Adams Elementary Discipline Policy
“Challenge, success, confidence, and joy in learning. Everyone achieving, everyone accountable.”
ADAMS DISCIPLINE POLICY
According to Webster’s Dictionary, discipline is:
- to punish or penalize for the sake of discipline
- to train or develop by instruction and exercise especially in self-control
- training that corrects, molds or perfects the mental faculties or moral character.
Adams believes in the efficacy of the second and third definition.
School is a learning institution. Children are sent to school to prepare for their future as adults. This requires some general guidelines that all must follow in order to create and maintain a climate in which learning can take place.
Read and discuss behavior expectations with your child
- The Basic Rules of Wapato Public Schools
- Parent Handbook
- Classroom Rules and Expectations (see class syllabus)
Send your child to school ready to learn. Teach them:
- to respect authority
- to follow directions
- to share and take turns
- to solve problems by using words – not fighting
- to seek help when needed
- To come to school to learn
- To do your best
- To follow the school/class rules
- To get help when needed
- To respect your teachers
- To get along with other students
- To take responsibility for your actions and consequences
è To provide a safe learning environment
è To provide guidance and assistance as needed
è To create a positive classroom learning climate
è To establish good classroom management and reinforce class rules and procedures
è To recognize and reward positive behaviors
- To provide a challenging and inviting curriculum.