• School Matrix

    “Be your BEST! Be your BEST! Then Spearman will be above the rest!”













    Be in Control


    * Go directly to breakfast or your holding area


    * Remain quiet   in your area



    * Bus riders stay in line


    * Remain in your class until dismissed


    * Raise your hand and wait

    * Listen and look at others when they are speaking

    * Keep your hands and feet to self

    * Keep hands by your side


    * Stay on the right hand side


    * Walk silently

    * Walk in

    * Wait in line patiently

    * Raise your hand for help

    * Eat silently when the clock is red

    * Talk quietly when the clock is green

    * Keep your hands and feet to yourself

    * Use equipment the correct way

    * Stay outside the entire time *Remain in designated areas

    * Return to class quickly


    * Use toilets appropriately

    *Stay seated and quiet


    * Keep your back against the seat and your feet on the floor


    *Keep hands and feet to yourself


    Encourage Others

    * Encourage your ride to be on time.


    * Smile and greet others with the “BEST” sign

    * Stay with your group


    *Set a good example


    * Help classmates


    * Use kind words

    * Smile

    * Be a good role model

    * Greet others with the “BEST” sign


    * Clean up all messes (even others’)

    *Set a good example

    * Compliment good manners

    * Congratulate others when they win


    * Include others while you play


    * Share

    * Set a good example


    * Take turns


    * Use good manners

    * Share your seat

    * Say “thank you”

    * Be a good role model

    *Help each other


    Show Respect

    * Listen and follow

    directions the first time

    * Obey all staff members

    * Keep hands and feet to yourself

    * Keep hands and feet to yourself

    * Stay quiet

    * Listen to intercom and radio for your name


    * Have a good attitude

    * Listen

    * Ask permission to use things

    * Follow directions the first time and promptly

    * Pick up trash in hallways


    * Walk silently


    * Keep hands off walls and students’ work

    * Keep hands to self


    * Say “thank you”


    * Use good manners

    * Take turns using equipment


    * Use good sportsmanship


    * Use kind words

    * Respect privacy


    * Keep the bathroom clean


    *Use toilets appropriately and flush


    * Follow directions the first time and promptly


    * Pick up any trash


    *Have a good attitude


    Take Responsibility

    *Take care

    of your belongings


    * Go directly to your class

    with teacher

    * Listen for your name


    *Take all of your stuff home


    * Walk with a purpose


    * Have all of your materials

    * Complete work on time

    * Keep your area clean

    * Have a “BEST” attitude

    * Face the front of your line


    * Keep up with your class


    * Always have a hall pass when in the hallways

    * Get everything in the line

    * Stick with your lunch choice

    * Clean up your area

    * Make sure all trash goes in the trash can

    * Tell a teacher when there is a problem

    * Always clean up equipment

    * Stay out of the building during recess


    * Ask for permission at appropriate times

    * Use toilets appropriately

    * Wash hands

    *Report problems


    * Take everything that belongs to you


    * Be ready to get on and off the bus



    -Individually, students can earn Spearman Dollars (tickets) for exhibiting the behaviors on the matrix.  When students earn tickets, they can choose from a various classroom rewards.  As a class, students can earn green tickets (points) when they are displaying the expected behaviors.  When the class earns enough points, they can choose from a list of rewards that the whole class can participate in.