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1 Waddell Language Academy Daily Procedures & Expectations
2 Morning Arrival Elementary students (3-5) wait in small gym (First 7+ days 3-5 goes to auditorium until small gym is cleared of stuff)Elementary K-2 & students eating breakfast go to cafeteriaMiddle School students wait in large gymStudents are not to be in the hallways or classrooms prior to 8:00 A.M. (exceptions: children of teachers/assistants, students being tutored)Parents cannot drop off students in classroom prior to 8:00 for the teacher to keep.Parents cannot wait in the hallway with student for the bell to ring at 8:00 A.M.
3 Morning ArrivalStudents are dismissed from the gyms and cafeteria at 8:00 A.M.Parents may accompany students to classroom after 8:00am. (To drop them off)Have engaging assignments available for students until 8:15 A.M.Students are tardy after 8:15 A.M. (policy)Late Bus & Car Arrivals students mustGet a pass from the office beforeProceeding to class or breakfast
4 Busses Expect busses to be late the first 5-10 days of school A student’s morning bus is not necessarily the same as the afternoon bus, they could have two different bus numbersLate bus passes are issued by the officeBus Transportation is a privilege and not a rightInappropriate behavior on the bus is referred to the Assistant Principal for the student’s grade levelRepeated violations to expected bus behavior can lead to suspension from the bus, and the parent is then obligated to drive their child to school
5 Afternoon Bus PassParent must notify office in writing and with a contact phone number of the need for a bus passTeachers may send students to Front Office with written parent notification requesting bus pass by 9:00amOffice will issue bus pass by 12:00 noon.Student must return to Front Office to retrieve bus pass between 1:00-2:00pm
6 Morning Broadcast Channel 7, 8:10 A. M. WSAL Presented every morning by 5th gradersNumber of Day & Special Area RotationPledge of AllegianceWeather ForecastCafeteria MenuSpecial AnnouncementThought of the DaySpecial Student PresentationsFriday Story Time with Ms. Olshausen
7 Pledge of AllegianceFirst said in English, then in a foreign language taught hereClasses rotate duty weeklySend 3-6 students everyday to Media Center by 8:00 A.M.Students are to stand still and place right hand over heart.
8 Attendance Cards Count off school days into 20-day segments Write dates in pencil (potential snow days)Mark TardinessIf whole class is present, include 100% cardMark absences by writing 2/X until a parent note is received with reason for absenceTurn in daily to office by 11:00A.M.Send parent notes/ s of absences to office
9 Student Absences Excused Code 1 Unexcused Code 2 Sick Doctor’s Visit Dentist’s VisitPsychological EvaluationsAcademic EvaluationsReligious ReasonsTake Your Child to Work DayUnexcused Code 2Unexcused Code 2Family WeddingsFamily ReunionsChurch ActivitiesLack of Uniform
10 Tardy Policy for Middle School Teachers are to accept Students who arrive late. Do NOT send students in search for a late pass.Mark students as “Unexcused Tardy”, have students fill-out tardy notebook, and follow procedure:1st Tardy =Warning2nd =Lunch Detention3rd =Parent Contact4th =After School Detention5th & On =Referral to Administration
11 Student Uniforms Required for Elementary Solid colors: Navy, White, Khaki, (Not Brown)Skirts & Shorts must be finger tip lengthNo denim allowedNo spaghetti strap tops – 3 finger widthNo shirts with writingSpirit wear: Any clothing with school logoSweaters are excluded from uniform policyShoes must cover 85% of foot. No gladiator sandalsShoes must stay on feet. No changing for different activities
12 Dress Code for Middle School Skirts & Shorts must be finger tip lengthNo spaghetti strap tops – 3 finger widthNo shirts with inappropriate images/writingShoes must cover 85% of foot. No gladiator sandalsShoes must stay on feet. No changing for different activitiesNo visible undergarments or pajamas
13 Going Places Single file No talking No playing with lockers No knocking on classroom doorsNo swinging arms, lunch boxesStop at intersectionsTeacher accompanies class at mid-point, watching front, middle and end of line.Elementary designate line leader and caboose
14 Elementary Specials (Will Begin on 3rd day of school: August 29th) Teachers MUST be on time for pick-up and deliveryTeacher or Assistant must escort classSix day rotation scheduleSpecial Area teachers deal with disciplinary problems themselves. They do not send students back to classroom teacherWhen Special Area teachers are absent, there may be a substitute teacherPLC meetings based on special area schedule
15 Lunch Time Elementary Times Middle School Times 10:25- 11:55am 12:08 – 1:05
16 Cafeteria ProceduresMiddle School teachers remain in cafeteria for lunch.Elementary teachers eat with students in the cafeteria the first 10 days of school.Elementary teachers:Keep lunch numbers handyLunch basket: hand sanitizer, scissors, napkins, plastic utensils, baby wipes, latex glovesRed Plastic Cups = NO TALKING first 10 minutesGreen Plastic Cups = FREE to TALK Quietly!!!Lights Out = Students are too loud- SILENCE!!!!Assistants monitor students in cafeteria
17 Cafeteria Procedure Continue ALL Elementary and Middle School Students are to:Get utensils, straws, napkins, before sitting at their assigned tableStudents are not to get up and retrieve forgotten items once they arrive to their table. Students must raise their hand and ask for permissionTwo students wipe off the tableTwo students sweep the floor
18 Lunch School Menus are available on-line Teachers buying lunch from cafeteria need a lunch numberStudents missing lunch, forgotten lunch are to use lunch numbers and buy lunch from cafeteriaStudents bring checks for payment of cafeteria dues and turn in to the cafeteria.Parents may join students for lunch, but must sit at designated tables.
