Academic Success needs your best effort!Academic Success needs your best effort!
THE 6 P’STHE 6 P’S
Communication withCommunication with
Live GradesLive Grades
Face to faceFace to face
Attention in classAttention in class
JOHNSONJOHNSON5 days absent with a parent note5 days absent with a parent note
All other days absent per semester must have a doctor note or court order.All other days absent per semester must have a doctor note or court order.
approved field trip, educational leave with prior approvalapproved field trip, educational leave with prior approval
OSS COUNTS AS UNEXCUSED!!OSS COUNTS AS UNEXCUSED!!
HOWEVER, unexcused absences are cumulative, meaning they run for the yearHOWEVER, unexcused absences are cumulative, meaning they run for the year
CA-2 letter will require direct parent/guardian contact and a modified SAT meetingCA-2 letter will require direct parent/guardian contact and a modified SAT meeting
Documented chronic medical conditions must be in your file if it requires you to missDocumented chronic medical conditions must be in your file if it requires you to miss
You must sign in at the attendance office for ALL school tardies and all absences.You must sign in at the attendance office for ALL school tardies and all absences.
Failure to do so will cause you to either be marked absent and /or unexcusedFailure to do so will cause you to either be marked absent and /or unexcused
Letters will be sent home at 3-days, 5-days, 10-days, and 15-days per yearLetters will be sent home at 3-days, 5-days, 10-days, and 15-days per year
regardless of the absence reasonregardless of the absence reason
5 tardies to school will result in administrative intervention5 tardies to school will result in administrative intervention
The COURTS will be intervening at a more steady pace this year.The COURTS will be intervening at a more steady pace this year.
10 PERCENT OF THE STUDENT10 PERCENT OF THE STUDENT
BODY CAUSE 90 PERCENT OF THEBODY CAUSE 90 PERCENT OF THE
HOWEVER WE ARE ALL AFFECTEDHOWEVER WE ARE ALL AFFECTED
BY NEGATIVE BEHAVIORS OFBY NEGATIVE BEHAVIORS OF
CTMS Four YearCTMS Four Year
Total Referrals - 803Total Referrals - 803
Total Referrals – 783Total Referrals – 783
Total Referrals – 881Total Referrals – 881
Total Referrals - 1,068Total Referrals - 1,068
UP 17.5% from last year!!!!UP 17.5% from last year!!!!
CTMS ADMINISTRATIONCTMS ADMINISTRATION
DISCIPLINE BREAKDOWNDISCIPLINE BREAKDOWN
Mrs. JOHNSON - ALLMrs. JOHNSON - ALL
Meet with Guidance – (3)Meet with Guidance – (3)
SAT MEETINGSAT MEETING
MR. SITES – OSS / (5)MR. SITES – OSS / (5)
DEFINE APPROPRIATE BEHAVIORDEFINE APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
FOLLOW THE STUDENT CODE OFFOLLOW THE STUDENT CODE OF
DISPLAY APPROPRIATE CLASSROOMDISPLAY APPROPRIATE CLASSROOM
BEHAVIOR, AS DEFINED BY EACH OFBEHAVIOR, AS DEFINED BY EACH OF
YOUR CLASSROOM TEACHERSYOUR CLASSROOM TEACHERS
MUTUAL RESPECT FOR ALLMUTUAL RESPECT FOR ALL
DEFINEDEFINE INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIORINAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
NEGATIVE CLASSROOM BEHAVIORNEGATIVE CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR
SKIPPING AND TARDYSKIPPING AND TARDY
PHYSICAL ALTERCATIONSPHYSICAL ALTERCATIONS
VERBAL ALTERCATIONSVERBAL ALTERCATIONS
OUT OF ASSIGNED AREAOUT OF ASSIGNED AREA
PDA – PUBLIC DISPLAYS OF AFFECTIONPDA – PUBLIC DISPLAYS OF AFFECTION
CAFETERIA CONDUCTCAFETERIA CONDUCT
ANYTHING THAT DISRUPTS THEANYTHING THAT DISRUPTS THE
LEARNING ENVIRONMENTLEARNING ENVIRONMENT
NOT FOLLOWING TEACHER DIRECTIONSNOT FOLLOWING TEACHER DIRECTIONS
REFUSAL TO PARTICIPATEREFUSAL TO PARTICIPATE
SUBSTITUTE TEACHERSSUBSTITUTE TEACHERS
ALLALL PHYSICAL ALTERCATIONS WILL RESULTPHYSICAL ALTERCATIONS WILL RESULT
IN AN AUTOMATICIN AN AUTOMATIC (5) DAY OSS(5) DAY OSS
The POLICE WILL BE CALLED AND YOUThe POLICE WILL BE CALLED AND YOU
COULD BE ARRESTED or CHARGESCOULD BE ARRESTED or CHARGES
FILED FOR ASSAULT!!FILED FOR ASSAULT!!
