Board Policies

Section A - Foundation & Basic Commitments

Section A of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system contains policies, regulation and exhibits on the district’s legal role in providing public education and the underlying principles on which the district operates. The policies in this section provide a setting for all of the school board’s other policies.

Section B - Board Goverance & Operations

Section B of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system is a repository for statements about the school board--how it is elected, organized; how it conducts its meetings and operates.  This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the board's internal operating procedures.

Section C - General School Administration

Section C of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements about the school district management, the administrative structure, school building and department administration. It also is the location for personnel policies that pertain to one individual-the superintendent.

    Section D - Fiscal Management

    Section D of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements concerning district fiscal affairs and the management of district funds.  Statements relating to the financing of school construction, however, are filed in the F (Facilities Development) section.

    Section E - Support Services

    Section E of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on non-instructional services and programs, including most of those that fall in the area of business management such as safety, buildings and management (not construction), transportation, food services.

    Section F - Facilities Capitalization Program

    Section F of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on school construction, remodeling and modernizing, temporary facilities, and facilities retirement plans.

    Section G - Personnel

    Section G of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for personnel policies.  This section has three main subdivisions: subsection GB presents policy topics that pertain to all employees; subsection GC is for policies that pertain to professional personnel who must hold certification by the state to serve in their positions; subsection GD is for policies pertaining to support, or non-certificated, personnel.

    Section H - Negotiations

    Section H of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements pertaining to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

    Section I - Instruction

    Section I of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on the instructional program:  basic programs, special programs, activities programs, instructional resources, academic achievement.

    Section J - Students

    Section J of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements concerning students-admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare services.  However, all policies pertaining to the instruction of students, and extracurricular programs and the curriculum are filed in the ‘I’ (Instruction) section.

    Section K - Community Relations

    Section K of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on relations with the general public and with other community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups.

    Section L - Education Agency Relations

    Section L of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements which concern the district's relationship with other education agencies - other school districts, regional or service districts, private schools, Colleges and Universities, educational research organizations, and state and national education agencies.

    2018 Highmore-Harrold School District
    415 Iowa Ave South, PO Box 416
    Highmore, SD 57345
    High School (605) 852-2275
    Elementary (605) 852-2276
    Fax (605) 852-2295

    The Highmore-Harrold School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, or hiring practices.