ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE:
should not arrive before 7:40 AM. If it is imperative that your child
arrives early, he/she must wait in the cafeteria. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE
STUDENTS BEFORE 7:30 AM. THERE WILL NOT BE AN ASSISTANT ON DUTY TO
SUPERVISE STUDENTS BEFORE THAT TIME. Students must go directly home
after school each day following dismissal. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR CHILD
WAITING AFTER SCHOOL HOURS.
the safety of our students, parents should use the drive in front of
the building when picking up and dropping off students. Do not use the
bus driveway. To eliminate traffic problems and to protect students,
drive through on the right lane as quickly and safely as possible.
PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YOUR CAR UNATTENDED, BLOCKING THE DRIVEWAY. To
protect instructional time and prevent traffic problems, we ask that you
not go to your child’s room to pick him/her up. Car riders will be
released at 3:10. Teacher assistants will assist small children. If you
must pick up your child early, wait in the lobby, not outside the
||Tardy Bell - Be in Homeroom
||Car / Van Dismissal
are expected to be on time and in attendance each day. All absences
require a note signed by the parent stating the reason for the absence.
The following constitute lawful reasons for absences: illness or
injury, quarantine, death in the immediate family, medical or dental
appointments, court proceedings, religious observances, educational
opportunities (upon approval by the principal.) After 20 unexcused
absences for the year the student will not be promoted unless a waiver
who are tardy miss the most important part of the day. The tardy bell
rings at 8:10 AM. Students should be in their classes at this time. In
accordance with county policy, three unexcused tardies are counted as
STUDENT SIGN-IN / SIGN-OUT POLICY
must come to the office in order to sign a student in or out. Students
will not be called from class until parent(s) arrive at school. A note
must be received in order for a student to be released to someone other
than legal guardians.
order to maximize learning for all students, we need to decrease
classroom disruptions and avoid all disturbances. As part of our
school’s attendance policy, we ask that students be released from class
only for emergencies. The following are not considered to be
emergencies: 1. Going out of town 2. Avoiding afternoon traffic problems
3. Attending personal conveniences. Parents are strongly encouraged to
make every effort to schedule medical and dental appointments after
order to guarantee your child’s safety and to protect learning time for
all students, all visitors and parents must report to the office upon
arrival on campus. Visitors and parents must obtain a visitor pass from
the office before proceeding to any classroom. All volunteers will
sign in and pick up a volunteer badge to be worn while on campus.
are encouraged to eat breakfast and lunch in the cafeteria. Canned or
bottled drinks may not be brought to school unless in thermos
safe and orderly environment must be maintained at all times. Our
major aim is to help students become self-disciplined individuals who
are capable of managing and directing their own behavior. Discipline is
a joint effort between the school and home. A copy of each teacher’s
classroom discipline policy is sent home at the beginning of the school
CODE OF CONDUCT
Practice RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, and SELF-CONTROL!
(Copy of Wayne County Public School Student Dress Code and Appearance Policy # 4305 will be sent home with each student.)
Students are expected to practice good personal hygiene and to dress appropriately at all times.
Hats may be worn outside the building only.
Shoes must be worn at all times.
with disruptive words or pictures or any type of dress that might
disrupt the educational program may not be worn at school.
The administration shall have the right to appraise any fashion.
Students will not be permitted to be called from class to answer the phone except in emergency situations.
SEARCH AND SEIZURE
officials have the right to search a student bookbags in accordance
with NC General Statutes and under the conditions outlined in Policy No.
4343. A copy of that policy will be sent to parents.
BUS TRANSPORTATION AND RULES
student who rides a bus other than the one assigned must bring a note
signed by the parent specifying the bus number and reason for riding
school bus and the school bus stop are considered an extension of the
school. Therefore, the Wayne County Public School System Discipline
Policies, which each student receives at the beginning of the school
year, will cover discipline at school, on the bus, at the bus stop and
in any school sponsored bus trips.
1. Follow all bus rules.
2. Remain in your seat.
3. Speak quietly.
4. Keep hands and fee to yourself.
5. Treat others as you want to be treated.
RELEASE OF STUDENTS
No student will be released to any person unless prior approval is
received by the school office from parents of the student to be
It shall be the policy of Eastern Wayne Elementary to release children
to bona fide parents upon the request of either parent. If the
principal does not know the parent, the principal may require
satisfactory identification before release of the child
the event one parent requests that his/her child not be released to the
other parent, the parent shall be informed that the child shall be
released to either parent upon request.
If either parent submits a valid court order issued in the State of
North Carolina awarding custody, that court order will be followed.
EMERGENCY DISMISSAL / CLOSING
weather conditions may sometimes cause school to be delayed, dismissed
early, and/or closed. Local radio and television stations will provide
specific information. If inclement weather should cause early
dismissal, buses will operate. Parents should be sure that students
know where they are to go when school dismisses early.
ADMINISTERING PRESCRIBED MEDICINES
order for any prescribed medicine to be administered at school, a
physician must complete and sign an “Authorization for Medications to be
Taken During School Hours” form. In order for over the counter
medicines and student-administered medications to be given, the parent
must complete and sign the form. Exact dosage and time of delivery must
be written on the bottle. Any changes must be in writing. It is
important for the teacher and the principal to be made aware of any
medical information, including chronic illnesses, physical disabilities,
convulsive disorders, allergies, sensitivities, diabetes, etc.
cards are issued four times a year. Kindergarten report cards are
issued at the end of each semester. Conferences may be arranged by
contacting the student’s teacher. A Report of Declining Progress will be
sent home at any time during the year that student performance begins
ACADEMIC AWARDS FOR GRADES 3-5
awards will be made at the end of each grading period. Students making
all A’s will be placed on the Principal’s List. Students making no
grade below a B will be placed on the Honor Roll. Beginning with the
second grading period, students who improved by one letter grade in any
academic subject while maintaining all other grades will be On-A-Roll.
The student in each homeroom who has shown the most improvement since
the previous grading period will be named Most Improved. Students must
have no academic grade lower than S to be eligible for academic awards.
ACCOUNTABILITY STANDARDS FOR PROMOTION
Elementary (Grade 3) – Gateway 1
in grade 3 shall achieve at or above a level 3 proficiency level on the
North Carolina End-of-Grade (EOG) tests in reading and mathematics and
demonstrate satisfactory classroom performance to be promoted to grade
4. The effective date is 2001-02.
Elementary (Grade 5) –Gateway 2
in grade 5 shall demonstrate proficiency by having test scores at level
3 or above on the North Carolina End-of Grade Tests in both reading and
mathematics. Additionally, the grade 4 writing assessment shall be used
as a screen to determine whether students are making adequate progress
in developing writing skills. The effective date is 2000-01
PARTNERS IN EDUCATION
McDonalds (Wayne Memorial)
Long's Plant Farm
Community Eye Care
Goldsboro Milling Company
Ryan's Family Steakhouse
Woodmen of the World