V.Students†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (formerly #1142)


††††††††††† A.Administrative Policies


††††††††††††††††††††††† 9.Extracurricular Fundraising and Commercial Activities


††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.Student Mailed or Carried Home Materials


All mailed or student carry-home letters, flyers, or announcements that are relative to decisions that have been or will be made as a chartered responsibility of the School Committee will be first approved by the Superintendent of Schools.


OTHER MEDIA: Communications from Outside the Schools


Students and faculty of the schools are to be protected from intrusions on their time by announcements, posters, bulletins, and communications of any kind from individuals and/or organizations not directly connected with the schools.


The School Committee authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to approve notices by non-school groups if they announce a program or service for youth by a non-profit local agency.Such advertising by non-school groups shall be limited to announcements, placement of literature in school offices, display of posters, distribution of literature for take-home by students and announcements by principals in newsletters to studentsí homes.No organization and/or individual will be allowed to campaign for or solicit membership during school hours unless done as part of a student assembly program promoting community youth service organizations.Arrangements to use building facilities to campaign for or solicit membership may be approved for after-school hours.


Reference:††††††† General Laws of Rhode Island

††††††††††††††††††††††† 16-38-6 Commercial activities prohibited-Conduct of Teachers



Adopted: 2/12/86


1st Reading:††††† November 23, 2004

Accepted:†††††††† December 15, 2004†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† Narragansett School System

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Narragansett, Rhode Island