· Plain, white tee shirts without logos and lettering may be worn underneath.
· Shirts must be properly fitted or tucked into bottom garment.
· No baggy legs or sagging pants are allowed. Pants must be fitted at waist.
· Navy blue or Khaki bottom garments that meet the school's requirements are available at a number of area stores, including Wal-Mart, Target, Penney’s, and Dillards. Suggested brands are Dickies and Dockers.
· Preferred material is cotton twill.
· All pants resembling jeans or denim material are not allowed.
· Undergarments may not show.
· Sweat pant and knit material is not allowed.
· Shorts: length longer than fingertips at side.
· Belts: solid blue, black, brown or white only, with permanently attached belt buckle to be worn.
· Skirts: length longer than fingertips at side.
· Leggings, Tights and Stockings: Solid navy blue, white or black colored leggings, tights, or stockings are allowed to be worn under appropriate length uniform shorts or skirt.
· Slippers, sandals, flip-flops, and knitted boots are not allowed.
· Students are not to wear “Heelies” (sneakers with built in skates) at school.
· Students who wear outer garments with logos (except Bulldog logo) will be asked to remove them by the classroom teacher during class time.
· During inclement weather students may wear other colored jackets but must keep them in their backpacks during class time.
· Head coverings (Pull-Over Hoods or Beanies) may be worn OUTSIDE ONLY,
they are NOT to be worn in hallways, stairwells, or classrooms.
· No gang related, drug related or sexually explicit related accessories may be worn at any time.
· No locking choke chains/collars, wallet chains, or accessories with spikes may be worn.
· Step 2 – If loaner items are not available, or if the student refuses to change into provided loaner clothing, the parent will be called to bring uniform clothes or pick up the student. The student will wait in the Responsibility Room until the parent arrives. If a parent is not available, the student will work in the Responsibility Room for the remainder of the day.
· Step 3 - Students who commit three or more dress code violations will be assigned to in-school suspension.
· Step 4 – Blatant and continued dress code violations will result in an out-of-school suspension.
Random uniform checks will be done periodically by the administration. Repeated uniform violations may result in assignment of after-school detention.
The Mansfeld Administration reserves the right to require additional dress code restrictions for any student as needed to maintain a safe and orderly campus
If a student and his/her parents know that it will be necessary for the student to be absent from school for non-student activities, the school should be notified in advance of the planned absence. Students arriving late to school in the morning must report to the office before going to class.
Students are expected to be in their classrooms at the beginning of each period, ready to start class when the bell rings. Excessive tardiness will result in the following disciplinary action:
· Students with three or more unexcused tardies in a quarter will be assigned detention.
· This could the student ineligible for various grade level reward activities and honor roll designation.
· Parent conferences can be scheduled for students with 5 or more tardies in a quarter.
Hours: 7:30 – 4:00
Asst. Principal 225-1805
Asst. Principal 225-1806
Main Office 225-1800
Students who are not participating in a school sponsored activity will not be allowed to ride the Activity bus. Please ensure that your child rides the bus home immediately after school if they are not staying for a school sponsored activity.
1. Proceed to multipurpose building with teacher at designated time.
2. Enter multipurpose building quietly and sit with your class.
3. Audience will remain quiet while waiting for the program to begin.
4. A good audience is an attentive audience.
5. Show appreciation by applause only. Screaming, booing and whistling are not acceptable behaviors.
6. Assembly is not dismissed until the chairperson gives instruction. Leave the multipurpose room quietly and orderly.
Boys' Basketball, Girls' Volleyball, Boys and Girls Cross Country
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Boys' Soccer, Girls' Soccer
Girls' Track, Boys' Track
Athletics is an important part of the school activity program. We encourage students to take part on our school teams. Interscholastic athletics include basketball, volleyball, soccer, and track. These activities will be conducted after school. Students must meet eligibility requirements in order to participate in the interscholastic program.
If a participant earns a grade of “F” for two consecutive weeks, he/she shall not be eligible for participation in organized extracurricular activities for the next two week interval. Parents and students will be notified through a written notice of ineligibility by the administrator.
Any student trying out for a team must have a physical examination prior to tryouts. You may not try out until you have your physical registered at the nurse's office. Prior to the start of the season, you must also have a birth certificate and parent permission card.
Students will be cited for the following misdemeanors:
Failure to remain seated
Refusing to obey driver
Lighting matches/Smoking on the bus
Throwing objects out or on bus
Hanging out of window / Spitting
Disobeying bus monitor / Bothering others
Dangerous or offensive conduct
If passenger rules are not followed, the bus driver has the authority to administer consequences, based on the severity of the disruption. Consequences include, but are not limited to, verbal warnings, administrator–parent conferences, assigned seating, or suspension of riding privileges.
· Cell phones and/or electronic signaling devices are to be kept out of view in a pocket or a carrying bag.
· Any use of cell phones and/or electronic signaling devices during the school day (7:23-2:30) (7:23-1:30 Wed.) and/or during instruction time is considered a disruption of the educational environment and will result in appropriate disciplinary action.
Students are permitted to use cell phones and personal electronic devices to listen to music before and after school. However, it is strongly suggested that students leave these devices at home as the School / School District will not be responsible for the loss, damage, or theft of any electronic device brought to school. Teachers and administrators will not search or conduct investigations for lost or stolen items that are not allowed on campus (IPODS, MP3 Player, Headphones, Video Gamers, Cell Phones, or other personal electronic devices).
