is committed to the growth of a secure, caring, learning
community that fosters mutual respect , individual development,
citizenship and the capacity for progressive life-long learning
One of the most
important aspects of education is discipline which should
eventually be internalized. Discipline is the training that
develops self-control, orderliness, efficiency and character.
Basic to all discipline is the principal of respect - respect
for one's self, for others and for one's own property and that
All students are to be well mannered and maintain proper decorum
at all times.
Students are to be obedient to school staff including ground
supervisors, guest speakers, maintenance workers, etc.
All students must respect property both inside and outside
Students are to treat others with care and politeness (e.g. no
vulgar or crude language, no bullying or causing annoyance or
hurt to anyone regardless of circumstance).
Students should respectfully greet staff and visitors with
Students are asked
not to chew gum in the building or on school grounds.
Students are to participate in all ceremonies, concerts and
assemblies following the rules set forth in peaceful
Students are to
uphold the reputation of the school when attending and
participating in sport events. There must not be any defamation
(in any form) of the school, staff or any authorities, when
visiting other schools.
Students are not to
wear clothing that has inappropriate messages or slogans.
Students must wear
appropriate fitting clothing.
Students must have appropriate gym wear.
ROLE OF THE PARENTS:
primary right and duty to educate rest with parents. In the home,
more than any other place, parents teach by their example, reverence
and respect for the dignity of others. They are also tremendously
influential in cultivating among their children the virtues of love
of neighbor, justice, generosity, loyalty, industry and honesty.
Children arriving after the normal time must be signed in by parents
and will receive a late pass to hand to their respective class
Regularity of attendance and punctuality
are important in the academic progress of the child. Any assignments
missed are the sole responsibility of the student, who is expected
to either ask a homework buddy or make time to ask the individual
teacher's during an arranged time that is convenient to both student
and teacher, for missed work. Students are not to interrupt a class
to inquire about work they missed.
In all cases, the school
office should be notified by the parent before 9:00 AM if a student
is to be absent that day. Student absent without notifying will be
A written excuse from the parent of an absent student must be
presented to the teacher when the student returns to school. These
become part of the attendance file.
No student may leave
school during the school day unless accompanied by a parent or
guardian who must report to the school office. In the case of a
student's illness while in school, the school will call the
telephone number listed on the "Emergency Contact Card". If the
nature of the emergency requires immediate medical attention, the
principal or the teacher will call the Emergency Medical Service.
If there are any changes on the "Emergency Contact Card" , the
parent or guardian is responsible to notify the school in writing
The parent or guardian must sign the student out before the student
leaves the building. This record will be kept on file and is
considered a legal document.