Raise my hand and wait my turn. Excessive noise, tapping, humming,
talking, etc., is unacceptable.
Everyone’s property is private. Ask permission before taking.
Speak in an appropriate tone of voice and acceptable volume. Use
People do not like to be hurt. Keep hands, feet, objects, and rude
comments to myself. Stay in my seat.
Everyone comes to class prepared, in appropriate dress.
Clean up after myself. No gum, drinks, or candy in class.
Take responsibility in the hall. Walk in a quiet straight line.
On Thursday morning of each week, a student is supplied with an expectation card. The student will be asked to place the card on his/her desk at the beginning of each class period. Conduct marks will be recorded on this card by each teacher initialing the appropriate box. It is the student’s responsibility to keep this card throughout the day. The card will be picked up at the end of each day and returned to the student the next morning. Loss of this card will result in a new card being issued and 1 conduct mark from the issuing teacher.
CONSEQUENCES (per week):
3rd — conduct mark will result in a respect statement
4th — Call to parents
5th — Call to parents with detention
6th — office referral
Severe, unacceptable behavior will result in an immediate office referral.
“NO NAME” PAPERS
Five points will be deducted on papers that are turned in without a name.
CONDUCT SCORING (per term):
0-5 conduct marks—Excellent
6-11 conduct marks—Satisfactory
12-17 conduct marks—Needs Improvement
18+ conduct marks—Unsatisfactory
Each student will have a conduct card for each week. A conduct mark will be given by a teacher for any unacceptable behavior that does not comply with district/school/team policy or procedure. On the back of each card is a list of abbreviations that outline most common behavior. This is a guide for you to understand the reasoning for the mark. This card will go home every Thursday in the student’s take home folder. This card is to be reviewed by parents and signed and returned in the take home folder the next day. Loss of this card will result in an unsatisfactory for the marking period.
Homework is assigned by the teacher for each subject. Students should refer to the agenda that each teacher has put up for the week and copy it into their planners. The homework assigned should never take more than 30 minutes per subject if you paid attention in class and took notes. Homework should always be completed and turned in on time. Getting behind on your homework can cause your work to pile up and make it difficult to catch up.
One day late – minus 11 points
Two days late – minus 20 points
Three days late – minus 30 points
On the fourth day an assignment is late it will no longer be accepted and you WILL receive a zero for that assignment.
Lockers will be available to students before homeroom, before electives, and at the end of the day. It is important that you bring all your materials to class at this time. If you need to go to your locker during undesignated times, it will result in a conduct mark for each time.
School policy does not allow stickers, posters or decoration on/in lockers. Student’s will be assigned lockers and given their combination and locker number on the first day of school. They will be responsible for keeping track of this information and should not share the information or locker with friends.
We have set restroom breaks during the day. The students will have an opportunity to go to the restrooms before homeroom, during P.E./electives, after lunch, and at the end of the day. Restrooms will be available to students during class ONLY when direct instruction has ended and on an emergency basis only. Only 1 student (boy/girl) will be allowed to leave at a time. We encourage students to take advantage of these scheduled breaks so they will not miss out on valuable classroom instruction.
We are sure there will be days when you will not be able to make it to school because of illnesses or other uncontrollable situations. We will always be here to help you catch up when this happens. When returning to school, be sure to gather all your make-up work (this is the student’s responsibility, not the teacher’s). You will be given three days to make up these missed assignments. For extended absences you will receive 1 day for every day you missed to make up missed work. It is your responsibility to turn this work in; we will not come and find you if you do not turn in make up work.
Teachers will be available at least one morning during the week. Morning tutorials will begin at 8:00 am. Please feel free to come anytime you have a question or just need some extra help. Space will be limited so please come prepared to work and not socialize. Morning tutorials are not available for students who have not completed their homework.
Every student must purchase a planner. This planner is to be brought to every class, everyday. In EVERY class, the first thing the student is to do as they walk into class is to write down the agenda from the board. It will be written on the board everyday and they are expected to copy it into their planner. This planner can also be used as a form of communication between parents and teachers. As teachers, we may write a note in the planner letting the parents know something about that day. Parents may also write a note to the teacher if they have a question or if they want to let the teacher know something. If the planner is lost, it MUST be replaced as soon as possible.
If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at 832-736-6400.