Classroom Rules, Citizenship and Expectations
The following classroom rules determine your citizenship grade each quarter. A student will be given one or more demerits each time he or she fails to meet the following classroom expectations.
1. When the bell rings, students will be in their assigned seats, quiet and ready to work.
2. Students will be prepared for class, bringing two sharpened pencils, two pens (blue or black ink), hard-cover binder with paper, required textbooks or reading books, and completed homework.
3. Students will sit quietly and not interrupt or disrupt when another person is talking. Students will raise their hand and receive permission before they talk.
4. Students will use appropriate and academic language for class.
5. Students will pick up after themselves and make an effort to keep the classroom neat and orderly, and will not bring food or gum into class.
6. Students will be honest in their classwork.
7. Students will listen to and promptly follow my instructions.
8. Students will not bring any inappropriate or disruptive devices or materials to class (e.g. i-pods, etc.), and cell phones will be turned off.
9. Students will help and support one another, work cooperatively together, and will make an effort and always do their best work in class.
10. Students will always show respect for other people, their opinions, and their property.
Students should follow the Golden Rule-- always treat others in the classroom the way that you would like others to treat you.
0 - 5 = O (outstanding)
6 - 10 = S (satisfactory)
11 - 15 = N (needs to improve)
16 or more = U (unsatisfactory)
CONSEQUENCES FOR FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE RULES
Step #1 = assigning demerits, resulting in lower citizenship grade
Step #2 = teacher/student conference
Step #3 = campus/room beautification, or detention along with parent contact
Step #4 = campus/room beautification, detention,
Referral to counselor parent contact
Step #5 = referral to Assistant Principal parent contact