Character Education

Orchard Farm Middle School is committed to providing high-quality Character Education experiences for our entire school community.

The Eagle Way: Our Core Values

At OFMS, we win each day by being respectful and responsible!

Be Respectful


Before School in Gym
• Remain in your section
• Use low voice
• Use appropriate language
• Respect other students’ personal space
• Be kind to others


Hallway/Passing Time
• Keep hands and feet to self
• Stay in designated area
• Walk (on right side if possible)
• Pick up trash
• Use appropriate language
• Help classmates
• Be kind to others


 Restrooms/Locker Rooms
• Leave restrooms clean (flush, wash, trash)
• Respect other students’ privacy
• Respect other students’ belongings
• Use appropriate language
• Be kind to others


Cafeteria

• Wait patiently in line
• Be polite to cafeteria staff
• Stay seated/raise hand
• Wait to be dismissed to go outside
• Use appropriate language
• Use bathroom passes
• Go directly inside when recess is over
• Be kind to others 


 Classroom
• Follow expectations/directions of classroom teacher
• Listen/Participate
• Remain quiet
• Be polite to classmates and teacher
• Use low voices
• Be kind to others


Bus

• Obey bus driver
• Limit distractions to driver
• Use low voices
• Use appropriate language
• Refrain from bringing food or drinks
• Keep seats clean from damage or drawings
• Be kind to others 

 Be Responsible


Before School in Gym

• Follow directions
• Walk safely up/down bleachers
• Stay seated
• Wait to be dismissed
• Be patient while exiting down steps
• Be safe


Hallway/Passing Time

• Use passing time wisely (bathroom/drink quickly)
• Get materials for class
• Keep phones put away
• Go directly to class 
• Be on time
• Use your own locker 
• Keep combination to yourself
• Be safe 


 Restrooms/Locker Rooms
• Use restroom appropriately
• Use quiet voice
• Take care of personal hygiene
• Change quickly in locker room
• Put your things away(locked)
• Keep devices put away (locked)
• Be safe


Cafeteria

• Stay seated/raise hand
• Keep food/drink in cafeteria
• Clean up after yourself
• Pick up recess equipment
• Use technology appropriately
•  Be safe 

 
Classroom
• Complete assignments and homework
• Stay seated
• Raise your hand
• Charge your Chromebook each night
• Work hard
• Be safe


Bus

• Keep all items, hands, and head in the bus
• Pick up trash
• Stay seated and face the front
• Keep hands, feet, and other objects away from others
• Go directly to bus
• Be safe 



Leave a Legacy
Students and staff engaging in service learning.

Legacy

Lights, Camera, Action against Bullying
Students writing, creating, acting, directing, filming anti-bullying videos.
Movie
The Character Council
Student 'reps' from each Advisory Class teaming with the Principal and Counselor to better the school. 

Meeting



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