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OCEAN ACADEMY. 2 – Consistently being truthful, fair & honest. – The ability to be counted & trusted to make good decisions. - The ability to be counted.

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1 OCEAN ACADEMY

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3 – Consistently being truthful, fair & honest. – The ability to be counted & trusted to make good decisions. - The ability to be counted on & trusted. Understanding others feelings. – Showing regard for the worth of someone or something. - Prepared for school, working hard & not giving up. – Trying your best, having a positive attitude & being a good friend. 3

4 – consistently being truthful, fair & honest. All Settings Classroom Breakfast/ Lunch Bus Hallways Restroom Be on task Be prepared Listen to adult directives Follow directives and school expectations Ask for help if you are struggling Express frustrations appropriately Be willing to try new things Use materials appropriately Stay seated unless instructed to throw away trash Use proper table manners Follow the rules even if those around you are not Use inside voice and visit quietly with your neighbor when finished eating Stay in your seat Keep hands and other objects inside the bus Keep hands/ feet/stuff out of aisle Seat belt must be worn for the entire trip Walk to where you are going Stay to the right Wait patiently and quietly in line. Follow rules and procedures Report messy conditions or vandalism 4

5 – Trying your best, having a positive attitude & being a good friend. 5 All Settings Classroom Breakfast/ Lunch Bus Hallways Restroom Be honest with yourself are you giving your best effort? Are you doing what you know is right? Cooperate with classmates, encourage one another Appreciate the food you are given Try new foods and dont complain Use inside voice while visiting with peers Keep your conversations appropriate Stay to the RIGHT Do not touch decorations or bulletin boards Use the restroom in a quiet timely fashion

6 6 All Settings Classroom Breakfast/ Lunch Bus Hallways Restroom Bring your materials/what you need Your area is your responsibility, if you drop something remember to pick it up Pick up any trash or items that dont belong on the bus Report any vandalism or repairs needed Walk quietly, slowly, head up hands by your sides Allow for privacy and make good use of your time - Prepared for school, working hard & not giving up. Be ready to learn Report to class on time and with necessary materials

7 All Settings Classroom Breakfast/ Lunch Bus Hallways Restroom Be on time and ready to learn Wait your turn Be considerate of others feelings Listen when others are instructing or answering a question Use proper table manners Bring only what you need to the lunch room Follow directions of driver and adults Stay seated Respect others personal space and keep voices low. Keep the restroom clean Wash your hands and try to keep the water in the sink – Showing regard for the worth of someone or something. 7

8 8 All Settings Classroom Breakfast/ Lunch Bus Hallways Restroom Share information you have about a topic Give everyone a chance to speak and ask questions Eat only the food given to you Keep alert and watch for your stop or arrival at destination Keep hands and feet to yourself Flush toilet and wash your hands prior to returning to class - The ability to be counted on & trusted. Understanding others feelings.

9 9 All Settings Classroom Breakfast/ Lunch Bus Hallways Restroom Be willing to try, take risks and learn new things Focus on Learning and giving your best effort Wash your hands Stay seated unless dismissed Make room and offer a seat to a peer Enter and exit the bus quietly and orderly Walk quietly so others can continue to learn Get in and get out in a timely fashion – The ability to be counted & trusted to make good decisions.

10 ALL electronics are NOT PERMITTED in school. –We understand that some of you have a long commute and use those items during your ride; you may continue to do so. If you bring any electronics into school, you are required upon entry to place them in your boxes. –They will be returned to you at the end of the day. –During Student Lounge you may sign out your electronics during lunch for 15 Makos. If any electronics are seen during school hours, they will be taken away from you and your parents/ guardian will have to come to pick it up. 10

11 Students are to remain on their buses until staff opens the doors and waves them in. Students are greeted at the door by Mr. Carfagno and given makos for saying good morning Students then enter the building where they are to turn in any electronics. Each student has a box labeled with their name for their property. *The boxes are locked in a room to ensure security and safety of student property*. Students will leave their backpack, pocketbook, or any bag they may have brought in, the bags are checked by staff and any items that are not allowed in class are removed and put in their box. Students are then checked by staff for any items in their pockets. Female students are checked by a female staff member and male students are checked by a male staff member. Students then walk through a metal detector and then met by another staff member, who uses a metal detecting wand. Students then may proceed to get breakfast and sit at a table and eat. 11 Click the picture to see video

