Students at Maxwell Elementary/Middle School will learn behavioral self-management skills which require respect for learning, themselves, others and property.
At Maxwell we strive to provide school experiences that allow children to enjoy some success each day they attend school. The child who enjoys success will have a positive feeling about school, school activities and staff members. When students are physically present on the campus, on a school bus, or participating in, or attending any school sponsored activity or event, the student is expected to adhere to the school policies regarding conduct. Students should treat everyone in the same manner in which they expect to be treated.
In general students will:
For the complete Maxwell Discipline Policy please click here.
Students and staff become active participants in creating a learning environment where positive interactions lead to success. Interventions used to manage inappropriate behaviors include:
Physical activity or exercise will not be used as a consequence for inappropriate behaviors (running laps, pushups, crunches).
For more information see DoDEA Regulation 2051.1, the policy and procedures for disciplinary action for all students enrolled in DoDEA.
Teachers will review classroom behavior standards with their students. If necessary, a teacher will refer a student to the guidance counselor or principal for inappropriate behaviors. In all cases involving disciplinary problems, school personnel will notify the parents.
Some items prohibited at school include:
DoDEA HAS ZERO TOLERANCE FOR WEAPONS INFRACTIONS
Weapons in this category include firearms, knives (over 2" blade), explosives, realistic replica guns, nun-chucks, ninja knives, large chains and/or other dangerous weapons of no reasonable use to the pupil at school or at a school activity.
This category includes items not inherently dangerous, used inappropriately to injure or with intent to injure others or instill fear at school or at a school activity including by not limited to unrealistic replica guns, laser pens, small firecrackers, small pocketknives (less than 3" blades), or other inappropriate items.
NOTE: If the school year ends before the length of the suspension/expulsion, students are eligible for re-admittance to school without serving the full length of the expulsion, unless the act occurs during the last 6 weeks of the semester, in which case, the suspension can extend to the end of the next semester.
When firearms are involved, the principal must recommend a full calendar year expulsion.