Participation in contests shall be optional with the individual school and the individual student.  The schools of Pointe Coupee Parish may cooperate with outside agencies sponsoring worthwhile contests that are in keeping with the educational goals of the school.  The following criteria shall be used for determining participation in contest by schools and/or students:


  1. The educational aims of the school and the needs and interest of their students must be considered at all time.

  2. Schools and their students shall not be used for private or commercial interest.

  3. Schools and their students shall not be used for sales or promotional purposes.

  4. Teachers and students shall be given consideration against added work and responsibilities.

  5. Contests shall not be sponsored by schools when preparation of conĀ­testants creates a neglect of other students' educational experiences.


Adopted:  December 7, 1976


Pointe Coupee Parish School Board