Student Expectations(1) Be On Task –
• Be on time for class. This means in your seat when the bell rings and writing down your agenda followed by your warm-up activity
• Participate by completing classwork when it is assigned.
• Work quickly and quietly on individual assignments. Work cooperatively on group assignments.
• Follow directions promptly and accurately.
(2) Be Responsible –
• Have all assignments completed on time. Late Work will be accepted for 1/2 credit!
• Plan ahead for restroom needs. Once you arrive in class there will be no restroom passes.
(3) Be Respectful –
• Avoid disruptive behavior: talking out of turn, tapping on the desk, throwing materials or any other behavior that distracts from classroom activities.
• Raise a hand to speak. Do not shout out answers unless the teacher asks you to do so.
• Leave other people’s belongings alone.
• Report any marks or writing on your desk at the beginning of the period. Failure to do this will result in student cleaning his/her desk, regardless of fault.
(4) Be Courteous –
• Demonstrate courtesy towards fellow class members by using kind words.
• Speak nicely to one another. No Put-Downs and No “Shut Up” please. Call each other by first name, NO NICKNAMES!
• Food and drinks (besides water) are not allowed in the classroom. Violation of this rule will result in a cleanup of the classroom.
(5) Be Appropriate –
• Remember the classroom is an academic setting and topics of conversation, comments, and words should be professional in mature.
• Vulgar language is Never appropriate! Violation of this rule will result in a referral.
(6) Be Cooperative –
• Work cooperatively with group members. This means not putting people down for their inadequacies, but being a leader and inspiring others to live up to their full potential. Remember yelling at, putting down, or threatening group members is not a way to inspire them to work harder. When in groups everyone must participate in the assignment.ConsequencesFailure to comply with the above expectations will result in the following:(1) First Warning: Verbal or inferred (eye contact, physical proximity, removal of disruptive materials).
(2) Second Warning: Teleparent phone call and 15-minute detention. Failure to show up will result in the doubling of each day you do not come. After an hour you will get a referral.