Student Expectations

  • Please visit the Detroit Public School District for the Code of Conduct

    Respect yourself, the teacher and others

    • Show respect for the teacher, yourself and others always.
    • Respect others’ property.  Avoid touching or writing on anything that does not belong to you (including desks, textbooks, teacher’s belongings, walls, chalkboard, etc.). Don't expect that others will clean-up your messes. Please pick-up after yourself. 
    • Respect yourself and the rest of us by using appropriate language and wearing appropriate clothing refer to Dress Code.
    • Be a kind person.
    • Put forth your best effort at all times

     Be prepared for class each day

    • Come prepared with all materials necessary:
    • An organized class binder containing all necessary materials and handouts
    • Loose-leaf paper, pens (blue or black), and pencils
    • A red or purple pen for grading in class or underlining important elements in note taking
    • Highlighters for emphasizing important text
    • A planner to help keep you organized - the most successful students are organized.

     Preserve a positive learning environment

    Classroom Expectations

    • Student actions that interfere with teaching or learning in the classroom will NOT be tolerated. 
    • Use class time to learn do not spend your time grooming, sleeping, talking, writing notes, playing cards, listening to you Ipod, text-messaging friends, or doing work for other classes.
    • Minimize classroom interruptions by arriving to class on time and not leaving the classroom during the hour.
    • Arrive to class on time & ready to learn
    • Turn off cell phones & electronic devices
    • Do not cheat, plagiarize, or copy work
    • Attendance is essential for optimal learning.

    Expected Behaviors for School Cafeteria 

    Cafeteria etiquette

    • Stay in line /No cutting.
    • Use inside talking voices at all times.
    • Clean up after yourself. Use trash bins.
    • No Running or Horseplay
    • Respect the cafeteria environment and Cafeteria Staff
    • Follow directions.