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  • WELCOME TO RAMSEY MAGNET SCHOOL OF SCIENCE.

    WHERE WE EMPOWER STUDENTS TO INQUIRE, DISCOVER, AND ACHIEVE!


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    UNIFORM POLICY

    As a member of the Ramsey Magnet School of Science community, students are expected to wear clothes that meet uniform guidelines while attending school. The daily expectation is 100% compliance. The school uniform policy was implemented to create an atmosphere which encourages learning, equality, teamwork and safety while instilling the values of respect, responsibility, and pride!

    Uniform Tops:

    Uniform shirts consist of a plain, solid-colored, long or short-sleeved shirt or sweatshirt with the Ramsey logo on the upper left chest corner. Brand names and logos must not be visible. Shirts should be constructed so the tops of the shoulders are covered with no less than a 2 ½ inch strap (e.g. no halter tops, strapless tops, spaghetti straps, or bare shoulder tops of any type will be allowed). Students can choose any color they desire. The uniform guidelines do not prohibit students from wearing coats, jackets, sweaters, or other appropriate outer garments as needed for weather conditions. If a student desires to wear an outer garment (sweater, vest, or sweatshirt) in the building, it must have a visible logo.

    Uniform Bottoms:

    Girls and Boys: All pants must be clean, free from holes, and in good condition. No pajama pants or slippers allowed. All shorts and skirts must be no shorter than mid-thigh from the bottom of the knee.

     

    Suggested Uniform Vendors:
     
    Pyramid Printing 
    1006 N 4th Street 
    208-664-0254
     
    Underground Expressions
    402 Sherman Avenue
    208-664-4763
     
    JIK Printshop 
    503 N 4th Street
    208-651-9163
     
    Wildwood Screen Printing
    1333 N Biztown Loop
    714-794-4728
     
    Atomic Threads
    2195 W Dakota Ave
    208-772-5414

     


    Get to Know Us! Ramsey Magnet School of Science is a National Title One School.

    • 27 highly qualified teachers in grades K-5.

    • Specialists in Art, Music, PE, Special Education, Speech/Language Title One, and Advanced Learning

    • Full-time principal and assistant-principal

    • Full-time guidance counselor

    • Part-time school psychologist

    • Full-time media specialist

    • Highly qualified Title One assistant, math and reading remediation teachers and special education para-professionals

    At Ramsey, we have:

    • A science enrichment program where students meet with teachers at their grade level to receive bonus, hands on, minds on science lessons.

    • A fully-equipped science lab

    • 1:1 student to device ratio

    • First Lego League

    • Classroom and Individual Student Science Fair

    • Science Fair-both classroom and individual

    • Radical Rick Assembly and After School Science Camp

    • Club THINK! for intermediate grades

    • DASH-Dynamic After School Hour

    • Partnership with The Pacific Science Center

    • Science-related field trips

    • Jr. Science Cafe

    • Extended grade-level science kits

    Big School... Bigger Heart!


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    PBIS-Positive Behavior Intervention and Support

    What is PBIS?

    • PBIS is a process for creating safer and more effective schools.
       
    • It is a school-wide design for discipline

    • It is a preventative/proactive approach

    • PBIS focuses on improving a school’s ability to teach and support positive behavior for all students.

    • A data-driven program.  Our team analyzes the data each month.

    • It uses consistent consequences for problem behavior.

    • It is a program that can be changed based on the feedback we receive.


    Why do we need PBIS ?

    • Teachers and students deserve to work in a positive environment.

    • Students who behave well deserve to get most of the attention, not the ones who misbehave.

    • Teachers deserve to teach the lesson they intended without major behavioral disruptions.

    • Teachers, students, and parents deserve to know the levels of discipline in a school building.

    • Teachers deserve to know what the discipline data looks like at our school and be part of the decision making process.


    The 3 Major Components of PBIS

    • Teaching appropriate behavior in all settings

    • Interventions when behavior expectations are not met

    • Recognition when behaviors are met

     

    What does discipline look like at Ramsey? When a child fails to meet the behavior expectations of our school, one of three things can happen.  Depending on the behavior, the adult can redirect or teach to the expected behavior without documenting the incident.  Another option is for the adult to fill out a ‘minor form’. These forms can be used as a warning and can also include a range of consequences such as a conversation with the child, moving seats in the classroom, losing recess, and/or calling home.  If a child receives 4 minor forms in a month, they are referred to one of the administrators with a ‘major form’. Certain behaviors can warrant a child being given a major form right away. Consequences for major forms are given by one of the administrators and involve a phone call home.  Examples include the loss of recess(es) or suspension when necessary. Our goal for PBIS is to minimize the number of ‘major forms’ by teaching to our expectations and rewarding positive behavior throughout the building. We strive for consistency in our response to negative behavior. What positive approaches are used at Ramsey?Our team works diligently to reward positive behavior.  Our primary incentives for students are rewarding "above and beyond" behavior with beaker bucks.  These bucks can be used at our bi-weekly Beaker Buck Store to 'buy' prizes.  From time to time, we also enjoy rewarding entire classrooms with things like extra PE or dance parties!


    Parents, In order to make certain all our students receive appropriate educational supports, Coeur d’Alene School District 271 conducts a mid-year residency verification. Residency is defined as where your family sleeps at night. Has your residency changed since September 4, 2018? If yes AND if any of the following statements are true for your family, please contact your school counselor or the Coeur d’Alene School District McKinney-Vento Liaison, James Curb at 208-664-8241 ext. 10061 or jcurb@cdaschools.org for more information about educational services that may be available to your student(s) and family.

    • We are doubled up with friends, grandparents, or another family due to economic condition.

    • We are living in a motel/hotel because another housing is unattainable.

    • We are living in a domestic violence shelter.

    • We are living in transitional housing.

    • We are sleeping in public places or abandoned buildings.

    • We are living in a car, trailer or campground.

    • We are living in a home for pregnant or unwed mothers without another place in which to live.

    • I am a student not in the physical custody of my parents or guardian.

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