12 The cafeteria has rectangular tables with separate chairs. There is a red chair at each table, this chair is for staff only. Students will occupy the blue chairs. If there are students at a table, there should be a staff member sitting there as well. 12

13 Breakfast is in the lunch room. You will only have 10 MINUTES to eat. Outside food is not allowed, unless you have a doctors note and approval from Ms. Lisa. Juice, milk, breakfast bars, and cereal will be provided. 13

14 The Tide Pool is our shark store. It will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 1:30pm. You may use your earned makos to purchase items. The makos must only be from that day. If you do not have enough then try to earn more for another time. The Tide Pool is different from School Account which you will also be earning makos for. It will be your responsibility to decide if you want to use your makos in the Tide Pool or save them in your school store account. –If you have earned 130 makos for the day, which earns you $1.00 in your school store account.. –If you choose to purchase a t-shirt for 25 makos then your daily amount goes down to 105 and now you will only earn $.75 for the day in your school store account. 14

15 In order to shop, students must: –Attend & participate in all their academic classes. –Following the SHARK behavior expectations. –Earn a minimum of 110 makos. All items purchased in The Tide Pool will be placed in a brown paper bag with their name on it and it will be waiting at the dismissal table. Suggestion Box - Students can request items that are under $5.00 that they would like carried in the Tide Pool. The suggestion box is located in the Tide Pool. Student may charge their electronics for 5 makos. Before the Winter Recess & at the end of the school year, students can either get a Wal-Mart gift card or if eligible participate in a privilege shopping trip to Wal-Mart. 15

16 Students have the option to sell items they no longer want in the Tide Pool under Consignment. The item must: –Be in working condition –Include all the essential accessories –Be able to fit in your backpack. Students will research the item they are interested in selling to find an appropriate price. Students can complete the Consignment Form and receive assistance on Mondays during Math Class with Ms. Gordon or during Mrs. LaRosas classes. Students will be required to get the Consignment Form signed by a parent or guardian. Counselors will be contacting the parent or guardian to confirm that they have approved this transaction. 16

17 Detailed explanation of pricing. –The item will start selling at the starting price as you and your Parent/Guardian have indicated on the Consignment Form. –If the item does not sell within 30 days at the starting price, the price will be reduced. –At 60 days the item will be reduced to the lowest price as indicated on the Consignment Form. –If the item does not sell after 90 days, the item will be returned to the student after your counselor calls and speaks to your Parent/ Guardian to notify them of the return of the unsold item. –When the item sells the student will receive 90% of the selling price in their School Account (formerly known as their Wal-mart Account). The Tide Pool receives a 10% commission fee. 17

18 Any items in the Tide Pool that costs more than $5.00 can be purchased by the students will have to use the real money they earn and have accumulated in their School Accounts (formerly known as your Wal-Mart Account). Students that want specific items may place an order by completing The Tide Pool Order Form. –Students must research the best price available to purchase their item, including item price, sales tax and shipping. –Students must include the website (ex. Target, Wal-Mart /Amazon), as well as a print out the item on from the website and it must include a picture. –Mrs. LaRosa must approve the form. –The form is to be taken home and signed by a Parent/Guardian including a contact number. Tide Pool 18

19 Once the form has been signed and returned to the school, Mrs. LaRosa will order the item. Students will be notified when their item(s) are in. They can come to the Tide Pool when its open to purchase their item(s). Students must write a check to pay for the item. Mrs. LaRosa will keep a record of what each student has in their account. A receipt will be written out and for the high school classes, they will be using their Monday Math class to reconcile their accounts. 19

20 In order to participate, students must: –Have enough money in their School Accounts. –Attend & participate in all their academic classes. –Earn at least 110 Makos each day for the previous five days. –Must not have any issues regarding behavior that staff deems serious enough to remove them. –Not have any dietary issues that would prevent them from participating. On Monday, students will vote on the restaurant. On Wednesday, students will place their order according to a predetermined menu. On Friday, as long as students have maintained the appropriate SHARK behavior to participate, their order will be placed that morning. This privilege will only be allowed once a month. 20

