Parent Letter #8 - Discipline Code

posted Sep 27, 2012, 5:18 AM by Felicia Ippolito

September 2012

Student Behavioral Contract

(Grades K – 5)


_________________________________  _________________                  _________________

Name of Student                                                     Date of Birth                                 Class


I know that I have a right to:

·         be in a safe school, free from discrimination, harassment and bigotry;

·         know what is correct behavior and what behaviors may result in disciplinary actions;

·         counseling by staff about my behavior and how it affects my education and welfare in school;

·         due process when I violate school regulations for which I may be suspended or removed from class.

I agree to:

·         come to school on time with the assistance of my parents, prepared to work;

·         use courteous and polite language;

·         participation in class/community meetings to acknowledge a person’s thoughtfulness, assistance or courtesy;

·         resolve conflicts peacefully and express my feelings in words;

·         dress in a clean, neat and safe manner;

·         take care of my personal belongings and respect other people’s belongings;

·         tell my parents what I learned in school each day;

·         complete my homework every day and show it to my parent(s)/guardian(s);

·         follow the rules in the Discipline Code.


I have discussed this with my parents and I will follow this agreement.


Print Student Name: _______________________ Signature: ________________________  Date: __________


Parent Section

I have received a copy of the Discipline Code and Bill of Student Rights and Responsibilities and understand the behavior that is required of my child.  I understand that my participation in my child’s education will help him/her be successful in school. I have read this agreement and I will carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability.

  • Encourage my child to be a respectful and peaceful member of the school community.
  • Discuss the Discipline Code and the Bill of Rights and Responsibilities with my child.
  • Participate in parent conferences, class programs and other activities in which my child is involved.
  • Assure that my child will arrive at school on time everyday.
  • Provide a quiet place for my child to his/her homework.
  • Spend at least 15 minutes per day reading with my child.
  • Listen to my child retelling of his/her school day experiences.
  • Provide the school with current telephone numbers and emergency contact information.
  • Alert the school if there are any significant changes in child’s health or well-being that affects his/her ability to perform in school.


Parent/Guardian Name (Print): _________________________________            Date: __________


Parent/Guardian Signature: ______________________________