Scituate High School 

Academic Habits

In order to be academically successful, a student must:

  • Complete homework
  • Complete major assignments, such as essays
  • Prepare for tests
  • Make An Effort—Don’t Give Up When Assignment is Difficult
  • Get Help When You Need It—See Your Teachers After School

Classroom Behavior

In order to be academically successful, a student must:

  •  Avoid being a disruption to your teacher, your education or the education of your classmates. These behaviors may include but are not limited to:
    • Speaking-out, using inappropriate language, talking back/arguing; excessive talking
    • Fooling around and interrupting of the teacher, each other, and the flow of the lesson
    • Throwing anything in class
    • Making attention-getting noises, gestures
    • Not following your teacher’s directions
  • Arrive to school and class on time and avoid leaving classroom during lesson (nurse, bathroom, etc)
  • Take responsibility for your actions and your success.

Social Behavior

In order to be a good citizen of SHS, a student must:

  • Always show respect towards peers and staff in class and school.These behaviors may include but are not limited to:
    • Respecting the personal space of others
    • Never touching, pushing, rough-housing, slapping with peers during class
    • Never touching others’ possessions (e.g. “Nuggeting”)
    • Never harassing, bullying, teasing peers.