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Ridgeway Middle International Baccalaureate Candidate School 6333 Quince Road Memphis, TN 38119. 2012-2013 P ositive B ehavior I ntervention S trategies. We have high standards for academic achievement. We work to ensure that the environment is safe and orderly.
Ridgeway Middle School is a focal point for our students, their familiesand the community. Our school environment is positive and supportive,yet challenging, setting high expectation for achievement and personal conduct. Our school enables educators, parents, and members of the community to unite in our efforts to empower students to become lifelong learners, productive citizens, and community leaders. We continually explore opportunities to provide optimal learning experiencesfor every student.
Our mission at Ridgeway Middle School is to maximize the learning experience of every child by nurturing, guiding, and challenging studentsto reach their fullest potential, as we build leaders, create heroes and ensure our future as our students become life-long learners and productive participants in an increasingly diverse global community.Vision / Mission
Learning should be the primary focus of all decisions impacting the work of the school.
Culture Team Training June 2012
Combination of sound instructional strategies and management of student behavior in a variety of ways.
After proceeding through metal detection, students will report to breakfast or homeroom upon entering the building. Teachers and administrators will greetthe students as they enter the building at designated entrances. Students are considered tardy after 7:25 a.m. Students who are tardy should report to the discipline office to receive an admit to class.
Students should not arrive on campus until 7:00 a.m. The cafeteria will be open at 7:00 a.m. for breakfast. Students should not be in the halls before school.
A staggered dismissal will begin with bus riders at 2:05 p.m. Walkersand car riders will be dismissed at 2:15 p.m. Students should be off campus by 2:30 p.m. unless accompanied by a teacher for a specific activity.
Ridgeway Middle is a Fight Free Zone!School Procedures
Ridgeway Middle is a Fight Free Zone!
Each team will incorporate researched-based strategies for the following:
Luncheon – Jackson
Theater – Turner
Ice Cream Social – McGuire
Sky Zone – Goodman
Popcorn Social – Minnis
Open Gym – Winfrey
Principal’s Luncheon – Mungle
Wings and Swing – Calhoun
Pizza Party – Long
Second – Pizza Party (Turner)
Third – Skyzone (Goodman)
Sixth – Dance (Turner)
Year Attendance – Field Day (Team Leaders)Incentives
Ridgeway adheres to the School-Wide Safety plan that is outlined in the Classroom Crisis Response Procedures manual. This manual provides all Memphis City Schools with consistent emergency procedures across the district.
Data is used by the School Discipline Committee to monitor progress toward strategic goals.
Student Code of Conduct
Write referral &
Behavior Contact Log
Send referral to discipline office
with required documentation
Follow up with student,
parent and/or teacher
Do not tell a child to leave the room or stand in the hall as a behavior consequence. It is against board policy.Intervention Plan
Classroom Interventions and Best Practices(Implement Strategies from the Behavior Intervention Manual (BIM))
The PBIS team, Culture team, administrators, classroom teachers and the guidance counselor will monitor student progress. Information from observations will be recorded and used to revise behavior plans and the PBIS and Culture plans.Secondary Intervention Evaluation
The school support team will work closely with classroom teachers and parents to provide resource information and intervention strategies.
Systems for Students with High-Risk Behavior
Systems for Students with At-Risk Behavior
Wide Systems for
Staff, & Settings
Not the students we use to have
Not the students we want to have
Not the students of our dreams
We have to teach the students