Newman School Honor Code

Personal and Academic Integrity

  • We keep our word
  • We return to our moral compass when facing challenges or conflicts
  • We set a good example for others
  • We accept and learn from our faults and mistakes
  • We do our own work
  • We put real effort into our classes and assignments
  • We are engaged in our learning
  • We use technology appropriately

Respect

  • We respect and support each other’s differences and recognize that diversity is part of what makes our school great
  • We listen to one another
  • We are polite and courteous
  • We treat others the way we want to be treated
  • We respect each other’s right to a quiet learning environment
  • We respect the school’s property and we understand that many people work to make our school a clean, livable environment

Responsibility

  • We hold ourselves accountable for our actions
  • We are supportive of one another’s academic, athletic, and extracurricular accomplishments
  • We help each other learn
  • We recognize that we are members of a larger community and look for ways to give back

Students’ Expectations Of Teachers

  • To be knowledgeable about their subject and to be prepared for class
  • To understand IB assessments and assign them well in advance
  • To assign work with clear value to students
  • To schedule tests and major assignments only on designated subject days
  • To be available during the day and until 3:30
  • To come to class on time
  • To post online a clear, up-to-date class and homework schedule

We strive to make Newman the best school possible.