Code of Conduct
Mouse Mountain Elementary School
Code of Conduct
Statement of Purpose:
At Mouse Mountain Elementary School we strive to develop a sense of social responsibility within a safe, respectful and caring environment.
At Mouse Mountain it is expected that students will:
- Be aware of and follow school rules.
- Attend classes daily and on time.
- Work cooperatively and diligently at their studies and with home assignments.
- Respect the rights of all persons within the school including peers, staff and parents.
- Respect the legitimate authority of the school staff.
- Respect the school’s physical facilities, equipment and the property of fellow students.
- Respect the diversity of our school community and the BC Human Rights Code which prohibits discrimination on the grounds of: race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, gender identification/expression, sexual orientation or sexual orientation as perceived by others.
- Behave in a safe and responsible manner at all times.
- Not threaten, harass, bully, intimidate or assault, in any way, any person within the school community. This includes cyber-bullying.
- Follow code of conduct on buses
Behavior that disrupts the learning of self or others, hurts feelings, is unsafe towards self or
others, and does not follow code of conduct expectations.
- Consequences and reminders may be modified to suit age of students.
- Special considerations may apply to students with special needs if these students are unable to comply with a code of conduct due to having a disability of an intellectual, physical, sensory, emotional or behavioral nature.
- Parents are notified for any serious behavior (hands-on etc.)
- For any moderate or severe infraction, parents will be notified immediately.
- Superintendent notified in case of suspension or if parents are not satisfied with resolution.
Proactive Measures to promote positive behavior will include:
- Teaching expected behaviors
- Use of common language throughout the school (WITS and 2nd Step Program, SNAP, Zones of regulation)
- Use of social responsibility performance standards
- Use of a daily communication book (back + forth from school to parents) for children with chronic non-compliance issues
- Use of circuit/sensory pathway/planned movement breaks/noise cancelling headphones…