Domain Name and Copyright: "The District has registered its domain name(s), including but not limited to http://www.orchardview.org, for the purpose of exclusive Internet identification. The District and/or Webmaster asserts copyright and/or other intellectual property rights in its domain name, district identification, district logo and any original content on the District's web site(s). All rights are reserved. Please
for permission to use any original materials.
For Information Purposes Only
The web site located at http://www.orchardview.org is an independent Web publication by the Orchard View School District and exists for informational purposes only. Information presented on or implied by this web site shall not supersede any Policy of the Orchard View Schools Board of Education, Administrative Guidelines or any contracts (including but not limited to: collective bargaining, personnel contracts, purchase or sales agreements and athletic conference commitments) entered into by Orchard View Schools Board of Education. Events: “Visitors rely on information on the web site at their own risk. Times and dates are subject to change, web pages are subject to technical difficulties and spectators or audiences are strongly encouraged to contact the school for the most recent schedule."
"Information provided on the web site carries no express or implied warranties as to accuracy, timeliness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose; in addition, the Board disclaims owner responsibility for content errors, omissions or infringing material, and disclaims owner liability for damages associated with user reliance on information provided at the site."
Outside Sites That The Orchard View Website Links To
The Orchard View School District makes every effort to insure that all links are operational and all information is accurate, appropriate and of high quality. The District expects that these standards are met. The viability of links that are not created through our District cannot be guaranteed. Outside sites, which our web site links to are Not Endorsed By and Do Not Necessarily Reflect the Opinions of Orchard View Schools. The linked sites are not under the control of the District and the District is not responsible for the contents of any linked sites, or any links contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The District is providing these links to users only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the District, nor does it give users permission to utilize any content or information that you may find at any listed URL. All links outside the http://www.orchardview.org web site (henceforth, described as the "web site" or "district web site") are the property of their creators and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Orchard View Schools. Orchard View Schools cannot verify, assure or endorse the accuracy, truthfulness, reliability or legality of any information contained on outside pages that may have links from our web site. Orchard View Schools is not responsible for the appearance, utilization of content or quality of products, goods or services provided on links by their advertisers or advertising network members who are independently owned and operated and whose content is solely their own, or by any extraneous resources that may be referenced, linked to, indexed or reviewed herein. Orchard View Schools disclaims all liability of any kind whatsoever arising out of viewer's use of, or inability to use, our web site and the information contained on it. Orchard View Schools is not responsible for any losses, monetary or otherwise, as a result of using material from said web pages or links from them to other sites.
This is the Only Official Web Site of Orchard View Schools
Any attempts to mimic this web site, create web sites advertising themselves as official web site(s) of Orchard View Schools and/or creating redirection links to or from this site are illegal and are not condoned by Orchard View Schools. Students of the district engaged in any of these activities will be disciplined according to district student conduct codes.
Prohibited Uses of the Web Site
Under no circumstances is the directly controlled content of this web site to be used for commercial purposes, advertising, political lobbying or to provide financial gain for any individual. Included under this prohibition, pages on this web site may not contain:
1. Statements or other items that support or oppose a current candidate for public office, the investigation, prosecution or recall of a current public official or passage of a tax levy or bond issue
2. Direct links (links under district control) to a web site or other Internet resource that contain messages that are prohibited in #1 above
3. Information that communicates support or opposition to any labor organization, its actions or beliefs
4. Suggest or propagate any form of discrimination or persecution of any person or group of people based on their political, religious, ethnic, sexual or other related circumstances, associations and/or beliefs
5. Compositions, descriptions or depictions of "hate" literature or art.
Subversion of the Rules of Use
A good faith effort will be extended to enforce these rules. Subversion of these rules by the use of fraud, deception, misrepresentation, technological manipulation of images, text or web site links through hidden computer programming code or other means will not be the responsibility of the Orchard View Schools Board of Education or its employees. If any such subversion is discovered, the district will take immediate action to remove, in a timely fashion, the objectionable materials from the web site. The district will also investigate the action and pursue appropriate disciplinary action under district student conduct codes and/or criminal and/or civil prosecution of the offender(s) and/or recovery of any monetary losses incurred in repair of the web site.
Appropriate Use of Copyrighted Materials
All reasonable attempts have been made to ensure the appropriate use of copyrighted materials on the district's web site. Any party claiming that a copyright infringement has occurred should direct, in writing, a description of the possible infringement, citation of the original source for the copyrighted material and contact information by certified mail to Attn: WebMaster, Orchard View Schools, 35 S. Sheridan, Muskegon, MI 49442.
Third Party Web Sites Created and Maintained by Teachers, Staff, Students and/or Student Organizations and Used Directly or Indirectly in Student Instruction
Any web site not hosted at the listed URL or servers are not the property of Orchard View Schools and are not official web sites of the school district. Therefore, the district cannot endorse nor support content of or use of these web sites. The creations of web sites by individual teachers, academic departments, student organizations or other employees of Orchard View Schools are not under sponsorship, control or responsibility of the district. The district strongly suggests any outside web site that is created by individual teachers, academic departments, student organizations or other employees of Orchard View Schools, in conjunction with any educational, student organization, athletic, alumni or extracurricular activity, should follow the guidelines and purposes established for the district web site.
Although staff web pages maintained on the district web site are governed by Board Policy on Acceptable Use, all content is the responsibility of the staff members and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Orchard View Schools, its Board of Education or its Administrators.
Purposes and Guidelines for Web Content and Use
Purposes of District Web Site Include (in no specific order):
Content provided in the web site should be suitable and usable by students and teachers to support the curriculum and course of studies of the district.
Content provides information for students, teachers, staff, parents of students and the community concerning schedules, events, curriculum and courses of study and policies, etc. Provide a repository for various applications and forms used by students, teachers, staff and parents of students in the normal course of operations. (Note- information presented on or implied by this web site shall not supersede any policy of the Orchard View Schools Board of Education or any contracts (including but not limited to: collective bargaining, personnel contracts, purchase or sales agreements and athletic conferences commitments) entered into by Orchard View Schools Board of Education.)
The web site serves a means for the district to communicate information concerning the district and its activities to the members of the community and other parties that may be affected by the district's activities. Examples might include, but not be limited to, the posting of school closings or delays due to weather conditions.
Guidelines for Posting of Materials to the District Web Site:
1. All materials must meet the provisions of the federal Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
2. All materials shall be in compliance with Board of Education policies, bylaws, operating procedures, Federal and State of Michigan statutes that the Board operates under.
3. Photographs or other information identifying individual students may be posted unless the parent(s)/guardian(s) signed a form denying such permission. It is strictly forbidden to copy, distribute, alter or share any images found on the Orchard View Schools website for commercial use without expressive written permission.
4. All materials should meet the purpose of the district web site as outlined above.
5. No posting of materials contrary to the rules prohibiting commercial, political or financial purposes as listed above.
6. Posting of grades, test results or similar materials for individual students will be done only within a well-defined framework of a secure, password protected access system limited to the student's parent(s), guardians(s), teacher(s), administrator(s) and/or the individual student and/or individuals authorized by parent(s)/guardian(s)/student.
7. Control of the posting of materials and editing of pages will remain with the Superintendent and/or his or her appointee(s).