Ms. Sherry Walton About Us During the 2015/2016 school year, I will be your child’s 5th grade teacher at Kerr Elementary School. While I am new to Mesa Public Schools, I am not new to teaching. I am an experienced teacher with much to share with your child. Your child’s success is my goal. [Type a caption for your photo] Class Guidelines Be respectful of self, others, and school property. Be prepared with your homework and necessary materials. Be counted: class attendance is imperative for understanding class concepts. Be awesome and do your very best. Mesa Public Schools Mission Statement: The mission of Mesa Public Schools is to develop a highly educated and productive community, one student at a time. Contact Us WALTON’S WORLD Phone: 480-472-5138 Email: email@example.com Web: Be on time and be in your desk prepared to work when the bell rings. 5th Grade English, spelling, reading, math, science, and social studies. “Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.” Robert Collier Class consequences: Classroom Procedures Entering the classroom: Line up outside the classroom with your materials and homework ready to go when you hear the bell. Enter the classroom silently and report to your assigned seat and begin working on your warm-up. On Monday’s you will find a weekly assignment sheet on your desk with your spelling words and other important information. Exiting the classroom: Clean your area around your desk and pick up any trash. Make sure you have all of your personal items. Sit quietly and wait to be dismissed. Exit safely. Hand in work: Pass work to the front of the classroom and across to the appropriate tray. Quiet signal: (Bell rings) Stop talking, look at teacher, freeze, and prepare to listen. You are responsible for your behavior at all times. Use self-control as procedures and class guidelines will be enforced consistently. When you choose to ignore them, you choose a natural consequence, and may also receive some form of punishment as stated in the school’s Rights and Responsibilities manual. Consequence Ladder: Verbal warning Relocation in the classroom Incident report sent home Teacher conference Parent phone call Referral to office Extreme behavior: Removal from the class [Type a caption for your photo] Recognition: Verbal encouragement/Praise Preferred activity points. (PAT) Positive note or phone call home. Homework pass Earned computer or library time. Parents: Parents are welcome to assist in the classroom or visit the class by checking in at the office first.