Our CBE Student Code of Conduct and CBE Progressive Student Discipline regulation apply to all of our students. They outline the roles and expectations for our students to promote positive and inclusive learning environments, help students to develop empathy and become good citizens both within and outside of the school community, and explain the consequences when a student’s disruptive behaviour negatively affects the learning environment.

Our CBE Employee Code of Conduct applies to all of our employees. The CBE maintains high standards for the conduct of its employees, and expects them to conduct themselves honestly and with integrity and exercise common sense, good judgement and discretion.​​​​

Code of Conduct

At Ethel M. Johnson, students and staff are expected to model and reinforce socially responsible and respectful behaviors’ so that teaching and learning can take place in a safe and caring environment. Our school discipline policy – AR 6006: Progressive Student Discipline – addresses unacceptable student behavior through:

a. the use of disciplinary action and
b. provides an opportunity for critical learning in the areas of:

i. personal accountability and responsibility
ii. the development of empathy
iii. conflict resolution
iv. communication
v. social skills development

Scope of student responsibilities:

Students may be held responsible and accountable to the CBE and its agents for their behaviour and conduct:
(a) while they are involved in school sponsored or related activities;
(b) on school board property;
(c) during any recess or lunch periods on or off school board property;
(d) while travelling to and from school;
(e) on vehicles used for the transportation of students to and from school and school activities; and
(f) beyond the hours of school operation if the behaviour or conduct detrimentally affects the welfare of individual students or the governance, climate, or efficiency of the school.

Respect

Students must respect
(a) school authority
(b) others and their property
(c) ethnic, racial, religious and gender differences; and
(d) school board property, community property and property of other persons

Students are accountable for
(a) school attendance and punctuality; 

The discipline process incorporates a problem-solving approach. Students will be assisted in learning and practicing problem-solving strategies. See our Behaviour page for information on Unacceptable Behaviour.

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