Warner Upper Elementary School 2011-2012 By Ms. Koperski & Mrs. Jahnke We have three Viking Values here at Warner that will help make our school a place we love to learn and grow— SAFETY, RESPONSIBILITY, & RESPECT! In order to learn how to do things The Warner Way, we will discuss one value at a time. Now that you have learned about safety and respect, let’s talk about responsibility. Enter and exit through the appropriate doors. – Where do you enter when you bring your lunch? Buy your lunch? Keep all food in the cafeteria. Clean up after yourself. Be prepared by knowing your student number or having your cash ready. – What happened the first day of school when people did not know their lunch code? Give your best effort. Be prepared by bringing all necessary materials and completed assignments. – What materials should you ALWAYS have with you in the classroom? – What strategies do you have to help you become responsible for your assignments? Follow all staff directions the first time. Take care of your personal belongings and clean up after yourself. Responsible Vikings… Write down all assignments. (Don't rely only on your memory!). Write down the date the assignment is due. Make sure it is correct. Ask questions about any confusing parts of the assignment. Be sure you understand what your teacher expects from you. Make sure they understand the purpose of the assignment before they leave the classroom. Make sure they have all the materials they need to bring home for the assignment. Classrooms will not be open after school hours! Thank you for turning this in ON TIME! I can tell this is really your best work, too! Is this student demonstrating our Viking Value, RESPONSIBILITY? Explain. Is this student demonstrating our Viking Value, RESPONSIBILITY? Explain. Go directly to your approved destination. – Why is this important? Report problems to a staff member. – Who can you alert to a problem? Keep the hallway tidy. Self-monitor your behavior when you are in the hallway alone. – What does “self-monitor” mean? Examine the Scenario You are walking down the hall and find someone’s assignment planner on the floor. What would a responsible Viking do? You are walking down the hall and find crumpled up paper on the floor. What would a responsible Viking do now? Flush the toilet when you are done. Report graffiti, damage, or disturbances to a staff member. Throw all trash in the garbage cans. SWISHHHH! Report all problems to the nearest staff member. Follow established procedures. – What is your recess procedure? Put away all materials when you are done. Be sure to be in the correct recess location at the correct times. Report all problems to a staff member. Get to your bus stop on time. Get on the correct bus, and get off at the correct stop. – Do you know your bus route??? Walk to your assigned area at arrival: – 5th = cafeteria – 6th = commons area Make sure you are in your classroom, ready to learn by the second bell (8:10). Wait until you are dismissed by both the announcements and your teacher before you leave your classroom at the end of the day. Be sure you have all your materials and assignments before you get to class and before you go home. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: – How will these expectations for responsibility benefit ALL Vikings? – How are you being a responsible Viking this school year? – What is a responsibility expectation that YOU need to work on the most? – How will being responsible help you in the future?