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Code of Conduct

Golden Fields Elementary Code of Conduct

  • Staff
  1. Welcome students and walk them into the classroom each morning, and walk them out as they leave each afternoon.
  2. Teach students how to receive and give a compliment.
  3. Teach eye contact when shaking hands or speaking to someone.
  4. Drop and go to the assembly when notified.
  • Students
  1. Assembly behavior – pockets on the floor, voices off, eyes on teacher or speaker, hands and feet to yourself.
  2. Walking in the hall – voices off, hands and feet to yourself.
  3. Entering and exiting the classroom/building – Walk single file, low voices, use proper doors.
  4. Follow Safety Patrol and Crossing Guard directions.
  5. Bus Procedures – line up single file in a safe manner.  No playing.

Assembly Conduct

  • Enter and exit quietly.
  • Voices off once students enter the multipurpose room.
  • Show appreciation by applauding and paying attention to the speaker or program.  No hooting or whistling.
  • Students need to sit flat on the floor.
  • Unacceptable behavior may be cause for dismissal from the assembly.

Attendance Policy

  • Regular attendance increases the opportunities for students to be successful at school. Frequent absences or tardies disrupt the educational process.  Absences should be for sickness or emergencies. Please call the office before 9:30 a.m. to report an absence.  Following an absence, a written excuse signed by the parent should be sent to the teacher.
  • For safety reasons, please do not send children to school early.  Teachers are planning for the day and are not available to supervise students.  The first bell rings at 8:55 a.m.  School begins at 9:00 a.m.  Students should arrive at school as close to 8:55 a.m. as possible.

Bicycles, Skateboards, Rollerblades, Scooters, Wheelie Shoes

  • Students are not allowed to ride bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades and scooters on school property.  Walk with these items until you leave the school property.
  • Wheelie shoes are not allowed at school.

Building Conduct

  • Walk in the halls.  Running is not permitted.  
  • Enter and leave through your own grade-level doors.
  • Grade doors are secured during the day for safety and security. The main door is open before, during and after school.
  • Toys, electronic games, gum, and candy are not allowed.
  • Students are required to follow all classroom rules.

Cell Phones, Watches, and Other Social Media Technology

  • Cell phones, texting, chatting or using other social media during school is not allowed unless directed by the teacher. Any instructional activity, including recess and field trips, is part of the school day. Possession of a phone or other tech by a student is a privilege that may be forfeited by any student that uses it without permission or uses it  inappropriately. A student who possesses a cellular phone shall assume responsibility for its care. At no time shall the District be responsible for preventing theft, loss or damage to cell phones brought onto school property.

Checking In and Checking Out

  • Students are not allowed to leave the school grounds during school hours except with a parent or a parent designee.  Please check your student out of school by sending a note to the teacher and then, at the agreed time, coming to the office to get the child. All students must be checked in or out through the office.

Dress Code – (See complete Jordan School District Policy AA419)

  • Clothing should be clean, neat, and in proper repair (no holes).
  • No bare shoulders, bare midriff tops, or tank tops.
  • Footwear should be designed for active outdoor play.
  • Hats are not to be worn.
  • Gang-related clothing of any kind is not allowed.
  • T-shirts depicting violence, use of drugs, alcohol, or other inappropriate slogans are not allowed.  

Educational Leave Guidelines

  1. A student may be counted present up to ten days (maximum for Travel/Vacation in any one year.
  2. Parent/Guardian must make homework arrangements with the teacher at least one week prior to the absence.
  3. The student will receive a comparable number of days to complete homework in order for absences to be considered excused. Example: If a student is absent five days, homework will be due five days after the end of the vacation.
  4. The form for educational leave is available in the office.

Lunchroom Conduct

  • Show respect for lunch workers at all times.
  • Use soft speaking voices in the cafeteria.
  • Clean up after yourself.  Pick up any food you drop. Never throw food or touch another student’s lunch.
  • Sit where you are assigned. Students are required to sit at the lunch table for eight minutes.  This will encourage students to eat their lunch before running to recess.
  • Do not take food, milk cartons, candy, straws, etc. out of the cafeteria.
  • Students are not allowed to trade food.
  • Students will always walk--NEVER RUN in the cafeteria.
  • For student safety, all classroom doors are locked during lunch.  Please take everything you will need for recess with you to the lunchroom, including coats and playground equipment. Students will not be allowed to go through the halls after they have arrived at the lunchroom.

Playground Conduct

  • SAFETY FIRST – If it is dangerous or someone could get hurt, do not do it.
  • Use equipment in the way it was intended.  Do not use broken equipment.  Report broken equipment to the person supervising the playground.
  • NO FIGHTING- Solve differences without hitting.  If you have a problem, talk with a teacher or playground supervisor. Fighting will not be tolerated at anytime on the playground or in the building.
  • All students will be allowed to participate in organized games (soccer, basketball, etc.). Games will not be "locked."
  • Contact games, which include tackling, shoving or pushing, will not be permitted on the playground. Tackle football and hardball are not allowed.
  • Snowballing, sliding on the snow, whitewashing and rock throwing are prohibited in all areas on the playground.
  • Students are not allowed to leave school grounds to retrieve playground equipment.
  • Students will treat all supervising adults with respect and follow their directions at all times.

Restroom Conduct

  • Each student is expected to show good judgment and proper behavior.  Treat bathrooms as you would at home.
  • Restrooms are not places to meet with friends.
  • Be considerate of people using the restroom after you.  Leave it clean.
  • One student at a time in the restroom during recess time.