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  Libby Adventist Christian School


206 Airfield Rd, Libby MT   59923
(406) 293-8613
LibbyAdventistSchool.org
libbyadvent@frontier.com

2016-2017 HANDBOOK


For Parents and Students



 
A Ministry of the
Libby Seventh-day Adventist Church

 
 
Index
 
Mission and Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
 
Goals and Curriculum in Seventh-day Adventist Schools . . . . . . . .   4
 
Accreditation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
 
Admission  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
 
Withdrawal   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
 
Attendance    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    6
 
Parent Responsibility   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
 
Student Conduct  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
                                             
                     Sexual Harassment Policy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Dress Policy   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
 
Student Discipline  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
 
Suspension and Dismissal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
 
Appeal Policy   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
 
General Information   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11 
 
 
Mission and Philosophy

Libby Adventist Christian School has been established by the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Libby, Montana, to provide a Christ-centered curriculum that will promote the mental, spiritual, and social development of its students. It is the belief of our school that effective learning can best take place through the combined efforts of the home, the church and the school. It is the goal of the school to supply an atmosphere favorable to both academic learning and development of a Christian character.
 
The Seventh-day Adventist Church recognizes God as the ultimate source of existence and truth.  In the beginning God created in His image a perfect humanity, a perfection later marred by sin.  Through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, God’s character and purposes can be understood as revealed in nature, the Bible, and Jesus Christ.  The distinctive characteristics of Adventist education, derived from the Bible and the inspired writings of Ellen G. White, point to the redemptive aim of true education: to restore human beings into the image of their Maker.
 
While God presents His infinitely loving and wise character as the ultimate norm for human conduct, human motives, thinking, and behavior have fallen short of God’s ideal.  Education in its broadest sense is a means of returning human beings to their original relationship with God.  Its time dimensions span eternity.
 
Adventist education seeks to develop a life of faith in God and respect for the dignity of all human beings; to build character akin to that of the Creator; to nurture thinkers rather than mere reflectors of others’ thoughts; to promote loving service rather than selfish ambition; to ensure maximum development of each individual’s potential; and to embrace all that is true, good, and beautiful.
 
An education of this kind imparts far more than academic knowledge.  It fosters a balanced development of the whole person — physically, intellectually, socially, and spiritually.  Working together, homes, schools, and churches cooperate with divine agencies in preparing learners for responsible citizenship in this world and in the world to come.
 

Goals for Curriculum in

Seventh-day Adventist Schools
 

 
  Each student will:
 
1.   Acceptance of God
 
Surrender one’s whole life to God; develop a relationship with Jesus Christ; and allow the Holy Spirit to work in one’s life.
 
2.   Commitment to the Church
 
Desire to know, live and share the message and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
 
3.   Interpersonal Relationships
 
Develop a sense of self-worth, skills in interpersonal relationships, an understanding of the responsibilities of family membership and the ability to respond with sensitivity to the needs of others.
 
4.   Responsible Citizenship
 
Develop an understanding of cultural and historical heritages, affirm a belief in the dignity and worth of others and accept responsibility for local, national and global environments.
 
5.   Healthy Balanced Living
 
Accept personal responsibility for achieving and maintaining optimum physical, mental and spiritual health.
 
6.   Intellectual Development
 
Adopt a systematic, logical and biblically-based approach to decision-making and problem-solving when applied to a developing body of knowledge.
 
7.   Communication Skills
 
Recognize the importance of effective communication and develop the requisite skills.
 
8.   Personal Management
 
Function responsibly in the everyday world using Christian principles of stewardship, economy, and personal management.
 
9.   Aesthetic Appreciation
 
Develop an appreciation of the beautiful, both in God’s creation and in human expression, while nurturing individual ability in the fine arts.
 
10.  Career and Service
 
Develop a Christian work ethic with an appreciation for the dignity of service.
 

Accreditation

Libby Adventist Christian School (LACS) is accredited by the North Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and the National Council for Private Schools Accreditation.

