3Guideline 1Be in your assigned seat and working on your starter when (not after) the tardy bell rings.
4Guideline 2Bring ALL books and materials to class and take them with you when you leave.
5Follow directions the first time they are given. Guideline 3Follow directions the first time they are given.
6Treat each person in this room with respect and dignity. Guideline 4Treat each person in this room with respect and dignity.
7Guideline 5Follow all procedures and policies as outlined in the LSHS and Robeson County School’s handbooks.
8Special GuidelineThis classroom is a “No Whining Zone”. That means that there will be no whining, for ANY reason Everything that I do is in your best interest, so please respect the “No Whining Zone” this semester.
9- Read it - Sign it - Return back to me once signed Student Responsibility Note- Read it - Sign it - Return back to me once signed
10Student Responsibility Note Student Responsibility Note: __________________________________________________________________ __________________________ Did not complete the following assignment(s): (Student’s Name) __________________________________________________________________ Reason: ___________________________________________________________ Student Signature: _________________________ Date: ____________________ Teacher Signature: _________________________ Date: ____________________
11Following Guidelines will result in . . . Verbal acknowledgementA stress-free learning environmentA pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere
12Guidelines will result in . . . NOT FollowingGuidelines will result in . . .1st offense: Verbal warning to student2nd offense: Conference with student & teacher3rd offense: Call to parents to secure assistance in resolving matter4th offense: Referral to administration*More serious offenses will result in automatic referral to administration *
13Entering Room Please enter quietly. Have a seat. Take out your materials.Begin starter before tardy bell rings.
14When you are tardy… Enter quietly. Place excuse in the basket on my desk. You must have an excuse to enter.Have a seat and take out your materials.
15Starters…Write at least 3 paragraphs about the journal entry topic in your Mead Black Marble Wide Ruled Composition Book.If I am absent for the day or do not have a journal entry topic on board, then your journal entry topic will be a free-write.I will check starters to ensure you are completing them but I will not read them so feel free to express yourself as needed.On free-write days, you can write about whatever you want. So if you need to vent about something, please do so.Please make sure you are dating each journal entry and separate your paragraphs.
16Getting Your Attention I will . . .Stand in front of the class.Raise my hand.Wait for everyone to be quiet.Begin speaking.
17Raise your hand quietly until called upon. Getting My Attention…Raise your hand quietly until called upon.
18Restroom Procedure…Bathroom time will NOT be allowed during a test or during a presentation by me or another student.Each student will be given 3 passes per semester for emergency breaks unless a doctor’s note or approval from an administrator is granted.
19Hall Passes other than for Bathroom… You will NOT be allowed to leave the classroom for ANY reason unless you have a note from another teacher, guidance, administrator, etc and/or ALL assignments for the day have been completed.
20Please make sure ALL documents have a heading. Heading PaperNameDatePeriodClassPlease make sure ALL documents have a heading.
22What Did I Miss While I Was Out… Check Ms Bryant’s Website at LSHS’ Website for notes on previous day or get notes from a buddy.Check Engrade and/or Ms Bryant’s Website for any assignments completed.Turn in any missing work within first 5 school days after you return.I will be available during your tutorial day and after school (until 4pm) if assistance is needed.
23Turning In Assignments… Place your paper on the desk to the Left side of you.If/When you receive a paper, place yours on top and continue passing the stack to your left.I will come by and collect all stacks.
24Classroom Discussions… PLEASE participate.I want to hear what you have to say.Make all questions and comments relevant to the current discussion.If your question is off the topic, write it down and ask later.
25Moving Around Room…If you must sharpen a pencil, please quietly get up, quietly walk to pencil sharpener, quietly sharpen your pencil, and then quietly return to your assigned seat.If you must throw something in trash, please quietly get up, quietly walk to trash can, quietly throw trash away, and then quietly return to your assigned seat.
26Class Dismissals… The teacher dismisses you, not the bell. Do not start packing up prior to the bell.Wait until the teacher finishes and officially dismisses you with“Have a nice day!”
27“Special” Procedures These will be introduced on an “as needed” basis. Library/Media CenterDistance Learning Lab-Video ConferencesSpecial guestsProgress ReportsWorking CooperativelyFire DrillIntercom AnnouncementsAssembliesSubstitute Teacher