Code of Conduct

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.

 

Conduct Expectations

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

Unacceptable conduct:

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.

 

Rising 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.

 

Notification

  • 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
  • Counselling
  • Use of circuit/sensory pathway/planned movement breaks/noise cancelling headphones…