• Newtown Elementary School Code of Conduct

     RESPECT     COOPERATION      RESPONSIBILITY     SPORTSMANSHIP

    Students and staff at Newtown Elementary School promise to follow all portions of our Newtown Elementary School Code of Conduct. 

    General Rules

    1. Show respect, cooperation, responsibility, and good sportsmanship in all areas of our school community.
    2. Keep hands, feet, and other objects to ourselves.
    3. Respect ourselves, others, and all property.
    4. Let teachers teach and learners learn.
    5. Show good manners.

    Classroom

    Students will demonstrate proper learning conduct to allow teachers to teach and learners to learn by:  listening carefully, following directions, and giving their best effort.

    Bus Rules

    1. Walk to and from the bus on sidewalks only.
    2. Unless it is an emergency, do not speak to the driver.
    3. Listen to your driver.
    4. No eating on the bus.
    5. Remain seated while the bus is in motion.
    6. Keep head, hands, and feet inside the bus.
    7. Never throw anything on the bus or out the windows.
    8. Rules which apply to behavior in school will also be applied at bus stops and during travel.

    ****Riding the bus is a privilege. Students who do not follow the rules may be given an assigned seat or suspension.

    Cafeteria Expectations

    1. Sit at assigned class tables (seats are not assigned).
    2. Stay seated unless given permission otherwise.
    3. Raise hand for assistance.
    4. Buy snack when you buy lunch; students cannot return to the line.
    5. Clean up after yourself.
    6. Students must get a pass for the bathroom or the nurse.
    7. Students may not leave the cafeteria to return to the classroom unless escorted by an adult.
    8. Be quiet when cafeteria lights are turned off.
    9. Use inside voices.

    Recess

    1. Always listen to the adults on the playground.
    2. Do not leave the playground without permission.
    3. Students must get a pass for the bathroom or the nurse.
    4. Line up immediately when the whistle is blown.
    5. Follow guidelines for using equipment safely.
    6. Indoor Recess: remain in assigned classrooms, use indoor voices, and play quiet games.

    Hallway

    1. Walk quietly.
    2. Stay on the right side of the hallway.
    3. Keep hands and feet to yourself.
    4. Walk in a single file line.
    5. Go directly to where you need to go.

    Bathroom

    1. Speak in a quiet voice.
    2. Spend only as much time as needed, then leave.
    3. Leave all school supplies outside of the bathroom.
    4. Use the facilities properly: flush toilet after each use, keep water in the sinks, dispose of trash in cans.
    5. Wash hands.
    6. Respect others’ privacy.

    Drop Off and Arrival

    1. Please exit your car swiftly, on the curb side.
    2. Enter the building promptly and go directly to your classroom.
    3. Please take responsibility to be on time.  Drop off begins at 8:50.  The school day begins at 9:10.  After 9:10, a parent must sign students in at the office.