Students who are caught using these items during the school day will have the items confiscated until a parent comes to claim them. Students who refuse to cooperate with school officials will be subject to disciplinary action.
Students are expected to show respect for themselves and others, to be courteous, considerate, and responsible persons. Appropriate behavior is expected at all times.
The school records of individual students are available to either the student or his/her parents. Parents and students may receive an explanation of the material in a student's record by making an appointment with the counselor.
Scholastic marks are:
"A" – excellent
"B" – good
"C" – average
"D" - below average
"F" - failing
Citizenship marks are:
"O" - Outstanding
"S" - Satisfactory
"N" - Needs Improvement
· Candidates must be in the second semester of sixth grade or in seventh grade at Mansfeld Middle School. Candidates must have been in attendance at the school the equivalent of one semester. Candidates who are selected during their eighth grade year will not be inducted until the end of the eighth grade year. Those students will remain candidates until induction and will not have official voting rights.
· Candidates must have a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.50 and have not have more than one official office referral recorded for the year that they are being considered as a candidate. For current seventh grade students, a cumulative grade point average from sixth grade and the first semester of seventh grade is required. For eighth grade students, it shall be based upon the cumulative grade point average from sixth grade the cumulative grade point average from seventh grade, and the first semester of eighth grade. Students having two or more T’s or U’s will not be eligible for membership. Candidates shall then be evaluated on the basis of service, leadership, character, and citizenship. Candidates will fill out a Student Activity Form and Service Information Form in order to be considered for membership.
Parents must sign their students out in the Attendance Office before the child leaves the school and may need to provide a form of identification to the office. Student may only be picked up from school by their parents/guardian/designee and may not be dismissed to leave campus without a parent, guardian, or designee. In order to minimize the amount of lost instructional time, please do not call ahead to have your student removed from class before you arrive. We will send for your student when you arrive on campus. Only an administrator can give approval to remove a student from class prior to the parent or guardian arriving on campus for the student. Upon returning to school, the student must check back in with an office clerk in the main office.
Students may not leave campus after school and return to Mansfeld to be picked up. Student supervision ends at 4:15. All students must be picked up by 4:15.
PE locker locks are provided by the district for the purpose of safekeeping P.E. clothes, regular clothes, and materials during P.E. class. These locks are loaned to the student and are to be returned at the end of the school year. A charge of $5.00 is assessed for lost or stolen locks. Be sure that you use the assigned locker only and be sure that your lock is properly locked. The school does not carry insurance for lost or damaged items and will not be responsible for any personal items left at school or stolen.
Reward coupons for good behavior and participation in class. These may be exchanged for many items, prizes, and/or lunch with the Principal or Assistant Principal.
Students are recognized each quarter throughout the school year in special award assemblies.
Honor Roll Awards:
Honor Roll recognition is given quarterly at the Honors Ceremony held in honor of students who have achieved Honor Roll status. The criteria are as follows:
Honor Roll Criteria
Principal’s Honor Roll Criteria
4.0 GPA (Straight A’s)
2. Treat everyone with respect.
3. No candy, gum soda, or snacks will be allowed.
4. Follow all school rules, including the dress code.
5. Complete all work assigned by the classroom teacher.
Students may be assigned an additional day for continued behavior infractions and/or lack of work completion.
School Issued iPadNotebook paper (3 hole)
Attendance at school events is a privilege. Any student who is given either an in-school suspension or out of school suspension any time during the nine weeks preceding the event will not be able to purchase a ticket or attend the extracurricular event.
Because no supervision is provided, students are not allowed on the Mansfeld campus before 8:00 a.m or after 4:15 p.m. Students may not leave campus and return to Mansfeld to be picked up. Students must be picked up by 4:15.
School supervision begins at 8:00 and ends at 4:15. Students may only stay after school for a school sponsored activity. Students must be supervised by the activity sponsor from 4:15-5:00. For students participating in school-sponsored afternoon activities, supervision ends at 5:00 p.m. On Wednesday, early out day, supervision ends at 3:00.
Students are to stay outside the school building prior to 8:43 and during lunch time. Students are to remain in the Mansfeld courtyard during these times.
Parents are not permitted to be parked on Highland or Mountain. Traffic must be allowed to flow freely on these streets. Cars that are parked on these streets can be ticketed by the City of Tucson.
Students may use personal cell phones before and after school. At any other times, including lunch, cell phones will be confiscated and held in the office for parent pick-up.
Because of possible disturbances to the educational environment and liability to the school district, guests of students to classes, other than parents or guardians, are not permitted on campus during the school day.
We also want to guarantee student rights in every situation. If you have a complaint about possible violation of sex discrimination and/or segregation in your education at Mansfeld or unjust discipline in the classroom, procedures for filing your complaint are set forth below:
1) State your grievance in writing and present it to your counselor.
2) If you feel that your counselor's recommendations or suggestions are not satisfactory to you, then you can appeal to the Assistant Principal.
3) A further appeal may be made to the Principal.
4) After the Principal, you may appeal to the Assistant Superintendant for Middle Schools. Under these procedures, your complaint will receive prompt and fair consideration.