The School Will ...
Communicate regularly with families and be responsive to communication from families.
Report student progress in a family-friendly, understandable way.
Work to address the basic needs of students (social and emotional safety, security, sense of belonging, sense of community, health, food, etc.)
Partner with community members, groups, and agencies to provide students and families with all possible resources.
Provide safe transportation.
Provide the tools and environment to learn.
Provide highly trained staff and remain current with best practices in all areas, including the arts, physical education, etc.
Value experiences for students that expand their being (i.e the arts).
Value technology as a teaching and learning tool.
Provide opportunities for families to engage in school and do strong outreach.
Model expectations, professionalism, and remember that we are role models.
Remember that the social curriculum is as important as the academic curriculum.
Provide opportunities for relevant, engaging learning.
Maintain high, individualized, expectations for all students.
Ensure quality core academic learning.
Provide a consistent and comfortable environment and follow our professional responsibilities to keep children safe.
Students Will ...
Take your time.
Do your best.
Have a good attitude.
Take care of your body (sleep, brush your teeth, have breakfast, dress appropriately)
Listen to the teacher.
Do your homework.
Take care of tools and
Use appropriate language.
Use tools and materials appropriately.
Use CARES (Cooperation, Assertion, Responsibility, Empathy and Self-Control.)
Walk in halls.
Be on time every day.
Feel comfortable seeking out help for self and others.
Try new things, take healthy risks, and recognize the learning that results.
Take initiative and be a problem-solver.
Families Will ...
Attend conferences, meetings, and request additional meetings when desired.
Sign assignment books and other correspondence as applicable.
Ensure that children arrive at school on time.
Take responsibility for children’s daily needs and routines.
Provide a time and place for homework and daily reading.
Promote positive use of children’s extracurricular time.
Model lifelong learning.
Encourage and model healthy choices and habits.
Model and encourage respect for others and the environment, and encourage good manners.
Actively participate in your child's school experience by attending school events, visiting, volunteering, etc.