21 Every Friday there will be a special theme. Students who choose to participate will receive extra Makos for school spirit. Forms will be send home on Thursday reminding you of them theme. The themes will also be placed on the Ocean Academy website. Students can make recommendations for Friday Themes by submitting them to Mrs. LaRosa. Examples of previous Friday Themes: Crazy Sock Day, Hat Day, Masquerade Day, Favorite Character Day and Pajama Day. 21

22 You will be earning Mako Money, which you will receive when behavioral expectations are met. You can use what you earn to get FUN stuff such as: Tide Pool, Off- site activities, Student Lounge privileges, and more. Mako Money Money in account =$1.00 =$.75 =$.50 =$.25 22

23 You must earn enough Mako Money to be able to leave the building for PE, student lounge, and any other activities. However, you can choose when and where to use your Mako Money. –If you want to be able to leave the building to attend the Physical Education program at the YMCA, you need to have earned 75 Makos prior to leaving. –If you would like to participate in Privilege Friday then you need to have earned 90 Makos and pay 15 towards your chosen privilege. 23

24 Completed Academics: 10 Makos per class for completed academics to be given by the Teacher. Homework: 3 Makos, to be given by the Teacher. Culinary & Gym: 30 Makos given by the Teacher & Aides for full participation. 15 Makos for staying back and completing the Gym packet. Rewarding Good Behaviors: 1 Mako will be handed out at a time by the Aides. For classes with more than one aide: designate one aide per class to hand out the Makos, this may help even out for the classes with only one aide. Routine Daily Jobs: 5 Makos (setting up classroom tables) Counselors: This will be dealt with on an individual basis. Midmorning Count: Make sure the midmorning count is written on your Mako Count Sheet. This way if a student refuses or forgets to complete his final count at the end of the day, rather than getting a zero for the day, the student will get their midmorning count. Spontaneity of rewarding good behavior will still continue. Working as a Cashier in the School Store: up to 10 Makos based on performance. In order to make Mako Money Distribution fair, the following guidelines have been created: 24

25 The Mako money will now have values of $1, $5, and $10. They will be labeled as such and have different color sharks for each value. The colors will change every other marking period. This is being done to eliminate wasted paper as well as enable Tide Pool shopping. 25

26 The lounge is for students who have earned 90 Makos and have maintained the appropriate SHARK behavior throughout the day. Participation requires students to pay 15 Makos. Student may check out their electronics by completing the Student Lounge Electronics Checkout Form, as well use the computers in the classroom and the Wii. –Sorry student laptops are no longer available for use during student lounge. Students must return their electronics to the Tide Pool by 12:30pm. No shooting games are allowed and only approved Wii games can be played. 26

27 The Shark of the Month Committee will meet once a month with Mr. Carfagno, a counselor, and teacher. The committee will be reviewing incentives and program changes. The Shark of the Month should discuss with their class any problems or changes they feel should be implemented. The student will then report back to the class about the meeting and any changes that will take place. The meeting will take place on the last Friday of the month. 27

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29 If you have a bad day, you are able to bank up to 5 days upon the Principals approval. –Students must write a letter to the Principal requesting the ability to bank their days and explain their actions. –Your parent/guardian will be made aware of the situation. Once all 7 dog tags have been earned: –Students can choose from one of the following privileges: Free Student Lounge ~ once a week No Homework Pass ~ once a week 5 Free Raffle Tickets ~ once a week Re-start Dog Tags Choose a free item from the Tide Pool worth 50 Makos Work in the Tide Pool Store –Students are eligible for a Group reward such as going out to lunch, bowling, going to the movies or have a visit from the game truck along with the staff of the month. There will be a poster displayed on the bulletin board to track achievements. As student earn their dog tags, they will be featured in the monthly newsletter. 29

30 Students will be assigned during one Language Arts class of each month to choose and nominate any staff member who they think best recognizes the S.H.A.R.K.S core values. Students will write a minimum of three paragraphs explaining why the staff member they chose should be Staff of the Month. Your paragraphs must include how that staff member was Safe, Happy, Alert, Respectful, Kind, & Sensible. 30

31 The Shark Tank The purpose of this room should be a quiet place where the student can go and Turn Things Around and start making better choices so they can rejoin the class. THIS IS NOT A HANG OUT PLACE! No sleeping and No avoidance of class. TANKTANK -Turn it -Around -Now -Kid 31

