Student Clubs and Parent Clubs

Coolidge Unified School District is affiliated with both student clubs and adult clubs (Booster/PTO). Each group is governed by different rules, all of which must be overseen by CUSD. Rules include state rules, and district policies. 

Student Clubs, who contribute to what is referred to as Student Activities, are student led clubs affiliated with an approved sport/activity on campus. These clubs must hold meetings to propose fundraising activities, ultimately approved at the district level, and to expend all funds. Meetings must be submitted to the District Office to document a majority approval of activities. These rules are set by the state and overseen by the District Office. 

Parent led clubs, Booster or PTO groups, are led by adults/parents and are governed by a different set of rules, also overseen by CUSD. These are state laws. Money raised by these groups are held in a bank account independent of CUSD. 
Difference between clubs
Frequently Asked Questions: 

Q: Can our student activities club sell raffle tickets as a fundraiser?
A: No. The State Auditor General explains here

Q: How does our club spend the money we have raised?
A: All the forms required by the state can be found here on our website. A student meeting must be held, the vote to spend money must be noted in the minutes and Student Government must ultimately approve. 

Q: Can the students hold a fundraiser on campus and deposit the money into the Booster/PTO account?
A: No. Student raised money should be deposited into the student managed account. Fundraisers to benefit the Booster/PTO account should be ran by the adult members. 

Q: Can we sell food on campus?
A: It depends. The federal department that funds our food services department has rules against the sale of "unhealthy" items on campus. All food must adhere to the federally mandated "Smart Snacks" guidelines which can be found here
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