Admissions

Libby Adventist Christian School welcomes any student that desires a Christian education and is willing to support the principles and regulations of the school.  The school board reserves the right to refuse admittance, and/or dismiss any student if it believes that the school is not benefiting the student or in order to safeguard the scholastic, spiritual, and moral atmosphere of the school.
The school admits students of any ethnic origin or gender to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally provided to its students.  We make no discrimination based on race, religion, color, gender or national origin in the administration of educational policies, application of admission, finance, or extracurricular programs. Acceptance to Libby Adventist Christian School is based upon the student’s ability to benefit from the school’s philosophy and curriculum.
 
Admission is based on the student meeting the following guidelines:
·         A copy of the child’s birth certificate must be on file within the first month.
·         Every student must provide adequate documentation that immunizations were performed against those communicable diseases as required by the State Department of Health & Environmental Services, or parents must apply for a health or religious exemption within the first month. Students who have taken the exemption status will not be allowed to attend classes in the event of an epidemic.
·         A physical examination with adequate follow-up or a health certificate shall be required of all students entering grade one and for all new students within the first month. Any special conditions existing which would exclude a student from normal school activities should be so stated.
·         A student beginning first grade must be six years old by September 1. A child’s behavioral age, not chronological age is the most effective standard for determining school placement. During the first month of school, first graders will be evaluated for school readiness. This will be done by observation and a comprehensive testing program.
·         Any student transferring from another school will be required to present records from the last school attended within the first month.
·         Students coming from home school will be evaluated and tested in order to be placed in the proper grade. Grade placement will be on a conditional basis.
 
At the time of registration, the following forms must be completed:
ü  Student Enrollment Application (for new students, a summary explaining why you wish enrollment at our school)
ü  Financial  Contract
ü  FOR TRANSFERRING STUDENTS—Student Records Request
Within the first month:
ü  Copy of current immunization records, or signed exemption.
ü  FOR NEW STUDENTS—A physical exam or health certificate and a copy of birth certificate
 
At the time of registration, the first month’s tuition and full registration fee are to be paid, unless arrangements have been made with the school treasurer. Registration fee and first month’s tuition must be paid before the child’s first day of attendance.
Those seeking admission to Libby Adventist Christian School are subject to approval of the School Board. An interview may be required of the student and parents. This will be conducted by the teacher and/or a school board member. Final action on all applications for admission is by the School Board. All students are accepted on a probationary basis for one month.
 
Withdrawal
When a student ceases enrollment in the school during the school year, we ask that the parent completes a withdrawal form.  All tuition due must be paid in full before school records can be forwarded to the new school.
 
Attendance
Libby Adventist Christian School is committed to the tenet that every student should attend school every day and that poor attendance results not only in a loss of valuable instruction time but creates behavior patterns which could dramatically influence a student’s lifelong success.
Regular attendance and promptness are expected and essential for success in school. The law of the State of Montana specifies the requirements for compulsory attendance in school. It requires parents and guardians who are responsible for the care of school-age children to enforce attendance to the school in which the child is enrolled.
We believe that regular attendance is primarily the responsibility of parents and, to a lesser extent, students, depending on their age. We recognize the importance of monitoring the parental responsibility for their child’s attendance, and taking whatever action may be necessary to assure that students attend school regularly.
Definitions
Truancy - Absences which take place without the approval of the parent and/or principal.
Excused Absence - Generally, absences will be considered reasonable in cases of illness, bereavement, situations resulting from "acts of God" and other emergencies. Other absences will be considered unexcused.
Excessive Absences - Students who miss 10 days of school per school year are considered excessively absent.
Tardiness – Late arrival to school (all tardiness which extend beyond 9:00 a.m. will be considered a half-day absence).
Reporting Student Absences
When a student must be absent for illness or other unforeseen emergencies, we ask that parents contact the school stating the reason for the student's absence by 9:00 a.m. on the day of the absence. If the student is not present and the parent has not notified the school of the absence, the school will attempt to call the parent by 12:00 noon of the same day.
Absence/Student Performance
Once the teacher observes that the student's absences or tardinesses are having an adverse effect on the student's progress, he/she will make parental contact to express concern and to explain the problem. The teacher may request a meeting to develop a plan so that the absenteeism has minimal effect on the student’s academic success and to discuss making up missed work.  Absences and excessive tardiness may be a significant factor in decisions of retention. At the end of every quarter, student attendance will be reviewed.   If a student has 5% or greater percentage of unexcused absences for the quarter, the parent(s) may be asked to meet with the school board.
 
