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School-Student-Parent Compact

Fernbrook School is working to provide a supportive and successful climate for all students. We believe that a working relationship between students, parents, and staff must be maintained to ensure a positive education for students. To keep this relationship strong, certain expectations must be achieved by each group. Our working together to achieve school success will be a benefit to all of our student. We appreciate your support and efforts in this endeavor.

As a Student, I agree to be responsible in the following:

  • Come to school every day on time
  • Pay attention in class
  • Follow directions
  • Read with my teacher and parents on a regular basis
  • Think hard, try my best and learn
  • Complete all my class work and homework everyday
  • Know and follow school and class rules
  • Respect everyone and follow the Harassment Intimidation Bullying (HIB) Policy

As a Teacher, I will encourage and support students’ learning in this school by doing the following:

  • Teach classes through interesting and challenging lessons that promote student achievement
  • Motivate my students to learn
  • Have high expectations and help every child to develop a love of learning
  • Communicate regularly with families about student progress and events going on inside the classroom
  • Help each student achieve the school’s high academic standards
  • Provide necessary assistance to parents so they can help their child learn
  • Respect the school, student, staff, and families and review the HIB Policy

As a Parent or Guardian who has legal responsibility for the child, I agree to be responsible for supporting my child in the following ways as he/she learns:

  • Establish a daily reading routine
  • Read with my child on a regular basis
  • Create a regular time for studying
  • Check assignments for completion and understanding
  • Encourage discussion about the school day
  • Monitor my child’s television viewing, computer usage, and electronic game playing
  • Work with my child’s teacher on a regular basis to improve my child’s learning
  • Participate in school activities such as school decision-making, volunteering and/or attending parent-teacher conferences whenever possible
  • Respect the school, staff, students, and families and review the HIB Policy