STUDENTSSTUDENTS DO NOTDO NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TOHAVE THE RIGHT TO
PUT THEIR HANDS ON ANOTHER STUDENTPUT THEIR HANDS ON ANOTHER STUDENT
RESOLVERESOLVE YOUR DIFFERENCES PEACEFULLYYOUR DIFFERENCES PEACEFULLY
OR OUTSIDE OF THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTOR OUTSIDE OF THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT
1 Verbal Warning
2 Verbal Warning – Teacher contacts parent
3 Referral (2) Days LD
4 Referral (1) Days MIP
5 Referral (2) Day MIP
6 Referral (3) Days MIP – SAT Meeting
7 Referral (1) Day OSS
8 Referral (2) Days OSS
9 Referral (3) Days OSS
10 Referral (4) Days Administrative Intervention
Charles Town Middle School Tardy Procedure
ANY VERBAL ALTERCATION THATANY VERBAL ALTERCATION THAT
RESULTS IN A DISRUPTION OF THERESULTS IN A DISRUPTION OF THE
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT WILL RESULTLEARNING ENVIRONMENT WILL RESULT
IN AN OSS TO BE DETERMINED BY THEIN AN OSS TO BE DETERMINED BY THE
Tell someone PLEASE!!!!Tell someone PLEASE!!!!
TeacherTeacher, OR, OR GuidanceGuidance CounselorCounselor
PEER MEDIATIONPEER MEDIATION
Peer To Peer Mediation – AdministratorPeer To Peer Mediation – Administrator
There are MANY ways to avoid altercations!There are MANY ways to avoid altercations!
5 Days OSS for Physical Altercations5 Days OSS for Physical Altercations
Skipping! Once you arrive onSkipping! Once you arrive on
campus you must enter the buildingcampus you must enter the building
Define out of area?Define out of area?
A. TrackA. Track
B. Storage BuildingsB. Storage Buildings
C. Off school propertyC. Off school property
You WILL be searched!You WILL be searched!
The canine units will be makingThe canine units will be making
periodic visits this year. There is aperiodic visits this year. There is a
unit training dogs with Homelandunit training dogs with Homeland
Security and they would like to useSecurity and they would like to use
CTMS as a test site.CTMS as a test site.
The only form of physical contactThe only form of physical contact
allowed is holding hands. All otherallowed is holding hands. All other
behavior will not be toleratedbehavior will not be tolerated
If you are engaged in a PDA situationIf you are engaged in a PDA situation
you will receive a referral and an MIP.you will receive a referral and an MIP.
Please do not use profanity orPlease do not use profanity or
derogatory language.derogatory language.
If you are caught you willIf you are caught you will
receive a referral.receive a referral.
Due to the large number of students in theDue to the large number of students in the
cafeteria certain behaviors are expected.cafeteria certain behaviors are expected.
Be PatientBe Patient
Be RespectfulBe Respectful
Cleanup your messCleanup your mess
The following will not be toleratedThe following will not be tolerated
Cutting Line –1Cutting Line –1stst
time you will go to the end of thetime you will go to the end of the
line, 2line, 2ndnd
time will result in antime will result in an (1) LD(1) LD
Leaving your tray- (1) LDLeaving your tray- (1) LD
Leaving a mess- (1) LDLeaving a mess- (1) LD
If a teacher on duty, cook or custodian or otherIf a teacher on duty, cook or custodian or other
personnel observe these behaviors you willpersonnel observe these behaviors you will
receive a referral and serve (1) LD.receive a referral and serve (1) LD.
YOU ARE TO RESPECT ALL ADULTS!!!!YOU ARE TO RESPECT ALL ADULTS!!!!
3.1. All students enrolled in West Virginia public schools shall
behave in a manner that promotes a school environment that is
nurturing, orderly, safe and conducive to learning and personal-
3.1.1. Students will help create an atmosphere free from bullying,
intimidation and harassment.
3.1.2. Students will demonstrate honesty and trustworthiness.
3.1.3. Students will treat others with respect, deal peacefully with
anger, use good manners and be considerate of the feelings of
EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE
3.1.4. Students will demonstrate responsibility, use self-3.1.4. Students will demonstrate responsibility, use self-
control and be self-disciplined.control and be self-disciplined.
