Eager to do the Right Thing
Be on time (8:00am) and prepared to work. Doors open @ 7:15.
Show courtesy and respect for adults, classmates, other students and self.
Show respect for school property, property of adults, property of classmates, property of other students and property of self.
Support the learning process by following classroom rules.
Dress appropriately according to the dress code.
Refrain from running, skating, loud talking, rough play, unsportmanlike conduct, chewing gum, or eating candy.
Refrain from arguing with adults and other students.
Use appropriate language in addressing adults, classmates, and other students.
Refrain from fighting with or causing physical harm to adults, classmates, and other students.
Under the laws of Georgia, school attendance is compulsory for all children from ages 5 to age 16. Students in grades K-5 shall have no more than fifteen absences annually. A student absent for more than fifteen days must complete schoolwork requirements and bring a written report from a doctor.
After an absence, a parent or guardian must provide a written signed statement or a doctor's excuse giving the reason for the absence. Excused absences are:
Serious illness or death in the family
conditions making attendance impossible such as hazardous weather
serving as a Page in the Georgia General Assembly
Excess absences may be considered a cause for retention!
Students are expected to dress and groom in a manner becoming to young ladies and gentlemen. The dress code is:
Walking shorts and sweatpants are permissible for students. Shorts & skirts must be the length of the arm past the middle finger. Mini-skirts, slits, and holes may not be worn during school hours.
Students must not be barefoot, or wear shoes with wheels for flip-flops during school hours or activities.
Tank top shirts or shirts with oversized armholes may not be worn during school hours.
No bare midriffs, strapless dresses/blouses, spaghetti straps, halter tops, backless tops/dresses.
No hats or sunglasses.
No rolling bookbags unless prescribed by a doctor.
The administration reserves the right to make the final decision on consequences based on each individual situation.
Parents are always welcome to visit the school. Parents are also welcome to observe in the classroom and/or eat lunch with their child. Please remember teachers and students work on a planned schedule and program. Conferences with teachers during the school day need to be prearranged at least 24 hours in advance.
For the protection of the students and security in the school, it is required that any person entering the building enter through the front doors and come directly into the office to receive a visitor's badge, which must be visible at all times.