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Student Handbook and Positive Behavior Plan

School-Wide Expectations
2019-2020 Behavior Incentives
K-5 students who do not receive a citation, ISS, or an office referral for the grading period will get the full incentive time. Students who have citations BUT did not receive ISS or an office referral will get partial incentive time. Students who have had ISS or an office referral will not participate.
First Nine Weeks - September 27 - Water Inflatables
Second Nine Weeks - December 13 - Indoor Inflatables
Third Nine Weeks - February 28 - Indoor Inflatables
Fourth Nine Weeks - May 8 - Water Inflatables
Concessions will be sold during each incentive day for ALL students. Profits will go toward the cost of the rentals.
POP Tickets
Points of PRIDE (POP) Tickets are given out when teachers and other adults notice students going above and beyond the school-wide expectations in the areas of PERSEVERANCE, RESPECT, INTEGRITY, DEPENDABILITY, AND EXCEPTIONAL EFFORT. Students will get a copy to take home, a copy will be kept in the office, and the teacher will display a copy. Once a month, we will have Celebration Assemblies. Students with POP Tickets during the previous month will be called up to play a game.
Pink Classroom Tickets
K-3rd students who end the day on PINK or PURPLE and 4th and 5th grade students who end the week with no more than one warning (no citations, ISS, OSS) will receive a PINK ticket for the weekly class drawings. Tickets not drawn for class prizes will be placed in the gold tumbler for prizes from the office.
Behavior Characteristics

Classroom Managed Problem Behaviors

Managed by the teacher – Any three of these within a week results in a citation.

·       Property Misuse – Use of property in a way in which it was not designed, does not pose or cause physical harm to self or others.

·       Disruption – Any low-intensity disturbance or interference with takes away from the learning environment but does not cause physical harm or injury to self or others

·       Forgery – Signing a person’s name without their permission

·       Lying – Making a statement that one knows to be untrue.

·       Technology Misuse (Minor) – Having cell phones or other prohibited electronic devices; using school devices inappropriately or without permission.

·       Poor Procedures – Failure to follow procedures in any given school area after being taught the appropriate procedures to follow.

Classroom Managed Major Problem Behaviors

Managed by the teacher – Each offense results in a citation.

·       Defiance/Non-Compliance – Refusal to follow teacher’s command.

·       Disrespect – Acting with rudeness or a lack of courtesy 

·       Physical Contact/Horseplay – Inappropriate touching with body parts or objects which does not result in a perceived threat or injury.

·       Technology Misuse (Major) – Inappropriate computer usage that goes against school rules or board policies

·       Teasing – Taking actions that are intended to provoke or make fun of another person

·       Cheating – Using dishonest methods to gain or give academic advantage

Office Managed Problem Behaviors

Managed by an administrator or designee – These offenses result in an office referral.

·       Recurrent Classroom Issues – Any combination of classroom managed behaviors that have resulted in two citations within the week

·       Physical Contact/Rough Horseplay – Physical contact that results in harm or injury to another not stemming from a fight or attack

·       Inappropriate Language/Profanity/Name-Calling – Using profanity, racial slurs, derogatory language regardless of intent

·       Harmful Threats (Verbal/Written) – Making verbal or written threats to harm oneself, others, or property

·       Bullying – Repeatedly seeking to harm, intimidate, or coerce someone perceived as vulnerable; includes verbal, written, and exclusion forms 

·       Fighting/Physical Aggression – Partaking in a physical altercation or attacking another student physically

·       Theft – Being responsible for taking or being in possession of another’s property without permission

·       Harassment – On-going teasing even after being asked to stop by victim or supervising adult

·       Inappropriate Display of Affection – Engaging in inappropriate verbal and/or physical gestures/contact, either consensual or non-consensual

·       Property Damage/Vandalism – Acting in a manner that results in damage to school or individual property

·       Use/Possession of Weapon – Having a fabricated weapon and/or using any item as a weapon against self or others

·       Use/Possession of Illegal Substance – Any possession or use of illegal substances; typically drugs, alcohol, or tobacco; this includes vaping equipment