Table of Contents
|Policy and Procedure||Date Approved|
|Document Retention||June 6, 2006|
|Food Services Report||June 6, 2006|
|Fundraising Policy||June 6, 2006, May 14, 2008 (revised)|
|Principal"s Approval for New Programs||June 6, 2006|
|Use of OIS Student Directory||June 6, 2006|
|Use of OIS Tax ID Number||June 6, 2006|
|Spokespersons||March 13, 2006|
|Advertising in OIS Publications||March 13, 2006|
|OUSD as Employer||March 13, 2006|
|Student Photos on the OIS Website||March 13, 2006|
|Emergency Preparedness Funding||February 13, 2006|
|Grants to Student Organizations||February 13, 2006|
|Gifts||November 10, 2009|
|Promotion||May 9, 2012|
|March 17, 2004|
|Maintenance and Repair of Donated Items||February 2004|
OIS Parents' Club Policy and Procedures
Except in the case of accounting records for the current year, the OIS Parents" Club shall retain on the OIS school site its facilities, finance, accounting, tax and insurance records and such other designated records for the number of years recommended by its auditor.
Before the end of the school year, an annual report of the food services operation will be reviewed and approved by the OIS Parents" Club.
a) The purpose of this policy is to define and regulate OIS Parents" Club fundraising.
a) The Fundraising Committee shall be comprised of the OIS Parents" Club Co-Presidents, the VPs of Fundraising, and other members of the Fundraising team.
a) For purposes of this policy, Parents" Club fundraising is any activity in which the OIS Parents" Club participates with the intention of generating revenue through the solicitation of contributions from the OIS parent community, corporations or foundations.b) The Make a Difference campaign and Electronic Fundraising are the two primary methods the Parents" Club uses to generate fundraising revenue.c) The Parents" Club will directly solicit the OIS parent community for financial contributions. The Make a Difference campaign will be the primary Fundraiser.d) Electronic Fundraising (e.g. eScrip) is the second component of the Parents" Club fundraising efforts and is ongoing throughout the school year.e) Any efforts to generate revenue on behalf of the Parents" Club, aside from those listed above, must be reviewed by the Finance Committee and approved by the Parents" Club Executive Committee.
a) The VP of Fundraising will oversee the organizing and administering of all fundraising activities and events.b) The Executive Committee, based on recommendations from the Finance Committee and Fundraising Committee, will set and approve the dollar amount(s) suggested for parent contribution levels.
a) Fundraising activities will be organized so as not to interfere with the educational interests of students or teachers.b) The projected benefits of all fundraising activities must exceed the time and effort required for coordination and implementation.c) OIS fundraising must adhere to all applicable Federal and State non-profit corporation law and OUSD rules and mandates.d) All fundraising activities or events must provide accounting data in a timely manner to the membership and in a form that is approved by the OIS Parents" Club Treasurer.e) The Make a Difference campaign shall send in writing to each contributing family an acknowledgement of their contribution in a timely manner.
a) All OIS Parents" Club fundraising communications (including plans, strategies and product) shall be approved by the VP of Fundraising and President(s).b) The Fundraising Committee shall use the following methods to communicate to OIS parents regarding our fundraisers: The Bulldog News, Special Bulletins, OIS Website, Flyers, Banners, School Bulletin Boards, e-mail and “snail” mail.c) All communication to parents will be done using official Parents" Club letterhead or approved campaign logos.d) The Fundraising Committee, via the Bulldog News, will regularly report to the membership how monies raised are being used at OIS.
a) The Parents" Club will not conduct any fundraising programs that involve students in the sale of merchandise and/or door-to-door selling.
No decisions will be made or programs implemented that impact faculty, staff and/or students without input and approval from the Principal.
Any unauthorized or commercial use of the OIS Student Directory and/or other sources of student/family data is prohibited.
No person or entity other than the OIS Parents" Club may use the OIS Parents" Club tax identification number.
In the event that a statement must be made by the OIS Parents" Club regarding any matter, the designated spokesperson(s) for the OIS Parents" Club shall be either (1) one or both of the OIS Parents" Club presidents or (2) a Parents" Club Board member designated by the OIS Parents" Club president(s) to represent the OIS Parents" Club in the matter.
In the event that there is advertising or sponsorship in any OIS publications for OIS PC sponsored activities, the parent coordinator(s) of these programs will have the discretion to set advertising rates, subject to the approval of the Parents" Club Vice President (VP) of that area. These same parent coordinators and VPs will also determine the timeline and process for submission of this advertisement or sponsorship, subject to the following guidelines:
a) Advertisements must relate to children or OUSD families" interests.
b) In accordance with OUSD Board Policy Community Relations, Advertising and Promotion, the OIS PC will not accept religious, private school, or political advertisements, except statements from school board candidates and information related to measures that support our schools.
