Behavior Expectations

At Gladys Wood we strive to treat each other politely by acting responsibly, showing respect, and being safe. Please adhere to the guidelines in our  17/18 Behavior Matrix‌.



ExpectationsBe RespectfulBe Responsible  Be safe
  • Be a good listener.
  • Say please and thank you.
  • Use kind words.
  • Use your time wisely.
  • Care for school property.
  • Manage your belongings.
  • Follow directions the first time given.
  • Use walking feet.
  • Keep hands and feet to self.
  • Use a Level 0-1 voice.
  • Keep hands to self away from the wall.
  • Eyes and feet facing forward.
  • Walk to the right.
  • Stop at all stop signs.
  • Honor personal space - keep hands and feet to yourself.
  • Use a Level 2 voice.
  • Wait your turn.
  • Use good table manners.
  • Follow directions the first time.
  • Clean up after yourself.
  • Stay seated.
  • Get permission to get out of your seat.
  • Walk.
  • Eat your own lunch.
  • Raise your hand for help.
  • Take turns and share equipment.
  • Follow all adult directions.
  • Use your words to settle problems.
  • Be kind to others.
  • Take care of and return equipment.
  • Line up quietly when bell rings.
  • Use equipment appropriately.
  • Honor personal space-keep hands and feet to yourself.
  • Use a Level 1 voice.
  • "Go, flush, wash, leave."
  • Wait your turn.
  • Honor personal space.
  • Clean up after yourself.
  • Return to your classroom quickly.
  • Wash hands with soap.
  • Keep water in the sink.
  • Use a Level 1 voice.
  • Be on time.
  • Make room for others to sit down.
  • Keep track of your belongings.
  • Clean up after yourself.
  • Stay seated, facing forward.
  • Listen to the driver and follow directions.
  • Keep hands and feet to self.
  School Grounds
  • Stay on designated walkways.
  • Follow adult directions.
  • Go in and out through your designated door.
  • Walk directly to your destination.
  • Walk on sidewalks.
  • Hold on to sports equipment.
  • Walk wheels on school grounds.


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