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Discipline Management Plan
 
Purpose: This plan is designed to communicate teacher, staff, and student expectations to promote to a safe and secure environment that is conducive to learning.
 
 
Teacher and Support Staff Expectations
• Always demonstrate a professional demeanor and self-control
• Teach and model positive behavior
• Establish clear rules and expectations in your classroom
• Be consistent in implementing rules
• Maintain a positive and safe classroom environment
• Acknowledge positive behavior
• Keep students actively engaged and provide differentiated instruction
• Maintain consistent channels of communication with all stakeholders
• Be punctual and always on task
• Always remember, you are the professional
 

Student Expectations
• Respect yourself, the teacher, and others
• Exercise self-control and take responsibility for your actions
• Follow all school and classroom rules, procedures, and directives
• No profane or obscene language
• Respect all school and others’ property
• Be honest and do your best
• All electronics must be turned off and not visible during the school day (cell phones, speakers, headphones, smart watches, portable gaming devices, and anything a teacher or administrator deems as an electronic device)
 

Referral Steps for Misbehavior
1st - Verbal Warning
2nd - Teacher-Student Conference
3rd - Parent Conference
4th - Conference with the Counselor
5th - Referral to Admin
 
 
The following behaviors warrant immediate referral to the assistant principal's office:
• Violent threats/confrontations/fighting
• Drugs, tobacco, alcohol, weapons, vaping devices
• Stealing
• Skipping
• Dress Code
• Persistent misbehavior that has not been corrected through classroom management.
 

Electronics Policy
All electronics must be turned off and not visible during the school day. Any electronic visible or that disturbs the learning environment, WILL BE CONFISCATED AND GIVEN A $15.00 FINE. Confiscated cell phones may only be picked up on Friday by a parent or legal guardian on file. Parent or legal guardian must provide an ID in order to receive the phone. 1st offense: $15.00 fine 2nd offense: $15.00 fine 3rd offense: Confiscated until the end of the school year
 

Hallway and Stairwell Expectations
• NO RUNNING!!!!!!!!!
• Walk on the right side of the hallway and stairs during transitions
• No sliding down the stair rails
• Keep noise level to a minimum
• Do not stop the flow of traffic; “KEEP IT MOVING”
• Students must have a hall pass during instructional time
• No food, drinks, or littering
• All electronics must be turned off and not visible during the school day (cell phones, speakers, headphones, smart watches, portable gaming devices, and anything a teacher or administrator deems as an electronic device)
 

Restroom Expectations
• Students may only use the restroom at designated times
• No socializing in the restroom
• Report any spills or leaks to a teacher or administrator
• Students will keep all areas and fixtures as clean as possible
• Students will respect the privacy of others at all times
• Students will report problems to the closest adult
• All electronics must be turned off and not visible during the school day (cell phones, speakers, headphones, smart watches, portable gaming devices, and anything a teacher or administrator deems as an electronic device)
 

Cafeteria Expectations
• Students will enter the cafeteria in an orderly manner
• Keep noise level to a minimum
• Use good manners and respect the cafeteria employees
• Place trash in trashcans
• Leave cafeteria only when dismissed and with a designated adult
• 1st, 2nd, and 3rd lunches may not bring backpacks to the cafeteria
• No food or drinks may leave the cafeteria
• All electronics must be turned off and not visible during the school day (cell phones, speakers, headphones, smart watches, portable gaming devices, and anything a teacher or administrator deems as an electronic device)
 

Bus Riding Expectations
PAISD provides bus transportation for qualified students. Riding a school bus is a privilege a student may enjoy as long as he or she follows rules and regulations that have been established by PAISD. However, if it becomes apparent that the student is not cooperating, the following steps will be initiated:
• First Offense: The student will be warned and the parents will be informed that the student is not meeting stipulations of the PAISD Agreement. Depending on the seriousness of the offense, a student may lose bus privileges or receive other appropriate sanction.
• Second Offense: Meeting of parent-student-administrator with appropriate action to follow. Depending on the seriousness of the offense, a student may lose bus privileges or receive other appropriate sanction.
•Third Offense: The student will be suspended from riding the bus.