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Discipline Policy

Goal:  To ensure and encourage a safe, orderly and clean environment where people interact with courtesy and respect.

  • Responsible Hallway Movement  Behavior for Students
  • Walk directly to class or other destination (“Walk and Talk”);
  • Walk on the right side of the hallways when in the buildings;
  • Stay to the right on the stairways;
  • Discard or store all food and drinks before entering buildings and classrooms;
  • Keep hands, feet and objects to yourself;
  • Voice level no higher than 3  in the hallways
  • Use courtesy words if you accidentally bump someone (“Excuse Me”, “Sorry”, “Pardon Me”)
  • If your teacher is not at the classroom door, form a line along the wall.  Do not block the hallway;
  • Policy is to be followed with regular and substitute teachers.

Responsible Bungalow Area Movement Behavior for Students
  • Walk directly to class or other destination (“Walk and Talk”);
  • Walk on the right side of the ramps;
  • Stay to the right on the stairways;
  • Discard or store all food and drinks before entering classrooms;
  • Keep hands, feet and objects to yourself;
  • Use courtesy words if you accidentally bump someone (“Excuse Me”, “Sorry”, “Pardon Me”)
  • Policy is to be followed with regular and substitute teachers.

Responsible PE Area Movement Behavior for Students
  • Walk directly to locker room (“Walk and Talk”)
  • Dress quickly;
  • Go to assigned area, sit in assigned spot, and wait for instructions.


Staff Responsibilities
  • Teachers actively supervise during passing periods
  • Locate yourself outside of your classroom door;
  • Use encouraging words;
  • Make eye contact with students;
  • Remind students to “Walk and Talk”;
  • Greet students as they pass by you or enter your classroom.
  • Teachers designate entrance and exit procedures for their classroom.

- Acknowledge use of profanity/inappropriate language by stopping the student and using an effective one-liner, examples:
“Positive language, please.”
“We use appropriate language at our school.”
“Use a better word instead of that word.”

- Encourage students to move quickly and quietly into classes by use of an effective one-liner, examples:
“Walk and Talk”
“Keep moving, please”
“_____ minutes until the bell rings.”
“The clock is ticking.”
“Don’t be late.”

- Model use of courtesy words if you bump into someone;
“Pardon me.”
“Excuse me.”
“Sorry about that.”
“It was an accident.”

- Keep conversations with students brief as your attention will be taken away  
from supervision responsibilities.

- Monitor voice levels of students (in buildings).

 Give positive feedback after passing periods and a reminder before passing periods:
“Thank you for being on-time.”
“Thank you for keeping you voices at level 3.”
“Walk on the right.”
“Walk and talk.”

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