Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
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Their Opportunity.

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8670 – Student Publications


The Grand Island Public Schools student publications will provide an opportunity for students to observe the operation of a free responsible press in a free society. Care shall be exerted to insure the accuracy of anything published. While it is recognized that students represent the primary audience, student publications are also read by and must speak to faculty, administrators, parents, and the community as a whole.

Prior to publication of materials, the faculty advisor, principal or designee shall review material to determine their acceptability for publication. Publications may be restricted, edited or prohibited when, after considering the maturity level of the students, any portion of the publication is determined to be discriminatory, a substantial interference to the educational process or learning environment, harassment, vulgar or obscene, defamatory, an invasion of privacy, highly controversial, and/or copyrighted material where permission to reprint has not been obtained.

Legal Reference:
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, 484 U.S. 260 (1988).
Bystrom v. Fridley High School, 822 F.2d 747 (8th Cir. 1987).

Policy Adopted - November 3, 1980
Policy Revised: 7-7-97
Policy Revised: 11.08.2012
Policy Revised:  03.16.2020

.pdf version

Media Inquiries
Kelli Mayhew, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201227
Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
Your Legacy.
Their Opportunity.

Enhancing opportunities by seeking and securing resources for projects, scholarships and programs.

Access digital copies of our district flyers.

Improving school-to-home communication by distribute school flyers directly to families digitally.

8670 – Student Publications


The Grand Island Public Schools student publications will provide an opportunity for students to observe the operation of a free responsible press in a free society. Care shall be exerted to insure the accuracy of anything published. While it is recognized that students represent the primary audience, student publications are also read by and must speak to faculty, administrators, parents, and the community as a whole.

Prior to publication of materials, the faculty advisor, principal or designee shall review material to determine their acceptability for publication. Publications may be restricted, edited or prohibited when, after considering the maturity level of the students, any portion of the publication is determined to be discriminatory, a substantial interference to the educational process or learning environment, harassment, vulgar or obscene, defamatory, an invasion of privacy, highly controversial, and/or copyrighted material where permission to reprint has not been obtained.

Legal Reference:
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, 484 U.S. 260 (1988).
Bystrom v. Fridley High School, 822 F.2d 747 (8th Cir. 1987).

Policy Adopted - November 3, 1980
Policy Revised: 7-7-97
Policy Revised: 11.08.2012
Policy Revised:  03.16.2020

.pdf version

Media Inquiries
Kelli Mayhew, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201227
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