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Parent/Teacher/Student Compact

THE TEACHER PLEDGE:

I understand the importance of the school experience to every student and my role as a teacher and model. Therefore, I agree to carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Advance Keppel’s reading comprehension instructional focus

  • Integrate the arts into classroom activities

  • Teach state and district grade level content standards

  • Strive to meet the individual needs of each child and provide feedback in a timely manner

  • Communicate with parents regarding student progress, and school and classroom expectations

  • Provide a safe, positive, and healthful learning environment

  • Support the school’s/district’s homework, discipline, and attendance policies


THE STUDENT PLEDGE:

I realize that my education is important. I know I am the one responsible for my own success. Therefore, I agree to carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Read every day for learning and pleasure

  • Work to develop my artistic talents and to appreciate the arts

  • Strive to do my best every day

  • Come to school every day, on time, and ready to learn

  • Return completed homework and my Thursday folder on time and in good condition

  • Treat all other students and adults with kindness and respect

  • Be responsible for my own behavior

  • Ask for help when needed and offer to help others

  • Respect school rules, school property, and the property of others
  • Observe all traffic safety rules

THE PARENT PLEDGE:

I understand that my participation in my child’s education will help his/her achievement and attitude. Therefore, I will continue to carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Support my child in developing reading comprehension

  • Encourage my child to appreciate and learn about the arts

  • Encourage my child to put forward his/her best effort every day

  • Provide support and a quiet place and time for my child to read and do homework

  • Review all school communications and return necessary paperwork

  • ATTEND Parent’s Night, conferences, Open House, and other school events

  • Make sure my child comes to school every day, on time, and ready to learn

  • Make sure that my child gets ample sleep and physical activity, and eats nutritious foods

  • Limit time spent by my child on TV, computer, and video games

  • Support the school’s/district’s homework, discipline, and attendance policies

  • Communicate with my child’s teacher when I have questions or concerns

  • Observe all traffic safety rules