2Mission StatementThe Mission of Alexander Elementary Magnet School is to engage family and community in a partnership with the school, so that our students feel supported and encouraged to realize and strive for academic, social and personal success.
3PAWS RULES Practice Responsibility Always Do Your Best Work Hard Show RESPECT
4Ms. Freeman’s Classroom Classroom Rules1). Listen when your teacher and others are talking.2). Follow directions correctly and quickly.3). Raise your hand for permission to speak or leave your seat.4). Respect others, respect yourself, and respect your school.5). Be safe. Be honest.Classroom ConsequencesPositive:Classroom Individual*Popcorn Party *Class Helper*Movie Party *Computer Time*Dance Party *Small Prizes*Center Time *Happy Note Home*Computer TimeNegative:*Green Face - I made good choices all day long.*Yellow Face - 5 minutes off recess.*Orange Face -10 minutes off recess and loss of a privilege*Red Face- No recess and office referral made.
5Dress Code Will be enforced starting Wednesday, August 5, 2009 Pants or Knee Length Shorts, in Khaki or Navy with belt loops and no tags or excessive pocketsWhite, Black or Royal Blue POLO Style shirts - Must be tucked inBlack or Brown belt with small, plain silver or gold buckleNo HoodiesNo flip flops, No Crocs, No heels higher than 2 inches or heelies allowed
7Early DismissalTo ensure a safe and orderly dismissal, students WILL NOT be dismissed after 3:00.
8No Office DismissalsUnless a parent is walking or riding public transportation (JTA), students WILL NOT be allowed to dismiss from the office after 3:00pm. Students will need to be dismissed to a vehicle by an Alexander Staff or Faculty member.
9Pre-K Students and their Siblings Older siblings of Pre-K students will be dismissed with Pre-K students to be picked-up on Wilkinson Street
10Bus RidersA parent MUST send a note to the teacher or call the school office if you are changing the way your child normally gets home OR you are changing their regular stop
11Car RidersEach Car Rider will be assigned a # and issued 3 blue placards.Your child will ONLY be dismissed to the car if you have the # hanging from your rear view mirror.Cars without their # will be asked to pull over until the office can verify that they are allowed to pick up the child.
12Late Pick ups Students must be picked up before 3:20 After that the Department of Children Services may be called
13BreakfastThe side playground gate is unlocked at 7:35 am. There is to be NO entry at the side doors by the map.Children should not be dropped of before 7:35 amBreakfast is served to students starting at 7:40 am and ends at 8:00 amCost is $1.00
14Before & Afterschool Program Alexander Elementary offers a Before and Afterschool Program.Before School Program begins at 6:30 a.mAfter School Program ends at 5:30 pmSee Mrs. Williamson - Easley for details and fees
15MicroSocietyAlexander is the ONLY Micro school in the state of Tennessee!Students earn their own money, pay taxes, rent and SHOP!Micro concepts and skills are applied throughout the day. Students report to work at 2:20-2:55 daily.Alexandria, TN is the name of our society.This year rather than running a federal type government, we will be operating a local city style government.You are invited to come and tour the MicroSociety at any point and join your student on his/her consumer break day
16Agendas Contains the Alexander Elementary School Handbook/Rules Sign and return you’ve read (pg. 24)Replacement cost - $5.00This where homework assignments and notes to/from the teacher will be writtenLook for each night
17We Need Your HelpWe are“Recycling & Saving” for new playground equipment! Please save and send”Box Top” labels, Campbell Soup labels, aluminum can pop tabs, Tyson Chicken labels and Capri Sun drink pouches
18If there were an EMERGENCY Could we find YOU? Please make sure you keep your home, cell and work phone numbers as well as address updated in case of emergency