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Parent-School Compact

As a student I will apply the 7 Habits by:

  • Believing that I can learn and will learn.
  • Reading for at least 30 minutes, five days a week.
  • Coming to class on time, ready to learn and with assignments completed.
  • Setting aside time every day to complete my homework.
  • Following the school’s uniform dress code.
  • Regularly talking to my parents and my teachers about my progress in school.
  • Respecting my school, classmates, staff, and family.

As a parent/guardian or family member I will:

  • Talk to my child regularly about the value of education.
  • Talk to my child about the 7 Habits and their goals.
  • Monitor TV viewing and make sure that my child reads every day.
  • Make sure my child attends school every day, on time, and with homework completed.
  • Support the school’s discipline and uniform dress code.
  • Monitor my child’s progress in school.
  • Make every effort to attend school events such as parent-teacher conferences, Open House, and Back to School Night.
  • Ensure that my child gets adequate sleep, regular medical attention and proper nutrition.
  • Participate in school, home and community sponsored activities to meet my agreed upon responsibility of 40 hours a year.
  • Participate in shared decision making with school staff and other families for the benefit of students.
  • Respect the school, staff, students, and families.

As a teacher I will apply the 7 Habits in the classroom and:

•     Communicate high expectations for every student.

•     Endeavor to motivate my students to learn.

•     Teach and involve students in classes that are interesting and challenging.

•     Participate in professional development opportunities that improve teacher learning and support the formation of partnerships with families and the community.

•     Enforce rules equitably and involve students in creating a warm and caring learning environment in the class.

•     Communicate regularly with families about their child's progress in school.

•     Provide assistance to families on what they can do to support their child’s learning.

•     Participate in shared decision making with other school staff and families for the benefit of students.

•     Respect the school, staff, students, and family.