881.1 Relations with School Support Organizations/Booster Clubs
BOARD POLICY 881.1
881.1 - Relations with School Support Organizations/Booster Clubs
School Support Organizations/Booster Clubs, hereinafter referred to as organization(s), must be officially recognized by the district in order for the organization to raise funds, donate equipment and provide other support to the district’s programs and students. The District Administrator or designee shall make a determination on whether an organization is officially sanctioned by the district using the following criteria:
1. The organization’s official Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws are filed with the District Administrator or designee.
2. A district liaison has been determined and is included in the Bylaws.
3. The organization has shown its agreement to all of the terms and conditions contained in 881.1-Exhibit: Application for Official Sanction of School Support Organization/Booster Club by completing, signing and filing it with the District Administrator or designee on an annual basis.
Upon receiving official determination by the District Administrator or designee, the organization may use the district’s or school’s name, mascot and other symbols.
The District Administrator or designee will be responsible for informing officially sanctioned organizations of applicable school district policies, guidelines, and procedures on an annual basis. The organization’s approval by signature of 881.1-Exhibit: Application for Official Sanction of School Support Organization/Booster Club shall fulfill this notification requirement.
The Board of Education specifically empowers the District Administrator to remove the officially sanctioned designation from an organization if the organization violates any rule, regulation or policy of the district or governing bodies such as the WIAA or WSMA; or if the organization does not operate in a manner consistent with public expectations for schools.
Legal Ref.: Section 118.12, 188.27, Wisconsin Statutes
Cross Ref.: Board Policy 374 – Student Fund-Raising Activities
Board Policy 375 – Contests for Students
Board Policy 665 – Fraud Prevention and Reporting
Board Policy 840 – Gifts to the School District
Board Policy 881 – Relations with Community Organizations
Board Policy 881.1-Exhibit: Application for Official Sanction of School Support Organization/Booster Club
Approved: December 17, 2009
Revised: March 18, 2010