3420 Policy – Physical Safety of School Children

It is the policy of the Bellingham School District to ensure student safety.  To this end, the Superintendent is authorized to develop procedures which provide for the physical safety of students.  These procedures shall provide for:

  • instruction of students and staff in safety and accident prevention,
  • protective devices, including bicycle helmets, to be worn for the safety of students, and
  • supervision to ensure that no child be removed from any school grounds or buildings thereon during school hours or while on a school-sponsored activity except by authorized school personnel or a person so authorized by custodial parent(s) or guardian(s) having legal custody of the child.


Approved By: Dale E. Kinsley
Adopted: 02/12/98
Revised: 02/12/98
Approved: Superintendent Approved