School- wide Procedures What do when I arrive at school? How will I know when a staff member needs my attention? What do I do during school dismissal? What do I do when I need to take a focus? How do I request to see a principal or counselor? What do I do if I want to stay after school for an activity? What do I do during an emergency? – Severe weather – Fire – Lock down
School Arrival Enter the front door immediately after getting off the bus or out of your car. If you arrive early, wait in the lobby until the cafeteria opens. If you are getting a school breakfast, enter the cafeteria through door A. If you are not getting a school breakfast, enter the cafeteria through door B.
Morning Cafeteria If purchasing a meal, enter through door A and stay in line. Students that cut line must go to the end of the line. No exceptions. If not purchasing a meal, enter through doors B/C and get a table/seat. As you go through the line, follow directions of Ms. York and enter lunch #. After eating, throw away your trash and clean your area. Students are to sign up for afterschool events while in the cafeteria. Students will see administrators and counselors during this time to request conference time with them for that day. When speaker’s hand is raised to signal announcements, stop talking, put electronics away, and turn towards speaker. Students will be dismissed from cafeteria in an organized manner. Students cannot leave until dismissed.
Attending Skills Staff member raises hand and asks for attending skills Stop what you are doing Face staff member, giving appropriate eye contact Give your attending skills Remain quiet and respectful Ask questions to clarify and validate
School Dismissal When your teacher releases you, leave through the appropriate door. DT - Roberts Wing door HS - Front door MS - MS hall door Go directly to and enter your bus or car. If you are staying for an after school activity, go straight to that activity unless you are staying for ESS or Night School. ESS waits in the cafeteria, Night School waits in the lobby.
Student use of Phone Personal phone calls are to be made before school and during lunch using student’s cell phone. Students may use the phone during passing times. In situations other than sickness, students may request a note to the office for phone use. Staff will conference with student to determine the nature/seriousness of the situation.
Staying after school for an Activity During breakfast, the student who wishes to stay after school will find the adult in the Cafeteria with the After School Activity Binder. The student will tell the adult: Name Which group they are staying after school to attend (ESS, Boys/Girls group, Archery, etc.) Whether or not they need a ride Address to where the ride is needed Phone number of parent/guardian The adult will put the student’s name on the roster for that activity. Student will report to that activity location when school is dismissed.
Beginning Class Gather materials – Pencil – Binder – Any other material listed on the board Copy learning goal for your class Begin responding to journal on the board (10 minutes)
Room Ambassador Greet guests who enter the room Answer telephone when Mrs. Law is teaching Place make up work into a folder for anyone who is absent
Mrs. Law needs your attending skills Mrs. Law raises hand and asks for attending skills Stop what you are doing Face Mrs. Law, giving appropriate eye contact Give your attending skills Remain quiet and respectful Ask questions to clarify and validate
Going to the Restroom Politely ask a teaching partner to go to the restroom. If one isn’t in the room, please wait if Mrs. Law is in front of the class. Get process point sheet signed with time and destination Return to class promptly
Sharpening Pencil during class During Instruction – Request permission to sharpen pencil – Quietly walk to sharpener – Sharpen pencil quickly and promptly return to your seat During individual work time – Sharpen pencil when needed
Absent/ Tardy Absent: – Check Make-Up Folder – Complete work promptly Tardy: – If the door is shut, you are tardy. – Knock quietly to avoid a whole class distraction. – Give note to Mrs. Law – Begin working on the bellwork – If you have missed bellwork, ask Mrs. Law or a fellow student for instructions
Finishing Assignment Early Double check your assignment to make sure it is an example of your best work Ask Mrs. Law or teaching partner to look over your work Offer to assist another student who is not finished Check your make up folder for incomplete assignments Ask permission to silently read or work on another educational task
Class Dismissal Mrs. Law will give a last 10 minute alert Put away materials Clean area around your desk Reflect on daily learning via discussion or exit slip Leave the classroom when given permission from teacher