Bethesda Expectations

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We are Kind. We are Safe. We are Respectful.

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Bethesda Expectations

  1. 1. At Bethesda We are kind We are safe and We are respectful 08/31/11
  2. 2. <ul><li>Line up at your door when the bell rings </li></ul><ul><li>Come into school with hands to your sides and quiet voices </li></ul><ul><li>Walk to your coat hook </li></ul><ul><li>Hang your coat and backpack </li></ul><ul><li>Place boots under your coat hook </li></ul><ul><li>Set other items properly on your shelf </li></ul><ul><li>Make your way to your homeroom </li></ul>Entering the School in the morning
  3. 3. <ul><li>Line up at your door when the bell rings </li></ul><ul><li>Come into school with hands to your sides and voices off </li></ul><ul><li>Walk to your coat hook </li></ul><ul><li>Hang your coat </li></ul><ul><li>Place boots under your coat hook </li></ul><ul><li>Set other items properly on your shelf </li></ul><ul><li>Make your way to your classroom </li></ul>Entering the School After Recess
  4. 4. Hall behavior <ul><li>Line up quietly in your classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Walk through the halls in a straight line, facing forward with hands to your sides and voices off </li></ul><ul><li>Return found items on the floor to the lost and found </li></ul><ul><li>Turn your voices off and give the “Bethesda Wave” hello to friends </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Be gentle with school supplies and books </li></ul>Caring for our classrooms If there is paper on the floor, pick it up and put in the trash or recycle bin
  6. 6. Bathroom Behavior <ul><li>Walk to the bathroom facing forward with hands to your sides and voices off </li></ul><ul><li>Do your business while minding your own business </li></ul><ul><li>Do not look under the bathroom stalls </li></ul><ul><li>Do not climb on or under the stalls </li></ul><ul><li>Wash your hands before leaving the bathroom and throw paper towels in the trash </li></ul><ul><li>The bathroom is not a place to visit friends </li></ul>
  7. 7. In the library <ul><li>Walk to the library facing forward with hands to your sides and voices off </li></ul><ul><li>Use a shelf marker while looking </li></ul><ul><li>Use library computers quickly and quietly </li></ul><ul><li>Find a book, pick a spot and read quietly </li></ul><ul><li>Ask an adult for help </li></ul><ul><li>The library is not a place to visit friends </li></ul>
  8. 8. Assemblies <ul><li>Walk to assemblies facing forward with hands to your sides and voices off </li></ul><ul><li>Sit with your class facing the performance </li></ul><ul><li>Laugh and clap at the right times </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your hands and feet to yourselves </li></ul><ul><li>Do not talk or goof around during the performances </li></ul>
  9. 9. Before lunch <ul><li>Wash your hands </li></ul><ul><li>Walk to the lunchroom facing forward with hands to your sides and voices off </li></ul><ul><li>Say please and thank you to the lunchroom servers </li></ul>
  10. 10. In the lunchroom <ul><li>Sit at your grade-level tables </li></ul><ul><li>Sit at the “peanut free table” with a friend if you are allergic to peanuts </li></ul><ul><li>Do not save spots </li></ul><ul><li>When you pick a spot to eat, you cannot change it </li></ul>
  11. 11. While eating lunch… <ul><li>Use indoor voices while talking to friends at your table </li></ul><ul><li>Eat your own lunch and do not share or trade lunch items </li></ul><ul><li>Try to eat at least half of your lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Raise your hand and wait for an adult if you need help or want to leave the table </li></ul>
  12. 12. Leaving the lunchroom <ul><li>An adult will dismiss you </li></ul><ul><li>Clean up your area including the floor and other items if asked </li></ul><ul><li>Throw trash into bins </li></ul><ul><li>Stack up hot lunch trays carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Walk to recess facing forward with hands to your sides and voices off </li></ul>
  13. 13. At the end of the day <ul><li>Collect your things in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Walk through the halls slowly, facing forward with hands to your sides, using a quiet voice </li></ul><ul><li>Gather items from your coat hook and exit the building quickly </li></ul>
  14. 14. Going Home <ul><li>Cross the streets only at the corners </li></ul><ul><li>Check in at home before coming back to school to play </li></ul><ul><li>Remember we are “Kind, Safe and Respectful” to our classmates and neighborhood as we walk home </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Bethesda Playground
  16. 16. What we wear on warm days <ul><li>You have the choice to wear a jacket </li></ul><ul><li>Girls should wear shorts underneath their skirts </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis shoes or casual shoes protect your feet better than wearing flip flops </li></ul>
  17. 17. What we wear on cool days without snow <ul><li>Wear a jacket or sweat shirt </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis shoes or casual shoes protect your feet better than wearing flip flops </li></ul>
  18. 18. What we wear in snow <ul><li>Wear a winter coat, hat and mittens </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone must wear boots </li></ul><ul><li>K-3 must wear snowpants everywhere on the playground </li></ul><ul><li>4 & 5 may play on the plowed areas without snowpants </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Blacktop </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You must stay on the playground side of the yellow line near the parking lot </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You must stay away from the sheds and dumpsters </li></ul></ul></ul>Where we play