Excused/Unexcused  Absences
After any student absence, the parent or legal guardian must write a note to the school on the school day following the absence detailing the reason for the absence. Any absence not deemed an excused absence will be considered unexcused.  At the discretion of the teacher, work missed for unexcused absences may not be allowed for credit.  It is the responsibility of the student (for both excused and unexcused absences) to ask the teacher about missed assignments. 
 
Parent Responsibility
Be aware of the need for good health habits in your child:
  • Sufficient sleep and rest.
  • Selective television viewing.
  • Adequate breakfast.
  • Nutritious lunches.
  • Caffeinated drinks and other stimulants may adversely affect your child's activity level.
  • Keep your child home is he/she shows signs of communicable disease, or if there is elevated temperature. Parents will be asked to take their child home if symptoms develop at school.
  • Parents will be held responsible, along with their child, for any damage to school property, or the property of another person.
Student Conduct
We believe individuals in a Christian community will:
  • have respect for God, oneself, others and the environment.
  • accept responsibility for themselves.
  • accept consequences for their actions.
  • develop a positive self-image and learn to the best of their ability.
 
Each student is expected to strive to take full advantage of his/her educational opportunities and to do his/her best in all areas of school life. Each student has the right to an education in an orderly, safe, and sanitary atmosphere and is expected to contribute to his/her environment by meeting the following responsibilities:
  • Show reverence for God and His Word—the Bible.
  • Show respect for others and their rights and property.
  • Respect and work cooperatively with his/her fellow students and school staff.
  • Be punctual and regular in school attendance.
  • Respond positively and promptly to direction by faculty or staff members.
  • Refrain from lying, cheating, stealing, or any other form of dishonesty.
 
 
  • Refrain from fighting or other abusive behavior directed toward any student, faculty or staff member.
  • Refrain from the use of profanity, vulgarity, swearing, slang, or crude or vulgar gestures.
  • Do not bring the following items to school:
    • Electronic devices such as iPods, Play Stations, video games, cell phones, etc.  If cell phones are needed for after-school use, the student must keep the phone turned off and in their backpack during school hours.
    • Objectional literature
    • Fireworks, matches, knives, dangerous chemicals, weapons,
    • or any potentially dangerous and/or distracting items as defined by the teacher.
  • Refrain from selling products or services on campus without first obtaining permission from the teacher.
  • Complete all school work as assigned.  Students are expected to complete and turn in assignments on time.   Late assignments may not receive full credit.  When a student is absent, one additional day to complete work without penalty will be given for every day of excused absence.
  • Follow the Internet usage policy outlined below:
    • Computer and Internet use will be for educational purposes only.
    • Public chat rooms will not be accessed by students.
    • E-mail will be accessed only through the classroom account and will be for educational purposes only.  All e-mail communication by students will be considered “public.”
    • Any e-mail communication will be polite and appropriate and will not contain any reference to home addresses, phone numbers, or arrangements to meet someone.
    • Permission must be obtained from the teacher before any student accesses the Internet for purposes other than schoolwork and assigned projects.
    • Installing or deleting programs or software will not be allowed.
  • Remember that all school regulations remain in effect during any school activity, whether on or off campus or during or outside of regular school hours.
  • Avoid encouraging or assisting another student to take action which would subject a student to suspension or expulsion.
  • Refrain from damage to or theft of personal or school property.  The student will pay for or replace any property which has been destroyed or damaged willfully or foolishly. Writing or carving on desks, tables, walls, books, or any school property will result in assessment of replacement or repair costs.
  • Refrain from unauthorized entry into or misuse or damage of school property. Be financially responsible, with his/her parent or guardian, for willful damage or destruction of school property.
  • Refrain from throwing rocks, sticks, or snowballs.
  • Refrain from riding bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, or scooters on school grounds, unless as part of the school program.
  • Do not use or possess tobacco, alcohol, or any illicit drug.
  • Dress with modesty, neatness, healthfulness, and appropriate­ness.
·         Consider the safety of self and others.
 
