Dear Parents/Guardians and Students,

Welcome to Stapley Math. I would like to take this opportunity to review my classroom expectations so that this will be a rewarding school year for all of us. By reading these policies, you are acknowledging your awareness and acceptance to abide by these policies in this classroom at all times.


Classroom Expectations

  • Truth: be honest and responsible for your choices and decisions 
  • Trust: contribute to an atmosphere of safety and security               
  • Respect: be considerate of yourself, others, and all property       
  • Active Participation: participate positively in the classroom
  • Personal Best: strive for continuous improvement


Classroom Guidelines

  • Be on time – in assigned seat when bell rings
  • Be prepared to study and learn - bring assignment, notebook, paper, pencils, pens, and student handbook everyday
  • Participate positively and work to learn
  • Follow teacher directions, school, district and classroom rules
  • Show respect to all peers and adults by following directions, not interrupting and keeping hands, feet and objects to oneself
  • Do not bring gum, candy, food, or drink (water permitted) into the classroom
  • Cheating of any kind will not be tolerated. Any student caught either copying another student’s paper and/or any student whose paper is being copied will receive a 0 on that assignment. 
  • All electronic devices (including cell phones and iPods) are not to be out during class.


Tardy Policy

  • 1st-warning
  • 2nd-15 minute before/after school detention
  • 3rd-30 minute formal written detention with parent contact
  • 4th-administrative referral



Choosing not to follow the above rules will result in one or a combination of the following consequences:

  • Verbal reminder of the standard              
  • Conference with the teacher
  • Parent involvement
  • Isolation from the class
  • Teacher-assigned detention
  • Behavior/Academic contract
  • Work duty
  • Consultation with a counselor
  • Referral to administration