32 The cafeteria will continue to be used as a classroom as well as the lunchroom. Students will not be able to sit in the cafeteria when they can not be in class. Students that cannot be in class for a particular reason will have to use the tank, their counselor, or go outside to regroup in order to return to class. Students that choose to not be in class will have to use the tank, their counselor, or go outside. If for some reason the class needs to be removed they will have to go outside until the situation has been resolved. 32

33 Culinary Class will be taught by Miss Jess. Students will be attending culinary class once a week. They will be learning about the proper use of kitchen equipment, different cooking skills, nutrition, and working together with peers to create recipes. Students will learn what responsibilities come along with working in a kitchen such as preparation, following recipes, and cleaning the equipment and kitchen after use. Culinary classes will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. 33

34 The Physical Education program will be taught by Mr. Mitch. The program will consist of Physical Education, Health and Drivers Education. All students will receive Physical Education. The 9 th, 11 th and 12 th grades will receive health. The 10 th grade will receive driver education. 34

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36 Ask for help if you are struggling Express frustrations appropriately Be willing to try new things Use materials appropriately Cooperate with classmates, encourage one an other Be ready to learn Report to class on time and with necessary materials Listen when others are instructing or answering a question Give everyone a chance to speak & ask questions * Focus on learning & giving your best effort 36 Click the picture above to see video

37 Appropriate Inappropriate 37 Click the picture above to see video

38 Stay seated unless instructed to throw away trash Use proper table manners Follow the rules even if those around you are not Use inside voice and visit quietly with your neighbor when finished eating Appreciate the food you are given Try new foods and dont complain Keep your area neat and clean (your area is your responsibility) Bring only what you need to the lunch room Eat only the food given to you Wash your hands Stay seated unless dismissed 38 Click the picture above to see video

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40 Walk to where you are going Stay to the Right Wait patiently and quietly in line Do Not touch decorations or bulletin boards Walk quietly, slowly, head up and hands by your sides Respect others personal space and keep voices low Keep your hands and feet to yourself Lets look at the right and wrong ways. 40

41 Hallway… No Hallway… Yes 41 Click the picture above to see video

42 Every classroom will have sign out/in sheets and passes. MUSTStudents MUST sign out and take the appropriate pass with them. Upon returning to the classroom, they must sign in and return the pass. Passes will be labeled accordingly. 42

43 Follow rules and procedures Report messy conditions or vandalism Use restroom in a quiet and timely fashion Allow for privacy and make good use of your time Keep the restroom clean Wash your hands prior to returning to class Get in and out in a timely fashion Lets watch and see the right and wrong way 43

44 This is the appropriate way to ask for permission. This is the appropriate way to walk to the restroom. This is the WRONG way to walk to the restroom 44 Click the picture above to see video

45 Mr. Carfagno Principal Mr. Kaskow Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction Ms. Judy Administrative Assistant Dr. Senese School Psychiatrist 45

46 Mrs. Rutledge Therapist, LCSW Ms. Lisa School Nurse Mrs. Newman Supervisor of Clinical Services, Therapist, LCSW Mrs. Barnes Substance Abuse Counselor (S.A.C.) 46

47 Ms. Gordon Math Teacher Mrs. Ables English/Social Studies Teacher, Reading Specialist Mr. Berman Elementary & Middle School Teacher Mrs. Damm English, Social Studies & Art Teacher 47

48 Mr. Brennan Science Teacher Señora Gonzalez World Language Spanish Teacher Mrs. LaRosa Business Teacher, School Store, Yearbook and Newsletter Advisor Miss Jess Culinary Teacher, Instructional Paraprofessional/Specialized/ Substitute Teacher Mr. Mitch Phys. Ed, Health, and Drivers Ed. Teacher, Instructional Paraprofessional/ Substitute Teacher and Bus Driver 48

49 Mrs. Crosta Instructional Paraprofessional Substitute Teacher Mr. Kevin Instructional Paraprofessional Substitute Teacher Mr. Suero Instructional Paraprofessional Substitute Teacher Mr. Goldberg Instructional Paraprofessional Substitute Teacher 49

50 Ms. G Instructional Paraprofessional Substitute Teacher Ms. Teresa Instructional Paraprofessional Substitute Teacher Miss Marianne Bus Driver, Non-Instructional Paraprofessional Ms. Malley Instructional Paraprofessional Substitute Teacher Miss Jean Instructional Paraprofessional 50

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