4:170-AP6-Residential Goods requirements

1. Appliances: includes but not limited to hot plates; microwaves; coffee pots; refrigerators; irons; skillets; popcorn makers, etc.

  • Appliances are not allowed in areas accessible to students.
  • Only exception is where a direct curriculum-based need for the item to be in a student accessible area has been established.
  • Under no circumstances will coffee pots or other appliances for the personal convenience of staff be allowed.
  • The Principal will cause appliances that are not on the approved appliance list or which do not meet the requirements outlined above to be removed from the building.

2. Fabric & Furniture:

  • In the case of emergency, such as fire, the stairwells, hallways and exits must be clear for the safe evacuation of the building. Objects such as furniture, decorations and drapery that narrow the hallway width or create obstacles to safe egress are prohibited.
  • Must comply with applicable provisions of Chapter 8 International Fire Code (2006).
  • Artwork and teaching materials shall be limited on the walls and ceilings of corridors and classrooms to not more than 20% of the wall area.
  • The Principal will cause fabrics that are not on the approved List of Residential Goods or which do not meet the requirements outlined above to be removed from the building.

3. Residential Lighting:

  • No more than (2) residential lamps may be in a classroom.
  • Bulb wattage shall not exceed 65 watts.
  • Shades and lamp covers shall be in good condition and not create risk of fire.
  • Lamps shall not be covered with any other materials other than the original lamp shade. (i.e. – no linens draped over the lamp)
  • The Principal will cause lamps not on the approved List of Residential Goods or which do not meet the requirements outlined above to be removed from the building.

Date Adopted:    April 5, 2013

Date Amended:   May 13, 2013