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Policies and Procedures

Parent / Student Handbook

Anti-Bullying Policy

Everyone at Covington Elementary School promises to make our school a safe and caring place for all students. We will treat each other with respect, and we will not allow bullying in any form at our school.  At Covington Elementary School we believe we should treat others the way we want to be treated.

Bullying is considered a major behavior offense. It will be handled as defined in the discipline procedure below.

  1. Student reports an incident of bullying to an adult.
  2. Adult assesses the situation and determines if the incident is a major or minor offense.
  3. If minor, the teacher provides coaching and/or replacement behaviors.
  4. If major, adult fills out top section of reporting form and refers it to the counselor/administrator.
  5. Appropriate action is then taken.

Discipline Polices

District Responsibilities

  • Involve families in developing and reviewing the district's PFE Plan.
  • Hold yearly Federal Programs, PFE Stakeholders', and PFE activity planning meetings.
  • Support STPPS Title I schools in planning and carrying out their PFE  activities.
  • Annually review and monitor PFE activities and school-wide  programs outlined in the School Improvement Plans.
  • Provide a Title I PFE resource page and presentations for school personnel use.
  • Develop Title I PFE survey to evaluate PFE plans and use results to plan future PFE programs and adjust FE policies and procedures.

School Responsibilities

  • Invite parents to a school meeting highlighting their school's educational programs, curriculum, and PFE opportunities.
  • Offer PFE activities at various times which support learning goals at home.
  • Involve parents in the planning, review, and implementation of PFE programs.
  • Provide parents with timely information about the school PFE  policy.
  • Provide families with opportunities to volunteer, participate, and observe in the school and classroom.
  • Maintain 2-way communication with families.
  • Provide each student with the Compact for Student Success outlining responsibilities of students, parents, and teachers in the Educational process.
  • Support all students in their effort to achieve success.