Hayden R. Lawrence Discipline Process

 

DisciplineFlowChartPartOne

 

 

HRL MAJOR BEHAVIOR DEFINITIONS

MAJOR   BEHAVIORS DEFINITIONS
Abusive language/Inappropriate   language/ profanity Verbal messages that include   swearing, name calling, sexual or racial comments, or use of words in an   inappropriate way.
Fighting/ Physical Aggression Actions involving serious   physical contact where injury may occur (i.e. hitting, punching, hitting with   an object, stabbing, kicking, etc.)
Defiance/ Disrespect/ Insubordination/   Non-compliance Talking back to any adult,   refusal to follow a request that will result in injury or other serious   action.
Harassment / Tease / Bullying Student delivers disrespectful   message (verbal/written/gestural) to another person that includes threats,   intimidation, obscene gestures, pictures, or written notes. Disrespectful   messages include negative comments based on race, religion, gender, age,   and/or national origin; sustained or intense verbal attacks based on ethnic   origin, disabilities, or other personal matters
Disruption Behavior causing an   interruption in a class or activity that is sustained such as, yelling, screaming, horseplay, or   noncompliance that is injurious to self or others.
Skip Class / Truancy Student leaves class without   permission or stays out of class without permission for an extended time.
Forgery / Theft Student is in possession of,   having passed on, or is responsible for removing someone else’s property   without that person’s permission. Signed a person’s signature without that   person’s permission.
Lying / Cheating Student delivers message that   is untrue and this action is injurious to self or peers. Student gets answers   to test questions and/or class work from any source other than self.
Tobacco Student is in possession of any   tobacco products on school campus.
Alcohol Student is in possession of any   alcoholic products on school property.
Other Drugs Student is in possession of any   illegal drugs/substances on school property.
Combustibles Student is in possession of   substances/objects readily capable of causing bodily harm and/or property   damage.
Vandalism / Property Damage Student participates in an   activity that results in substantial destruction or disfigurement of school   property, including writing on or making any types of marks on school   property. Student deliberately impairs the usefulness of visual aspect of   school property
False Alarm Student delivers a message of   possible explosive materials being on campus, near campus, and/or pending explosion.   Student pulls fire alarm.
Arson Student plans and/or   participates in malicious burning of property
Weapons Student is in possession of   knives or guns (real or look-alike), or other objects readily capable of   causing bodily harm.
Other Problem behavior causing this   referral is not listed above. Staff should explain in full and define the   problem behavior.

 

 

 

HRL MINOR BEHAVIOR DEFINITIONS

MINOR   BEHAVIORS DEFINITIONS
Calling Out Student responds to teacher or   other students verbally without permission from the teacher.
Classroom Disruption Student engages in any act that   causes the flow of the lesson, or class routine to be disrupted, including   any type of verbal noises or body movements.
Refusal to follow a reasonable   request Student does not comply with a   reasonable request made by the teacher within a period of at least 10 to 20   seconds.
Name-Calling / Put-Downs The use of verbal words that   make another student uncomfortable, ashamed, or unsuccessful in their current   learning environment.
Inappropriate Tone / Attitude Student displays disrespect   through verbal affliction heard in one’s voice, mocking of teacher, rolling   eyes, smacking lips, or other body gestures.
Electronic Devices Any technological device that   is not used for educational purposes that can cause a distraction within the   educational setting. **Cell phones must be turned-in to the office if they   are on and being used in the classroom without permission.
Food / Drink / Gum Anything that is edible that is   not within the confined area of the cafeteria, or that the teacher has NOT   given permission to consume.
Cheating The use of another person’s   answers or work.
Dress Code Designated dress as outlined in   RPSB Student Handbook should be worn at all times, unless student has been   granted special permission.
Lying The verbal telling of facts   that are known by the offender to be false due to proof of previously   obtained information.
Fighting Physical altercation involving   two or more students that include shoving, pushing, kicking, hair-pulling,   verbal exchange, etc. Minor fighting incidents DO NOT include punching,   hitting that harms another student, or using objects to do harm – these are   included in Major Behaviors.
Out of Seat Student is physically standing   with body out of seat without the consent of the teacher.

 

 

“Panther Scratch” Discipline Process

(Within a 3 Week Period) 

                                                                                                  “Scratch”   #1
  • Redirect and model appropriate behavior.
  • Have student practice appropriate behavior.
  • Make sure parent signs “Scratch” and returns to school the next day. If “Scratch” is not returned, call parent immediately.
  • This is your documentation that the parent has been notified of the problem.
 
                                                                                                  “Scratch” #2
  • Redirect   and model appropriate behavior.
  • Have student   practice appropriate behavior.
  • Phone home   and document contact on the student behavior log.
  • Make sure   parent signs “Scratch” and returns to school the next day. If not returned, call parent immediately.
  • This is   your documentation that the parent has been notified of the problem.
 
                                                                                                  “Scratch” #3
  • Redirect   and model appropriate behavior.
  • Have   student practice appropriate behavior.
  • Complete a “Request for Intervention” Form and submit to Ms. Tyler.
  • Make sure the parent signs the “Scratch” and returns it.
 
                                                                                                   “Scratch” #4
  • Gather all 4 “Scratches”, complete a Referral Form and take the student to the office, along with all documentation.
 

 

Students receive a “Scratch” if they receive 5 infraction marks in one day.

This process starts over after the 3 week period ends, or after the student receives a Referral form.