These regulations will be enforced, but the student and parents are encouraged to ask questions of the teacher at any time regarding expected student conduct.

Sexual Harassment Policy
Libby Adventist Christian School has adopted a Sexual Harassment Policy.  This policy was adopted to protect all students and employees from all forms of sexual harassment on school property.  Sexual Harassment consists of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexually motivated physical conduct or other verbal or physical conduct or communication of a sexual nature.  Examples of sexual harassment at school may include but are not limited to the following:
1.  Verbal harassment or abuse.
2.  Inappropriate patting, pinching or touching.
3.  Leering, whistling, or obscene comments or gestures.
4.  Continued or repeated sexual jokes, advances, or propositions.
5.  Displaying sexually suggestive pictures, posters, cartoons or clothing.
6.  Flipping up girls’ dresses or pulling down any student’s shorts or pants.
7.  Passing sexually suggestive, foul, or obscene notes or putting such messages on computer screens or in computer files.
8.  Inappropriate public displays of affection.
Students or employees who feel that they are the target of sexual harassment on school property or at school-sponsored events are to report the alleged acts to an appropriate school official.  The School Board will investigate these claims and deal with them in a responsible and professional manner.
Libby Adventist Christian School attempts to provide a learning environment conducive to education and one that is pleasant and non-threatening to all students and employees.
We hope all patrons, parents and students realize how serious any act of sexual harassment can be.  Each case will be evaluated on the facts and penalties will be administered in those cases where violations have occurred.  The penalties can be quite severe and may include warnings, suspension, or immediate discharge.
We hope you will support our stand on this issue and discuss it with your child or children should you feel it is appropriate.
 
Dress Policy
Libby Adventist Christian School has the philosophy that school attire should be consistent with the principles of modesty, health, attractiveness, and appropriateness for school activities.  The following specific recommendations are given to guide parents and students in planning a school wardrobe:
  • Dress and grooming should be neat, practical and modest.
  • No unnatural makeup, including nail polish.
  • Jewelry is not to be worn, including studs worn after piercings, rings, bracelets, earrings, and necklaces. A student will be required to remove jewelry, if worn to school, and turn it over to the teacher. This will be returned to the student on the first offense and a reminder of policies will be in order.  Repeated violations may result in the parent and student being required to meet with the school board.
  • Suitable footwear is required at all times. Walking or running shoes should be worn out of doors.
  • Children should wear clothing which is suitable for weather conditions, as outdoor play will be required.
  • Pictures and expressions on T-shirts should reflect Christian standards. T-shirts, hats or other clothing with advertisements of alcoholic beverages, rock groups, gang related clothing, or sexually suggestive or double-meaning slogans or any emblem not in harmony with Christian standards will not be permitted.
  • These standards will apply at any school sponsored activity, whether on the school grounds or not, including before and after regular school hours.
  • Shorts may be worn, however, tight fitting or short shorts will not be permitted (Shorts must come to the knee).
  •  Students should not wear garments made of sheer materials, or with low necklines, tank tops, or bare midriffs.
  • GIRLS — The length and fit of skirts, dresses, slacks, shorts or jeans should permit the wearer to walk, bend, or sit easily and in a modest manner. Torn or ripped jeans are also unacceptable. No bare midriffs, sleeveless, or off-the-shoulder styles are to be worn. Cosmetics should be used to only enhance the natural appearance and attractiveness of the individual.
  • BOYS — Slacks, jeans, or walking shorts should be clean and neatly tailored and worn at the natural waist. They are to be modest in cut and fit. Torn or ripped jeans are not acceptable. Shirts should be buttoned appropriately. Tank tops or other sleeveless shirts or bare midriffs are not acceptable.
 
