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School Rules

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Please check-in with the front office. Volunteers must wear a badge at all times.


Dress Code

  • Light Blue, Navy Blue, Royal Blue or White collared shirt
  • Khaki, Navy blue or jean shorts, skirt, jumper, pants, leggings or skort.
  • Closed toe shoes
  • No baggy or torn attire
  • Dewey spirit shirts (Fridays) 
  • College Spirit attire (Fridays) 

Restroom Etiquette

  • Throw paper towels in the trash can, not the floor or in the toilet.
  • Use towels to dry your hands, not to throw on the ceiling.
  • Wash your hands carefully, do not drop water on the floor.
  • ALWAYS flush the toilet
  • Do not bring writing implements into the restroom.
  • Restrooms are for restroom business only, it is not a socializing area.
  • Food is not allowed in the restroom.
  • If you stay in afterschool programs, follow the same etiquette.
  • Try to focus when using the restroom; avoid going outside the toilet

 

Cafeteria/Lunch Benches Rules

  • Use inside voices
  • Eat neatly
  • After 20 minutes, when instructed, stand as a table to throw your trash away
  • Clean up around your area
  • Walk and throw trash away in an orderly fashion.
  • Know your lunch numbers
  • Walk quietly to the playground
  • Pick up your lunch (if delivered) from the lunch shelves outside the cafeteria
  • NOTE:  STUDENTS MUST BE INFORMED BY PARENTS THEY WILL BE RECEIVING LUNCH FROM YOU. THE OFFICE WILL   NOT CALL THE CLASSROOM TO AVOID DISRUPTIONS TO THE TEACHERS' LESSONS.

Playground Rules

  • When playing on the swings, face towards the benches.
  • You are allowed to swing for 30 seconds if a line exists
  • Stand on the mat- yellow line – in front of the swings to wait your turn.
  • While on the equipment, go up the stairs and down the slide only.
  • Stay off the equipment when wet
  • Walk on the blacktop

Playground Allowable Games

  • Soccer on the field
  • Hopscotch
  • Tetherball
  • Basketball
  • Play equipment
  • Handball
  • Four Square
  • Flag football (no tackling)
  • Hoola-hoop & Jump Rope

Birthday Celebrations
     To reduce disruptions to learning, we ask you follow Dewey's Birthday Policy

  • Establish a date with the teacher- prior notice must be made
  • Cupcakes or donuts only
  • Boxed juice only
  • Bring utensils, napkins and plates- these are not provided by the teacher.
  • Celebrations are ONLY the last 15 minutes of the day the teacher has established for the month (1 birthday celebration per month per classroom).