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Social Emotional Learning/Behavior

Social Emotional Learning

Research shows that SEL can have a positive impact on school climate and promote a host of academic, social, and emotional benefits for students including:

* Better Academic Performance 

* Improved Attitudes and Behavior

*Reduced Emotional Distress

Social Emotional Learning at Limerick

Limerick implements SEL for our students in a variety of ways.  For more information, click on the program link.

* Second Step Curriculum

* Mindfulness Instruction

* Restorative Justice

* Growth Mindset

* School-wide Positive Behavior Intervention Support

* Targeted Social Skills Groups

* Behavior Support Team

* Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

* Kindness Ambassador School

Behavior Expectations at Limerick

Common Area

Be Safe

Be Respectful

Be Responsible

All Common Areas


  • Walk facing forward
  • Keep hands, feet, and objects to self
  • Get adult help for accidents/spills
  • Use equipment appropriately
  • Use kind words and actions
  • Wait your turn
  • Clean up after self
  • Follow adult directions
  • Remind others to follow school rules
  • Take proper care of all personal belongings and school equipment
  • Be honest



  • Keep all food to self
  • Sit with feet on floor, bottom on bench, and facing table
  • Sit at assigned table
  • Allow anyone to sit next to you
  • Use quiet voices
  • Raise hand and wait to be excused
  • Clear your table and throw away trash when finished



  • Walk with teacher to and from the playground
  • Stay within assigned area
  • Be aware of activities/games around you
  • No food
  • Play fairly
  • Use appropriate language
  • Include everyone
  • Ask an adult/teacher to use the bathroom or when leaving the area
  • Stop playing and hold the ball after the bell rings
  • Line up quickly in your area and wait for your teacher



  • Keep feet on floor
  • Keep water in sink
  • Wash hands
  • Put towels in garbage can
  • Knock on stall door
  • Give people privacy
  • Use quiet voices
  • Flush toilet after use
  • Return to room promptly
  • Use a bathroom pass
  • Only put toilet paper in the toilet

Arrival/  Dismissal


  • Use sidewalks and crosswalks
  • Wait in designated areas
  • Use kind words and actions
  • Wait your turn
  • Follow adult directions
  • Arrive on time
  • Leave on time
  • Get teacher permission to be dismissed


  • See All Common Areas
  • Use quiet voices
  • Ask adult permission to leave this area


  • Wait for arrival and dismissal signal
  • Use audience manners
  • Sit on bottom
  • See All Common Areas