Expectations for Junior and High School Students

  1. Students are expected to bring required materials to class each day including textbooks, writing utensils, and paper.  Dark colored ink is required; avoid using red or light-colored ink.

  2. Students are expected to be quiet and respectful as they enter the classroom, and continue to be courteous, cooperative, and respectful to classmates and teacher throughout the entire class period.

  3. Students are to avoid talking or interrupting while the teacher is teaching the lesson. It is appropriate to raise the hand and wait to be called on if there is a question, allowing others to learn, and the teacher to teach.

  4. Be respectful to all staff and faculty in attitude, actions, and speech.  Avoid all forms of garbage talk, swearing and crudeness.

  5. No sleeping in class, as this would be like sleeping on a job.

  6. No food or beverages are allowed in classrooms except for bottled water.

  7. Chewing gum is not permitted.

  8. Students are expected to be prompt for all classes.  Anyone entering the classroom after the bell rings without an excuse note is tardy.  Three (3) tardies equal one (1) absence.

  9. Students must follow the school dress code while at school or school-sponsored activities off campus, including wearing proper uniforms in good condition with shirts tucked in.

  10. Students are expected to develop a habit of using the restroom and drinking water during non-classroom periods.  Refrain from asking to leave the classroom unless absolutely necessary.

  11. It is very important that each student shows good behavior on and off campus.

 

Suggestions for Parents:

  1. Tired children cannot do their best in school; eight hours of sleep is important.

  2. Breakfast is extremely important.

  3. Review your child’s homework, discuss it, and ask for help when needed.

  4. Set aside a regular time and place for homework.

  5. Talk to your child about the school day. Take time to listen to your child.

  6. Limit absences from school; your child misses out.

  7. Encourage your child to have a positive attitude about school.

  8. Be patient. A child that is calm and unworried learns easier.

  9. Establish family educational goals and objectives for your child.

 

Suggestions for Students:

  1. Eat a well-balanced breakfast and lunch daily.

  2. Get eight hours of sleep each night.

  3. Put effort into assignments, checking for neatness, correctness, and timeliness.  

  4. Respect the rights and feelings of others at school and home.

  5. Ask your teacher for help, when needed.

  6. Set aside time and a place to do your homework.