Our goal is for students to learn, grow, and develop in a loving and Christian environment that helps them reach their fullest God given potential, while keeping parents informed along the way. By keeping parents more informed and implementing a consistent approach, we believe that our community becomes closer and our children become stronger. Please remember that every teacher is different and will have slightly different expectations. This is part of life and learning to adjust and thrive under a variety of personalities. At all times we strive to maintain a mindset focused on positive reinforcement toward student growth.

E ngaged in our learning Are you trying your best?
A ccepting God’s plan for us and others Are you accepting of others?
G enerous with our talent and in our actions Are you being nice and/or modest?
L eading the way for others to be successful Are you allowing others to learn and grow?
E nriching the school community Are you a positive influence within the school environment?
S erving the Lord and the outside community Are you doing your part to make the world a better place?

Incentives for Blessing our School Community with your Effort:

Students earn points for making positive contributions to the community. Teachers can modify incentives and sonsequences as they see fit. Points are recorded in student planners and can be redeemed for special privileges.

Sample Ways to Earn Points Sample Special Privileges
  • Get your planner signed as often as the teacher requests
  • Do something above and beyond the norm
  • Avoid a write-up for an entire week
  • Lead something for the school
  • Donate time and talent to the outside community
  • Demonstrate a high level of school spirit
  • Out of Uniform Day
  • Homework Pass
  • Grace card for getting out of a write-up
  • Lunch with the principal
  • Principal Personal Assistant
  • Principal does your homework assignment
  • Switch chairs with the teacher for a day
  • Eat lunch with the teacher
  • Candy for a day
  • Random rock out
  • Item from the School Store
  • Make the announcements for a day
  • Video game recess with a friend
  • Perform, present, or teach the class something that you are passionate about

Reflecting on Negative Behavior:

  1. Verbal Reminder by the Teacher
  1. Write-up: The student will place his/her planner in a designated location with classroom instruction continuing. Later, a short note will be written in the planner notifying parents of the incident. A write-up is not considered to be a serious infraction, but rather a formal reminder that the student needs to try harder to correct the behavior. Possible reasons for earning a Write-Up include:
  • Being disruptive in class
  • Not completing homework on time
  • Being disrespectful to another student or their belongings and lockers while in school
  • Being disrespectful to the staff or their belongings
  • Being disrespectful to the school facility or grounds
  • Being excessively late to class (Does not include morning tardies)
  • Not being prepared for class
  1. Detention: If a student receives 3 write-ups in a given week, he/she will receive a lunch/recess detention. Should a detention get assigned, further write-ups during the week will result in meeting with the principal and contacting parents. At the beginning of each week the cycle begins anew, giving each student a fresh start.
  1. Referral to the Principal: If a student receives 4 or more write-ups in a week or receives 5 or more detentions throughout the school year, he/she will be sent to the principal for additional conversation. Some circumstances may warrant a bypass of the first 3 steps mentioned above based on severity of the incident. When a student meets with the principal, he will notify the parents that the conversation occurred. Depending on the severity and/or frequency of the referral, possible consequences are:
  • Detention, work assignments, special projects, etc.
  • Social probation: Student is prohibited from participating in activities such as athletic teams, school trips, music groups, socials, etc.
  • In-school suspension: Student spends time out of class, in a designated location and permitted to complete classwork independently. Work assignments or special projects may be assigned.
  • Out-of-school suspension: Student spends 1 to 5 days out of school.
  • Principal recommends expulsion to the Head of School.

See the “Relational Conduct” handbook section for further information.

Last modified: 19 August 2022


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