Behavior Expectations

 

Cureton's Non Negotiable Behavior Expectations

 

  Be Safe Be Responsible Be Respectful
Before School Stay off playground until yard duty arrives Play on the correct Playground for your grade level (Discovery or Endeavor) Use kind words and actions while playing
Wear a helmet and walk bike/scooter once at school grounds Freeze when bell rings and after whistle blows, walk to line up with your class Share playground equipment
Stay on sidewalk and use crosswalks Arrive wearing uniform as outlines in parent handbook  
consequences for misbehavior: sit out for 5 min, parent contact
       
  Be Safe Be Responsible Be Respectful
Recess Follow playground rules: no play fighting, no running up the slide, one student at a time on playground equipment Treat other kindly Listen to the yard duties
Keep hands, feet, and objects to self Include everyone Use kind language
stay away from fences and behind or between portables Share/Take turns Keep playground clean (no trash!)
do not leave school grounds without permission Freeze when bell rings listen to each others' words
never hit, kick, push, or spit on a person throw trash in the trash cans keep games open to everyone
never tackle or play fight line up immediately when whistle is blown  
never throw rocks or tan bark Do not chew or bring gum to school  
  leave all toys and personal play items at home  
consequences for misbehavior: sit out for 5 min, observe 3 students doing it correctly, loss of activity, review PeaceBuilder Pledge, parent contact
       
  Be Safe Be Responsible Be Respectful
Cafeteria Sit with feet on floor, bottom on bench, facing table wait to be excused allow anyone to sit next to you
keep both hands on tray get all utensils, ketchup, milk, etc. when going through the line the first time use quiet voices
get adult help for spills and accidents eat only your own food follow yard duty directions
chew with mouth closed be ready to make your lunch choice say "please" and "thank you"
walk help clean up before you leave  
  raise your hand if you need help or would like to get up for water or the restroom  
consequences for misbehavior: separate from the group, sit out for 5 min of recess, help clean cafeteria, parent contact
       
  Be Safe Be Responsible Be Respectful
Bathrooms keep feet on floor flush toilet use quiet voices
one person in a stall use only for going to the bathroom and washing hands put garbage in the garbage cans
no eating use toilet paper only for using the bathroom, and hand towels for drying hands urinate only in toilet or urinal
keep floor dry and clean    
always wash hands before leaving    
consequences for misbehavior:sit out for 5 min of recess, responsible buddy system, parent contact      
       
  Be Safe Be Responsible Be Respectful
Library walk return materials on time use quiet voices
no climbing on anything push in chairs be gentle with equipment
  put books away in correct places  
consequences for misbehavior:loss of library time, loss of privledge to check out books, parent contact
       
  Be Safe Be Responsible Be Respectful
Computer Lab walk push in chairs use quiet voices/no talking
touch only keyboards and headphones  report any vandalism to computers immediately be gentle with equipment
  raise hand to get up for any reason  
  arrive prepared with materials you need (pencils, scratch paper)  
consequences for misbehavior: loss of computer time, loss of computer lab (for delibrate vandalism), parent contact
       
  Be Safe Be Responsible Be Respectful
Assemblies walk in, walk out in single file line listen quietly for directions listen and watch speaker
sit on bottom with legs crossed and hands in lap   clap politely
consequences for misbehavior: seperation from group, removal from assembly, parent contact
       
  Be Safe Be Responsible Be Respectful
Hallways always walk use a hall pass during instructional time remain silent when walking by classrooms
  stay to the right facing forward    
consequences for misbehavior:responsible buddy system, sit out for 5 min of recess, parent contact      
       
  Be Safe Be Responsible Be Respectful
After School Wear a helmet and walk bike/scooter once at school grounds Go directly home if walking use kind words and actions while waiting
Stay on sidewalk and use crosswalks No cell phones or electronics report any misbehaviors to yard duties
Line up by grade level sign or sign in with City Year Office phone is only for emergencies - make sure someone is coming to pick you up before you arrive to school in the morning  
Stay off playground equipment    
Walk all the way to the front of the school with your teacher    
consequences for misbehavior: parent contact, personal escort
       
Students are expected to:    
show respect for themselves, other students, adults, personal and school property  
keep their hands, feet and objects to themselves  
obey all classroom rules    
use only appropriate language    
arrive to class on time before school and after recess  
follow dress code daily