3.1.5. Students will demonstrate fairness, play by the3.1.5. Students will demonstrate fairness, play by the
rules, and will not take advantage of others.rules, and will not take advantage of others.
3.1.6. Students will demonstrate compassion and caring.3.1.6. Students will demonstrate compassion and caring.
3.1.7. Students will demonstrate good citizenship by3.1.7. Students will demonstrate good citizenship by
obeying laws and rules, respecting authority, and byobeying laws and rules, respecting authority, and by
cooperating with others.cooperating with others.
INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIORINAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
4.1.1. Students who do not behave in a manner4.1.1. Students who do not behave in a manner
that promotes a nurturing, orderly, safethat promotes a nurturing, orderly, safe
environment conducive to learning will be subjectenvironment conducive to learning will be subject
to the responses to violations as outlined into the responses to violations as outlined in
BEHAVIORS MEASURED IN LEVELS I, II, III, IVBEHAVIORS MEASURED IN LEVELS I, II, III, IV
STUDENT HANDBOOKSTUDENT HANDBOOK
CLASSROOM SYLLABUSCLASSROOM SYLLABUS
PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE POLICYPROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE POLICY
Define A BullyDefine A Bully
Bullying” means systematically and chronically inflicting
physical hurt or psychological distress on one or more
students or employees. It is further defined as: unwanted
purposeful written, verbal, nonverbal, or physical behavior,
including but not limited to any threatening, insulting, or
dehumanizing gesture, by an adult or student, that has the
potential to create an intimidating, hostile, or offensive
educational environment or cause long term damage; cause
discomfort or humiliation; or unreasonably interfere with the
individual’s school performance or participation, is carried
out repeatedly and is often characterized by an imbalance of
Bullying may involve,Bullying may involve,
but is not limited to:but is not limited to:
1. Unwanted teasing1. Unwanted teasing
2. Threatening2. Threatening
3. Intimidating3. Intimidating
4. Stalking4. Stalking
5. Cyberstalking5. Cyberstalking
7. Physical Violence7. Physical Violence
8. Theft8. Theft
9. Sexual, Religious, or Racial Harassment9. Sexual, Religious, or Racial Harassment
10. Public Humiliation10. Public Humiliation
11. Destruction of school or personal property11. Destruction of school or personal property
12. Social Exclusion, Including Incitement and/or Coercion12. Social Exclusion, Including Incitement and/or Coercion
13. Rumor or Spreading of Falsehoods13. Rumor or Spreading of Falsehoods
DRESS CODE VIOLATIONSDRESS CODE VIOLATIONS
Low Cut topsLow Cut tops
Pants with holes above thePants with holes above the
PANTS ABOVE THE WAISTPANTS ABOVE THE WAIST
Dress Code ViolationDress Code Violation
Offense – Meet with Mrs. Johnson andOffense – Meet with Mrs. Johnson and
you will sit in the office or MIP until youryou will sit in the office or MIP until your
parent brings you clothingparent brings you clothing
Offense a parent WILL have to come forOffense a parent WILL have to come for
a conferencea conference
This is your warning……..This is your warning……..
If you see something!If you see something!
Say SomethingSay Something
These are the best times of your life!!!These are the best times of your life!!!
Cellular Phones and ElectronicCellular Phones and Electronic
Devices for InstructionDevices for Instruction
We believe that 21We believe that 21stst
century learning skills maycentury learning skills may
include the use of personal electronic devices.include the use of personal electronic devices.
BYODBYOD- Bring Your Own Device,- Bring Your Own Device,
BYOTBYOT - Bring Your Own Technology is a concept that- Bring Your Own Technology is a concept that
all students MAY use their own personal electronicall students MAY use their own personal electronic
device to utilize the information super highway in andevice to utilize the information super highway in an
instructional educational setting.instructional educational setting.
This is at the discretion of the individualThis is at the discretion of the individual
classroom teacher and PRE-approved byclassroom teacher and PRE-approved by
Charles Town Middle School will implement aCharles Town Middle School will implement a
“PILOT PROGRAM” in the CAFETERIA“PILOT PROGRAM” in the CAFETERIA
beginning the 2013-14beginning the 2013-14
Students are permitted to use their electronic devices atStudents are permitted to use their electronic devices at
Charles Town Middle School in the CAFETRIA on aCharles Town Middle School in the CAFETRIA on a
DAY to DAY basis.DAY to DAY basis.
