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Richlands Primary School 

Rules and Behavioral Expectations

Common Area

Be Safe

Be Respectful

Be Responsible

All Common Areas

  • Walk facing forward on the right
  • Keep hands, feet and objects to self
  • Get adult help for accidents and spills
  • Use all equipment and materials appropriately
  • Use correct doors
  • Keep outside doors closed
  • No Gum
  • Use kind words and actions
  • Wait for your turn
  • Clean up after self
  • Follow adult directions
  • Stop and respond to any adult with a badge

Voice Level 0 -- 1 *

  • Follow school rules
  • Remind others to follow school rules
  • Take proper care of all personal belongings and school equipment
  • Be honest


  • Use two hands to carry tray to seat
  • Sit where assigned with feet on floor, bottom on bench and facing table.
  • Eat only your own food


  • Allow anyone from your own class to sit next to you

Voice Level 0-- 2


  • Have card or number ready
  • Raise hand and wait to be excused
  • Get all utensils, milk, etc., when first going through the line


  • Walk to and from the playground
  • Stay within boundaries
  • Be aware of activities/games around you
  • No play fighting
  • What is on the ground stays on the ground
  • Line up with class at end of recess
  • Play fairly
  • Include everyone

Voice Level 0-- 4


  • Use recess pass for leaving the area

*Voice Level

No Speaking




Outside Voice






Common Area

Be Safe

Be Respectful

Be Responsible

Passing Areas, Halls, Breezeways, Sidewalks

  • (See common areas)
  • Allow others to pass
  • Hold the door open for the person behind you
  • Greet others appropriately
  • Do not interrupt other classrooms

Voice Level  0 -- 1

  • Stay in designated area
  • Come and go promptly and safely


  • Keep feet on floor
  • Keep water in the sink
  • Wash hands
  • Put towels in garbage can
  • Knock on stall door
  • Give people privacy
  • Take proper care of all school property
  • Keep all areas clean

Voice Level 0 -- 1

  • Flush toilet after use
  • Come and go promptly and quietly
  • Use a bathroom pass

Arrival and Dismissal

  • Use outside walkways
  • Walk on paths and safe zones
  • Wait in designated areas
  • (See common areas)
  • Arrive on time
  • Leave on time


Special Events & Assemblies

  • Wait for arrival and dismissal instructions
  • Use audience manners
  • Sit on bottom
  • Sit quietly during presentations
  • Applaud appropriately
  • No hats

Voice Level 0 -- 1

  • (See common areas)

Bus Area

  • Stay behind teacher while walking to buses
  • Do not block doors
  • Must have written pass to ride another bus
  • Wait in line patiently

Voice Level 0 -- 2

  • Use kind words and actions
  • Keep hands and feet to yourself

Learning Corridors

  • Leave a safe walkway
  • Store projects out the way


  • Clean up chairs, tables, and supplies

Voice Level 0 -- 2


  • Stay on task and work quietly

Office & Health Room

  • Must have pass to enter office
  • Use chairs and table appropriately
  • Wait patiently for help
  • State your purpose politely

Voice Level 1 -- 2

  • Come and go promptly and safely