19 Elementary Recess Only paid CMS employees can supervise recess K-2 Playground and 3-5 Playground each have a recess bag and radioTeachers pick-up recess bag with radio from front officeHave items in recess bag for emergencies such as: band-aides, hand sanitizer, tissue, baby wipes, latex gloves, paper, pens/pencils, hall passMake certain radios are on (Channel 1) and accessibleTeachers are to take the class to the restroom before recess
20 Elementary Recess Keep students in sight at all times Leave all non-playground equipment aloneAmerican football is NOT allowed, neither game nor ballIn case of emergency use radio to call office; do not send student to the officeContact office to notify of person(s) on play ground without CMS ID badge or Visitors label
21 Elementary RecessAccident Report Form: complete and give to principal, keep copy for self and contact parentHead Injury: ALWAYS Call Office and Contact ParentParents can contribute items such as balls, hula hoops, jump ropesWhen terrain is muddy or wet recess can be held in the classroomAdopt a return signal, or use a whistle to indicate to students that recess is over and they are to line up
22 Teacher Work Rooms Work rooms are not to be used as lunch rooms PLC meetings are encouraged to be held in workroomsCopy machines in workrooms are for teacher use.Parents assisting with copying are to use the machine in the workrooms, but must give precedence to teachers.
23 Computer Labs Use No food or drinks in lab. Do not sign up for more than two days in a row. (exceptions will be made for required CMS programs)Do not send students to the computer lab without teacher, assistant, or parent supervision. Small groups can not be sent on their own.Sign up on schedule located in the room. Sheets will be placed in the rooms twice a month.Teachers should make sure students log out of computers before leaving.Chairs should be pushed in before leaving.Copy paper should be brought to lab.Please place a note on the printer if there is a problem, so the next teacher will prevent further printing. Please notify Mr. Washburn.
24 Opening Day Ceremony German tradition for 1st and 5th grade students First Day of School at 9:30amClasses line up in GymEach class holds bannerPrincipal leads in Pledge of Allegiance, then gives welcome speech
25 First Days of SchoolClass lists are NOT final until after the first 20 daysEstablish and practice classroom procedures for:Moving around in the classroomRequesting a restroom breakWalking in a lineHomework papersEstablish a signal that you can use anywhere to regroup or quiet your studentsBe ready to spend the first two weeks establishing a practicing classroom routinesReview routines after long breaks, Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring
26 Carpool Procedures Parking Lot Usage The BACK parking lot will house the carpool queue. There will be no parking available to parents in the carpool (BACK) lot before 8:30 am or after 2:45 pm.The FRONT lots will provide parking for staff, visitors, volunteers, and parking for a family that must walk into the building with their children.Flow of TrafficAll cars enter the school through the main entrance (at the stoplight at NationsFord Road) and then proceed to the right (only). Please see the enclosed map.The easiest entry is from Tyvola Road onto NationsFord and then RIGHT into the school.Parents may enter the carpool queue by continuing on the road to the right around to the back of the school.Drop-offStudents may ONLY unload on the passenger side of the vehicle.Drop-off will begin at 7:45 am, close at 8:14 am, and take place only between the cones designating the loading/unloading zones.Drivers are asked NOT to get out of their cars. Instead, please teach riders how to safely exit the vehicle without assistance.
27 Carpool Procedures continued Pick-up by Colors and NumbersAll riders will be released to the cafeteria and given an assigned seat at a table based upon the age and colors detailed below. Families and carpools with riders of many ages will be grouped according to the age of their YOUNGEST rider. Each family will receive color-coded mirror tags and a carpool number at the Open House (and after that at the Front Office).RED Grades K, 1PURPLE Grades 2, 3GREEN Grades 4, 5BLUE Grades 6, 7, 8 Multiple families in a carpool must coordinate and arrange for correctly colored mirror tags at the Open House. Students will need to know their own color AND their number. Parents will need to know color and number for each family riding in their car. Generally, an entire carpool will maintain the same color but each family will have their own number.There will be absolutely no walk-ups in the carpool line. Parents wishing to walk up to the building to collect children must do so only at the front, main entrance. Students may ONLY load on the passenger side of the vehicle.Drivers will be required to display the color-coded mirror tag in order to pick up students. Staff members with walkie-talkies will be in the loading zone and in the cafeteria