Policies and Procedures

DCHE …

  • is a co-op, a group of people who meet together and work cooperatively to achieve common goals. Parents organize or facilitate social/ academic events and extracurricular activities including competitive clubs and teams. 

  • is NOT a school. The individual student's education and behavior are guided by the parents.

  • uses Crossroad Presbyterian Church facilities. Please do NOT call any church facility office; instead, contact DCHE coordinators directly at dcheeducators@gmail.com or 678-571-7928.

  • does not allow drop-offs. NO drop-offs.  Students may NOT wait on campus for later classes to start unless directly supervised by an adult.

 

DUES: Membership dues must be paid before students can participate in teams or clubs. Membership dues are non-refundable.  Sign-up based on a first-paid basis.

 

CHURCH PROPERTY: Interior and Exterior rules 

  1. No students on church campus is unattended.  The parent must monitor children at all times (doorway monitoring is allowed).  

  2. Adult supervision required for the playground.

  3. Exterior doors must remain closed at all times.  No propping the door open.

  4. Please respect and preserve all church property and furnishings. Misuse will require student’s parents to pay for repairs and/or replacements. 

  5. ONLY park in the lot located on Panola Roadside, left the of building's front entrance.

 

End of activity/ event procedure:   “Leave all areas better than you found them.”

  • Empty wastebaskets and trash cans.

  • Wiped down all surfaces (tables, desks, countertops, etc.).

  • Sweep and vacuum floors.

LUNCHES/SNACKS: All food and beverages must be eaten in designated areas.                                                            

  • No open food containers allowed in hallways or lobby. Please properly dispose of all food packaging and waste.

 

SPECIAL NEEDS: We welcome special needs children to participate BUT the parent must remain in the room during the meetings or provides a supervisory person. Other needs will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

 

DRESS CODE: Please be modest with your dress and comply with rules (students and parents):

  • No hats or caps inside the church (boys).

  • No attire with inappropriate, derogatory, or sexual messages and symbols are allowed.

  • Shorts and/or skirts of 6th grade and older should reach fingertips with hands to sides.

 

ILLNESS: Please keep children home if they are contagious such as, but not limited to the following:  

Ø  FEVER: May return when fever free (under 100 degrees) for 24 hours without medication

Ø  DIARRHEA / VOMITING: May return when symptom-free for 24 hours

Ø  CONJUNCTIVITIS (pink eye): May return 24 hours after treatment and eyes are free of discharge

Ø  HEAD LICE: May return after treatment and removal of all live lice and nits from hair

Ø  RINGWORM / IMPETIGO / STAPH / MRSA: May return when cleared by a medical professional; the area must be covered with dressing taped on all 4 sides

Ø  COMMUNICABLE DISEASES (strep, influenza, chickenpox, measles, mumps, pertussis, meningitis, mononucleosis, hand-foot-mouth disease, etc.): May return when cleared by a medical professional.

 

BATHROOM/ CHANGING ROOMS POLICY: Parents rotate monitoring bathrooms from the hallway.

Diaper changing policy:

  • NO changing diapers in any area other than the bathroom.

  • Dirty diapers must be disposed of (solid dirty diapers must be disposed of outside immediately).

BEHAVIOR: We are NOT a school. The individual student's education and behavior are guided by the parents.

  1. Please refrain from horseplay, running in the halls, or hitting.

  2. No viewing of inappropriate media content on cellphones, devices, or laptops.

  3. Use kind words and refrain from participating in inappropriate conversations or jokes. 

CLASS ETIQUETTE: "Our goal is to learn to be better representatives of Christ every day."

Listen to instruction (you cannot listen with a cell phone in hand). ~Hebrews 13:17

Enter and exit class prepared. ~ Proverbs 6:6-8

Always do your best. ~ Colossians 3:23

Respect yourself and others. ~ 1 Corinthians 6:20/ Matthew 7:12

No Excuses (complete assigned work).  ~ James 4:17

My family agrees to follow DCHE Policies and Procedures. We also understandPolicies & Procedures can change for the continued protection and benefit of the church. DCHE will notify via email if this happens.

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