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Positive Behavior Expectations



As we strive to be #ReidlandPROUD


RMS students will be PROBLEM SOLVERS in both classroom and daily life.

RMS students will be RESPECTFUL to self and others.

RMS students will take OWNERSHIP of their work and actions.

RMS students will be UNSTOPPABLE in their leadership and excellence.

RMS students will display DIGNITY and integrity in decisions and character.


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EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN COMMON AREAS: CLASSROOMS    

GOAL: The classrooms of RMS will be safe, orderly environments where all people interact with courtesy and respect.


EXPECTED CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR

  • Students will use STAR/SLANT to actively listen and engage as a scholar.

  • Students will consistently track the speakers.

  • Students will follow individual teacher expectations.


CONSEQUENCES FOR INFRACTIONS

  • Verbal/Nonverbal warning

  • Minor or Major Write-up and loss of Top Dog Points for insubordination.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN COMMON AREAS: GYM BEFORE SCHOOL    

GOAL: The gym of RMS will be safe, orderly environments where all people interact with courtesy and respect.


EXPECTED GYM BEHAVIOR

  • Students will place cell phones out of sight as they enter the building.

  • Students will sit by grade level and remain seated until dismissed.

  • Students will talk no louder than a voice level 2.

  • Students will listen to and follow directions of gym supervision teachers.


CONSEQUENCES FOR INFRACTIONS

  • Verbal/Nonverbal warning

  • Minor or Major Write-up and loss of Top Dog Points for insubordination.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN COMMON AREAS: HALLWAYS

GOAL: The hallways of RMS will be safe, quiet, and orderly environments where all people interact with courtesy and respect.


EXPECTED HALLWAY BEHAVIOR

  • Students will use Level 0 voice during classroom instructional time.

  • Students will use a maximum voice level of 2 during passing times.

  • Students will walk on the right side of the hallway.

  • Students will maintain clean and organized lockers, and lockers will remain shut while not in use.

  • Students will maintain clean hallway floors.

  • Students will remain in single file when traveling as a group throughout the campus.

  • Students will adhere to zero tolerance for horseplay.

  • Students will learn and know locker combinations from memory.


CONSEQUENCES FOR INFRACTIONS

  • Verbal/Nonverbal warning

  • Minor or Major Write-up and loss of Top Dog Points for tardies and/or insubordination.



EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN COMMON AREAS: RESTROOMS

GOAL: The restrooms of RMS will be safe, clean, and quiet environments.


EXPECTED RESTROOM BEHAVIOR

  • Students will use a voice level of 1 inside the restroom.

  • Students will keep all restroom areas and fixtures as clean as possible.

  • Students will dispose of tissue paper and personal hygeine products properly.

  • Students will wash and dry hands appropriately after using the restroom.

  • Students will use water appropriately and only use a small amount of soap.

  • Students will use an appropriate amount of paper towels and dispose of them properly in the trash cans.

  • Students will refrain from playing or climbing and will respect the privacy of others at all times.

  • Students will report any problems to their teachers.


CONSEQUENCES FOR INFRACTIONS

  • Verbal/Nonverbal warning

  • Minor or Major Write-up and loss of Top Dog Points for insubordination.



EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN COMMON AREAS: CAFETERIA

GOAL: The cafeteria of RMS will be a safe and clean environment where all people interact with courtesy and respect.


EXPECTED CAFETERIA BEHAVIOR

  • Students will follow the “Leave it better than you found it” expectation.

  • Students will remain in their places in the straight, single file line while waiting to go through the food line.

  • Students will keep hands, feet, and objects to themselves.

  • Once seated, students will remain seated and raise hands for requests.

  • Students will clean spills immediately.

  • Students will sit six to a table.

  • On a level 2 voice, students will talk only with the people at their table.

  • Students will properly collect and dispose of all items when dismissed.


CONSEQUENCES FOR INFRACTIONS

  • Verbal/Nonverbal warning

  • Change of table seating placement

  • Minor or Major Write-up and loss of Top Dog Points for insubordination.



EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN COMMON AREAS: COMPUTER LAB

GOAL: The computer lab at RMS will be a safe and orderly environment where all people interact with courtesy and respect.


