes for the 2017-2018 School Year. Please review these routes carefully, as they may have changed from previous years. If you have questions about these routes, please contact the Goffstown Truck Center at 497-3111.


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