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Hey Mr. DJ!

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Students with good citizenship at Holm were treated to a DJ and dancing! Just one of the surprises in store this year for students with good behavior!

School Behavior Plan

Positive Behavior Support

Positive Behavior Support (PBS) has been implemented school wide at Holm Elementary. To promote desired student behavior, teachers at Holm 

  • Communicate high and positive expectations
  • Have more positive than negative interactions
  • Catch problem behavior before it becomes more severe
  • Provide high rates of positive reinforcement

All students are expected to engage in appropriate behavior. Rules, positive reinforcement, and consequences for rule violations are the same for all students at all times.

SPLASH

Parents and students should review the Escambia County Rights and Responsibilities Handbook that is sent home with students each year. In addition to the handbook, Holm Elementary has school-wide expectations for students known as SPLASH:

Safety First

Positive Attitude

Listen to Others

Always be Responsible

Show Kindness and Respect

Honesty

Dolphin Dollar Reward System

The Dolphin Dollar is the school-wide token that is given to a student when he or she exemplifies the school-wide expectations.

Receiving Dolphin Dollars:

  • Each teacher has Dolphin Dollars (paper tokens) to be given out to students.
  • The appropriate behavior or expectation will be stated by the teacher when giving the Dolphin Dollar to the student.
  • Dolphin Dollars and rewards purchased with them will not be taken away from students once they have been earned.
  • Dolphin Dollars may be given out frequently in the beginning of the year to teach the desired behaviors, and thereafter distributed randomly to maintain desired behaviors.
  • Students may not earn Dolphin Dollars by asking for them directly.
  • Dolphin Dollars will not be withheld due to misbehavior in another class or on a previous day.

Prompting Expected Behavior

Students may need additional assistance in order to display an appropriate behavior. Therefore a teacher may

  • Acknowledge the student immediately after the desired behavior is exhibited
  • Provide a reminder of the desired behavior within the context of the lesson (For example, "Who can raise their hand and tell me...")
  • Use corrective procedures:
    • For the first occurrence of the inappropriate behavior a teacher may ignore it
    • For the second occurrence of the inappropriate behavior the teacher may use a two-part signal to correct the behavior (For example, when a teacher places a finger on his or her lips to signal quiet while raising a hand to model the appropriate behavior.)
    • For the third occurrence present a warning of the target behavior as a choice (For example, "If you have a comment or question, you need to raise your hand. If you choose to speak out, you will lose 5 minutes of free time.")

To email Mrs. McGill or Mrs. Tapparo with questions, concerns, or suggestions, please use the link below:

Mcgill, Linda Teacher
Tapparo, Susan Teacher

Safety First

In the Classroom:

  • Feet on floor
  • Hands and feet to self
  • Use school tools appropriately
  • Stay in assigned areas
  • Stay in your personal space

In the Hallways:

  • Face forward
  • Quiet mouth
  • Hands by your side
  • Walk on the line

In the Cafeteria:

  • Use inside voices
  • Raise your hand for help
  • Eat your own food
  • Always use good table manners
  • Carry the tray with 2 hands
  • Transition position
  • Red = silent lunch

In the Bathroom:

  • One person per stall
  • Stay in your personal space
  • Report improperly maintained bathrooms

On the Playground:

  • Use equipment as intended
  • Hands and feet to self
  • Stay in the appropriate areas
  • Obey game rules

Positive Attitude

In the classroom:

  • Praise others for good deeds
  • Learn new things with a positive attiyude
  • Be the best you can be
  • Be a team player
  • Don't give up

In the Hallway:

  • Face forward
  • Quiet mouth
  • Hands by your side
  • Walk on the line

In the cafeteria:

  • Use inside voices
  • Raise your hand for help
  • Eat your own food
  • Always use good table manners
  • Transition position
  • Carry tray with two hands

On the Playground:

  • Play fair
  • Share
  • Be a good sport
  • Encourage others

Listen to Others

In the Classroom:

  • Listening Position (eyes on speaker, quiet mouth, listening ears)
  • Wait for your turn to talk
  • Follow adult directions
  • Raise hand and wait to be called on.

In the Hallways:

  • Face forward
  • Quiet mouth
  • Hands by your side
  • Walk on the line

In the Cafeteria:

  • Use inside voices
  • Raise your hand for help
  • Eat your own food
  • Always use good table manners
  • Carry the tray with 2 hands
  • Transition position
  • Red = silent lunch

In the Bathroom:

  • Respond to adults when called
  • Be considerate of others in line.

On the Playground:

  • Follow adult directions.
  • Line up in a timely and orderly fashion.
  • Respond nicely to friends.

Always be Responsible

 

In the Classroom:

  • State the truth.
  • Hands and feet to self
  • Use school tools appropriately
  • Stay in assigned areas
  • Stay in your personal space

In the Hallways:

  • Face forward
  • Quiet mouth
  • Hands by your side
  • Walk on the line

In the Cafeteria:

  • Use inside voices
  • Raise your hand for help
  • Eat your own food
  • Always use good table manners
  • Carry the tray with 2 hands
  • Transition position
  • Red = silent lunch

In the Bathroom:

  • One person per stall
  • Stay in your personal space
  • Report improperly maintained bathrooms

On the Playground:

  • Use equipment as intended
  • Hands and feet to self
  • Stay in the appropriate areas
  • Obey game rules