List of PolicIES
Student Photo Release Policy
As a parent or guardian of this student, I hereby consent to the use of photographs/videotape taken during the course of the school year for publicity, promotional and/or educational purposes (including publications, presentation or broadcast via newspaper, internet or other media sources). I do this with full knowledge and consent and waive all claims for compensation for use, or for damages. I/We consent to the use of my child’s image; such use may include all CLS CT publications (print, online, video, etc.). Such photographs would highlight the students either demonstrating learning techniques or participating in approved school activities.
Release of Liability & School Policy Agreement
I, the undersigned parent or legal guardian of the registered child(ren), do give my permission and approval for his/her participation in the CLS CT's program(s) and therefore, assume all risks and hazards incidental to such participation.
On behalf of my child(ren) and family, I freely and voluntarily agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless, the School, its directors, officers, administrators, teachers, and volunteers from any liabilities arising from any incident to my child(ren)'s involvement and participation in the school's program(s).
I have read and agree to CLS CT’s School Policies, including Enrollment Policy, Refund/Class Change Policy, Policies and Procedures, as well as CLS CT’s Code of Conduct. I understand that if my child displays inappropriate behavior, he/she (or I) may be dismissed from the program and no refunds will be given.
CLS CT COVID Policy
AGREEMENT OF RELEASE AND INDEMNITY; NO LIABILITY: I (as the Participant (and their Parent or Guardian if under the age of 18) acknowledge and agree that: CLS CT has made no representation or warranty regarding COVID-19; and CLS CT shall not undertake responsibility, nor shall it be liable for the actions of me (the Participant) or any party regarding COVID-19. I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian if under the age of 18) further acknowledge and agree that CLS CT and its officers, employees, staff, agents, servants, the owner of the venue of any part of the program, sponsors, or independent contractors shall not be responsible for any loss, costs, damages, consequential or punitive, or liability incurred by Participant of any nature including, but not limited to, those arising from any form of negligence, gross negligence, strict liability, reckless misconduct, intentional torts, personal injury, or criminal activity; and I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian if under the age of 18) waive my right to seek such legal redress for these causes of action. Participant (and their Parent or Guardian if under the age of 18) shall indemnify, defend, and hold CLS CT, its officers, employees, staff, agents, the owner of the venue of CLS CT’s program and events, servants, sponsors, or independent contractors harmless from and against all liability, whether intentional or otherwise, in connection with or arising from his or her participation in the program and events including, but not limited to, any claims of a breach of this Agreement.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISKS: By participating in any CLS CT’s programs or events, I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian) acknowledge that there is an element of risk in regarding COVID-19, and I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian) acknowledge and agree that there are dangers and rigors imposed by such programs and events regarding COVID-19. Knowing and understanding these risks, I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian) agree to fully assume all risk of illness, injury or death, and release and hold harmless CLS CT, its officers, employees, agents, servants, independent contractors, vendors and suppliers from all actions, claims or demands for damages for personal injury, consequential or punitive damages, costs or expenses resulting from any issues related to COVID-19. I (as the Participant or their Parent or Guardian) understand that the Participant has the option to cease participation in any program and events if the Participant feels unsafe. The Participant further agrees to bear the expense of voluntarily withdrawing or ceasing participation in any program and events before it is concluded.
CLS CT Code of Conduct
Students and parents are expected to treat others with respect and civility at all times.
Students will refrain from disrupting anything in the school that does not belong to them.
Students will speak quietly and walk in the hallway. No running or yelling.
Defacement of school property will not be tolerated. Students may not mark furniture surface in anyway.
Students are expected to follow teacher instruction, complete school work and homework on time and not be disruptive in class.
Students are expected to attend class regularly and notify teachers in case of absence.
Parents will make every effort to get the children to school on time and pick them up on time and follow the policy & procedures set by the school.
CLS CT Enrollment Policy
Tuition must be paid in full and a completed registration form must be received by the Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford prior to the first day of class.
Un-enrolled siblings of current students may be requested to not be present when class is in session.
CLS CT Refund Policy/Class Change Policy
The request for refund should be submitted in written form and sent to email@example.com.
CLS CT reserves the right to cancel scheduled classes when the enrollment minimum for any given class is not met. In the event that CLS CT must cancel a class, a full refund will be issued.
CLS CT Photo Release Policy
I hereby grant The Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford permission to use my likeness in a photograph, video, or other digital media (“photo”) in any and all of its publications, including web-based publications, without payment or other consideration.
I understand and agree that all photos will become the property of The Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford and will not be returned.
I hereby irrevocably authorize The Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, or distribute these photos for any lawful purpose. In addition, I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photo.
I hereby hold harmless, release, and forever discharge The Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization.
I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ABOVE PHOTO RELEASE. I AFFIRM THAT I AM AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE, OR, IF I AM UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE, I HAVE OBTAINED THE REQUIRED CONSENT OF MY PARENTS/GUARDIANS AS EVIDENCED BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT.
Policies & Procedures
Our Policies and Procedures Guidelines have been created to help parents and administrators maintain a safe and positive learning environment for students of the Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford.
Student drop off:
Please take your child to the classroom directly. Enter the classroom and if the teacher is not present, please wait in the classroom quietly. Please come to school on time. It’s disruptive to the class when you come late.
Student pick up:
For the safety of your child, he/she should remain in the classroom until he/she is picked up by you (his/her parent) or guardian. Please make sure your child understands that he/she should not wander in the hallway or outside of the school.
Early pick up:
If your child needs to be picked up before dismissal time, please provide your child with a note to be given to the teacher at the beginning of class, and please pick your child up at his/her classroom at the appointed time.
CLS CT has set forth the policies & procedures to ensure the safety of all students, students’ personal property, and that of the school property.
Students are expected to treat all others with respect and civility at all times.
Please ask your child not to disrupt anything in the classrooms that do not belong to them.
Students are expected to speak quietly and walk in the hallway. No running or yelling.
Defacement of school property will not be tolerated. Students may not mark furniture surfaces in any way.
Students are expected to follow instructions of teachers, complete school work and homework on time and not be disruptive in class.
Students are expected to attend class regularly and notify teachers in case of absence.
Students who violate these policies will face consequences of disciplinary actions, such as removal from the classroom or the school. Students and their parents are responsible for any damage to school property, and will be billed should such damage occur. In situations where repeat infractions or serious offenses are committed, parent(s) of the offender(s) will be notified immediately. Suspension of the student(s) may result, after a hearing takes place between the school administrators, the students and their parents.
Serious Offences include the following:
Fighting or deliberately hurting another child or staff member
Using obscene/profane language or gestures
Harassing and/ or bullying behaviors
Stealing or willfully destroying school or other person’s property
Disrespect of a staff member or challenging a staff members’ authority
Any possession of a dangerous weapon, drugs, alcohol, smoking, or drug-related materials
Student Illness & Sick Days:
In the event that your child is running a fever, or is sneezing or coughing, please refrain from bringing him or her to school until the symptoms have stopped, and the child's temperature has returned to normal for at least 24 hours. Please contact your child's teacher by phone or via e-mail to let him/her know that your child will be absent.
In the case of inclement weather resulting in school closure, we will send out a notice to the email we have on file and update our social media page and website to declare that the school is closed.
Emergency Contact information: Please submit the most recent emergency/contact information for each student.
Comments: We welcome every parent's feedback on the Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford! Please feel free to contact your child’s teacher and/or e-mail CLS CT administrators at firstname.lastname@example.org.