ANDERSEN ELEMENTARY STUDENT HANDBOOK


⇒General
Arrive at school between 7:45-7:58am.
Be respectful to people and school property at all times.
Bullying, or otherwise intimidating others, individually or in groups is NOT acceptable.
Use appropriate language at all times. Students will promptly receive a parent notification for foul language.
Keep hands and feet to yourself at all times. No matter the intention, touching of another student is not allowed.
Any student witness to inappropriate behavior during any school activity is required to report the event to a teacher or to other school employee in authority.
All technology and internet use must conform to N-MUSD policy and must be limited to assignments given by teachers.
Remain in supervised areas at all times. Keep in sight of the teacher/school staff member on duty.
No trading, buying or selling of any articles may occur on the school campus.
No chewing gum anywhere at school.

⇒Bell Schedule and Rain Schedule
Regular schedule (Mon.,Tues., Thurs., Fri.)
GRADES K, 1, 2, 3

8:00 – 10:00  Instruction
10:00 – 10:20  Recess
10:20 – 11:50  Instruction
Kinder Lunch 11:30-12:10
11:50 – 12:30  Lunch
12:30 – 1:35  Instruction
1:35 – 1:55  Recess
1:55 – 2:40  Instruction
2:40 Dismissal

GRADES 4, 5, 6
8:00 – 10:30  Instruction

10:30 – 10:50  Recess
10:50 – 12:20  Instruction
12:20 – 1:00  Lunch
1:00 – 2:40  Instruction
2:40 Dismissal

All Grades (K-6) Dismissed at 1:10 pm every Wednesday
Additional early Dismissal @ 1:10 on the following days:
Back to School Night 9/14/17, Open House 6/7/18, Last Day of School 6/22/18

Fall Conference (11/13, 14, 16, 17) & Spring Conference (3/12, 13, 15, 16)
Early Dismissal @ 12:40 on 12/22/17 

⇒Andersen Dress Code
Clothing must be modest and clean.
Shoes must be practical so that students can run, jump and kick while involved in physical activities on the playground. 

Shorts are appropriate if they are the type designed for play. The highest point of the hemline reaches students’ thumb when their arm is at their side.
Makeup is not to worn by elementary age students.
Jewelry, if worn, should be small and non-distractible.
Sunglasses are not appropriate, unless prescribed by a doctor.
Hats (in particular baseball caps) must be worn in the standard manner and are not permitted to be worn indoors.
Label all clothing with student’s name, especially all sweaters and jackets.

⇒Bicycles & Scooters (Razors) are for students 1st-6th grade only
Students must wear a helmet, safely practice the rules of the road, park bike/scooter in the bicycle rack locked up. Students must walk bikes/scooters on the campus at all times. Students ride at their own risk of accident, theft, or damage. Motorized scooters/bikes or golf cars are NOT allowed on campus.

⇒Skateboards, Roller Blades, & “Heelies” are not allowed on school premises.

⇒Valuables/Electronic Equipment/Cell Phones
Large amounts of cash or other items of value are not allowed in school. Leave toys and electronic equipment at home. The school is not responsible for lost or stolen valuables.
Cell Phones must be turned off and out of sight until school is dismissed. Cell phones will be confiscated if used or seen during the school day. The school is not responsible for lost or stolen cell phones.

⇒Playground
Do not leave the playground without permission of the teacher or other staff supervising the playground.
Use only the restrooms on the playground area during recess time. Do not play around the restrooms.
No food is to be eaten on the playground at any time.
Respect Andersen neighbors.
When the bell rings, stop play, and line up immediately.
When a whistle is blown, everyone in the area of the whistle must stop their activity and give their attention to the supervisor.

⇒Bathrooms
Use the buddy system when utilizing the restrooms.
Keep the restrooms clean and free from vandalism. Leave the restrooms promptly.
Report any inappropriate bathroom behavior.

⇒Hallways
No loitering before or after school.
No running or loud voices in the halls.
Visits to the office or nurse require a pass from the teacher.
Walk quietly between classes.

⇒Consequences for Inappropriate behavior include a reminder about school rules, parent notification, teacher in-class consequences, parent conference, etc. Serious offenses will result in a conference with the principal even if it is a first offense.