Any information submitted to a brochure or c) web site that will result in the exchange of money for services or products is considered an advertisement.
d) Advertisements from fund-raisers sponsored by OUSD Parents" Clubs, the Miramonte Parents" Club, and the Miramonte Booster Club, the Miramonte Visual and Performing Arts and OUSD school organizations will be considered "unpaid" advertisements.
e) The Parents" Club Board may vote to make other school related events, on a case-by-case basis, unpaid advertisements. The Parent"s Club reserves the right to refuse publication of any advertisement.
The OIS Parents" Club is not an employer. All employment functions will be carried out by OUSD administrators. In the event that the OIS Parents’ Club is providing funds, it is responsible for approving the funding of positions. To assist OUSD administrators in their role as employer, the OIS Parents" Club will provide the goals, mission statement and volunteer needs of any Parents" Club sponsored programs.
If a parent has given permission to have the photo of his/her child on the OIS website (which includes the OIS Parents" Club section), the following measures will be taken to maintain student safety on the internet:
a) If at all possible, only photos containing groups of students will be posted.
c) If a student"s name is mentioned on the website, no identifying photos will accompany this name.
All monies collected by the OIS Parents" Club for emergency preparedness shall be dispersed within the school year for which they were collected. A balance of $4,000 shall remain in the Emergency Preparedness account in the event of theft or immediate need to replenish supplies following a disaster. Each May the outgoing Emergency Preparedness chair(s) will assess the need for additional or replacement supplies and recommend for approval by the Parents" Club Treasurer a per student fee to be collected during registration for the following school year.
At the discretion of the OIS Parents" Club, the Parents" Club may make grants to student organizations in recognition of student achievement. The student organizations" activities must be advertised and open to all OIS students. The amount of any grant shall be limited to $50 per student per school year or $300 per student organization per school year. The student organization"s request for a grant must be (1) made in writing, (2) describe the student organization, the activities to be funded, the student achievement to be recognized, (3) state the total cost of the activities to be funded, (4) state other efforts to raise funds for the activities to be funded and (5) state how the organization"s activities are advertised and made open to all OIS students.
The OIS Parents" Club shall display the following on the OIS Website:
YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Any use of that part of the Content on this Web Site that includes the names and other identifying information of the students and staff of Orinda Intermediate a) Limitations on Use School, and the members and Board of the OIS Parents" Club is prohibited excepted as authorized in writing by the OIS Parents" Club Board. In addition, all Content on this Web Site is for personal use only and not for commercial exploitation. You may not copy, modify, reproduce, republish, distribute, display or transmit for commercial or public purposes all or any portion of the Web Site, except to the extent permitted in writing by the OIS Parents" Club. You may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense or create derivative works from the Web Site or the Content. Nor may you use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the site architecture, or extract information about usage or users. You may not use any robot, spider, other automatic devices, or manual process to monitor or copy our Web Site or the Content without OIS Parents" Club prior written permission. Any unauthorized use of the Web Site or its Content is prohibited.
b) No Solicitation In no event may any person or entity solicit any Users with data or other information retrieved from this Web Site.
. This Web Site may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted is accurate and c) Advertiserscompiles with applicable laws. The OIS Parents" Club is not responsible for the illegality of or any error or inaccuracy in advertisers’ or sponsors" materials.
d) Errors and Corrections The OIS Parents" Club does not represent or warrant that the Web Site will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. In addition, OIS Parents" Club does not warrant or represent that the information available on or through the Web Site will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. The OIS Parents" Club may make improvements and/or changes to the Web Site’s features, functionality or Content at any time.
Third Party content may appear on this Web Site or may be accessible via links from this Web Site. The OIS Parents" Club is not responsible for and assumes no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content contained in any third party content appearing on this Web Site. You understand that the information and opinions in the third party content e) Third Party Content is neither endorsed by nor does it reflect the opinions and policies of the OIS Parents" Club.
THE f) DISCLAIMER. WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. THE OIS PARENTS" CLUB DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR ANY WAY RELATED TO (A) ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS FROM THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TECHNICAL INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, (B) ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITES OR CONTENT THEREIN DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ACCESSED THROUGH LINKS IN THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS THEREFROM, (C) THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, OR (D) YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
g) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY The OIS Parents" Club shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting from YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. THE OIS PARENTS" CLUB SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS" FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED, THE OIS PARENTS" CLUB SOLE OBLIGATION TO YOU FOR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO $100.00.
When the Parents" Club gives any property to the school, the donated property becomes District property upon acceptance. The District is responsible for ensuring that all facilities and equipment are maintained and for managing all repairs and maintenance of donated property. The obligation to fund the repair and maintenance of donated property may fall on the Parents" Club depending upon the type of property. With respect to donations to the regular school programs (e.g., playground apparatus, decks/patios, computers, gardens), the District shall fund all repairs. With respect to donations to the Parents" Club sponsored lunch programs (e.g., refrigerators, stoves, ovens), the District and the Parents" Club shall fund the repairs equally. Arrangements may be made to postpone repairs or to defer Parents" Club contributions to the repairs. (See OUSD Policy, Maintenance & Repair of Donated Items, Feb. 2004.)