  20. 20. Where we play <ul><li>Do not go higher than the trees on the hill </li></ul>
  21. 21. Where we play <ul><li>The playfield extends to the trees with the shiny gold ribbons </li></ul>
  22. 22. Where we play <ul><li>Playground ends at the grassy ridge next to the basketball courts </li></ul>
  23. 23. Where Kindergarteners play <ul><li>On the blacktop between the playgrounds and school </li></ul><ul><li>No further than the blue playground </li></ul><ul><li>On the equipment with slides </li></ul>
  24. 24. How we play kindly <ul><li>We include everyone who wants to play </li></ul><ul><li>We play fair </li></ul><ul><li>This means… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We play by the rules </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We have the same rules for everyone </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We take turns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We don’t skip in line </li></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 25. How we play kindly <ul><li>Keep your hands to yourself </li></ul><ul><li>This means… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No grabbing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No hitting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No holding </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No tackling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No shoving or pushing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No piggy back riding </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No rough playing </li></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 26. How we speak on the playground <ul><li>Use kind words when talking to friends </li></ul><ul><li>This means… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No swearing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No name calling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No put downs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No bullying </li></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 27. How we play safely <ul><li>No food or drink on the playground </li></ul><ul><li>Do not throw wood chips, sticks, rocks, grass, dirt, snow or any item </li></ul><ul><li>Touch tag and touch football are the only chasing games that can be played on the playground </li></ul>
  28. 28. How we play in snow <ul><li>No throwing of snow or ice </li></ul><ul><li>Do not touch/ruin snow forts that you did not build </li></ul><ul><li>Sliding hill </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Walk up the hill outside of the cones </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wait in line on the sidewalk </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slide down the hill between cones </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slide on your bottom, facing forward </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wait your turn </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No pushing </li></ul></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Adult Helpers <ul><li>Listen to adult directions when on the playground </li></ul><ul><li>Ask permission to go into the school </li></ul><ul><li>Line up right away when the bell rings </li></ul><ul><li>Seek help if you or a friend are not being treated kindly, safely or respectfully on the playground </li></ul>
  30. 30. Safe on the equipment <ul><li>Wait your turn </li></ul><ul><li>No skipping in line </li></ul><ul><li>No playing tag on the equipment </li></ul>
  31. 31. Safe on the bars <ul><li>No flipping off the bars </li></ul><ul><li>No sitting on the top of the bars </li></ul><ul><li>Do not hang onto other students while they are hanging on the bars </li></ul>
  32. 32. Safe on the slides <ul><li>Slide on your bottom, facing forward </li></ul><ul><li>Do not slide head first </li></ul><ul><li>Do not push others down the slides </li></ul><ul><li>No running up or down the slides </li></ul><ul><li>Do not jump off the side of the slides </li></ul><ul><li>Move to the side after you slide </li></ul>
  33. 33. Safe on the Glider <ul><li>If you cannot reach the glider, you are not big enough to ride the glider </li></ul><ul><li>Wait your turn </li></ul><ul><li>No skipping in line </li></ul><ul><li>Glide with feet down, no upside-down gliding </li></ul><ul><li>Do not hang onto other students while they are playing on the glider </li></ul><ul><li>Do not sit on top </li></ul>
  34. 34. Safe on the Teeter Totter <ul><li>Wait your turn </li></ul><ul><li>No skipping in line </li></ul><ul><li>Sit on your bottom on a seat </li></ul><ul><li>The middle is not a seat </li></ul><ul><li>No standing anywhere on the teeter totter </li></ul><ul><li>No jumping off the teeter totter </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>Only soft balls will be allowed on the playground </li></ul><ul><li>Balls can be thrown against the wall between the doors </li></ul><ul><li>Do not kick the ball against the wall </li></ul><ul><li>No swinging on the tetherball </li></ul><ul><li>Tell an adult if your ball goes into the parking lot, do not chase it yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Place balls in the bin at the end of recess </li></ul>Safe with balls
  36. 36. Safe with playthings <ul><li>No baseball bats </li></ul><ul><li>You can bring your baseball glove to use with a tennis ball </li></ul><ul><li>Check with your teachers about things you want to bring from home </li></ul>

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