Student Discipline
Students have a right to an education in an orderly and safe environment. They are expected to strive to take full advantage of their educational opportunities and to do their best work. Students may not deprive others of their fundamental right to an education. It is, therefore, the duty of the school administration to establish and enforce rules and regulations which contribute to a productive, orderly and safe school environment.
The methods employed in enforcing the rules of the school involve professional judgment. Such judgment should be:
  • consistent from day to day and student to student
  • balanced against the severity of the misconduct
  • appropriate to the student's nature and prior behavior
  • fair to the student, parent, and others
  • effective
  • corporal punishment will not be administered
Appeal procedures have been established in order to provide for an opportunity for every corrective action or punishment to be reviewed by someone in authority and to instill confidence among students and parents as to the essential fairness of the staff.
A teacher shall have the authority to exclude a student from his/her classroom for all or any part of the period or until the teacher has time to deal with the student on an individual basis. Prior to excluding a student, except in emergency circumstances, the teacher shall have attempted one or more corrective actions.
Rules and regulations adopted by the School Board, or by the teacher, and announced to the students will have the same force as if printed in this handbook.
 
Suspension and Dismissal
Most discipline is accomplished in the educational environment between the teacher and the student.  The teacher has authority to call a parent to pick up a disruptive child without School Board authority.   For serious infractions, , discipline will be referred to the School Board who has the option of recommending suspension  In addition, School Board action may result in student dismissal.
Suspension or dismissal usually will involve one or more of the following reasons:
  • continual violation of any school regulation
  • intentionally causing damage to school or personal property, or willful injury to another student
  • leaving school property without permission
  • use of profanity in any form (direct or implied)
  • lack of respect for the teacher or fellow student(s)
  • an attitude that is negative and/or uncooperative
  • possessing or use of tobacco, alcoholic beverage, controlled substance or illicit drug in any form
  • engaging in sexual activity or other unwholesome behavior
  • insubordination (disobedience of, or disregard for authority)
  • the student’s lifestyle is characterized by impurity and immorality
  • the use of or possession of firearms, firecrackers, explosive devices, or weapons of any kind
  • the student exerts a detrimental influence on another student
  • repeated attempts at helping the student have not brought about the necessary changes or results
 
Appeal Policy
Realizing that communication sometimes breaks down and can result in misunderstandings, a grievance procedure has been established in harmony with the counsel of Jesus in Matthew 18. This procedure has been established believing that the Bible is the best guide and that the student is our prime concern. Therefore, the following steps have been adopted to resolve any misunderstanding or problems that may occur. It is important that the steps be followed in sequence.
  1. A parent/teacher conference should be held in order to identify the problem and isolate the facts. This first step should resolve the majority of problems. Parents should approach the teacher after school hours or call to make an appointment.
  2. A parent/teacher conference with the School Board chairman and/or pastor may he held if the concerns remain unresolved after the first meeting. It will be the teacher’s responsibility to report to the School Board prior to this second meeting.
  3. Before further action is taken, a second parent/teacher /School Board (chairperson or pastor) conference will be held with the problem area stated in written form. Only first hand information which is current this year and which directly affects the individual concerned shall be considered.
If the issue is still not resolved to the satisfaction of all parties, an individual may request a meeting with the School Board through the School Board chairperson. A written statement including a summary of the problem and the resolution sought will be required prior to the beginning of the meeting.
  1. This policy is designed to assist parents, teachers, and students in discussing problems and concerns and to avoid the negative consequences of poor communication.
General Information
  • SCHOOL HOURS – 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday.
  • CLOSED CAMPUS POLICY—Libby Adventist Christian School has a closed campus policy, and students are expected to stay on the campus during school hours. Students are not to leave the school premises during the school day without direct communication to the teacher from the parent/guardian.
  • BUILDING SECURITY – The outside doors will be locked during the school day for security reasons.
  • HEALTH AND FIRST AID—In the case of accident or illness, minimal first aid will be administered. No medication will be given by the school staff without the proper forms being on file. The school must also have information pertaining to which doctor to call in the case of an emergency, as well as who to contact if the parents cannot be reached.
  • MEDICATIONS ADMINISTERED TO STUDENTS—The school will establish and maintain a system for safe storage, by handling, and dispensing of prescribed medication in order to protect both the students and the school.  To assure that the specified drug is dispensed to the designated pupil in the prescribed amount at the specified time, the procedure below will be followed:
  • The medication is prescribed by a licensed health care provider.
  • The parent or guardian signs a request, which will remain in the student’s health folder, to have the medication dispensed to the child according to the written directions of the prescribing health care provider.
  • The medication is brought to school and kept in the prescription container filled by the pharmacist.
  • All medications are appropriately identified for each child and stored in a safe location.
  • At vacation time, end of the school year, or end of the dispensing time, any remaining medication shall be returned to the pupil’s parents or destroyed.
 
