Entering the Classroom
Students will come into the classroom quietly and in an orderly fashion without running. They will unload their backpacks as quickly and quietly as possible and begin to prepare for the day.
End of Class Dismissal
Students will be allowed to leave the classroom only when the teacher says so. The students will leave the classroom quietly and in an orderly fashion without running or shoving.
Bell work will be utilized every day. When each student enters the classroom and gets settled into their seat, they will pull out their "bell work" folder and begin the assignment that is written on the board under the title "bell work".
Quieting the Class
When the teacher wants to quiet the class she will clap once. The first clap will be the "warning" clap that will signal to the students that it is time to settle down. The teacher will then clap twice. By the time the second clap is done, the students should be completely quiet.
Taking Class Roll
Roll will be taken at the beginning of each class period after the bell signaling the beginning of class has sounded. A student will be assigned to do this each week.
The class motto, "Failure is not an option", will be posted at the top of the chalkboard and never erased. The motto will be referred to at the discretion of the teacher.
Collecting Seat Work
Seat work will be collected according to the configuration of the desks. The "U shaped" seating arrangement will be used in the classroom. All papers will be sent to the ends of the U and then collected there by the teacher.
Turning in Work
All other work that is not designated as seat work such as tests, worksheets, or essays will be turned in on the teachers desk where there will be a basket for each class period.
Notes from Home
Students should gives their notes from home directly to the teacher who will...