• May Street Elementary School Rules and Behavioral Expectations

    Common Area

    Be Safe

    Be Respectful

    Be Responsible

    All Common Areas

    · Walk facing forward

    · Keep hands, feet, and objects to self

    · Get adult help for accidents and spills

    · Use all equipment and materials appropriately

    · Use kind words and actions

    · Wait for your turn

    · Clean up after self

    · Follow adult directions

    · Use #1 (whisper) voices

    · Follow school expectations

    · Remind others to follow school expectations

    · Take care of all belongings and school equipment

    · Be honest

    Cafeteria

    · Keep all food to self

    · Sit with feet on floor, bottom on bench and facing table

    · Walk with tray, holding with both hands

    · Allow anyone to sit next to you

    · Use quiet voices (#1-2)

    · Raise hand and wait to be excused

    · Get all utensils, milk, etc. when 1st going through the line

    · Check your area for trash before leaving

    Playground/ Recess

    · Walk to and from the playground

    · Stay within boundaries

    · Be aware of activities / games around you

    · No play fighting

    · What is on the ground stays on the ground

    · Play fairly

    · Include everyone

    · Cooperate with crossing guards

    · Use hall/bathroom pass for leaving the area

    · Return equipment

    Passing Areas: Halls, Breezeways, Sidewalks

    · Stay to the right, single file

    · Allow others to pass

    · Walk using rules of the road

    · Hold the door open for the person behind you

    · Use quiet and kind voices

    · Keep body to self

    · Skateboarding, etc. in breezeways after 4:45

    · Stay on sidewalks

    Bathrooms

    · Keep feet on floor

    · Keep water in the sink

    · Wash hands

    · Keep hands to self

    · Put towels in garbage can

    · Give people privacy

    · Keep hands to self

    · Use quiet voices

    · Flush toilet after use

    · Return to room promptly

    Arrival and Dismissal Areas

    · Use sidewalks and crosswalks

    · Wait calmly

    · Walk bicycles

    · Use kind words and actions

    · Follow adult directions

    · Arrive on time

    · Leave on time

    Library

    · Chair legs on floor

    · Calm bodies: hands, feet, and objects to self

    · Use quiet voices

    · Return materials on time

    Computer Lab

    · Chair legs on floor

    · Leave computers, printers, cords undisturbed

    · Lab should only be used with permission

    · Print only with permission

    · Save only with permission

    · Use quiet voices

    · Respect Equipment

    Special Events and Assemblies

    · Carry chairs properly

    · Single file

    · Use audience manners

    · Sit on bottom

    · Enter and exit quietly

    · Respect personal space

    · Follow directions

    · Remind others to follow directions


    May Street Elementary Playground Rules and Behavioral Expectations

    Play Area

    Be Safe

    Be Respectful

    Be Responsible

    Swings

    · sit on bottom and hold on

    · safe pushes from behind only.

    · get off swing safely without jumping

    · stay clear of swings and swing area

    · share and take turns

    · include everyone

    · line up quickly and quietly when bell sounds

    Tire Swings

    · 3 on the swing, 1 pusher

    · get off safely when swing is stopped

    · Line up on blue lines

    · Both feet in tire

    · 2 hands on chains beside you

    · form 1 line at each swing

    · 30 second count for tire swing turns

    · line up quickly and quietly when bell sounds

    Play Structure

    · walking only

    · hands to self

    · sit, feet first on slides, slide down, and get off

    · stay out of zip line path, do not push on zip line, and only get onto zip line from platforms

    · 1 at a time on slides, jumper, rock wall, ladders, roller, and fire poles

    · keep feet clear of roller axles.

    · monkey bars go S to N from platform, and N to S from ladder

    · share and take turns

    · include everyone

    · 30 second count for jumper, circle hanger, and roller turns

    · line up quickly and quietly when bell sounds

    Jungle Gyms

    · climb carefully watching for fingers, faces, and feet

    · look before swinging down or jumping off

    · share and take turns

    · include everyone

    · line up quickly and quietly when bell sounds

    Field

    · chase games, football, and soccer allowed

    · careful not to run between other games

    · keep games within close grade levels to keep little ones safe

    · share and take turns

    · include everyone

    · ask permission of other students before chasing them or playing tag

    · return equipment

    · line up quickly and quietly when bell sounds

    Blacktop

    · wall ball games and jump ropes allowed

    · ropes are for jumping only.

    · Use tether ball carefully

    · share and take turns

    · include everyone

    · return equipment

    · line up quickly and quietly when bell sounds

    Sandbox

    · careful that sand stays in the sandbox

    · respect other's creations

    · sand toys stay in sandbox but returned when recess finished

    · line up quickly and quietly when bell sounds