Middle School Conduct Code for Students

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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.

GOOD STUDENT BEHAVIOR
INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING QUALITIES:

I. COURTESY/RESPECT FOR EVERYONE

II. CONCERN FOR THE SAFETY OF EVERYONE

III. RESPECT FOR PERSONAL PROPERTY


IV. RESPECT FOR THE RIGHT TO LEARN AND TEACH WITHOUT DISRUPTION

V. RESPONSIBILITY FOR BEING IN THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME

VI. APPROPRIATE GROOMING AND APPEARANCE

VII. APPROPRIATE RESPONSES TO THE REASONABLE DIRECTIONS OF STAFFMEMBERS


CONSEQUENCES OF
POOR STUDENT CONDUCT

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When students do not follow the Code of Conduct, there are consequences which included, but are not limited to thefollowing:

I. CLASSROOM CONSEQUENCES
Individual teachers will apply corrective consequences as they see appropriate. Such consequences may include teacher parent contact.

II. CLASSROOM EXCLUSIONS
When a student seriously disrupts the learning environment of the classroom, the teacher may ask the student to leave the classroom. The student is to report to the in-building suspension room to continue working in isolation for the rest of the period. The teacher will telephone the parent. Office personnel will also contact the parents by telephone and by mail.

III. REFERRAL TO THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
When a problem exists and the student misbehavior continues after the teacher has exhausted every means at his or her disposal to correct the situation, the student can be referred to the Assistant Principal. Resulting consequences could include parent conference; a teacher, student, Assistant Principal conference; in-school suspension, out-of-school suspension; or other actions as determined by the teacher and the Assistant Principal.

IV. IN SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS
Students assigned in-school suspensions by one of the administrators are assigned to a special room with special rules from 7:50 A.M. to 2:20 P.M. and are not allowed to leave that room without supervision. Students will continue with assigned school work and will eat lunch in this room. During the suspension, these students may not participate in regular school activities or after school activities.

V. OUT OF SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS
Students assigned out of school suspension by one of the principals are not allowed on school property for the duration of the suspension. These students may not participate in any school or after school activity during this period of time.Students who are suspended may make up their classwork, homework, tests, and quizzes which were missed due to the suspension.

VI. EXPULSION
Students may be excluded from school for more than ten (10) days and up to on hundred eighty (180) consecutive school days upon request by the principal and action by the Board of Education


CAFETERIA BEHAVIOR

Good behavior and proper manners are very important in our cafeteria so that all students can eat and relax in a comfortable and orderly environment. In order to make this happen we need the cooperation during the cafeteria period.


CONSEQUENCES FOR
IMPROPER BEHAVIOR IN THE CAFETERIA