Behavior Matrix 1


Be Respectful

Be Responsible

Be Safe


  • Open and hold doors for others
  • Always say please and thank-you
  • Follow teacher’s directions the first time given
  • Stay silent during announcements
  • Go to appropriate area before, during, and after breakfast
  • Arrive on time.
  • Wear school uniform.
  • Bring your school supplies and backpack.


  • Always walk to assigned areas both morning and afternoon
  • Keep all belongings to yourself



  • Stay silent during announcements
  • Follow directions during dismissal.
  • Follow directions of all adults the first time.
  • Have homework/ agenda in backpack.
  • Keep backpacks on your back.
  • Car riders sit in designated area and listen quietly for name.
  • Bus riders go directly to their bus.
  • Walkers walk outside with an adult
  • Stay in your room until the bell rings or your bus is called

Walking to & from school

  • Use kind words
  • Help younger students
  • Respect neighbor’s property
  • Stay off playground before/after school
  • Go straight home after school
  • Arrive before 7:30 am and leave when dismissed.
  • Walk your bikes/scooters on school property
  • Report concerns to an adult/teacher
  • Keep hands and feet to self
  • Stay on sidewalks
  • Cross with crossing-guards
  • Stay away from strangers



  • Use kind language
  • Take turns
  • Be a good sport
  • Respect nature
  • Follow game rules
  • Voice level 0-3
  • Dress appropriately for the weather
  • Be a problem solver
  • Tell an adult if you see an unsafe choice.
  • Line up when the signal is given.
  • Follow directions
  • Follow safety rules
  • Stay within boundaries


  • Voices off
  • Smile and Wave


  • Stay with your class
  • Walk with a purpose
  • Carry your things with both hands
  • Always have your pass handy
  • Walk in a single file line and keep to the right
  • Hands, feet, and objects to self
  • Watch where you are going; yield to others

Indoor Recess

  • Share with others
  • Line up quietly when whistle blows
  • Respect other’s space
  • Play quietly
  • Bring an appropriate activity
  • Listen for supervisor’s directions
  • Hands, feet, and objects to self
  • Pick a place to sit and stay there
  • Clean up materials