Presentation on theme: "Code of Conduct Committee Lorri Vaccaro Jen Terrill Marieke Hopp Shelley Goldschmidt Donna Desmond Katherine Monaghan Kit Thompson Brianne Sawicki Brinda."— Presentation transcript:
Code of Conduct Committee Lorri Vaccaro Jen Terrill Marieke Hopp Shelley Goldschmidt Donna Desmond Katherine Monaghan Kit Thompson Brianne Sawicki Brinda Wederich
Discipline Policy Provide school-wide fair and consistent consequences Intended to effect a positive change in behavior Divided into categories of first offense and multiple offenses and minor and major infractions
Minor Infractions: Disruptive behavior, electronic devices, misbehavior for a sub, forged notes/excuses, computer violations First Offense: Written or verbal reprimand Change of seating Phone conference home Classroom consequences Lunch/recess detention Multiple Offenses: Conference home Administrative detention Written apology Meet with counselor Develop behavior modification plan
Major Infractions: Stealing, Physical contact with others, threats, bullying, destruction of property, cheating, harassment, false alarms First Offense: Parent conference with teacher or administrator Lunch/recess detention Removal from school functions/bus transportation Suspension from school Meet with counselor Develop behavior modification plan Referral to law enforcement if indicated Multiple Offenses Parent/administrator conference Removal from school functions/bus transportation Suspension from school Meet with counselor Written apology letter Review of/changes to behavior modification plan Referral to law enforcement if indicated
Valuables Children should not bring valuable items from home to school such as: personal items, cell phones, electronic games and so on. This includes toys of any nature. If they are brought out, they will be confiscated for the parents to pick up. The school is not responsible for any item that is lost or stolen.
Medication Policy Please see the Mt. Olive Calendar for State Department of Education Guidelines concerning over the counter and prescription medications.
Attendance The District’s Promotion and Retention Policy states that “A pupil with fewer than 150 days attendance in grades K-8 will not be promoted to the next grade level.”
Dress Code School is an educational facility and students are expected to dress appropriately. Good taste in the choice of clothing and grooming sets the proper tone in school. Any garments that distract from the educational setting are not permitted, and students will be asked to change. Footwear must be worn at all times. Sneakers must be worn on designated days for the physical education program. The wearing of hats is not permitted in the building, unless sanctioned for specific celebratory days.
Dress Code The following guidelines are in effect: Not Permitted: – Bare midriffs – blouse or shirt must meet with pants or skirt – Low necklines and see-through blouses – Dirty or torn pants or shirts – Backless garments – Hats – Spaghetti straps – Flip-flops – Sweatpants or shorts with message written across the seat – Discriminatory, offensive or obscene slogans on clothing – Shorts and skirts that are too short – they must be reached by fingertips – No undergarments may show Consequences: Follow the minor and major infractions outline.
Homework Policy Homework will be given at least 3 times per week. Time spent on homework assignments should be about: Kindergarten-no required amount, occasional projects assigned Grades 1 and 2 (15 minutes) Grade 3 (30 minutes) Grades 4 and 5 (45 minutes)
Homework Continued… Daily homework does not include time spent on projects, nightly reading, reading assignments, book reports, and flash card practice. Additional time may be needed to complete these requirements
Consequences for Missing Homework Not completing homework by the due date may result in consequences decided by the classroom teacher. Teachers may use recess time (2 days per week maximum)to have students complete missing work.