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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 5-47


Clubs and School Organizations

A.  Generally

The school board encourages and permits principals to establish school-sponsored associations, clubs and organizations for students that will supplement the school's goals and objectives.

B.  School-Sponsored

A school-sponsored association, club or organization shall have the written approval of the principal, be sponsored by a faculty member, have a constitution and statement of objectives approved by the principal and on file in t he school office, handle all of its funds through the student activity fund and, in accordance with its regulations, have a membership open to qualified students. Reasonable dues, approved in advance by the principal, may be assessed the student members .

C.  Secret Societies

Sororities, fraternities, clubs or secret societies whose membership depends upon the permission of the group rather than the free choice of the qualified student will not be permitted to function in any school in this division .


Adopted by School Board:  June 15, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)