Deans' Office

 

Mission Statement

The philosophy of the Deans' Office is to cultivate a safe, orderly and effective environment that promotes mutual respect and encourages citizenship. A culture predicated on mutual respect and citizenship will enhance students’ academic success and prepare them to be responsible, contributing members of society. It is our goal to facilitate the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of discipline with dignity that is shared and supported by the school community.

Parking Policies and Procedures

 

Parking permits will be available to *eligible Seniors before the school years starts on the dates below. Please know that the permits will be processed in the order in which they are received.  Eligible *eligible Juniors will be able to purchase the remaining permits beginning on the first day of school, Monday, August 22, 2016 at 7:00 a.m.

 

Prospect parking permit form 

 

Permits will be available in the Attendance office on:

August 11 (12:30 - 3pm) Seniors only…(Class of 2017)

August 15 (12:30 - 3pm) Seniors only…(Class of 2017)

August 17 (9am - 12:30) Seniors only…(Class of 2017)

 

Once school begins on Monday, August 22, 2016, permits will be available for purchase for juniors and seniors during the school day. Students may only purchase permits before school, during an open period or lunch, or after school. Students may drop off all necessary application materials and payment in the morning and then pick up permits during a lunch, open period, or end of day. 

The price of the parking permit is set each year by the 214 Board of Education for all District 214 schools. For the 2016-2017 school year, the price of the permits for the 2016-2017 school year will be $190.00.

If seniors are eligible for early January graduation, a refund will be issued when permit is returned to one of the deans at the Attendance office. 

Once you complete and submit this form, we will have your information on file in the Attendance office. 

The online Google Parking permit form will be closed 12:00pm August 10, 2016. In order to apply for a parking permit after 12:00pm on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, please download a PDF (2016-17 form coming soon) of the Prospect Parking permit form. Once that is completely filled out, bring it to the Attendance office. 

Students should not purchase permits between classes and passes will not be issued for students who are late to class because they attempted to purchase as parking permit. 

Students should NOT park on campus until they have a parking permit in hand. Students who park on campus without a parking permit may jeopardize their eligibility to purchase a parking permit.

You will need to bring:

  1. photocopy of insurance cards & registration for each vehicle listed
  2. photocopy of the student’s driver’s license
  3. check (made out to Prospect High School) or cash

Eligibility is determined by the following conditions:

  1. Students have completed their detention obligations
  2. Did not receive a notice to tow warning in the Spring semester

Students must have served all detentions before being eligible to purchase a parking permit. A list of student IDs will be posted on the wall outside of the Attendance office for students who have not served detentions.

A parking permit will be issued to eligible seniors and juniors after review of the application and presentation by the student of a valid driver’s license, a student I.D., proof of insurance, the registration card for the family-owned vehicle to which the permit will be used, as well as full payment of $190.00.

All automobiles listed MUST be owned by you or your family. The parking permit application must be completed and submitted before a permit will be issued.

Cash and checks (make payable to Prospect High school) are accepted. Registering another student’s vehicle under your name will result in revocation of the permit.

All eligible students who have been issued parking permits MUST hang it from their rear view mirror and it must be visible from outside the vehicle.

Student parking permits can be suspended or revoked for the following reasons:

  • Accumulation of 4 or more hours of detention during the school year
  • Off campus incidents during the school day that result in complaints from the community
  • Registration of another student’s vehicle on your parking permit
  • Other disciplinary infractions as determined by the deans

Parking restrictions:

  1. Staff designated spaces - Any white parking stripes
  2. Visitor spaces - Any blue parking stripes
  3. Student spaces - Any yellow parking stripes.
  4. Band practice area – Any red parking stripes (must move car from this area by 4pm daily)

Students who fail to comply with parking and driving regulations are subject to having their car towed and/or revocation of the parking permit.

School Dances

Each dance that is held at Prospect High School, current students will be required to bring their school ID to be scanned at the door. If they do not have a current school ID, they will be able to purchase a temporary one for $5.00. Detentions MUST be served before the dance. Students will be refused entry if they still have unserved detentions. A PHS student may bring a guest to the dance but must first fill out the District 214 Guest Dance Form and turn it into the Deans' Office by 2 p.m. the Friday before each dance. The dances are usually $10, unless otherwise noted.

  • October 8, 2016     Homecoming Dance     8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Date TBA                  Turnabout Dance           Time TBA

Student ID cards

Students must have their ID cards on them at all times during the school day and at school functions (dances, sporting events, and activities). When returning to the building durng the school day, students must show their ID card to security.  Replacement ID cards are available in the Main Office during normal business hours.  Replacement cards are $5.

Visitor Guidelines

All visitors are required to verify their identity and confirm their purpose of business by checking in at a security desk located at either Door 6 or 30. Visitors from outside District 214 are required to leave a picture ID at the security desk in exchange for a visitor’s badge. Visitors can retrieve their ID before they leave the building for the day.

Harassment and Bullying Information

If you are being bullied or harassed by another person at school or at school functions, please tell a friend, a staff member, the Dean, our School Resource Officer or your Counselor. We want to help make it stop. You should be able to attend Prospect High School without the fear of being harassed or bullied.

Safety Tips

  • Lock your items in your locker.
  • Do not share your combination or locker with anyone.
  • Label your calculator with your name in several different places, including the battery case.
  • Do not leave your items (backpack, jacket, books) unattended. Especially the locker rooms!
  • When you attend the school dances, make sure you use the coat-check to make sure your items are safe.

Detention Schedule

All detentions are served in room 144, unless otherwise noted by a posting on the detention room door indicating an alternate location. Detentions start at 6:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 3:00 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. See Detention Schedule 2016-2017 for the detention schedule.

 

Lost and Found/Stolen Items

If you lost an item, please check in the Attendance Office and fill out the "lost/theft form." Expensive items such as mp3 players, phones, and TI-84 type calculators will be stored in the School Resource Officer’s office until claimed. If we can match an item to a Lost and Found Report, we will send a pass for you to pick up your item.

Register your serial numbers of your electronic devices so if/when we do find them we can get them back to you.The Prospect High School Serial Number Registry is available here

If you had an item stolen while at school, stop into the Attendance office and ask to speak with one of the deans or the school resource officer.