What types of purchases are considered family expenses?

Parent Expense: HCOS is not able to pay for the following items as per Ministry Funding Guidelines and HCOS policy
Musical Instruments Ministry considers this a family expense; HCOS can pay for lessons, but not instruments

General school supplies

 Ministry considers this a family expense. Examples: lined paper, pencils, pens, erasers, rulers, calculators, pencil sharpeners, daily planners, etc...

Computer Accessories 

 Ministry considers this a family expense. Examples: adapters, USB, external storage, DVD drives, speakers, microphones, keyboards, mouse, etc...

Equipment & Costumes needed for activities and lessons

 Ministry considers this a family expense; HCOS can pay for lessons, but not equipment or costumes. Examples: household appliances, workshop tools/equipment, sports equipment, etc...
Cameras, microscopes & telescopes Available on loan from HCOS Learning Commons
Rentals & Deposits

 

 Ministry considers this a family expense
Furniture

 

 Ministry considers this a family expense. Examples: desks, chairs, carpets, lamps,. shelves, etc...
Duty

HCOS considers this a family expense

 

Tuition

Ministry considers this a family expense; Funding cannot be used to pay tuition

 

If unclear about an item, please contact your teacher or the office for clarity before making the purchase. 

ALL purchases must be made with approval from the teacher

 

 


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Created Fri, Mar 27, 2020 9:58 PM by Aubri Reid
Updated Tue, Sep 29, 2020 8:25 PM by Aubri Reid