VIGO COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA
COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
The Board of School Trustees believes that the public schools are owned
and operated by and for its patrons and that the schools become an integral
part of the community in terms of its intellectual and social expression
and development. To this end, the Board encourages the public use of school
Authorization for use of school facilities shall not be considered as
endorsement of, or approval of, the activity, group, or organization nor
the purposes they represent.
1. School facilities shall be available for public use at such times
as not required by activities of the school or its auxiliary agencies.
2. Facilities shall be available for the following purposes:
a. For educational, civic, or recreational programs or entertainment
and other similar purposes promoting the welfare of the community when
sponsored by a responsible citizen or group of citizens.
b. For political meetings sponsored by regularly organized political
parties as recognized on the official Indiana ballot.
Any individual or organization wishing to use a school facility shall make
written application to the Superintendent or his designee. Applications
will be approved or disapproved by the Superintendent or his designee according
to written regulations. The procedures to be followed for rental of school
facilities shall be printed and made available to all those wishing to
use school facilities. The fee schedule will be reviewed annually by the
Board of School Trustees.
Adoption Date: November 22, 1976