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502.05 Student Lockers

Student lockers are district property. Students shall use lockers assigned to them by the district for storing their school materials and personal belongings necessary for attendance at school. It is students’ responsibility to keep their assigned lockers clean and undamaged.

To ensure students properly maintain their assigned lockers, the relevant principal/designee may periodically inspect any or all lockers. Except as otherwise provided by policy, the relevant student(s) and/or an additional district employee shall be present during a locker inspection. Student lockers may also be searched, at any time and without advance notice, in compliance with policies regulating search and seizure.

The individual conducting the locker inspection shall complete the designated district documentation and submit a  copy to the superintendent/designee.

Legal Reference:
Iowa Code §§ 279.8; 280.14; 808A.

Cross Reference:
502 Series Student Behavior and Discipline
502.15 Searches and Seizures

Adopted:
November 16, 2009

Reviewed:
March 25, 2013
November 20, 2017
April 21, 2022

Revised:
March 25, 2013
May 16, 2022