EXPECTED COMPUTER LAB BEHAVIOR

  • Students will remain on a voice level 0.

  • Students will use the computers labs for their intended purpose as guided by the teacher.

  • Students will leave all computer backgrounds, settings, chords, and wires as they are during the duration of their work time in the lab.

  • Students will only print when granted permission.

  • Students will push chair under the table, and leave workspace neat before leaving the room.


CONSEQUENCES FOR INFRACTIONS

  • Verbal/Nonverbal warning

  • Loss of Computer Lab Privileges

  • Minor or Major Write-up and loss of Top Dog Points for insubordination.




EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN COMMON AREAS: LIBRARY

GOAL: the library of RMS will be a safe, clean, and quiet environment where all people interact with courtesy and respect.


EXPECTED LIBRARY BEHAVIOR

  • Students will need a library pass to enter the library.

  • Students may check out up to four books at a time for a period of two weeks. 

  • Students will remain at a voice level of 0 unless granted permission to do otherwise by the librarian.


CONSEQUENCES FOR INFRACTIONS

  • Verbal/Nonverbal warning

  • Minor or Major Write-up and loss of Top Dog Points for insubordination.




EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN COMMON AREAS: ASSEMBLIES

GOAL: Students at RMS will demonstrate polite and respectful behavior during assemblies by listening, participating, and following the ReidlandPROUD expectations.


EXPECTED ASSEMBLY BEHAVIOR

  • Students will enter the gym quietly for an assembly in a single file line with the teacher.

  • Students will use the stairs to find their seat rather than walking on top of the bleacher seats.

  • After students are seated, you must keep your hands and feet to yourself.

  • Students will immediately go to “zero” once the principal or other adults give a signal or steps to the microphone to speak. 

  • Students will applaud at appropriate level and at appropriate times.

  • Students will remain at level zero during the entire of the presentation unless otherwise instructed.

  • Students will focus their attention on the speaker by using their eyes and ears.

  • Students will remain seated until the teacher signals them to stand up and exit the assembly.


CONSEQUENCES FOR INFRACTIONS

  • Verbal/Nonverbal warning

  • Change of seating

  • Minor or Major Write-up and loss of Top Dog Points for insubordination.




EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN COMMON AREAS: BUS

GOAL: The buses of RMS will be safe, quiet, and clean environments where all people interact with courtesy and respect.


EXPECTED BUS BEHAVIOR

  • Students will enter and exit the bus, one at a time, in an orderly fashion.

  • Students will listen to the bus driver and follow directions.

  • Students will remain at a voice level one to ensure safety for all riders.

  • Students will keep his/her hands, feet, and belongings to self.

  • Students will remain in their seats.

  • Students will respect the “Danger Zone.”

  • Students will use polite and kind words in all interactions with others.

  • Students will report any incidents.

CONSEQUENCES FOR INFRACTIONS

  • Verbal/Nonverbal warning

  • Minor or Major Write-up and loss of Top Dog Points for insubordination.

  • Loss of bus riding privileges









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5347 Benton Rd. Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
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Students, their families, employees, and potential employees of McCracken County Schools are hereby notified that the McCracken County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex or disability in employment, vocational programs, or activities set forth in compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations. Any persons having inquiries concerning McCracken County Schools™ compliance with Title II, Title VI, Title IX and/or Section 504 may contact: Director of Special Education and/or Director of Personnel and/or Director of Pupil Personnel, 5347 Benton Road, Paducah, KY 42003, (270) 538-4000. The McCracken County School System offers the following career and technical programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex or disability in grades 9-12: Agriculture, Business and Office Technology, Technology and Pre-Engineering. Persons seeking further information concerning the career and technical education offerings and specific pre-requisite criteria should contact: Mr. Michael Ceglinski, Principal of McCracken County High School, 6530 New Highway 60 West, Paducah, KY 42001, 270-538-4300, Michael.ceglinski@mccracken.kyschools.us. To obtain this information in a language other than English, call 270-538-4000.
504/ADA | Director of Special Education and/or Director of Personnel
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
(270) 538-4000
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5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY, 42003
(270) 538-4000
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