SUBJECT: High School Yearbook
I. Board Policy
The Board supports the policy that each high
school publish a yearbook. The Board recognizes that maximum student
involvement in the processes provides many rewarding experiences
and offers enrichment to the school curriculum. The Board commissions
the District Administration to develop practices and procedures
ensure that each high school will be able to publish a yearbook
reflects District philosophy through maximum student involvement.
processes of publishing a yearbook are
not to compete with, advertise
for, or promote private business.
1. Pictures taken by the school
the yearbook are not to be sold.
2. Advertisements for commercial
firms are not to be placed in yearbooks.
The District will provide technical assistance to each yearbook
1. The regular
of a District photographer is to be provided.
2. The photo lab in the Jordan
Technical Center will provide support facilities for film processing.
C. Individual pictures for the yearbooks will be taken by the
District photographer at no charge. Yearbook staffs will assist.
1. An individual student may
request to submit a substitute individual picture; however, it
meet the specifications set by each high school yearbook
Notification to students and parents that substitute pictures
will be accepted is not necessary.
D. The purchase price of yearbooks is to be approved by the Board.
1. Quality, value received,
are to be constantly evaluated and equated.
II. Administration Policy
High school principals have the
of coordinating and planning the necessary processes to
A. High school principals will coordinate, through
the Area Executive
Directors, matters on a District level that pertain
B. Each principal will provide
a faculty advisor and develop a
method to choose students for the
C. Budgeting is the
responsibility of the local principal.
Time schedule for the District photographer will be coordinated
the Administrators of Schools.
1. Regular class schedule
2. Taking of individual student
E. Local schools are to notify
students of time schedules for
the taking of individual
1. Each yearbook staff
have a written description of specifications for individual
pictures available only to students who request a substitute
Such description shall be made and available in adequate
to meet yearbook schedules.
2. The District will not be
responsible for providing picture specifications to commercial
These policies have been developed and
approved by the Jordan School District Board of Education for exclusive
use within Jordan School District. Any use by a person or organization
outside of Jordan School District is not authorized by the school district.
Jordan School District bears no responsibility for such unauthorized
use or adaptation of the policies of Jordan School District. Any party
copying or revising these policies for its own use does so at its own
risk and responsibility as to applicability and legal sufficiency.
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