Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement
Waiver: In consideration of being permitted to participate in any way in Agoura Math Circle (AMC), a biweekly mathematics enrichment program hereinafter called "The Activity", I, for myself, my heirs, personal representatives or assigns, do hereby release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue The Regents of the Agoura Math Circle, its officers, employees, and agents from liability from any and all claims including the negligence of The Regents of the Agoura Math Circle, its officers, employees and agents, resulting in personal injury, accidents or illnesses (including death), and property loss arising from, but not limited to, participation in The Activity. Assumption of Risks: Participation in The Activity carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries. The specific risks vary from one activity to another, but the risks range from 1) minor injuries such as scratches, bruises, and sprains 2) major injuries such as eye injury or loss of sight, joint or back injuries, heart attacks, and concussions to 3) catastrophic injuries including paralysis and death. I have read the previous paragraphs and I know, understand, and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in The Activity. I hereby assert that my participation is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks. Indemnification and Hold Harmless: I also agree to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD The Regents of the Agoura Math Circle HARMLESS from any and all claims, actions, suits, procedures, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities, including attorney's fees brought as a result of my involvement in The Activity and to reimburse them for any such expenses incurred. Severability: The undersigned further expressly agrees that the foregoing waiver and assumption of risks agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the State of California and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect. Acknowledgment of Understanding: I have read this waiver of liability, assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement, fully understand its terms, and understand that I am giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue. I acknowledge that I am electronically signing the agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend by my electronic signature to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law.
Agoura Math Circle rules and expectations
By joining the Agoura Math Circle students and parents agree to abide the following rules:
COME ON TIME: All the classes start at 2 p.m. sharp. We strongly discourage late arrivals since they are very disruptive to the sessions.
COME PREPARED: Bring a 3 ring binder dedicated to the Agoura Math Circle materials. You will be putting handouts and worksheets into this binder
â€¢ Bring scratch paper.
â€¢ Bring pencils, pens and erasers.
â€¢ If asked by the instructor, bring additional supplies (such as compasses and rulers for geometry sessions; calculators, graph paper, etc.)
â€¢ Make your best effort in completing problems assigned for homework.
â€¢ If you have missed a session, be sure to download the handout from the web page and work through it at home.
BEHAVIOR RULES:No food or drink in the classrooms while classes are in session (you may have a snack during the break only).
â€¢ No cell phones or electronic games are allowed during class time. Calculators are allowed only in sessions when instructors have asked to bring them.
â€¢ No running and playing in the classrooms, hallways, bathrooms or elevators.
â€¢ Stay quiet in the hallways.
â€¢ Follow the instructions of group instructors and staff.
â€¢ Be engaged in the classroom activities (no working on outside projects or homework; no cell phones; no playing games; no reading of outside materials).
â€¢ Maintain classroom environment conductive of learning (be respectful to the instructors, your peers; stay in your seat; do not speak out of turn).
â€¢ Be careful with the furniture and classroom equipment, as well as when using any university facilities.
â€¢ Clean up your work space before leaving the classroom.
FOR PARENTS:Parents (except for specially designated room parents) are generally not allowed in the classrooms during the math circle sessions.
â€¢ Room parents help the lead instructor and circle docents and divide their attention equally between the children.
â€¢ Please stay with your children until the session starts.
â€¢ Please sign in and sign out your child on the sign up sheets provided next to the classroom (the sign-up sheets are maintained by room parents).
â€¢ Conversation in the hallways should be kept to a minimum.
â€¢ All the classes end at 5 p.m. sharp.Please pick up your child(ren) promptly at the end of the math circle sessions.