WEST BRIAR MIDDLE SCHOOL 13733 Brimhurst Houston, Texas 77077 P: 281-368-2140 F: 281-368-2194 Keeley Simpson, Principal School-Parent Compact As a component of West Briar Middle School’s Parental Involvement Policy, this compact outlines how the entire school staff, parents and students will share the responsibility for improved student achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership to help students achieve the State of Texas’ high standards. This school-parent compact is in effect during the 2015-2016 school year. School Responsibilities West Briar Middle School will: Employ highly-qualified teachers who are equipped to provide a rigorous curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment. Collaborate with parents and the community to promote and develop each child’s unique needs. Encourage parents to volunteer and participate in the planning, review, and improvement of the school’s parental involvement policy, in an organized, ongoing, and timely manner. Encourage parents with frequent reports about their child’s individual academic achievement (i.e. progress reports and report cards will be sent home each grading cycle, parents can view their child’s progress online via PSConnect, parent-teacher conferences). Ensure that information related to school and parent programs, meetings and other activities is sent home in an understandable and uniform format, including alternative formats (upon the request of parents with disabilities) in a timely manner and in a language that parents can understand. WEST BRIAR MIDDLE SCHOOL 13733 Brimhurst Houston, Texas 77077 P: 281-368-2140 F: 281-368-2194 Keeley Simpson, Principal Parent Responsibilities We, as parents, will support our child’s learning in the following ways: By monitoring my child’s attendance. Talking to my child about his/her class work and homework assignments. Setting high expectations for my child’s learning. Creating a positive learning environment in the home. Supporting school, district, and classroom rules for student behavior and ensuring that my child/children conduct themselves according to district standards. Staying informed about my child’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the district either received by my child or by mail and responding as appropriate. Student Responsibilities We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the State’s highest standards by: Coming to school daily and arriving to class on time. Preparing for each class with the appropriate materials. Completing my class room and homework assignments daily and asking for assistance when needed. Reading at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time. Giving my parent or guardian all notices and information received by me from the school. WEST BRIAR MIDDLE SCHOOL 13733 Brimhurst Houston, Texas 77077 P: 281-368-2140 F: 281-368-2194 Keeley Simpson, Principal Adhering to school, district, and classroom rules and regulations for behavior and good conduct.