• The Essential 28



    Rule 1.  Respond to adults with “Yes ma’am” or “No sir”

    Rule 2.  Make Eye contact when someone is speaking

    Rule 3.  Congratulate the winner or when someone does something well

    Rule 4.  Respect other students’ comments, opinions, and ideas

    Rule 5.  If you win, do not brag; if you lose, do not show anger

    Rule 6.  Cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough and say excuse me

    Rule 7.  Do not show disrespect with gestures

    Rule 8.  Always say thank you when given something

    Rule 9.  Follow along when reading together in class

    Rule 10.  Do not ask for a reward

    Rule 11.  Complete your homework

    Rule 12.  Transitions will be swift, quiet, and orderly

    Rule 13.  When a substitute is present, all class rules apply

    Rule 14.  Follow the classroom procedures

    Rule 15.  Greet visitors and make them feel welcomed

    Rule 16.  Do not stare at a student that is being reprimanded

    Rule 17.  After dining in the cafeteria or elsewhere, be responsible for your trash and any other trash

    Rule 18.  If someone drops something, and you are close to it, pick it up

    Rule 19.  Hold the door for people rather than letting it close on them

    Rule 20.  If someone bumps into you, say excuse me, even if it was not your fault

    Rule 21.  On a field trip, enter a public building quietly and say thank you when leaving

    Rule 22.  During an assembly, do not speak or call out to friends

    Rule 23.  When walking in line, keep your arms to your sides and move quietly

    Rule 24.  If anyone is bullying you, let an adult know

    Rule 25.  Be positive and enjoy life

    Rule 26.  Learn from your mistakes and move on

    Rule 27.  No matter the circumstances, always be honest

    Rule 28.  Be the best person you can be