Norwell High School
18 South Street
Norwell, MA, 02061
Phone: (781) 659-8808
Fax: (781) 659-1824
Integrity: The focus allowing us to be true to ourselves and others.
1. A student cites all sources used in an essay or research paper and submits only her own original work.
2. A parent supports and pushes his child to honor a commitment made, even when the student wants to quit.
3. A parent contacts the school when his/her child has acted in a manner which violates academic and social rules.
4. A teacher sets and meets his deadlines for graded work just as he expects his students to meet their deadlines.
Learning: The path to personal growth throughout our lives.
1. An administrator focuses on what a student can learn from a disciplinary situation more than on punishment.
2. A parent helps her student consider what can be learned from a situation of failure – be it getting cut from a team or cast, losing an election or coming up short on a test, lab, project or essay.
3. A student has a chance to reflect upon and articulate what he has learned from a particular event, accomplishment, project, and to receive specific feedback from a teacher, coach, director or advisor.
Respect: The willingness to be civil, open-minded, and tolerant.
1. A teacher recognizes and accommodates a student's identified special needs.
2. A student comes to class with the required materials (books, pens, paper, etc…)
3. A teacher starts and ends class on time.
4. A parent plans family vacations around the school calendar.
Responsibility: The willingness to be accountable for our commitments and actions.
1. A teacher contacts guidance staff and parents when a student performance drops to or remains at low performance levels.
2. A student shares information with school personnel in order to resolve a problem at school
3. A parent provides his student with the time required to meet her academic commitments.