Dear Students and Parents,
Welcome to Virgie Robinson Elementary! I want to inform you of the Robinson Elementary Positive Discipline plan that we have developed. The plan is the result of our belief that everyone can and should be responsible for their actions, both positive and negative.
The High Five Behavior Program. The five umbrella rules are:
Each grade level team of staff members will be establishing grade level discipline procedures for students that fail to follow the High Five rules. All students will be expected to follow the High Five rules and the resulting team discipline plan.
Those students who follow the High Five rules will be nominated by staff to receive an award during our student recognition assemblies. Each grade level team may establish other ways to honor those students. Any student who reacts to the High Five rules in a negative way will be held responsible for his/her actions. In general, the following steps will be taken:
· Which High Five rule did you fail to follow?
· Describe what you did.
· How did your behavior cause a problem?
· What could you do next time to show responsible behavior?
· Is there anything I can do to help you?
Depending on the severity of the behavior and/or the repetition of poor behavior you shall be contacted.
Student, staff and parent communication and support is the key to the entire process of working to develop student responsibility for their actions. In summary, we have developed a positive discipline plan where the students are given responsibility for following the Hive Five rules and any resulting guidelines from grade level teams. We will honor those who behave in a positive fashion and work to facilitate a behavior plan for those who do not. Communication and support between our school and the child’s home is important to the entire process.