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responsibility 
[ri-spon-suh-bil-i-tee]
responsibilities 
noun, plural 
1. the state or fact of being responsible, answerable,   or  accountable for something one’s power, control, or management.
2.
an instance of being responsible: The responsibility for this mess  is yours!
3. 
a particular burden or obligation upon one who is 
responsible: the responsibilities of authority.
4. 
a person or thing for which one is responsible:  A child is a responsibility to its parents.
5. 
reliability or dependability especially in meeting debts or payments.

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Parent Guide for Middle School Parent

Parent Guide to Middle School

Parent Guide opening paragraph
In middle school, we work to build responsibility within your child.
Students are expected to:
  • Write down their homework assignments daily.

  • Turn in lunch money to the cafeteria manager.

  • Turn in excuses and notes to teachers.

  • Recall their phone number, bus number and address.

  • Keep track of their belongings.

  • Turn in assignments on time.

  • Ask for help, when it is needed.

  • Bring materials from home for class, P.E., Band, Football, etc.

  • Make up work when absent.

  • Be respectful.

  • Have their I.D. on at all times.

  • Comply with dress code and other S.O.A.R. expectations.

 

 

 

ELA:

  • Foster conversation/Ask your teen’s opinion
  • Help with time management
  • Help with study strategies and/or develop a homework routine
  • Encourage note-taking
  • Encourage accurate descriptions
  • Encourage use of reliable online information
  • Encourage reading aloud
  • Discuss the news
  • Discuss what was learned at school on a daily basis

MATH:

  • Think through new material together
  • Encourage persistence and perseverance
  • Foster effective study strategies
  • Discuss responsible spending habits
  • Play games
  • Highlight math in sports
  • Use shopping to practice math
  • Highlight the ways math is used in different careers

SOCIAL/BEHAVIOR:

  • Be aware of your child’s use of social media and their friends 
  • Encourage participation in extracurricular activities