I will be respectful.
I will be responsible.
I will be safe.
I will be kind.
This is what we do...even when no one is watching.
On the first day of school, students spent a good bit of time outlining what appropriate behavior looks like and sounds like on the bus, in the hallway, in the classroom, in the dining hall, on the playground, during assemblies... and even in the restrooms! They all felt pride and ownership in being allowed to create expectations for their own behavior as well as rewards and consequences for inappropriate behaviors.