 
  • REPORT CARDS—Grade reports are issued approximately every nine weeks.  Parent-teacher conferences will be held at the end of the first and third quarters.  Times will be arranged by the teacher.  Any parent who fails to receive a grade report or has difficulty understanding them should contact the teacher.
  • TRANSPORTATION – In order for students to be picked up by someone other than a parent, written permission must be submitted to the school.   In cases where last-minute changes in transportation are required, a phone call from the parent will be acceptable.  If another person is to routinely pick up a student (i.e. Auntie picks up Sally on Tuesdays, or Grandma picks up my children on days I work, etc.), a one-time note stating that regular schedule will be adequate.  Notification is required as well if the student will be walking or riding a bike home.
  • VISITATION—Parents and other guests are welcomed and encouraged to visit and to be involved in the school. We recognize, and believe, that for proper learning and development to take place, the school and parents need to work and cooperate together.
Students may invite friends/family members to visit school only with prior approval of the teacher, and written permission from the visitant’s parents. Visiting children will be expected to comply with the school rules and dress policy.
  • FIELD TRIPS—You will be notified in advance about field trips and activities taking place away from the school.  Your child will be well supervised and care will be taken for his/her safety.  A permission slip for each field trip must be signed before a student can participate.  It is hoped that these trips will provide an enrichment and valuable learning resource for the instructional program. In some instances, a fee may be necessary to help defray expenses.
According to Montana Conference policy, and/or Montana state law, any and all vehicles used to transport students for school-sponsored trips or activities must be properly insured with the maximum amount of liability insurance. A copy of proof of insurance must be on file at the school. Any child under 8 years of age or 80 pounds weight will be required to bring a booster seat for use during for field trip if riding in a vehicle is required.
According to Montana Conference policy, each driver must show a valid driver’s license, and a copy of the license must be on file at the school. Not more than seven (7) students may ride in one vehicle, each wearing an approved seatbelt at all times. It is the teacher’s responsibility to ensure the safety of all students and to ensure that the parents will comply with the state laws and conference policies.
Volunteers, including drivers, will be required to take "Shield the Vulnerable" tests before transporting students or working in the classroom.
  • LUNCHES AND DRINKS—Parents should provide adequate and nourishing lunches for their children. Do not bring caffeinated beverages, sugary drinks, candy or dessert.  Eating is only allowed at lunch time and only in designated areas. Students may have a water bottle at their desks if properly used. Students may heat lunches in the microwave, but should bring utensils and dishes from home and return them each day.  Students are expected to eat their own lunch and not make “trades” with other students.
STUDENT INSURANCE-Students are covered by an accident policy for injuries which happen at school or on school-sponsored activities.  This policy partially covers expenses left after family insurance has paid its portion. (It will serve as primary insurance if there is not family insurance.) Claims are to be made through the teacher as soon after the accident as possible.
  • TELEPHONE—The school telephone is for school business use only. Calling either students or the teacher during school hours should be avoided except in cases of real importance.  Students may not use the phone without permission from the teacher. Barring emergencies, any changes in plans for after-school transportation are to be taken care of outside of school hours.
It is understood that if any student uses the phone to make long distance phone calls, the student and/or parents will be responsible for paying the school in full for the phone charges.
Financial Information
The Libby Seventh-day Adventist School is a non-profit organization operating on a tuition basis, with additional contributions from the local constituent Church, the Montana Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and the North Pacific Union of Seventh-day Adventists.
Tuition payments may be mailed to the school, to the treasurer, given to the teacher or paid on line.
 
OVERDUE ACCOUNTS—Final grade reports will be held until any outstanding balance has been paid unless arrangements have been made with the school treasurer. If a student transfers to a new school at any time, their account balance must be paid in full in order to transfer grades and records to the new school.