• One of the primary goals of Highlands Middle School is to promote respectful, accountable, motivated and safe behavior. The procedures and consequences described in this Student Agenda are designed to modify unacceptable behavior, not to punish.

    Students will be expected to make appropriate decisions concerning their behavior. If they choose to make an inappropriate behavior choice, consequences will be assigned. The following guidelines serve as a framework for behavior expectations throughout the school. Additional rules may be established under each category listed below by school staff to guide student behavior in classrooms and other areas in the school.

    Respect yourself and others by

    •  Taking responsibility for your actions, both positive and negative;
    •  Being prepared and on-time;
    •  Listening carefully;
    •  Expressing yourself clearly and appropriately in dress, actions and language;
    •  Asking permission