PTAs, clubs, booster groups, and ASBs or other organizations that exist in direct connection with or in service of the school or district are also encouraged to use Peachjar for distribution of information about school or “school-connected” events. These internal or school-connected organizations should download the “Internal Flyer Distribution Form” and follow those guidelines and instructions.
Guidelines for PTAs, Boosters, Clubs, & ASBs
What You Need to Know About Distributing Non-School Information to Kids and Families
Who can distribute flyers to kids/families?
Any non-profit organization seeking permission to distribute materials through the schools must meet the following requirements:
Qualify as a non-profit, charitable, or civic organization (UBI or Tax ID number required), and
Present materials of educational, civic, or cultural value, and
Submit materials through the Peachjar system and receive approval from the district before the items are distributed.
Flyers must meet the following requirements:
The name of the non-profit organization must be displayed prominently on the flyer;
The nonprofit name or logo must be bigger than any for-profit partner on the flyer;
The following disclaimer will be added to all non-school materials approved for distribution:
“The Deer Park School District does not sponsor this event and the district assumes no responsibility for it. In consideration of the privilege to distribute materials, the Deer Park School District shall be held harmless from any cause of action filed in any court or administrative tribunal arising out of the distribution of these materials, including costs, attorney’s fees, and judgments or awards.”
Please note: Flyers may only appear on Peachjar for a maximum of 60 days.
The district cannot approve the distribution of any material that:
Contains words, images, or symbols that are lewd, obscene, vulgar or sexual in nature;
Advocates for a specific political issue or viewpoint;
Contains language that is proselytizing in nature;
Substantially disrupts, or may reasonably be forecast to substantially disrupt or materially interfere with, the educational process or DPSD activities;
Undermines DPSD’s educational programs or curriculum;
Advocates or promotes violation of existing laws, regulations or ordinances, or official DPSD policies, rules or regulations, or poses a substantial risk of causing a violation of the same through the flyer’s distribution;
Places DPSD in a non-neutral position with respect to a matter of controversy in relation to which DPSD wishes to remain neutral;
Contains commercial taglines, logos, advertisements or other promotional material of for-profit entities and commercial activities except for a limited placement of logo(s) of event or program sponsor(s); or,
What Parents Need to Know About Peachjar
Parents that have provided an email address to their child’s school already have a Peachjar account – you should have received an email from Peachjar with your login information. This account is provided so that you can manage your account and flyer delivery preferences – althought, you do not need to log in to receive or view e-flyers. If you did not provide your email address and would like to receive Peachjar e-flyers, let your school office know to add your email address to the your the district’s student information system.
If you are not receiving emails from Peachjar, there are two possible reasons for this:
Your email address is not on file with your school. You can either login to Skyward Family Access and add or update your email address, or you can let your school office know to add your email address to your student’s family profile.
It is also possible that tyhe Peachjar emails are going into your spam folder. To prevent the e-flyers from going into your spam folder, add firstname.lastname@example.org to your email contacts. When you receive your first e-flyer, be sure to click “always display images.” Peachjar is used exclusively for distribution of school-approved flyers.
Your privacy is important to us: Your email address will not be shared with outside vendors or used for any other marketing purposes.