Good student behavior is extremely important in creating the kind of educational environment in which students will be able to realize their greatest opportunities for growth. Good discipline habits assume consideration for the rights of others, cooperation with everyone in the school community, respect for others and the property of others. self respect for one's own individual worth, and pride in ones own achievements. Good student conduct provides for a safe and orderly environment where students can grow to their full academic and social potentials.
I. COURTESY/RESPECT FOR EVERYONE
- Well behaved students treat everyone as they themselves wish to be treated.
- No harassing or purposeful embarrassing other students or adults
- No threats or intimidation
- No foul language, obscene gestures, racial, ethnic, religious slurs and disrespectful language or actions
- No breaking of any rule regarding courtesy and respect established between teacher and students in individual classrooms
II. CONCERN FOR THE SAFETY OF EVERYONE
- Well behaved students act maturely so they and no one else is in danger.
- No fighting, hitting, assaulting
- No throwing of any objects
- No dangerous objects (i.e. weapons, fireworks, etc.)
- No dangerous articles of clothing (i.e. baggy sleeves near a table saw.)
- No leaving school property
- No running, tripping, playfighting or rowdy behavior
- No drugs/alcohol
- No smoking/chewing tobacco
- No breaking of any rules regarding safety established between teachers and students in individual classrooms
III. RESPECT FOR PERSONAL PROPERTY
- Well behaved students treat everyone's personal belongings in the same manner that they want their things treated.
- No vandalism
- No stealing or possession of stolen goods
- No arson
- No breaking of any rule regarding respect for personal property established between teachers and students in individual classrooms
IV. RESPECT FOR THE RIGHT TO LEARN AND TEACH WITHOUT DISRUPTION
- Well behaved students will act in such a manner so that their behavior is not disruptive and will display all the good conduct qualities.
- No walkmen, boom boxes, video games, or other such equipment
- No sales of candy, etc.
- No beepers
- No gambling
- No toys
- No violation of any such rule regarding respect for the right to learn and teach without disruption established between teachers and students in individual classroom.
V. RESPONSIBILITY FOR BEING IN THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME
- A well behaved student attends school and classes punctually.
- No skipping (truancy)
- No lateness
- No failing to attend appointments or detentions
- No violation of any rule regarding the responsibility for being in the right place at the right time established between teachers and students in individual classrooms
VI. APPROPRIATE GROOMING AND APPEARANCE
- A well behaved student has healthy and good grooming habits and appears neat and appropriate for school.
- No hats
- No coats
- No "gang clothing" (ie. beads, bandanas, etc.)
- No overly distasteful clothes
- No tee shirts with inappropriate words/pictures
- No breaking of any rule regarding appropriate grooming and appearance established between teachers and students in individual classrooms
VII. APPROPRIATE RESPONSES TO THE REASONABLE DIRECTIONS OF STAFFMEMBERS
- A well behaved student follows the directions of the adult member of the school community.
- No insubordination
- No backtalk
- No violation of any rule established between teachers and students in individual classrooms.
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