Code of Behavior

The following standards of behavior are offered as guidelines to the development of responsible, civic-minded, Christian students.

 

1. Exercise self-control

• Use courteous language.

• Resolve conflicts in an age-appropriate manner.

• Be appropriately dressed and groomed, and otherwise comply with the school’s dress code policies.

• Be honest.

• Make choices that are ethically and morally responsible.

 

2. Demonstrate a positive attitude

• Take a leadership role.

• Be polite.

• Be cooperative.

 

3. Respect the rights and feelings of others

• Behave in a manner that does not disrupt others.

• Treat others with courtesy and respect.

 

4. Take responsibility for school property

• Respect the school buildings, ground and property.

• Keep the campus free from trash and graffiti.

 

5. Support the learning process

• Attend all classes regularly and on time.

• Be prepared for class, including books, supplies and assignments.

• Complete schoolwork and tests on one’s own.

• Participate in class activities.

• Obey classroom policies.

 

The students are expected to observe these codes of behavior in Church, in the classroom, on the playground, in the cafeteria and in the hallways.

 

Playground

• Slide – Only one person on the ladder and one on the slide at a time.

• Swings – One person on each swing at one time. It is unsafe to hook legs, swing sideways, run under the swing and jump out of the swing.

 

Indoor Recess

• Stay seated, speak in a conversational tone of voice, play games that are calm, and do not leave classroom unless given permission by the teacher on recess duty.

 

Cafeteria

• Walk quietly to and from the cafeteria.

• Say “thank you” as you receive your tray.

• Sit at assigned tables, and stay seated while eating.

• Speak in conversational tone of voice.

• Keep table and floor neat.

• Wait for teacher on duty to dismiss each table.

• Finish lunch in cafeteria.

• Empty tray according to procedure.

 

Hallways

• Keep hands off other persons in the hall.

• Walk in the halls.

 

Bullying Statement

Bullying is an intentional act of aggression causing embarrassment, pain, or discomfort to another person. It is a consistent pattern of disrespect of one or more students by another. It is an abuse of power which can take many forms: physical (hitting, kicking, shoving, spitting); verbal (taunting, teasing, degrading social or sexual comments, rumor spreading); non-verbal (threatening gestures, exclusion, Internet, text messaging via cell phones, Instant Message). Bullying may constitute grounds for detention, suspension, or expulsion.

 

Our school embraces the following as school rules against bullying:

• We will not bully others.

• We will help students who are bullied.

• We will include students who are easily left out.

• When we know somebody is being bullied, we will tell an adult at school and an adult at home.