Behavioral Goal: Spartans are P.A.R. (Productive, Appropriate, Respectful)
A PRODUCTIVE Spartan is expected to:
- Be in the classroom when the bell rings.
- Quietly move to their assigned seat.
- Bring required materials to class.
- Engage in the learning process by participating and staying on task.
- Complete all assignments and turn them in on time.
An APPROPRIATE Spartan is expected to:
- Adhere to the school’s Dress Code Policy- No backpacks, heavy coats, dressed according to school policy.
- Refrain from bringing food, drink, or gum into the classroom.
- Refrain from requesting passes during the first or last 10 minutes of class.
- Remain seated until dismissed.
- Adhere to school and district technology policies.
- Assist with maintaining a clean and neat classroom environment.
A RESPECTFUL Spartan is expected to:
- Be respectful to self, classmates, teachers, support staff, administrators, and all SSHS visitors.
- Allow others to learn by refraining from disruptive behaviors.
- Keep hands, feet, and all other objects to themselves.
- Use appropriate language and manners at all times.
- Listen to and honor others’ opinions.
- Raise his/her hand for permission to talk and permission to leave their seat.
- Follow all instructions the teacher gives without arguing or talking back.
Bottom Line: It is never okay to be disruptive or disrespectful.
Goals for Life!
- I can take good care of myself even if I am mad.
- I can be productive and follow directions even if I don’t want to.
- I can be okay, even when others are not okay.
Continuum of Classroom Discipline:
- Verbal warning
- Alternative seating
- Teacher detention with a phone call home
- Office referral and parent contacted
Severity Clause: If a student breaks the rules in such a way that endangers their safety or the safety of others, then they are removed from the classroom and referred to the Office at once.
- Preferred Activity Time is accumulated for students to use as a class on Fridays.
- Verbal and written praise to encourage students is provided consistently.
- Students who control their behavior in the classroom are entrusted to run errands for the teacher and will have special in-class privileges.
- Learning as its own reward is recognized- achievement matters in our classroom and will be acknowledged by the teacher to the student’s parents and within our community of learners.