Student Handbook Gra-Mar Middle School 2010/11
Gra-Mar Mission Statement “We will achieve student success by providing quality instruction, rigorous curriculum, and adequate resources.”
2010-11 School Year Plan • Achieve school-wide student success. • Provide quality instruction to all students. • Provide rigorous curriculum to all students. • Provide adequate resources to students and teachers.
Principals • Dr. Kim Finch, Principal • Ms. Robin Allen, Assistant Principal
Instructional Coaches/Support • Language Arts/Reading: Mr. Diehl • Math: Mr. Thornton • Librarian: Ms. Parker • NCLB Specialist: Ms. Bryant
Guidance Counselors 5th & 6th Grade Ms. Ramsey 7th & 8th Grade Ms. Hill
Grade Level Teams 5th Grade: Dr. Green Mrs. Lowe Mrs. Nicholson Mrs. Griggs Ms. Ogan Mrs. Wilson Mr. Capps
6th Grade: Mrs. Lacy Mrs. Pepper Ms. Ward Ms. Sims Ms. Holland Mrs. Byler Ms. Hunt
7th Grade: Ms. Patrick Mrs. Strong-Johnson Mrs. Waller Ms. Richardson Mr. Cole Mr. Cannon Dr. Alouch
8th Grade: Ms. Cheatham Ms. Ingram Ms. McCord Ms. Campbell Mrs. Smith Ms. Anthony Mr. Butler
Related Arts • PE: Ms. Wagner & Coach Bryson • Computer: Mr. Trenkler • Band: Ms. Walker • Art: Mrs. Stricklin
Boys’ Sports • Football: Mr. Cannon • Basketball: Mr. Bryson • Wrestling: Dr. Green • Soccer: TBA • Track: Mr. Cannon
Girls’ Sports • Basketball: Ms. Washington • Volleyball: Dr. Green • Soccer: TBA • Track: Ms. Ingram • Cheerleading: Ms. Wilson
Student Success Expectations/Norms Gra-Mar Middle School 2010/11
Student Success Expectations/Norms • Have materials • Act with Dignity and respect • Be on time • Inside voice • Take pride in self • Stay focused!
Before School Success Norms • Exit Buses at 8:40 AM. • Enter the building orderly and walk on the right side of the hallways. • Be in correct dress code. • 7th & 8th gr. enter the side door. • 5th & 6th gr. enter the front doors.
Classroom Success Norms • Be on time. • Bring all supplies ready for the day. • Listen to teacher/peers speaking. • Stay in designated area. • Use appropriate language. • Ask for help when needed. • Stay actively involved.
Hallway and Transition Time Success Norms • Walk on the right side. • Have hall pass always. • Use positive words/body language/conversational voice. • Get to class on time.
Cafeteria Success Norms • Get your items first time through the line. • Use conversational voice in the café. • Be polite to others. • Place trash in trash can. • Remain in your assigned table until teacher name is called.
Restroom Norms • Use bathrooms at designated time and areas. • Flush after use. • Be mindful of other’s privacy. • Report trouble to teachers/staff. • Keep restrooms clean of trash and graffiti.
After School Norms. • Walk on the right side of hallways during dismissal. • Go directly to your bus. • Athletes report to the gym. • SES/Title I tutoring report to Ms. Bryant’s room. • Follow all school rules.
Extra-Curricular Activities • Attending these activities is a PRIVILEGE! • All school rules apply!!! • Show good sportsmanship at all games ! • Attention, Silence, and Stand during the National Anthem • Remember… Academics still come first!!!!
Bus Behavior • Follow the BUS RULES. • Remain in your seat. • Keep your hands and feet to yourself. • Respect others.
Dress Code • Shirts: any solid color collared shirt or turtle neck (must be tucked) • Pants: Navy, black or khaki (no cargo pants, sweatpants, or jeans) • Belts: MUST be worn if pants have belt loops! (boys and girls) • Hoodies: AreNOTto be worn inside the building; a solid color hoodless sweater or jacket may be worn inside. • Shorts: navy, black, or khaki; no cargo shorts, girls shorts must come to finger tip (even when wearing leggings) • Skirts/Dresses: Navy, black or khaki; must come to finger tips (even when wearing leggings) • Shoes: must be worn at all times (house shoes or shoes that look like house shoes will not be allowed)
Rules for the classroom Be Responsible • Be on Time • Do Your Best • Turn in Assignments • Use Your Locker • No chewing gum
Procedures • Enter into class • Find your seat • Stay seated • Sharpen pencils before class • Remove all items from under desk before leaving • Wait on teacher for dismissal
Rules for the Classroom Be Respectful • Be Kind to teachers and students • Don’t disturb others • Use inside voices
Rules for the Classroom Be Ready • Have all materials • Complete all assignments • Sharpen pencils before class • Use the restroom and get water before class.