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Below is a summary of BSNBCS’s community norms. For a detailed account of procedures and norms, please consults our Culture and Discipline Handbook (September 2015 Revision).

Community Responsibility Code

Staff members, students, and families have equal parts in ensuring the academic success of the individuals in our school community. We have outlined the responsibilities of each stakeholder as a reminder of the commitment it takes to achieve to our highest potential.

Staff Members:

We commit to excellence at BSNBCS in the following ways:

  • We will arrive every day at a time determined by the Leadership Team.
  • We will make ourselves available to students & families via phone or email, and will respond respectfully to any concerns they have.
  • We will work hard to maintain a safe learning environment in classrooms.
  • We will prepare engaging and rigorous lessons & meaningful homework and assessments.

Students:

We commit to excellence at BSNBCS in the following ways:

  • We will arrive to school every day on time and ready to learn.
  • We will remain at school until dismissal.
  • We will attend school on Saturdays when necessary.
  • We will ask for clarification, respectfully, if confused about a consequence or why something is important.
  • We will remember that our teachers want what is best for us.
  • We will follow the school wide behavior expectations:
  • Scholars will be RESPECTFUL.
  • Scholars will be RESPONSIBLE.
  • Scholars will be SAFE.
  • We will exercise our knowledge of the THRIVE values.

 

Families:

We commit to excellence at BSNBCS in the following ways:

  • We will ensure that our child arrives on time or before 8:00 AM each day.
  • We will ensure that our child can remain at BSNBCS until dismissal.
  • We will send our child to school in FULL uniform. This includes having black, brown or white shoes and the appropriate uniform sweater, when needed.
  • We will review all communication from the school, check homework daily, and make sure that our child reads every night.
  • We will always help our child learn in the best way we know how.
  • We will communicate respectfully with our child’s teachers when we have questions or concerns about our child’s academic or behavioral performance or progress.
  • We will ensure our child understands and follows the school’s uniform policies.
  • We will support BSNBCS in enforcing the school rules. We understand that we are responsible for the behavior and actions of our child.
  • We will volunteer and support the school in every way possible.
  • We will provide the school with our most up-to-date contact information.
  • We will respect the rules of the school while inside the building – we will model what is expected of our children.