Students eating breakfast
Students arriving for breakfast before the door is open at 7:55 a.m. will form two single file lines outside the northwest front entrance (near the kindergarten pod). The first line will be for students in grades K-3, and the second line will be for students in grades 4-6. The door will be opened at 7:55 a.m. The students are to enter quietly and walk.
The K-3 students will place their belongings on the seats of the first cafeteria table near the office and stage. They will then proceed through the cafeteria line in the same orderly single file fashion.
The 4-6 students will place their belongings on the seats of the third cafeteria table near the office and stage. Only strings instruments and special large projects will be place on top of the table. The 4-6 students will then proceed through the cafeteria line in the same orderly single file fashion.
As the students go through the breakfast line, they should use quiet, respectful voices and continue to move through the line patiently. No horseplay is allowed. The students will be seated in the order that they exit the breakfast line, starting with the first table near the stage and kitchen. The students will not be allowed to sit anywhere they want; they will fill up the side of the table closest to the stage and then start on the other side of the table. When the first table is full, the students will be seated at the second table in the same orderly fashion, etc. If parents have come to eat/sit with their student, the parent and the student will be seated at the Parents Breakfast Table, which will be the table and near the back wall of the cafeteria (a sign will be displayed).
The students’ morning rules in the cafeteria are:
- Enter the building quietly and walk.
- Place your belongings on the appropriate table seat.
- Remain quiet and patient in the line; no horseplay.
- Raise your hand if you need help.
- Stay in your seat.
- You will be told when you can throw away your trash, when to get your belongings, and when to go to class.
- Talk in a quiet, inside voice.
- Clean up after yourself.
Students not eating breakfast
Students who arrive before 8:10 a.m. in grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6 will report to the gym. Students should enter the gym through the outside door near the bike rack. The door will be opened at 7:55 a.m.
Students should not enter the gym if they are planning to eat breakfast.
The students’ rules in the gym during morning duty are:
- Enter the building quietly and walk.
- Sit in the single file row of your grade level, and remain seated until dismissal.
- Read or study alone.
- No talking.
- Raise your hand if you have a question.
- When dismissed to your class, go quietly and in single file order.
Students are dismissed to their classes at 8:10 a.m. Grades 1 will exit the southwest doors of the gym and walk to class. Grades 2 – 6 will exit the southeast doors of the gym. Students in grades 2, 3, and 5 will go straight down the hall in front of the Speech and Media rooms to their classes. The students in grades 4 & 6 will turn right, go down the hall in front of the music room, and then to their classes. All students should go straight to their classrooms and not stop at the restrooms or water fountains.
As part of the Texas Education Code (Sec. 37.0012), all schools in Texas shall designate a Campus Behavior Coordinator whose primary responsibility is to maintain student discipline for the campus and be a contact for parents or guardians concerning individual student disciplinary actions by the school. The person designated may be the principal of the campus or any other campus administrator selected by the principal.
Your Campus Behavior Coordinators
In accordance with Texas Education Code 37.105 UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS: REFUSAL OF ENTRY, EJECTION, IDENTIFICATION -
(a) A school administrator, school resource officer, or school district peace officer of a school district may refuse to allow a person to enter on or may eject a person from property under the district's control if the person refuses to leave peaceably on request and:
(1) The person poses a substantial risk of harm to any person; or
(2) The person behaves in a manner that is inappropriate for a school setting and:
(A) The administrator, resource officer, or peace officer issues a verbal warning to the person that the person's behavior is inappropriate and may result in the person's refusal of entry or ejection; and
(B) The person persists in that behavior.
(b) Identification may be required of any person on the property.
(c) Each school district shall maintain a record of each verbal warning issued under Subsection (a) (2) (A), including the name of the person to whom the warning was issued and the date of issuance.
(d) At the time a person is refused entry to or ejected from a school district's property under this section, the district shall provide to the person written information explaining the appeal process established under Subsection (h).
(e) If a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in a school district is refused entry to the district’s property under this section, the district shall accommodate the parent or guardian to ensure that the parent or guardian may participate in the child’s admission, review, and dismissal committee or in the child’s team established under Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. Section 794), in accordance with federal law.
(f) The term of a person’s refusal of entry to or ejection from a school district's property under this section may not exceed two years.
(g) A school district shall post on the district's internet website and each campus shall post on any internet website of the campus a notice regarding the provisions of this section, including the appeal process established under Subsection (h).
(h) The commissioner shall adopt rules to implement this section, including rules establishing a process for a person to appeal to the board of trustees of the school district the decision under Subsection (a) to refuse the person's entry to or eject the person from the district's property.
A person ejected from or refused entry to District property under this provision may appeal this action by filing an appeal under FNG(LOCAL) or GF(LOCAL) and shall be permitted to address the Board in person within 90 days of the commencement of the appeal if the grievance is not resolved at a previous level before the board considers the appeal.
The board's decision to grant or deny an appeal under this section is final and may only be further appealed under the applicable provisions of Texas Education Code 7.057.