Guidelines for a Positive School Life
We encourage respect at all times.
We teach and encourage our students to show respect for people.
Some examples of respect for people are:
- Obeying all adults who work in the school and follow their direction.
- Following classroom rules.
- Not creating disturbances in classes or any part of the school.
- Respecting the personal space and feelings of all people.
We teach and encourage our students to show respect for property.
Some examples of respect for property are:
- Returning to the owner or the office other people’s things that are found.
- Returning borrowed books and articles in good condition.
- Replacing or paying for items broken or lost.
Some examples of disrespect for property are:
- Vandalism, graffiti, littering hallways and/or the outside grounds.
- Writing on walls, desks, chairs and other furniture.
- Defacing other people’s property.
- Bringing lighters, matches or cigarettes to school.
We teach and encourage our students to show respect for what the school stands for.
Some examples of respecting the school’s principles are:
- Dressing appropriately with discretion and modesty.
- Respecting the rules and those who are put in place to enforce them.
- Acting with respect and reverence at all religious and spiritual observances.
- Using the Internet and other electronic media for school related and wholesome purposes.
We do not tolerate physical violence.
Some examples of physical violence are:
- Fighting, play fighting, wrestling, hitting or slapping, tackling, kicking, tripping, knocking over, throwing of rocks, sand, snowballs and/or other objects.
We do not tolerate verbal violence.
Some examples of verbal violence are:
- Swearing or cursing, teasing, put-downs, harassing or bullying.
- Making threats, racial or gender slurs, name-calling.