Designated times and areas will be determined at the discretionDesignated times and areas will be determined at the discretion
of the cafeteria staff.of the cafeteria staff.
Students using their cellular phones or electronic devices atStudents using their cellular phones or electronic devices at
times other than the cafeteria will be subject to school discipline.times other than the cafeteria will be subject to school discipline.
Contents of cell phones or electronic devices may be searched ifContents of cell phones or electronic devices may be searched if
there exists a reasonable suspicion that it may have been used inthere exists a reasonable suspicion that it may have been used in
an activity prohibited by the Code of Conduct.an activity prohibited by the Code of Conduct.
Students are permitted to use electronicStudents are permitted to use electronic
devices in the CAFETERIA WHEN:devices in the CAFETERIA WHEN:
The Cafeteria conduct the previous day is suitable to staff inThe Cafeteria conduct the previous day is suitable to staff in
CLEAN YOUR AREACLEAN YOUR AREA
NO TRAYS LEFTNO TRAYS LEFT
IN SEATS AFTER DUMPING TRAYSIN SEATS AFTER DUMPING TRAYS
NO HORSE PLAYNO HORSE PLAY
NOT TO LOUDNOT TO LOUD
NO CUTTING LINENO CUTTING LINE
NO THROWING FOODNO THROWING FOOD
GREENGREEN – USE YOU DEVICE– USE YOU DEVICE
REDRED - LOST THE PRIVELAGE FOR THE ENTIRE LUNCH!- LOST THE PRIVELAGE FOR THE ENTIRE LUNCH!
REDRED OROR GREENGREEN will be posted each day by Mrs. Johnsonwill be posted each day by Mrs. Johnson
Includes the following:Includes the following:
Student will not bully/intimidate/harass another student.Student will not bully/intimidate/harass another student.
Harassment, intimidation or bullying" means any intentional gesture,Harassment, intimidation or bullying" means any intentional gesture,
or any intentional written, verbal or physical act or threat that:or any intentional written, verbal or physical act or threat that:
(a) a reasonable person under the circumstances should know will(a) a reasonable person under the circumstances should know will
have the effect of :have the effect of :
(1) Harming a student;(1) Harming a student;
(2) Damaging a student's property;(2) Damaging a student's property;
(3) Placing a student in reasonable fear of harm to his or her person;(3) Placing a student in reasonable fear of harm to his or her person;
(4) Placing a student in reasonable fear of damage to his or her(4) Placing a student in reasonable fear of damage to his or her
(B) Is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates an(B) Is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates an
intimidating, threatening or abusive educational environment for aintimidating, threatening or abusive educational environment for a
We will view a video in September regarding this topic.We will view a video in September regarding this topic.
Digital CitizenshipDigital Citizenship
All students should follow the school technology policy and exerciseAll students should follow the school technology policy and exercise
GOOD DIGITAL CITIZENSHIPGOOD DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP when using electronic devices andwhen using electronic devices and
communicating with other students and staff.communicating with other students and staff.
Be RespectfulBe Respectful
Be ResponsibleBe Responsible
Be CourteousBe Courteous
Be Careful what you post, tweet, text or say. If you cant say it to their faceBe Careful what you post, tweet, text or say. If you cant say it to their face
you shouldn't use electronics text it.you shouldn't use electronics text it.
Never use another person IDNever use another person ID
Protect your won IDProtect your won ID
Violators of the Technology PolicyViolators of the Technology Policy
will result in the following:will result in the following:
Any threats by text or social networksAny threats by text or social networks
will be investigated by administrationwill be investigated by administration
Incidents could result in OSSIncidents could result in OSS
Law EnforcementLaw Enforcement will be involved.will be involved.
Loss of privileges for 365 daysLoss of privileges for 365 days
Panther PhonePanther Phone
TEXTTEXT your questions, suggestions,your questions, suggestions,
comments or concerns 24/7.comments or concerns 24/7.
Someone will answer in a timelySomeone will answer in a timely
This is NOT an emergency HOTLINEThis is NOT an emergency HOTLINE
LOU HOLTZLOU HOLTZ
Three simple rules inThree simple rules in
successful living. successful living.
1.1. Do What is Right. (honesty, integrity,Do What is Right. (honesty, integrity,
2.2. Do The Best You Can Do.Do The Best You Can Do.
3.3. Treat All Others The Way You Wish To BeTreat All Others The Way You Wish To Be
Treated. (The Golden Rule)Treated. (The Golden Rule)
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