School Districts are required by law to inform the community of the following each year:
In order to maintain the integrity of the athletic fields, the District occasionally makes pesticide applications to control broadleaf weeds. The District utilizes a licensed pesticide applicator and only uses low impact pesticides from the approved State list. The athletic fields will be closed from June 27, 2017 through July 7, 2017 to allow for application and required re-entry interval. The parking lots and fence line areas will also have an application over June 27, 2017 through July 7, 2017.
Our district complies with federal and state rules and regulations by not discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular school activities. A variety of educational programs are offered for all students upon enrollment in the Amity School District. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to our Title IX Officer and 504/ADA Coordinator, Jeff Clark. Federal regulations require this statement be published in the district newsletter in order to assure its dissemination.
Drug/Alcohol and Tobacco Free
Amity School District recognized the need for a Drug Free, Alcohol Free, and Tobacco Free environment. Our district has implemented a Drug/Alcohol/Tobacco Prevention Program. We want the focus to emphasize prevention, intervention, support, and necessary corrective action. We want to keep all patrons informed of these programs that are available locally to students, staff, and community members. For further information contact: Jeff Clark at 503-835-2171.
Child Find Notification
Many programs for the children in our schools are provided at no cost to you. Our schools offer special programs such as speech therapy, physical and occupational therapy, Title and special education academic programs, and preschool classes to children three years and older. Developmental screening and/or comprehensive assessments for children who are suspected of having a disability, which could adversely affect their educational development, are available at no cost to you. These services are available for persons between the ages of birth through 21 years of age. Information on these programs and services can be obtained either by contacting Danielle Ludwick, Title Coordinator (503-835-3751), Tod Butterfield, Special Education Coordinator (503-835-3751), or Jeff Clark, Superintendent (503-835- 2171).
A parent who intends to cause his/her child or children to receive home-based instruction in lieu of attendance or enrollment in a public school, approved private school, or an extension program of an approved school, must file the necessary forms with the Willamette Educational Service District. Further instructions can be obtained by calling Diane Aschim at the Amity School District Office, 503-835- 2171.
McKinney-Vento Reauthorization of 2002
As required by Federal Law (McKinney- Vento), the Amity School District ensures that homeless children and youth are provided equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as provided to other children and youths. Our McKinney-Vento contact is Debra Middleton, 807 S Trade Street, Amity Oregon 97101 (503-835-2181).
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Amity School District complies with all state and federal regulations, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin,gender, or disability. This holds true for all district employment and opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator Jeff Clark, 807 S Trade Street, Amity Oregon 97101 (503-835-2171).
Notice for Directory Information
Two federal laws require local education agencies (LEAs) receiving assistance under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to provide military recruiters, upon request, with three directory information categories—names, addresses, and telephone listings—unless parents have advised the LEA that they do not want their student's information disclosed without their prior written consent.